A medical test previously developed to measure a toxin found in tobacco smokers has been adapted to measure the same toxin in people suffering from spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis, offering a potential tool to reduce symptoms. Read more
Prostate Cancer: New Technology for Individualized Treatments
Topic of the Month June: Modern Imaging and Telemedicine
Imaging is an essential diagnostic tool. It enables the view into the human body through magnetic waves, radiation or sound and thus delivers information on the location and appearance of damages in tissue. Yet imaging can do even more. Read more
Topic of the Month June:
Modern Imaging and Telemedicine - Keeping a Clear View
World Blood Donor Day - 06/14/2013
„Blood is a quite peculiar juice” is what Mephisto from Goethe’s “Faust” already knew and the vernacular says “Blood is thicker than water” to back him up. Both statements have a point from a medical perspective. Read more
World Blood Donor Day
Welcome at MEDICA.de - World Forum for Medicine!
MEDICA is the International Trade Fair and the Congress for Medical Technology, Electromedicine, Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostics and Drugs. We are looking forward to seeing you in Düsseldorf from 20-23 November 2013.
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10/06/2013 - Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and colleagues discovered that the herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1), which affects an estimated 50 to 80 percent of all American adults, exploits an immune system receptor to boost its infectivity and ability to cause disease. read more
10/06/2013 - Blood vessels within a sensory area of the mammalian brain loop and connect in unexpected ways, a new map has revealed. The study describes vascular architecture within a well-known region of the cerebral cortex and explores what that structure means for functional imaging of the brain and the onset of a kind of dementia. read more
18/06/2013 - Many women get too little sleep, despite considerable evidence showing the importance of sleep to overall health. Now a new study of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has discovered another reason why inadequate sleep may be harmful, especially to women and their hearts. read more
17/06/2013 - A medical test previously developed to measure a toxin found in tobacco smokers has been adapted to measure the same toxin in people suffering from spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis, offering a potential tool to reduce symptoms. read more
11/06/2013 - „Blood is a quite peculiar juice” is what Mephisto from Goethe’s “Faust” already knew and the vernacular says “Blood is thicker than water” to back him up. Both statements have a point from a medical perspective: The blood stream transports oxygen and nutrients through the body and sustains us this way. And nearly half of the blood is made of solid components, especially red blood cells. read more
07/06/2013 - Researchers have identified how malaria parasites growing inside red blood cells stick to the sides of blood vessels in severe cases of malaria. The discovery may advance the development of vaccines or drugs to combat severe malaria by stopping the parasites attaching to blood vessels. read more
03/06/2013 - The criteria used to diagnose both circulatory and brain death in a patient are subject to variability and as such can be controversial. Anaesthesiologists play an important role in procedures related to the determination of death. So experts will call for international consensus. read more
29/05/2013 - Patients undergoing planned surgery appear more likely to die if they have their operation at the end of the week. Researchers at Imperial College London looked at over four million elective procedures conducted in NHS hospitals in England between 2008 and 2011. read more
17/06/2013 - Researchers outline how advanced mathematical modelling can be used in the fight against cancer. The technique predicts how different treatments and genetic modifications might allow cancer-killing, oncolytic viruses to overcome the natural defences that cancer cells use to stave off viral infection. read more
21/05/2013 - A new report suggests that improved health care and significant reductions in drug costs might be attained by breaking up the age-old relationship between physicians and drug company representatives who promote the newest, more costly and often unnecessary prescription drugs. read more
07/06/2013 - This year‘s summer meeting of the German Healthcare Export Group (GHE) e.V. took place at June 6, 2013, in Feldkirchen. read more
23/04/2013 - In treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus with emphasis on reduced calorie intake and more physical activity, the patient’s weight may stagnate or even rise. read more
26/03/2013 - MEDEXPO Saudi Arabia is an international healthcare exhibition and forum in the kingdom focusing on a wide array of health sectors, including Medical, Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Laboratories, Pharmaceutical & Bio-Technology and Medical Tourism which will predominantly attract visitors from the GCC countries (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain & Oman) and the wider Middle East region. read more
22/01/2013 - From the 28th to the 31st of January 2013 the German Healthcare Export Group (GHE) presents itself on a large joint stand and with numerous member companies in the German Pavilion at the ARAB HEALTH in Dubai. read more
07/12/2012 - From 3rd to 7th December 2012, the leading trade fair Zdravookhraneniye opens its doors in Moscow, Russia. The 22nd International Exhibition for Health Care, Medical Engineering and Pharmaceuticals is becoming more and more recognition among Russian and foreign companies dealing with the production and marketing of medical products year after year. read more
26/11/2012 - CIM med is reporting excellent results from this year's Medica. In a period of high cost pressures in the health sector, decision-makers are on the lookout for robust solutions that provide added value for work processes in clinical situations. In addition, the spotlight was on the perennial issue of hygiene. read more