Researchers from the University of Gdańsk have developed an innovative, quick bladder cancer test. The efficacy of the test has been demonstrated in preliminary studies performed on 85 subjects. Further - recently started - trials will include one thousand people.
Bialystok University of Technology students are building a bionic hand prosthesis, designed to help in everyday life of the disabled after hand amputation. Signal will be sent to the prosthesis by contracting the corresponding forearm muscles, making it possible to make hand movements.
Scientists from the Institute of Technical Biochemistry of Lodz University of Technology are working on a tracheal prosthesis made from bacterial cellulose. The specificity of this biomaterial can help the prosthesis be well accepted by the human body and take over the natural function of the trachea.
It is difficult to conclusively state how the change of time affects human health; the results of the study are mutually exclusive - told PAP Dr. Dorota Wołyńczyk-Gmaj, psychiatrist, sleep disorders expert. However, since there are doubts in this matter, it is probably not worth the risk - she added.