Hypnosis has been used to operate on atrial fibrillation, a heart condition, for the first time in Italy. Hypnosis was used for analgesic or painkilling purposes, doctors said. Doctor Luca Bacino used it in the electrophysiological room of the San Paolo Hospital in the northwestern city of Savona. Bacino has introduced hypnosis into clinical practi...

The stories of the successful Italians in Silicon Valley have a meaning that goes far beyond the simple yet wonderful description of our compatriots who see their talent recognized in the most innovative and competitive environment in the world. These stories convey that innovation and competition are perfectly combined with Italianism, and for thi...

Italian soccer club Fiorentina have partnered with Genuino to use blockchain technology to identify official team shirts and stop counterfeiting. The tie up, which Fiorentina say is the first of its kind for a soccer club, was initially trialed last month, where shirts worn by players during Serie A games were fitted with a special chip and combine...

The Fiat Centoventi Concept caused quite a ruckus when it was unveiled to the global public at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. An electric concept waiting to be personalized by customers, Centoventi will be making its debut on North American soil at the upcoming 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. If you’re wondering how...

È stato pubblicato nelle scorse settimane l’Archivio online “Scrivere le migrazioni”. Si tratta di uno dei maggiori archivi del suo genere, contenente oltre mille elaborati, centinaia di foto storiche ed oltre 80 video-documentari. Per un totale di oltre 15 mila pagine tra memorie, racconti, diari, saggi, studi e ricerche. Il progetto è stato reali...

What started out as a simple game between a father and son turned into a Christmas surprise of a lifetime from Italian supercar maker Lamborghini for a family from Erie, Colorado. Sterling Backus, 54, and his 12-year-old son Xander were playing the racing simulation video game "Forza Horizon 3" one day when Xander asked his father if they could bui...

A 35-year-old Italian musician played guitar and tambourine while being operated on to remove a brain tumour in Turin Friday. The so-called 'asleep-awake' technique was used at the northwestern city's Molinette Hospital. This enables surgeons to better monitor brain function during the operation. In this way, the risk of brain damage is reduced to...

A five-year-old girl suffering from a rare form of scoliosis has been cured with magnets in a first for Italy. The girl, who weighed just 11 kg (24 pounds, or one stone 10 pounds), presented with a form of the disease that had never been diagnosed before. She was operated on at Turin's Regina Margherita Hospital. For the first time in such a case,...

L’esoscheletro leggero promuove l'indipendenza nella vita quotidiana attraverso la compensazione della perdita delle capacità di presa o l’incremento delle abilità in contesti professionali peculiari. Si chiama Sixto ed è il primo prodotto progettato e sviluppato da Existo, startup innovativa che produce tecnologie wearable per potenziare le capaci...

"We are very happy with this result achieved for the first time in Italy thanks to which we have treated two small patients with an innovative therapy that was born in Naples 12 years ago in collaboration with the Telethon Foundation and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia" tells Francesca Simonelli, director of the Eye Clinic of the Luigi Vanv...