A staggering 75 percent of the Polish population had COVID-19 naturally, and vaccinations increased immunity by approx. 20 percent, while today, herd immunity is around 95 percent, says an expert from the University of Warsaw.
The greatest breakthrough in the use of hearing implants was using them to treat partial hearing loss, says Professor Henryk Skarżyński, director of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing in Kajetany near Warsaw. 75% people in the 70-75 age group have hearing problems, many of them suffer from partial hearing loss.
Dr. Natalia Wójcik from the Gdańsk University of Technology is looking for alternative materials for the production of composites used in bone implants. Her research can contribute to the development of more advanced implants that will regenerate bone defects without disrupting the biochemical balance of the body.
Scientists from the Gdańsk University of Technology are working on new compounds blocking the activity of enzymes that play a key role in the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus replication process. 'The potential new drug could be used in the early stage of the disease and prevent its development to a severe form', says the leader of the team from the Gdańsk University of Technology, Professor Sebastian Demkowicz.
Innovative treatment method of pancreatic cancer using the NanoKnife device and administration of calcium ions or a chemotherapeutic has been launched at the University Clinical Hospital in Wrocław. Thanks to the grant, only in this institution about 70 patients will benefit from free therapy.