Daily Archives: March 28, 2017

Ranking: Bonn is one of the most international universities in Germany

The University of Bonn is one of the most international universities in Germany and Europe. This is confirmed by the British magazine Times Higher Education (THE) in its recently published university ranking according to internationalization criteria. According

What does it take to change your behaviour?

Many of the leading causes of illness and death in the world are caused by human behaviours, such as eating a poor diet, being physically inactive, and smoking. Interventions and policies designed to change these behaviours can

Metastasis of a malignant Leydig cell tumour – an unusual presentation

Testicular tumors are common in aged dogs, being the Seminoma, Sertoli and Leydig cell tumors the most frequent testicular neoplasms in this species. Most of them are benign and metastases are rarely reported. This particular case describes

Inhaled metal oxide nanoparticles’ retention in the pulmonary tissue can be hindered by their relatively high solubilization counterbalancing their unfavorable action on the free pulmonary cells response

We hypothesized that pulmonary clearance vs. retention of metal oxide nanoparticles (NPs) is controlled not only by activity of phagocytes and other physiological mechanisms but also by the NP solubilization which, in some cases, may even prevail