90 percent residents of the Łódź province recognize that more and more conditions are defined as diseases. In disease, every fifth respondent expects special treatment from the environment. Women feel sick more often, but they less often count on special treatment - according to a study by the Medical University of Lodz.
In 10 years we want the Polish medical biotechnology sector to be one of the strongest in Europe - Deputy Minister of Science Łukasz Szumowski told PAP. This is the goal of establishing the Institute of Medical Biotechnology, which will fund basic research on new drugs.
Reference biopharmaceuticals and so-called biosimilars are carriers of progress in the treatment of many patients, believes pharmacologist Dr. Leszek Borkowski. Research on such drugs may be financed by the institute, the creation of which was announced in December by PM Mateusz Morawiecki.
An innovative device for measuring the change of the femur position during hip replacement surgery has been built by scientists from Lodz University of Technology. Its use shortens the time of surgery and gives better chance that patients after surgery will not have problems with walking.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Gowin announced the establishment of Polish heart disease and cancer drugs research program. PLN 0.5 billion will be allocated this year for this purpose. The Institute of Medical Biotechnology will also be established.