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...

CORONAVIRUS AND VACCINE: WHERE ARE WE

How do you get a vaccine and how long will it take to develop one against the coronavirus?

COVID-19 EMERGENCY: A PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT SERVICE FOR PATIENTS AND HEALTHCARE PERSONNEL

At the San Donato Research Hospital (Policlinico San Donato) patients are not left alone. Phone calls, video and text chats are available to listen to patients and help them solve anxiety and stress

REFRACTIVE SURGERY

Correcting sight defects is possible through refractive surgery but, being cosmetic surgery, it should only be carried out if the patient fulfils all the requirements for suitability

COVID-19 AND EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS: A MAXI OBSERVATIONAL STUDY IN PROGRESS AT THE HOSPITAL SAN RAFFAELE

Cross-referencing data from COVID-19 patients helps to better understand the disease and to test the efficacy and safety of the available experimental drugs

GSD NUTRITION EDUCATION COMES TO CATERING COLLEGE

EAT - Sustainable Eating and GSD Food and Wine together in schools for the first time

THE NEW INTENSIVE CARE UNIT FOR THE CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY IS READY IN THE SAN RAFFAELE HOSPITAL

Built in record 8 days, the new Intensive Care Unit will welcome severely affected COVID-19 patients starting from March 23, 2020

ARE SUPPLEMENTS GOOD FOR US?

What happens when a particular nutrient comes into contact with our intestine? Is there a way to observe how they benefit the body? A study by Galeazzi gives us the answer

WHAT TO DO WHEN THERE’S STILL NO BABY

It is better to turn to a centre specialised in reproductive medicine for a proper diagnostic assessment and a programme appropriate for the couple

GRUPPO SAN DONATO: COMMITMENT NUMBERS AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS

GSD hospitals have been on the front lines fighting against COVID-19 and are currently in charge of 14.5% of COVID-19 patients in Lombardy. Here are the related numbers of our activities.

SAN RAFFAELE: A BABY FRIENDLY HOSPITAL

The Gruppo San Donato facility gains international Unicef certification

GLAUCOMA, THE SILENT THIEF OF SIGHT

An eye disease usually caused by an increase in pressure inside the eye. A widespread and socially relevant disease today affecting around 55 million people throughout the world and one of the leading causes of sight loss, second only to cataracts

TRUE OR FALSE?

GSD COMBATS THE URBAN MYTHS ABOUT HEALTH

UNDERSTANDING CAROTID STENOSIS

A carotid artery check can save lives

THE ART OF THE BEAUTIFUL VOICE

UniSR SPECIAL: The causes of hoarseness and tips to prevent it

RELAX YOUR BODY AND YOUR MIND WITH POSTURAL GYMNASTICS

At work and at home, with the advice of a physiotherapist

NUTRITIONAL EDUCATION FOR ALL

FOOD AND SLEEP: Health is attained at the table and in bed

THE LOUISE READ POST-POLIO CENTRE OPENS AT THE POLICLINICO SAN DONATO HOSPITAL

Thanks to Mrs Louise Read’s bequest, a clinic for the multidisciplinary treatment of patients living with symptoms of polio has been opened in San Donato Milanese

The first Blood Transfusion Center & Blood Bank of Sierra Leone

On the 12th of December 2019 the first Transfusion Center & Blood Bank of Sierra Leone was inaugurated at the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital in Freetown

Knee osteoarthritis: what it is and how to treat it

One of our experts explains what it consists of and when to resort to prosthetic surgery.

Curing hallux valgus with minimally invasive surgery? Yes it's possible!

Hallux valgus can cause pain and difficulty walking. Today you can also operate with a minimally invasive technique and rapid recovery times. Unit at the San Siro Clinical Institute, explains how it is possible to correct this defect.

Caries in children: prevention, remedies and treatment

The caries of children are growing and affect not only the milk teeth, but also the permanent ones, including the molars. In addition to proper oral hygiene, the specialist explains two remedies to prevent caries, seal indentations and...

The Hospital Ship San Raffaele

San Raffaele Hospital Boat: Intervention for the improvement of health conditions of the rural population of the Pacific Coast – Colombia

The “Heart Valve Center” of San Raffaele

On the 25th and 26th of November Italy’s most important experts took part in the San Raffaele Heart Valve Centre congress: Not only M.I.T.R.A.L.

Recovering Movement by Training the Brain

A Galeazzi study shows how the rehabilitation of an orthopedic patient can pass via the imagination. Thinking about moving the limbs is active treatment

Complete Nutrition in Orthopaedic Patients

Over recent years, many orthopaedic centres have started adopting a multidisciplinary approach to the management of these subjects, including the Galeazzi University & Research Hospital

New Cancer Research Underway

AIRC (Italian Cancer Research Association) funding at the San Raffaele for the development of cell and gene therapy to combat liver metastasis

ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER HEART SURGERY

Patients who have undergone heart surgery at the Policlinico San Donato can now benefit from Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: the process that cuts the time spent in intensive care thanks to early extubation and the assistance of a dedicated...

TREATING VARICOSE VEINS AT THE VEIN CENTER

The San Raffaele vein center uses cutting-edge techniques to prevent and treat circulatory problems