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MEDICA and COMPAMED: 16 - 19 November 2015 +++ NEW: Show days from Monday to Thursday +++ Visitor registration / eTicketing online required!
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16 - 19 November 2015

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A University of Iowa orthopedics research team is working on a solution with hopes it will result in a minimally invasive, practical, and inexpensive approach for repairing cartilage and preventing osteoarthritis. Read our current Top News

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With the European Immunization Week, WHO want to increase vaccination coverage by raising awareness of the importance of immunization among parents and caregivers, health care professionals, policy and decision-makers, and the media. More about the European Immunization Week

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Topic of the Month April: The informed patient

Books, the internet, television, or rather listen to the neighbor’s advice? Patients with an interest in medicine and medical technology can find reports, information and opinions quickly and everywhere, even without a physician. We look at patients who look for information by themselves and how they (and physicians) fare with this. Read our Topic of the Month

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Exhibitor Registration 2015

Become an exhibitor at MEDICA 2015 in just a few steps! Your online registration will be sent directly to the Messe Düsseldorf Space Reservation Department.
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High-tech textiles – more than just clothes

30/04/2015 - High-tech textiles must fulfill a number of functions and meet many requirements. That is why the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC dedicated some major developing work to this most intriguing research area. read more

Bioactive gel to treat knee injuries

30/04/2015 - A University of Iowa orthopedics research team is working on a solution with hopes it will result in a minimally invasive, practical, and inexpensive approach for repairing cartilage and preventing osteoarthritis. read more

New material for creating artificial blood vessels

29/04/2015 - Blocked blood vessels can quickly become dangerous. It is often necessary to replace a blood vessel – either by another vessel taken from the body or even by artificial vascular prostheses. Together, Vienna University of Technology and Vienna Medical University have developed artificial blood vessels made from a special elastomer material, which has excellent mechanical properties. read more

Team discovers new mechanism behind malaria progression

28/04/2015 - A team of researchers from four universities has pinpointed one of the mechanisms responsible for the progression of malaria, providing a new target for possible treatments. read more

Liver: Pocket-sized ultrasound device reduces need for further testing

27/04/2015 - Results from a study presented at The International Liver Congress 2015 demonstrate that the use of a pocket-sized ultrasound device (PUD) helps to reduce the need for further testing in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. read more

Scientists develop first liquid nanolaser

27/04/2015 - Northwestern University scientists have developed the first liquid nanoscale laser. And it's tunable in real time, meaning you can quickly and simply produce different colors, a unique and useful feature. The laser technology could lead to practical applications, such as a new form of a "lab on a chip" for medical diagnostics. read more

Diabetes: Nanotech-enabled moisturizer speeds wound healing

24/04/2015 - A new high-tech but simple ointment applied to the skin may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers on their feet, Northwestern University researchers report. read more

A recipe for long-lasting livers

23/04/2015 - People waiting for organ transplants may soon have higher hopes of getting the help that they need in time. Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology have developed a new technique that extends the time that donor organs last and can also resuscitate organs obtained after cardiac arrest. read more

Breast tumor: Metastasis risk linked by molecule's movement

22/04/2015 - Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have discovered a molecular mechanism that connects breast tissue stiffness to tumor metastasis and poor prognosis. The study may inspire new approaches to predicting patient outcomes and halting tumor metastasis. read more

Chemobrain: Cancer diagnosis affects cognitive function

21/04/2015 - Breast cancer patients often display mild cognitive defects even before the initiation of chemotherapy. A new study by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich researchers now attributes the syndrome to post-traumatic stress induced by diagnosis of the disease. read more

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Natural disasters occur suddenly and unexpectedly. Help has to be quick and flexible in attendance. At MEDICA 2014 exhibitors presented several mobile medical practices... More videos

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The MEDICA PHYSIO CONFERENCE celebrated its premiere this year. Therefore the trade fair expands its offers and creates too a communication platform especially for... More videos

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