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09/28/2016: Combating the Skills Shortage


Topic of the Month:OR of the future: technology benefits surgeons; Interview: T5 Career Forum – Combating the Skills Shortage; News: Precision medicine trial shows benefit to patients; News: Contraceptives: Deaths from ovarian cancer decline worldwide; News: Calls for greater transparency in release of clinical trial data; News: Gaming for gut research
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09/21/2016: Textiles with a sensory cooling effect


Topic of the Month: Intraoperative imaging – added benefit or high-tech gadget?; News: The "MeBot" robotic wheelchair can climb steps on its own; News: Software helps to find out why "jumping genes" are activated; News: Increased risk of pneumococcal pneumonia with hospital admission; News: International Patient Safety Day - 09/17/2016
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09/14/2016: Two are better than one


Interview: Hemodialysis: Creating the AV fistula using catheters; Topic of the Month: Hybrid Operating Room: The OR of the Future Today?; News: Novel heart valve replacement for people with rheumatic heart disease; News: Hungry cells on the move; News: Voices of patients and oncologists must be heard, study says
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09/07/2016: Intraoperative Imaging


Topic of the Month: Intraoperative imaging - patients in the focus; MEDICA TECH FORUM; News: Study opens door to targeted treatments for esophageal cancer; News: VR simplifies diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders; News: New model improves prediction of outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa fever
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08/31/2016: OLED for medical use


Interview: MRI scan: Video projections help children overcome their fear; Video: Total Lab Automation – Screening and microbiological diagnosis as fast as never; News: NCritical protein shows promise for the treatment of Alzheimer's; News: Number of tuberculosis cases in India is double current estimates; News: Innovation is at the beating heart of medical technology
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08/24/2016: Alleviate MRI fears


Interview: MRI scan: Video projections help children overcome their fear; Topic of the Month: Blue versus Green Hospital: Economical in all departments; Video: Total Lab Automation – Screening and microbiological diagnosis as fast as never; News: Nanofiber scaffolds show new behaviour of stem and cancer cells; News: Olympic stomach upsets – leaky gut symdrome?
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08/17/2016: Your brain on sugar


Topic of the Month: Hospital logistics: ecology vs. economy; News: Brain-machine interfaces: Paraplegics regain feelings and movements; News: Vibrations allow surgeons to feel what they cannot touch; News: New guidelines in kidney stone treatment; News: Meat consumption contributing to global obesity; News: Rapid bacterial infection test reduces antibiotic use
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08/10/2016: Observe cells with a software


Interview: Cell under observation: "The software lets us study the development on video"; Topic of the Month: Sustainability: Hospitals can achieve a trifecta; News: Fidgeting helps prevent arterial dysfunction from sitting; News: New microfluidic chip replicates muscle-nerve connection; News: Lack of pharmacy access sends some patients back to the hospital
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08/03/2016: Sustainability - A topic for hospitals?


Video: Cardiology – viewing the beating heart in real-time; Topic of the Month: Medical industry worldwide – The sustainable hospital; News: Randomized penumbra 3-D trial of next generation stent retriever meets primary endpoints; News: Flexible wearable electronic skin patch offers new way to monitor alcohol levels; News: Sustainable sensors to detect, predict muscle fatigue
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07/27/2016: Seeing better thanks to electrical stimulation


Topic of the Month: Prevention: Wearables: web portal WISS to foster communication in professional sports; Interview: Electrical Stimulation: Using Electrical Pulses to Combat Blindness; News: World Brain Day 2016 - The ageing brain; News: Americans worried about using gene editing, brain chip implants and synthetic blood; News: Protein found to bolster growth of damaged muscle tissue
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