Treatment of patients in a coma gives better results in people who are in this state as a result of an injury. It is much more difficult to improve the condition of patients who are in a coma due to brain hypoxia, according to the research and observations of scientists from Olsztyn.
An innovative, low-invasive method of kidney testing, which will allow to better assess the quality of collected organs, is being tested by scientists from the Ludwik Rydygier Collegium Medicum of the Nicolaus Copernicus University. The method may contribute to an increase in the number of kidney transplants.
Researchers have developed a recipe for proteins that will destroy inactive mitochondrial genes in the body and make space for their healthy counterparts. The solution created by a Polish researcher`s team in Cambridge has already been tested on mice. This is an important step towards the treatment of an important group of metabolic diseases.