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"Viagra" could reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms

IBB researchers have discovered that "Viagra" drastically reduces multiple sclerosis symptoms in animal models with the disease. The research demonstrates that a practically complete recovery occurs in 50% of the animals after eight days of treatment. Researchers...

Viagra Esclerosi

Exotic behaviour when mechanical devices reach the nanoscale

Mechanical resonators are extensively used in hightech industry, to mark time in electronic components, and to stabilise radio transmissions. Most mechanical resonators damp (slow down) in a wellunderstood linear manner, but groundbreaking work by professor...

Comportament Nanodispositius

New advances in the diagnosis of Fanconi anemia

Fanconi anemia is a rare disease that causes progressive anemia and predisposition to cancer. Currently, the diagnosis based on a chromosomal fragility test is not accurate. Researchers from the UAB and the Centro de Investigacin Biomdica en Red de Enfermedades Raras...

Anemia Fanconi

Progress towards individualized treatment of colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer death worldwide. In the last decade, the median of survival has increased significantly with the introduction of new chemotherapy and biological therapies. Researchers from the Institut d'Oncologia Vall...

Cncer Colorrectal