Disease and chronic pain

Serious risk of colorectal cancer for obese teenagers

2017.08.01

Adolescents with obesity problems risk more than their peers, as adults, colorectal cancer. The alarm has been sounded by a maxi-research released by the Rabin Medical School and Tel Aviv University. They have monitored ...

Nobody beats Italy when it comes to rare diseases

2017.07.27

Italy represents the highest number of centers of excellence in Europe for rare diseases. The country’s network of these highly specialized centers (ERN – European Reference Networks): amounts to 189 out of a total ...

Pet-therapy in Milan airports to reduce stress

2017.07.27

Pet-therapy in Milan airports to help the small and big passengers relax before takeoff. This is the initiative launched by SEA together with the association Amici Terapeuti Onlus. In fact, for the entire summer, in ...

Tiny robots can swim through your veins

2017.07.26

This tiny magnetic robot swims the front crawl at 10 micrometres per second. And the nano-swimmer is strong enough to pass through more viscous liquids, like blood, to deliver medicine from inside your veins. ...