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Do they move or are they moved? This seemingly simple question concerns our red blood cells - and indeed a few disputes were held on this topic! Now European researchers have proved that both are true. On the one hand the blood cells are moved by surrounding molecules, on the other hand they move themselves. Read how exactly the scientists found the answer in our current Top News.

Stay healthy and keep moving!

Simone Ernst
Editorial team

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Rapid Tests: valuable helpers for use in the field

Topic of the Month

Photo: Jeep; Copyright: Jens Hahn
Infectious diseases are widespread in conflict areas. When basic medical care is lacking on location, people cannot be appropriately treated. Laboratory tests are limited in the field. Rapid diagnostic tests make it possible for medical personnel to quickly and accurately test patients for several infectious diseases, for instance for the presence of malaria or HIV infection.
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
Read the interview with Jens Hahn
Read our Topic of the Month "Disaster medicine: dealing with infections"
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