General Medicine

How the Mafia Is Ruining Naples’s Food Scene

People around the world have embraced the local food movement as a way to support local economies, eat healthier and reduce their carbon footprint. Residents of Naples, Italy, however, are doing just the opposite.
Napolitanos…

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An approach of memory by the optics of medical philosophy

The memory system began to be studied in ancient philosophy and nowadays its research,basically,belongs to the cognitive neuroscience.At medical science is still,till today,unproven the mechanism of its funtion.The medical philosophy can achieve the difficult attempt…

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First Aid

After various considerations we decided to give our readers a brief introduction to a very important and serious topic that is not talked about enough: “FIRST AID”
To do this we decided to write a…

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Systems Biology

Systems biology is the study of biology through systematic perturbation, the global read-out of the multifaceted response and integration of these data to formulate predictive models1. Classical biology is based on a reductionist model in…

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Muscles and their movements

A brief general introduction to the functioning of our muscles is necessary before talking about training and nutrition.
How can we train to change and improve our bodies, if we do not know the names…

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The embryo of the sea urchin.

The case of Campania is probably not only the most serious, ingrained, and institutionalized
among the territories controlled by the eco-mafia in Italy. It is unique in the world, also, or especially, because of the…

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Alzheimer’s disease progression and its physiological aging: a new therapeutic scenario?

Oxidative stress, an imbalance of pro-oxidants and antioxidants, is linked to aging and many neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. In the recent years, a number of scientific publications…

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New Studies Show Promise for Battling Mesothelioma on Molecular Level

 
The search for better treatment of mesothelioma cancer continues moving more aggressively toward immunotherapy at the molecular level, where new drugs show promise in early testing. The latest results are about RITA, a drug…

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Searching for the magic bullet against cancer caused by asbestos: one step closer?

17January 2014 | Mesothelioma is a very aggressive cancer associated with asbestos exposure, which is usually diagnosed in an advanced stage. So far no therapeutic strategy has proven effective against this deadly cancer and the…

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Tumor-Suppressing Genes Could Play Important Role in Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer

 

 
The function of two tumor-suppressing genes could play a vital role in helping to control obesity and other diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer, according to researchers in Temple University’s Sbarro…

Another award for the SHRO President Giordano for his commitment to the environment

Naples ,November 20, 2013: Antonio Giordano, the Italian-American oncologist President and Founder of the Sbarro Health Research Organization — which conducts research to diagnose, treat and cure cancer and other diseases — will be awarded…

Can the zebrafish help us to search for new pain drugs?

Neuropathic pain is caused by injury of the central or peripheral nervous system. Neuropathic pain is difficult to treat because rarely responds to opiates. Studying neuropathic pain in humans has major ethical and experimental limitations.…

Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Prevention: what’s the current evidence from randomized clinical trials?

Rome, Central Italy, July 2013. The study entitled “Vitamin D Supplementation and Breast Cancer Prevention: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials” has been recently judged suitable for publication in PLOS ONE and…

Pharmacovigilance and hospital acquired infection control – International Summer School

Pharmacovigilance and hospital acquired infection control – International Summer School is created in collaboration with Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine (USA) and the Pharmacological Risk Unit Medigenia (IT). Its goal is to…

Can virtual reality help losing weight?

Can an avatar in a virtual environment contribute to weight loss in the real world?
“Virtual reality is a powerful computer simulation of real situations in which the user interact as avatar and it can…

Novel findings in gastric cancer research at the 10th IGCC (International Gastric Cancer Congress): news, views and highlights.

The 10th IGCC, placed in Verona from 19th to 22nd of June, was focused on the various features related to causes, development and management of the gastric cancer, which represent one of the most frequent…

ROME CALLS FOR DOCTOR’S CARE

Philadelphia, June 13th, 2013 — The Sbarro Health Research Organization congratulates Senator Ignazio R. Marino on his recent winning of the mayoral race for the Italian Capital, Rome. Before embarking on his political career, Dr…

Campania teams up against breast cancer

Salerno, Italy – On 30 and 31 May it was held in the beautiful framework of Badia, Cava de ‘Tirreni, at The Hotel Scapolatiello, the VII National Conference of ASME (Mediterranean Association of Senology –…

In Memoriam of Dr. George W. Katter – April 20, 1919- May 24, 2013

The Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO) and the Temple University community would like to extend their condolences to the family of Dr. George  W. Katter of Johnstown, PA, who passed away on May 24, 2013…

PLEA FOR A CORRECT USE OF STEM CELLS IN THERAPY

The “Stem Cell Research Italy” Association (www.stemcellitaly.org) and the “Sbarro Health Research Organization”  (www.shro.org) make a public plea for a correct use of stem cell therapy in Italy and Europe.
Stem Cell Research Italy (SCR…

How the Mafia Is Ruining Naples’s Food Scene

People around the world have embraced the local food movement as a way to support local economies, eat healthier and reduce their carbon footprint. Residents of Naples, Italy, however, are doing just the opposite.
Napolitanos…

Tummy Tuck: Risks and Rewards

Tummy tucks, also known by their medical name of abdominoplasty, are a popular cosmetic surgery. People who have lost large amounts of weight or had several children are especially likely to have excess skin and…

Numbers count for what concerns cancer

Philadelphia, November 30th, 2012. A new study on the incidence of breast cancer in Italy has been
published in the International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research. The authors
belong to a multidisciplinary Italian-American…