Scientists from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Lodz want to design microsensors that will detect biogenic amines (BA) in food products. Undesirably balanced, these natural substances necessary for the functioning of organisms have an adverse effect on human health.
Growing bacterial resistance to commonly used antibiotics causes more and more problems in the treatment of, for example, Helicobacter pylori infections that cause gastric and duodenal ulcers and stomach cancer. According to specialists, only symptomatic infections, confirmed with diagnostic methods, should be treated with antibiotics.
Researchers from the Medical University of Bialystok and the Bialystok University of Technology, who researched the application of fungi found in the Białowieża Forest in the treatment of cancer, filed a patent application concerning the use of Heterobasidion annosum in combating colorectal cancer.
A method patented by scientists from the Jagiellonian University gives hope for more effective treatment of persons requiring hematopoietic cell transplantation. Researchers are analysing the substance that can mobilize cells more effectively than the drug normally used in patients.