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

INTERMITTENT FASTING: BENEFITS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS OF THE DIET

One lean day per week and a few simple rules to regain well-being

ALS: A NEW POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC APPROACH

Researchers from the San Raffaele Research Hospital have associated a malfunction of the Retromer complex with ALS and for the first time developed a possible therapeutic target

VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS: HOW TO RECOGNIZE IT AND TREAT IT

The five rules and behaviors that help prevent candidiasis

SENSE OF RESPONSIBILITY: WHAT HAPPENS IN THE BRAIN

What are the neuronal mechanisms that make us feel responsible for our actions? The study conducted by Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute and University of Milano-Bicocca explains what is happening in our brain

COVID-19 AND ARTHROSIS: GALEAZZI STUDIES CONFIRM SAFETY OF THE TREATMENTS

Studies conducted at the Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute investigated the effects of coronavirus in patients taking drugs to treat osteoarthritis. Here are the results

BREAST CANCER: IMPORTANCE OF PREVENTION

Prevention, through mammography and ultrasound, is the first step to fight breast cancer. San Raffaele experts explain which exams should be done based on patient’s age

TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANT: STUDY DEMONSTRATES DURABILITY AND EFFICACY OF BIOPROSTHESES

Policlinico San Donato led an observational study with the longest follow-up ever. The study was conducted on nearly 1,000 patients treated in 2007 and 2011

DO CARBOHYDRATES MAKE YOU FAT? 3 FALSE MYTHS TO DISPEL

Do pasta and bread eaten in the evening make you fat? The specialist's answers on this and two other carbohydrate myths

RNA POLYMERASE: THE SARS-COV-2 “SLOPPY PHOTOCOPIER”

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced the scientific community to devote itself to the research and development of various strategies to fight SARS-CoV-2 infection. The only informed way to identify new antivirals is through the knowledge of...

UNISR IN THE WINNING TEAM OF THE AXA AWARD TO SUPPORT RESEARCH ON COVID-19

Ten projects have been funded worldwide by the AXA Research Fund, as part of the extraordinary call "Mitigating risk in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic" for research on Covid-19

STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY FOR SARS-CoV-2: X-RAY CRYSTALLOGRAPHY

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced the scientific community to devote itself to the research and development of various strategies to fight SARS-CoV-2 infection. The only informed way to identify new antivirals is through the knowledge of...

DEVELOPING ANTIVIRALS IN A RATIONAL WAY: “BLUNTING” THE SARS-CoV-2 SCISSORS

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced the scientific community to devote itself to the research and development of various strategies to fight SARS-CoV-2 infection. The only informed way to identify new antivirals is through the knowledge of...

PANCREATIC SURGERY: OPERATIVE MORTALITY IN MANY HOSPITALS IS TOO HIGH

A new study published in the British Journal of Surgery has analyzed the operative mortality of individual Italian hospitals, highlighting the urgency of a new national accreditation policy

ON VACATION ALONE: WHEN AND HOW?

Children and the holiday alone: an important moment for their growth and conquest of autonomy, but it’s not the same for everyone. We interviewed Prof. Anna Ogliari, Associate of Clinical Psychology at UniSR, who gave us some useful tips to...

GENETIC EDITING: A NEW STRATEGY TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND PRECISION

Researchers of the San Raffaele-Telethon Institute describe a new mechanism to improve the effectiveness of this technology and overcome the obstacles hitherto present to its application in blood stem cells

COLORECTAL CANCER: AN INDIGESTABLE DISEASE

Colorectal cancer is considered one of the most common neoplasms in the Western Europe, whose death rate is thankfully falling

OZONE THERAPY: WHAT IS IT AND WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS IN PHYSIOTHERAPY

What is oxygen-ozone therapy? What are the properties and pathologies it can cure in the physiotherapy field? The word to the Physiatrist Specialist of the Casa di Cura La Madonnina in Milan

DR. AGOSTA RECEIVES THE EUROPEAN YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARD FROM THE RECHERCHE ALZHEIMER FOUNDATION

ELECTRICAL CRYOMICROSCOPY: SMALL ELECTRONS TO VISUALIZE LARGE MOLECULES

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced the scientific community to devote itself to the research and development of various strategies to fight SARS-CoV-2. The only way to identify new antivirals is through the knowledge of the...

SWIMMING POOL 2020: PROS & CONS

Summer 2020: what precautions to follow when attend outdoor pools and water parks during the coronavirus emergency. Professor Fabrizio Pregliasco gives a piece of advice to follow

COVID-19: LANCET RHEUMATOLOGY RESULTS OF THE CLINICAL STUDY ON MAVRILIMUMAB

The study conducted at the San Raffaele Research Hospital suggests that the experimental drug reduces mortality and accelerates the improvement of the clinical picture

For healthy, eco-friendly shopping, CHANGE YOUR HABITS!

Here are some tips from San Donato Group’s experts on how to have a healthier, more environmentally friendly diet

COVID-REANIMATION NURSE: OUT OF ALL THE KNOWN SCHEMES

Profession of a nurse requires courage, resourcefulness and dedication. During the world pandemic they were among few who faced the COVID-emergency on the frontlines. We asked the Nurse Coordinator at the coronavirus intensive care unit Pallaria...

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR A FASTER COVID-19 DIAGNOSIS

A multicenter project coordinated by the San Donato Research Hospital applies the AI to radiological images

POLICLINICO SAN DONATO: THE WORLD AFTER CORONAVIRUS

During last weeks, Italian hospitals have begun to reopen elective medical and surgical activities after the COVID epidemic, which swept the country in late February. We asked the Chief Medical Officer of the Policlinico San Donato Research...

WHAT IS GOOD FOR HEALTH IS ALSO GOOD FOR THE PLANET

A proper diet plays an essential part in people’s health and well-being, as well as a preventive role. Food, besides providing nutrition, is an element of culture, tradition and socializing, yet it also has a significant impact on the environment

ERC: GENE THERAPY PROJECT TO OVERCOME CHRONIC HEPATITIS B

Researcher Matteo Iannacone wins prestigious ERC funding for the third time: the goal is to test a gene therapy to reactivate the immune system against HBV

SAN RAFFAELE: ADVANCED IMAGING AND SEQUENCING IN HIGH BIOSECURITY LABS TO STUDY SARS-COV-2

For research on the new coronavirus San Raffaele Hospital fielded the only one high biosecurity laboratory for animals in Italy with in vivo imaging and single cell sequencing

CORONAVIRUS: REACTION OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

What happens when coronavirus attacks the human body? How does the immune system react? The expert replies

PHASE 2: SAFE HOSPITALS OF THE SAN DONATO GROUP

Safe reopening of the GSD hospitals: here are the new ways to access, book & pay for the visits at the GSD hospitals during the Phase 2 of the coronavirus emergency

AT THE DAWN OF ITALY’S REOPENING: COVID-19 LESSONS THAT WE HAVE LEARNT SO FAR

While Italy has been reopened on May 4, after an almost 2-month lockdown, we have talked with Elena Bottinelli, CEO of the San Raffaele Research Hospital, and Professor Fabio Ciceri, Chief of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant and Clinical...

A STUDY COMPARES MORTALITY FROM COVID-19 IN SIX WESTERN METROPOLITAN AREAS

Lombardy and Milan with lower rates than New York, Madrid and Brussels

NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR RESTORING HEARING

Today, in many cases of hearing loss, it is possible to implant hearing aids that not only restore hearing to people who have lost it but also give it to people who were born deaf. It is essential that people with hearing loss turn to highly...

COVID-19: San Raffaele contributes in identifying the population to be protected in Phase 2

The data analysis of almost 1000 hospitalized patients traces a precise picture of the patient at risk and indicates the way to be able to live with the virus

DO I CHEW CORRECTLY?

A dentistry specialty investigates the functions of the stomatognathic system from dental occlusion to the health of chewing muscles and the tongue. Together with the SDC and UniSR experts, we discover gnathology and what it can do to restore...

COMBATING INFLUENZA

Are we sure that it is not just a cold? Knowing which medications to take and which rules to follow in order to cure yourself is the first step towards proper recovery.

DEPARTMENT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF COVID PATIENTS AT SAN RAFFAELE

The ward was created specifically for admitted patients following a complex coronavirus infection and offers rehabilitation programs before patients’ discharge

Preventing breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Thanks to continuous medical advances and screening for early detection, less people die of breast cancer today than in the past.

NEW HEART FAILURE TREATMENTS

Reducing surgical risks in patients with a complex cardiological profile is possible through the use of techniques that innovate and enhance traditional procedures. The goal? To stop or slow the progression of heart disease and to encourage...