Stem Cells against Coronavirus: the RESCAT study and the experiences of the Tettamanti Research...

In our body, we have natural allies against inflammation caused by SARS-CoV-2: we're talking about stem cells. However, how can they be used to...

“ALL”: Leukemia within the first years of life

In some cases, our genes can undergo changes that can make a disease very aggressive. This is the case with a form of Acute...

Artificial Intelligence and COVID-19: the “AIforCOVID” Imaging Archive project

Exploiting Artificial Intelligence to study radiographic images of patients with COVID-19 (collected and made available between hospitals and public and private research institutes), can...

Immunotherapy: the new way to fight cancer

In today's article, we're pleased to inform you about two excellent Italian biomedical research initiatives that are joining forces in applied cellular immunotherapy, in...

Leukemia: new hope from CARCIK

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (or ALA) is a blood cancer that affects approximately 400 children and adolescents each year in Italy. A life-changing tumor not...

Rizzoli and Humanitas: excellence in spinal surgery and O-Arm2 technology

A few months ago, S4L wrote about the world's first vertebra transplant. An exceptional event that brought spinal surgery a step forward. It could...

New cure for leukemia

CAR-T looks like a new sports car model, but instead, is a new anti-tumor therapy. Born in the United States, it's also being used...

Treating cardiovascular diseases with protons

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. In fact, nearly 18 million people die each year, and cardiovascular disease accounts for 31%...

COVID-19: Isolating the coronavirus at the Spallanzani Institute (INMI) in Rome

The COVID-19 coronavirus was isolated in Rome from two Chinese tourists. What does it mean to isolate a virus, how is it done, and...

Cancer vaccines: how they work

Vaccines are a very common subject nowadays. They've always been used to prevent infectious diseases, such as flu. But can they also be used...

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