Natural Extract to Counter Nephrotoxicity Induced by Mycotoxin OTA

Today a team of researchers from the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production of the Federico II University of Naples, in collaboration with the Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), at Temple University in Philadelphia, and the Department of Biotechnology at the University of Siena, Itay, has discovered the effectiveness of a new extract, of … Continue reading Natural Extract to Counter Nephrotoxicity Induced by Mycotoxin OTA

Turmeric and the Anti-Cancer Properties of Curcumin Discussed in Research Review

Curcumin, a polyphenol extracted from Curcuma longa, also known as turmeric, has gained attention from scientists worldwide for its biological properties as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antiviral agent. In addition, curcumin’s anticancer potential has been the most described and still remains under investigation. The most significant outcomes have been collected and discussed in the review … Continue reading Turmeric and the Anti-Cancer Properties of Curcumin Discussed in Research Review

Researchers Probe Emerging Mesothelioma Treatment Targeting PP2A and CDK

A collaborative study of researchers from Thomas Jefferson University, Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine of Temple University, University of Siena, and from the Spanish Center for the Applied Medical Research (CIMA) of the University of Navarra have discovered a novel targetable axis in mesothelioma patients. The finding has been published on December … Continue reading Researchers Probe Emerging Mesothelioma Treatment Targeting PP2A and CDK

Land of Fires: Evaluation of heavy metal blood-levels in populations exposed to toxic waste in southern Italy

The truth of the Veritas study Toxic environmental agents, to which anyone is involuntarily exposed, represent non-negligible risk for human health and, therefore, environmental contamination has become a theme of primary importance worldwide. In Italy, a dramatic example of this situation is represented by the areas of Caserta and Naples, in the Campania region. Illegal … Continue reading Land of Fires: Evaluation of heavy metal blood-levels in populations exposed to toxic waste in southern Italy

Gene Involved in Tumor Blood Vessel Formation and Metastasis Reveals New Regulatory Secrets

Pierluigi Scalia and coworkers at the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, and the affiliated Italian research organization ISOPROG, have announced the regulatory map of the human EphB4 gene. In particular, Scalia, along with Dr. Stephen J Williams and professor Antonio Giordano, M.D., Ph.D., founder of the Sbarro … Continue reading Gene Involved in Tumor Blood Vessel Formation and Metastasis Reveals New Regulatory Secrets

Medicine, Media & Patients: A New Professional Language

Panel Convened  at Annual Medical conference at NIAF Scientists, journalists and cancer patients gathered to discuss the importance of precision medicine and accurate health and science communication during the National Italian American Foundation’s (NIAF) 44th Anniversary Gala Weekend in Washington, D.C. “Medicine, Media, and Patients,” presented by Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), included updates on … Continue reading Medicine, Media & Patients: A New Professional Language

SHRO Founder Presented with Career Award and Appointed Chair of Italian Cancer Association FONICAP

Sbarro Health Research Organization founder and Director, Antonio Giordano, M.D., Ph.D., has been recognized with a career award "for the great contributions he has made and which he will continue to make to science, medicine and research." Giordano is director of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine at Temple University as well … Continue reading SHRO Founder Presented with Career Award and Appointed Chair of Italian Cancer Association FONICAP

Adding local anesthetics can improve treatment for incurable breast cancer, melanoma

A new study examined the effects of local anesthetics combined with standard chemotherapy for treatment of incurable triple-negative (TN) breast cancer, as well as melanoma. The results suggest that the combined treatment can lower the effective chemotherapy dosage, reduce side effects, improve tumor cell apoptosis, and reduce tumor cell migration. Researchers at the Sbarro Health … Continue reading Adding local anesthetics can improve treatment for incurable breast cancer, melanoma

Untreatable Olive Tree Disease Can Be Contained, But Must Be Better Monitored, says SHRO Researcher

  Xylella fastidiosa, subsp. pauca is a bacterial pathogen currently devastating the olive orchards in Southern Italy (Apulia). Due to the epidemic, local production of olive oil has dropped by 90%, olive mills are shut down, the regional economy is suffering, and an invaluable cultural asset is compromised. Keeping the epidemic under control requires the identification of … Continue reading Untreatable Olive Tree Disease Can Be Contained, But Must Be Better Monitored, says SHRO Researcher