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SANIST strategies to detect supplements contrafaction

Supplements contrafaction is a serious social problems. This is mainly due to two factors: a) the complexity in the detection of high number of contrafacting agents; b) it is often difficult to identify all the molecules used as contraffacting agents due to the absence in the official database; For instance, the suplements for erectile disfunction … Continue reading SANIST strategies to detect supplements contrafaction

Prostate cancer prevention and stratification

Prostate cancer has a strong diffusion among men expecially over 60 years old. Despide of this fact the diagnosis and the stages evaluation of the diseases is often difficult to estabilish without using invasive methods e.g: biopsy). The development of a new test for early stage prostate cancer diagnosis and medium or advanced stage stratifications … Continue reading Prostate cancer prevention and stratification

Prostate cancer diagnostic kit validation program

  ISB has developed a kit for early stage prostate cancer diagnosis in collaboration with Multimedica IRCCS institute. You can find the full paper, published on Frontiers in Endocrinology, here. The pilot study (31 controls, 20 patients with PCa and 20 subjects with benign prostate hyperplasia) has shown very interesting data (sensitivity 90% and specificity … Continue reading Prostate cancer diagnostic kit validation program

A new test for prostate cancer diagnosis

Prostate cancer is usually investigated by means of PSA. However, it is not usualy high specific and selective in early stage. ISB toghether with Multimedica IRCCS reserch and clinical institute have published a test, based on mass spectrometry, for the prostate cancer dignosis. The test is based on relative ratio monitoring of a steroids pannel. … Continue reading A new test for prostate cancer diagnosis

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