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Topic of the Month March: Crisis management and communication

Remain calm in the event of a crisis, determine the cause, go one step at a time and professionally summarize the information given to the media. This could be the plan of a hospital that has to deal with a crisis situation. Could be! Unfortunately the reality is often different. Many hospitals do not seem to prepare for possible crisis situations. But that can be changed. Read our Topic of the Month

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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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New nanodevice defeats drug resistance

03/03/2015 - Chemotherapy often shrinks tumors at first, but as cancer cells become resistant to drug treatment, tumors can grow back. A new nanodevice developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers can help overcome that by first blocking the gene that confers drug resistance, then launching a new chemotherapy attack against the disarmed tumors. read more

3-D printing offers method to deliver medication

02/03/2015 - 3-D printing could become a powerful tool in customizing interventional radiology treatments to individual patient needs, with clinicians having the ability to construct devices to a specific size and shape. That's according to a study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual Scientific Meeting. read more

Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D may control brain serotonin

27/02/2015 - Although essential marine omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D have been shown to improve cognitive function and behavior in the context of certain brain disorders, the underlying mechanism has been unclear. In a new paper serotonin is explained as the missing link tying together why vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids might ameliorate the symptoms associated with a broad array of brain disorders. read more

Cutting-edge technology optimizes cancer therapy with nanomedicine drug combinations

26/02/2015 - UCLA bioengineers develop platform that offers personalized approach to cancer treatment. read more

Scientists grow leg muscle from cells in a dish

26/02/2015 - A team of researchers from Italy, Israel and the United Kingdom has succeeded in generating mature, functional skeletal muscles in mice using a new approach for tissue engineering. read more

Vitamin D deficiency linked more closely to diabetes than obesity

25/02/2015 - People who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. read more

Quick test for Ebola

24/02/2015 - Simple paper strip can diagnose Ebola and other fevers within 10 minutes. read more

Bio-inspired robotic sock promotes blood circulation and prevents blood clots in legs

24/02/2015 - Patients who are bedridden or unable to move their legs are often at risk of developing Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), a potentially life-threatening condition caused by blood clots forming along the lower extremity veins of the legs. A team of researchers has invented a novel sock that can help prevent DVT and improve survival rates of patients. read more

Reducing energy efficiency boosts calorie burning in muscle

23/02/2015 - Injection that makes muscles less energy efficient may have potential as weight-loss therapy to treat obesity. read more

Teens increasingly sleep deprived

23/02/2015 - Sufficient sleep is critical for adolescent health, yet the number of hours slept per night has decreased among teenagers in the United States over the last 20 years. 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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