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A paralyzed person to kick off the World Cup

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Photo: Gordon Cheng with CellulARSkin [12/06/2014] According to researchers in the Walk Again Project, all systems are go for a bold demonstration of neuroscience and cognitive technology in action: On June 12, during the opening of the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, a paralyzed person wearing a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton is expected to make the first kick of the football championship.A paralyzed person to kick off the World Cup - Read more

Measuring fine dust concentration via smartphone

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Photo: Hand holding smartphone, cars in the background [27/05/2014] Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are developing a sensor that can be connected easily to smartphones. In the future, users are to take part in drawing up a pollution map via participatory sensing. The precision of the map will be the higher, the more people will take part.Measuring fine dust concentration via smartphone - Read more

Neurostimulation in the media and academic literature

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Photo: A skull with electrical plugs [26/05/2014] A new report by Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal (IRCM) ethics experts raises important questions and concerns about transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). Over the past several decades, neurostimulation techniques such as tDCS have gradually gained favor in the public eye.Neurostimulation in the media and academic literature - Read more

“The most important aspect in a service is always information”

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[08/05/2014] Medicine is no occult science anymore – books and magazines, documentaries and the internet help everyone to understand the human body and its diseases. Quality is paramount in this respect, since misinformation can mislead patients. The Health Media Award offers guidance also for lay people: it honors useful and effective information services.“The most important aspect in a service is always information” - Read more

Medical Apps: Functionality and Safety is Key

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[02/05/2014] Successful communication is most important in medicine. The most modern channels have been utilized in this area for quite some time now. Medical apps need to meet several requirements at once. For their use to pay off, they need to be beneficial for prevention or therapy. And to ensure a safe application, they also need to be both technically and medically flawless.Medical Apps: Functionality and Safety is Key - Read more

RESCUER: “Crowds should take an active part in ensuring their own safety during major events”

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[01/04/2014] Thousands of people push through a tight tunnel: 21 people died while several hundred people were injured this way during the Love Parade 2010 disaster in Duisburg, Germany. Today we know that such disasters could be prevented, if communication between event participants and rescue workers would be better.RESCUER: “Crowds should take an active part in ensuring their own safety during major events” - Read more

Humor: Cartoons to Cope with Chronic Conditions

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Photo: Cartoon [31/03/2014] Researchers from the University of Southampton have shown that cartoons could be a beneficial way of educating patients and empowering them to cope better with their long term conditions.Humor: Cartoons to Cope with Chronic Conditions - Read more

Online Exhibition with MedicalExpo

Companies in the medical sector cannot do without being present at major trade shows such as MEDICA, nor can they have an effective web marketing strategy without a comprehensive multi-channel approach.Online Exhibition with MedicalExpo - Read more

Nutrition: Fighting Obesity with Apps and Websites

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Photo: Doughnut [21/08/2013] A new Duke University study suggests that restaurants could expand and improve calorie listings on their websites and mobile apps to help prevent obesity. Customers could come better prepared to order a healthier menu item.Nutrition: Fighting Obesity with Apps and Websites - Read more

Treatments: Testimonials May Cause Poor Consumer Choices

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Photo: Testimonial [19/08/2013] Medical testimonials present powerful personal stories and useful information, but they can also be dangerous to your health if distracting, irrelevant information leads to inappropriate treatment decisions.Treatments: Testimonials May Cause Poor Consumer Choices - Read more

Mercy Ships - Ships Which Bring Help

Since 1978 Mercy Ships brings urgently needed medical aid and long term capacity building to the poorest countries in the world. Through the deployment of the world’s largest hospital ship, the “Africa Mercy”, those receive hope and healing who have become outcasts of their society through poverty or diseases.Mercy Ships - Ships Which Bring Help - Read more

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Foto: Camera lens Watch photos, taken at the MEDICA - from product highlights over visitor statements up to impressions of the trade fair.Photo Galleries - Read more

Social Media: Support for Health of Older People

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Photo: Smartphone [16/04/2013] The use of social media by older people can offer valuable additional support in cases of sickness and diseases, new research from the University of Luxembourg has shown. Social Media: Support for Health of Older People - Read more

International markets: You need competent partners if you want to make it

Having an amazing product isn’t always enough to make it in the international marketplace. Market know-how is required as well as, for instance, the right certification mark so that the product meets the respective standards of a country. CSA International has specialized in developing such standards and in making this data available as well as supplying test and certification services.International markets: You need competent partners if you want to make it - Read more

Systems Biology: "There is an enormous automation in laboratory techniques"

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[08/06/2012] The function of systems biology is to treat organs and biological organisms as a whole. In doing so, researchers among other things examine interactions and different aspects of the human cell. This still young discipline creates interfaces to biology, mathematics and physics to be able to understand regulatory processes for cells, tissues and organisms and thus get an integrated idea.Systems Biology: "There is an enormous automation in laboratory techniques" - Read more

Medical Services: “Many patients feel blindsided by individual health benefits“

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[22/03/2012] Individual health benefits, so-called IGeL in Germany, are more and more often offered to German patients at their doctor’s office. Many recipients however are unsure whether the benefit is really necessary or whether their health really depends on paying for some benefits out of their own pocket. Medical Services: “Many patients feel blindsided by individual health benefits“ - Read more

Healthcare Branding: “A systematic approach to product naming saves both time and money“

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[08/02/2012] The number of national brand applications has increased by 9 percent in the medical technology and pharmaceutical leading classes in 2010 compared to the previous year. And yet in many companies there is a lack of a long-term branding strategy. The consequence of which is an unsystematic growing brand portfolio that offers little orientation and gets in the way of successful product marketing. Healthcare Branding: “A systematic approach to product naming saves both time and money“ - Read more

Children: Google Seek Answers for Autism

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[20/01/2012] Researchers at the University of Utah have created a program that helps kids with autism focus on building their skills and utilising an aptitude for visual-spatial thinking, computers and other electronic media.Children: Google Seek Answers for Autism - Read more

Teacher Burnout: “The goal is to help the affected person in solving problems“

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[01/12/2011] In the mornings you are always right and in the afternoons you have time off – this prejudice about teachers is always quoted when teachers describe the struggles of their jobs. And yet it’s this profession in particular that’s acutely threatened by stress-related diseases such as burnout for instance. Teacher Burnout: “The goal is to help the affected person in solving problems“ - Read more

Duesseldorf: MEDICA 2011 + COMPAMED 2011 Start with a Record Number of Participants

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[11/11/2011] In the week ahead, from 16 - 19 November 2011, the attention of health and medical care professionals from around the world will once again focus on Düsseldorf, as the world's largest medical trade fair, MEDICA 2011, World Forum for Medicine, and COMPAMED 2011, High tech solutions for medical technology, the leading trade fair for the suppliers market in medical manufacturing, get underway.Duesseldorf: MEDICA 2011 + COMPAMED 2011 Start with a Record Number of Participants - Read more

Global Market Research: Hiring Index jumps 17.6 Percent in the Second Quarter with Research and Development Spending on the Rise

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[07/09/2011] The ZRG Global Life Science Hiring Index posted a surprising jump in Q2 hiring, logging a 17.6 percent increase from Q1. The Index now stands at 90.9, a 34 percent increase from average 2010 hiring levels.Global Market Research: Hiring Index jumps 17.6 Percent in the Second Quarter with Research and Development Spending on the Rise - Read more

Attack of the microorganisms: Medical Science and Technology against hospital-acquired Infections

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[01/09/2011] Time and again it sweeps through the media and we hear of serious diseases, like for instance MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), which attack patients in hospitals. Needless to say these diseases happen, but they have long ago come to the forefront of hygiene experts, who fight with a vengeance to prevent essentially “man-made” infections in clinics and hospital facilities.Attack of the microorganisms: Medical Science and Technology against hospital-acquired Infections - Read more

Changing Information: Speed Limit on Babies' Vision

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[15/07/2011] Babies have far less ability to recognize rapidly changing images than adults, according to research from the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain. The results show that while infants can perceive flicker or movement, they may not be able to identify the individual elements within a moving or changing scene as well as an adult.Changing Information: Speed Limit on Babies' Vision - Read more

Certification Madness: Exorbitance Creates a Mess

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[01/07/2010] Lately, framed certificates are hanging on the walls of many doctor’s offices. These are certificates, which thus far we were used to seeing at an auto-dealer’s garage and craft enterprises. Here as well as there it’s all about quality, i.e. the quality of offered services. Certification Madness: Exorbitance Creates a Mess - Read more

Statutory Health Insurance: “Extensive service does not automatically mean higher premiums“

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Photo: Health insurance Card [08/06/2010] Many patients get the feeling that they have to keep paying more for increasingly worse service. This is why all the commotion over the additionally levied premiums by the statutory health insurance was high in the past and remains so now.Statutory Health Insurance: “Extensive service does not automatically mean higher premiums“ - Read more

Cancer: Media May Paint Too Optimistic View

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[18/03/2010] Newspapers and magazines appear more likely to discuss aggressive treatment of cancer and survival instead of death, treatment failure or adverse events. Almost none mention end-of-life care, according to a new report.Cancer: Media May Paint Too Optimistic View - Read more

MEDICA 2009: Tour

The World Forum for Medicine, the MEDICA in Dusseldorf, counts over 4300 Exhibitors from 60 nations, a record participation. Innovations from the medical sector and medical research are presented. The most important economic engine at the MEDICA are the innovations. MEDICA 2009: Tour - Read more

Webpage: Risk of Dying in US and Europe Compared

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[13/11/2009] A new web site, DeathriskRankings.com, allows users to explore differences in the probability of dying across European countries and U.S. states for men and women of different ages and races. Webpage: Risk of Dying in US and Europe Compared - Read more

Report: Students Post Unprofessional Content

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[05/10/2009] A majority of medical schools surveyed report they have experienced incidents of students posting unprofessional content online, including incidents of violation of patient confidentiality, with few schools having policies to address this. Report: Students Post Unprofessional Content - Read more

Health Risk: TV Watching Before Bedtime Can Lead to Sleep Debt

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[19/06/2009] According to a research abstract, television watching may be an important determinant of bedtime, and may contribute to chronic sleep debt. Health Risk: TV Watching Before Bedtime Can Lead to Sleep Debt - Read more

Cognition: Toddlers Do Not Learn By Viewing TV

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[02/03/2009] Researchers found that TV viewing before the age of two does not improve a child's language and visual motor skills. Maternal, child and household characteristics seem more influential to a child's brain development. Cognition: Toddlers Do Not Learn By Viewing TV - Read more

Bedroom: TV Influences Healthy Habits

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[10/04/2008] Researchers have found that older adolescents who have a bedroom television are less likely to engage in healthy activities such as exercising, eating fruits or vegetables, and enjoying family meals. Bedroom: TV Influences Healthy Habits - Read more

Media: Most Small Infants Regularly Watch TV

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[10/05/2007] Forty percent of three-month-old infants are regularly watching TV, DVDs or videos and that number jumps to 90 percent by age two, according to a research.Media: Most Small Infants Regularly Watch TV - Read more

A Heart for MEDICA

The heart is one of the most important organs that keep the human body alive. The photo gallery "A heart for MEDICA" presents instruments and devices used in cardiac surgery and diagnostics. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.A Heart for MEDICA - Read more

COMPAMED's colorful world of materials

Medical technology is developing at high speed and constantly bringing new developments to the market. In the photo gallery "COMPAMED's colorful world of materials" we present a couple of those interesting news. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.COMPAMED's colorful world of materials - Read more

Diagnostic Imaging at the MEDICA 2012

Medical technology is developing at high speed and constantly bringing new developments to the market. In the photo gallery "Diagnostic Imaging of MEDICA 2012" we present a couple of those interesting news. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Diagnostic Imaging at the MEDICA 2012 - Read more

Exhibition "School of Medicine 1711-2011"

Photos of the Exhibition "School of Medicine 1711-2011" des Trinity College Library Dublin. Click of one the photos to open the gallery.Exhibition "School of Medicine 1711-2011" - Read more

Impressions of MEDICA 2011

MEDICA is the leading trade fair for medical devices. In our photogallery you can get an overview of the innovations and highlights. Click on one of the photos to open the galleryImpressions of MEDICA 2011 - Read more

Innovative exhibitors of MEDICA 2012

Like every year MEDICA is the epicenter of medical news from around the world. The photo gallery "Innovative exhibitors of MEDICA 2012" provides a brief overview of the many international exhibitors presenting their products at the fair. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Innovative exhibitors of MEDICA 2012 - Read more

Kinesio Tape: Well stuck on is half the cure - The Slideshow

Colorful, elastic, sticky – we are not talking about a new chewing gum here, but about Kinesio tapes. Physiotherapists increasingly use the colorful soft tape for pain treatment. MEDICA.de tested it itself and shows the application of a tape for carpal tunnel syndrome. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Kinesio Tape: Well stuck on is half the cure - The Slideshow - Read more

MEDICA's curious visitors

As every year, the MEDICA 2011 is happy about the very large number of guests who want to find out about the latest news from the medical world. With the photo gallery "MEDICA's curious visitors" we give you a brief overview of their diversity. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.MEDICA's curious visitors - Read more

MEDICA's innovative exhibitors

Every year MEDICA is the epicenter of medical news from around the world. The photo gallery "MEDICA's innovative exhibitors" provides a brief overview of the many international exhibitors presenting their products at the fair. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.MEDICA's innovative exhibitors - Read more

Movement at MEDICA - Physiotherapy and Orthopedics

4,571 exhibitors will be showcasing their products at MEDICA 2011. Clearly structured, MEDICA covers the entire range of medical equipment needs in practices and hospitals - among them Physiotherapy and Orthopedics. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Movement at MEDICA - Physiotherapy and Orthopedics - Read more

Press Conference MEDICA 2011

Clearly structured, with each market segment assigned its own exhibition hall, MEDICA covers the entire range of medical equipment needs in practices and hospitals. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Press Conference MEDICA 2011 - Read more

Product Highlights of MEDICA 2012

We have already collected a few impressions from MEDICA 2012. Enjoy exploring the halls! Your editorial team of MEDICA-tradefair.com Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Product Highlights of MEDICA 2012 - Read more

Slideshow: Institute of Forensic Medicine

Interior and exterior views of the Forensic Medicine Institute at the University Hospital of Düsseldorf. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Slideshow: Institute of Forensic Medicine - Read more

Slideshow: Surgery network Radiologie & Nuklearmedizin

Surgery network Radiologie & Nuklearmedizin. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Slideshow: Surgery network Radiologie & Nuklearmedizin - Read more

Trade Fair Highlights from MEDICA 2011

MEDICA is once again the center of medical innovations from around the world. The Gallery "Trade Fair Highlights from MEDICA 2011" provides an overview of the revolutionary products of many international exhibitors. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Trade Fair Highlights from MEDICA 2011 - Read more

Visitors of MEDICA 2012

As every year, the MEDICA 2012 is happy about the very large number of guests who want to find out about the latest news from the medical world. With the photo gallery "MEDICA's curious visitors" we give you a first impression of their diversity. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Visitors of MEDICA 2012 - Read more

Women's Right Organisation medica mondiale

The international women's rights organisation medica mondiale takes care of women in war and conflict areas, which have survived sexual violence. In the Photogallery, we show where and how work the employees of the organisation. Click on one of the photos to open the gallery.Women's Right Organisation medica mondiale - Read more

 
 

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