CRISPR/CAS9: THE REVOLUTIONARY NOBEL-WINNING GENETIC SCISSORS

Why is CRISPR/Cas9 such a revolutionary technique? Why did it deserve the Nobel Prize? What is its potential? We asked Dr. Angelo Lombardo, leader of the Epigenetic regulation and targeted genome editing Unit of the San Raffaele Research Hospital

PHOTOTHERAPY: WHAT IS IT AND WHEN TO USE IT

Phototherapy mimics positive effects of the sun on our skin and is able to effectively solve numerous dermatological diseases. We talked through this methodology with Professor Antonino Di Pietro.

Journey to the Center of the Virus: what SARS-CoV-2 looks like

In December 2019, a new virus belonging to this family, called SARS-CoV-2, was isolated in Wuhan, China. The viral sequence of this new Coronavirus has a homology of approximately 76% compared to the virus that caused the SARS pandemic in...

STROKE: IMPORTANCE OF THE TIME FACTOR

Expert from the Policlinico San Marco explains how to recognize an ischemic stroke, what therapies exist and why a quick response is important

“RETARDED”, “AUTISTIC”, “BIPOLAR” AND OTHER DANGEROUS LABELS

Words can shape our plural and multiform identities. The labels with which individuals and groups are classified allow human beings to orient themselves in social reality. What is the role of such “labels”? Why is it common to use them as insults?

RARE DISEASES: HIGH SPECIALIZATION AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

What are rare diseases? What is their impact in Italy and in the world? We’ve discussed it with experts of San Raffaele Hospital, a reference center for treatment and research on rare diseases

EFFECTS OF TEA AND COFFEE ON STUDENTS’ BRAIN AND HEALTH

How do tea and coffee affect our brain? What's more beneficial for our health? How many cups of tea or coffee can I have a day?

BURNOUT SYNDROME: WHAT IS IT AND HOW TO PREVENT IT

Cases of emotional burnout have increased during the pandemic, especially among remote workers. Here are its’ symptoms and how to prevent syndrome’s development

DETOX DIET FOR DETOXIFICATION

3-7 days detox diet helps the body to purify itself and get rid of toxins. Biologist nutritionist of the Wellness Clinic Palazzo della Salute explains what it is and how to do it

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE mRNA CORONAVIRUS VACCINES

Are approved mRNA vaccines safe and effective? Who can get vaccinated? Will we achieve herd immunity? Word to Dr. Moro, coordinator of the anti-COVID vaccination plan at San Raffaele

PSORIASIS: WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT IS TREATED

Today there are innovative therapies for psoriasis capable of changing the quality of life of those affected. The Chief of the Dermatology department of the San Raffaele Research Hospital tells us about it

SHOULDER CALCIFICING TENDINOPATHY: 15-MINUTE TREATMENT

COVID IMMUNITY: HOW LONG DOES IT LAST

A study, awaiting scientific validation, hypothesizes that immunity to the coronavirus could last for years, thanks to the resistance of the immune memory. Here is our expert's comment

5 TESTS TO FIND OUT YOUR FITNESS LEVEL

10 minutes are enough to perform 5 simple tests without equipment, that allow us to monitor the benefits that constant training can have on our body

SEXUAL DYSFUNCTIONS: WHAT IS IT AND HOW TO PREVENT IT

Andrological problems can be prevented. Head of Urology Unit of the Clinical Institute of the City of Brescia explains what is it, how to prevent and treat it

DRIED FRUITS AND NUTS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, dates, figs, apricots: nuts and dried fruits are the protagonists of the winter season. Here is what you need to know about their calories, nutritional properties and how to consume them

MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES AND COVID-19: WHAT THEY ARE AND HOW THEY WORK

Monoclonal antibodies are drugs used in various fields. Lately there has been a lot of discussion about them in relation to COVID-19

COOLWAVES: WHAT IS IT AND HOW IT WORKS

Coolwaves is a treatment to fight cellulite and localized adiposity. Professor Antonino Di Pietro from wellness clinic Palazzo della Salute explains what it is and how it works

COVID-19: HOW THE INFECTION OCCURS

When, where and why it is more likely to transmit or become infected with SARS-CoV-2

VERTIGO: RECOGNITION AND TREATMENT

Dizziness can be of different types and with a variable duration. An expert from Palazzo della Salute Wellness Clinic explains the importance of contacting a specialist to treat vertigo in the best possible way

EYE HEALTH: HOW TO PROTECT THEM IN WINTER

How to take care of eye health, also defending it from the coronavirus? A specialist from the Palazzo della Salute wellness clinic advises

HEADACHE AND MIGRAINE: HOW TO RECOGNIZE AND TREAT

Tension headache and migraine are the most common forms of headache. For treatment, it is important to rely on specialized centers, as explained by the specialist of the Palazzo della Salute-Wellness Clinic

FOOD INTOLERANCES AND ALLERGIES: A DEDICATED CLINIC AT SAN RAFFAELE

They often have similar symptoms and are difficult to distinguish. A multidisciplinary clinic for correct management of food allergies and intolerances is born at the San Raffaele Hospital

HEART ATTACK: POLICLINICO SAN MARCO AMONG THE CENTERS INVOLVED IN DUBIUS

DUBIUS is the Italian multicenter study that changes the treatment of NSTEMI and highlights the excellence of the Italian hemodynamic centers in the management of myocardial infarction

TRIPLE-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER: NEW HOPE

Triple-negative breast cancer is a particular type of breast cancer with fewer treatment options and the worst prognosis, but recent progress in immunotherapy can change that

EATING DISORDERS: WHAT THEY ARE, HOW TO RECOGNIZE AND TREAT THEM

Anorexia, bulimia and binge eating obesity represent eating disorders. Dr. Erzegovesi explains what they are, how to recognize and treat them

HYDROKINESITHERAPY: HOW PHYSIOTHERAPY IN WATER WORKS

It is an ancient medical discipline that treats movement disorders through water. The expert from the Zucchi Clinical Institutes explains for whom it is and isn’t indicated

AI ALGORITHM RECOGNIZES COVID-19 PATIENTS THROUGH BLOOD TESTS

The test prototype, based on a simple blood sample and a machine learning algorithm, is quick, low-cost, and can help to manage patients in the emergency room

ALZHEIMER'S: REHABILITATION AND NEW HOPE

Alzheimer's is the most widespread neurodegenerative disease. In this article we will tell you what it is, what are the existing methods of treatment and the prospects for scientific research

COVID-19: DIABETES DOES NOT ALTER THE PRODUCTION OF ANTIBODIES

According to the study conducted at the San Raffaele Hospital, a future coronavirus vaccine will also be equally effective in diabetic patients

MENOPAUSE AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Risk of a cardiovascular disease in women often rises after menopause. The specialist explains why does it happen, how to keep the heart healthy and what are the symptoms of the most frequent pathologies

COVID-19 AND VACCINE: NEW EXPERIMENTAL VACCINES IN DEVELOPMENT

There are over 180 experimental vaccines under development for SARS-CoV-2, with 46 in clinical trials. Will they protect us from the coronavirus?

HYPOGLYCEMIA: WHAT IS IT AND HOW TO TREAT IT

Hypoglycemia can be mild, medium, severe: the specialist explains what it is and how to intervene in the event of a hypoglycemic crisis

FOOT TENDONITIS: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT

This inflammation of the foot tendon is very common and causes pain and swelling. Here’s everything you need to know

REJUVENATE WITH PICOTAGE: WHAT IS IT, HOW IT WORKS AND WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES

Picotage is an anti-aging treatment that reduces imperfections of face, neck and décolleté. Word to Professor Antonino Di Pietro

OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE: WHAT IS IT

The pulmonologist from the St. Anna Clinical Institute explains what main respiratory disease is caused by cigarette smoking

HIP REPLACEMENT REVISION SURGERY: MINMALLY INVASIVE TECHNIQUES AND A FASTER RECOVERY WITH THE FAST TRACK PROTOCOL

Institute of Care of the City of Pavia proposes a surgical procedure that aims to reduce invasiveness and discomfort in hip replacement revision surgery

ENDOMETRIOSIS: TAILOR-MADE THERAPIES AT THE POLICLINICO SAN PIETRO

In endometriosis treatment, it is important to rely on centers with solid experience. Head of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Policlinico San Pietro explains why

A NEW EXPERIMENTAL MODEL TO STUDY CHRONIC LYMPHATIC LEUKEMIA

Researchers at the San Raffaele Hospital have recreated a 3D model of the disease to understand how cancer cells interact with the surrounding environment

NEW ORTHOPEDICS UNIT AT THE POLICLINICO SAN DONATO

The operational unit was renewed with a multi-specialist team that treats all pathologies of the musculoskeletal system

RUPTURE OF THE ROTATOR CUFF: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT AT THE SAN SIRO CLINICAL INSTITUTE

Head of the Shoulder Surgery Unit explains how to diagnose and what are the treatments of cuff pathologies at the clinic

COVID 19: EFFECTIVE ANTIBODIES TO FIGHT THE CORONAVIRUS

Analyzing blood of over 500 patients, a group of researchers from the San Raffaele Research Hospital identified a class of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 associated with reduced mortality

COVID-19: GENETIC AND IMMUNOLOGICAL PREDISPOSITIONS REVEALED

An international study, conducted with a participation of the San Raffaele Research Hospital, reveals genetic and immunological predispositions in patients with severe forms of Covid-19

WHEN TO DO THE FIRST EYE EXAMINATION TO CHILDREN

Expert explains what checks to do and what are the signs to pay attention to for eye-protection of the little ones

MOLE MAPPING: PREVENTION AT THE CASA DI CURA LA MADONNINA

Head of the Outpatient Department for Early Diagnosis of Skin Cancer explains which moles are at risk, why it is important to check them after the summer with the moles mapping procedures

COLON POLYPS: THE IMPORTANCE OF SCREENING

Colon polyps are in most cases asymptomatic, but if not diagnosed and treated in time, they can cause cancer. Here's how to find them

SAN RAFFAELE: THE FIRST BRAIN SURGERY WITH A ROBOTISCOPE

A fully digital platform controlled by the surgeon's head movements represents the future of dynamic surgery

PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME: HOW TO RECOGNIZE AND DEAL WITH IT

It is a disorder that affects many women but in different ways. We spoke with experts about physical and psychological symptoms, how to recognize them and how to relieve them

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND PROGNOSIS OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

The San Raffaele’s study demonstrates a possibility to recognize Multiple Sclerosis in its various forms starting from the analysis of a blood sample with help of AI

ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION IN POST-COVID PATIENTS

Study of the San Raffaele shows for the first time the medium-term repercussions that COVID-19 can leave on patients from a psychiatric point of view