The largest Polish mountain expedition to the Andes will set off in the beginning of 2019. Over 40 people will participate, including 10 scientists who will study various methods of acclimatization, says one of the expedition members Dr. Patryk Krzyżak, MD.
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.
There is a growing number of pregnant women with diabetes that could lead to complications that are dangerous for the foetus, including the birth of an excessively large child with a tendency to serious diseases in adulthood, Dr. Katarzyna Cyganek from Kraków argued last week in Warsaw.
Nicotine, alcohol, illegal substances, gambling, pornography, overeating - addiction can have different forms and different courses. Psychologists from the Polish Academy of Sciences have developed the application Nałogometr (Addiction meter), design to support users who recover from addictions and help scientists to better understand the causes of relapse.