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MEDICA, the leading international trade fair for the medical sector, invites you to Düsseldorf / Germany from 12 - 15 November 2018. Be part of the number 1!

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Mobile application for diabetics being perfected
Master's student of the SUSU School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Ivan Volkov developed a mobile application DiaMeter several years ago. The application makes it possible for diabetics to keep a convenient electronic diary. At present, a second, more fine-tuned version of the application which will include a carbohydrate unit calculator is being completed.
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Everything flows: cerebrospinal fluid regulates neural stem cell division
Stem cells in the brain can divide and mature into neurons participating in various brain functions, including memory. In a paper published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München have shown how this works. They found that ion channels play a key role in mediating force signals to the neural stem cells to activate them.
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You walk talks
The way you walk can reveal current and future health problems. New research from Halmstad University suggests the use of wearable sensors for analysing your movement. This can potentially result in early detection of for example Parkinson's disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis and other neuro-physiological disorders.
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High efficiency synthesis of insulin by self-assembly based organic chemistry
Researchers at Tokai, Osaka, Tohoku and Fukuoka Universities report in the journal Communications Chemistry on the synthesis of insulin based on the self-assembly of polypeptide chains at about 40% efficiency.
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How the power of mathematics can help assess lung function
Researchers at the University of Southampton have developed a new computational way of analysing X-ray images of lungs, which could herald a breakthrough in the diagnosis and assessment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other lung diseases.
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Human MAIT cells sense the metabolic state of enteric bacteria
A little-explored group of immune cells plays an important role in the regulation of intestinal bacteria. Changing metabolic states of the microbes have an effect on defense cells at different stages of alert or rest, as researchers from the Department of Biomedicine at the University and University Hospital of Basel report in the journal Mucosal Immunology.
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Heart failure: The Alzheimer's disease of the heart?
Protein clumping may contribute to heart failure development and could be used as a diagnostic tool for testing therapies or disease progression.
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Symptoms of osteoarthritis lessened with simple changes to the diet
One gram of fish oil a day could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis, a new study in Rheumatology reports.
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Untangling brain neuron dysfunction in Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies
A neuron model of Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementias shows defects that could suggest treatments to halt or reverse cognitive impairments before the neurons die.
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New insights into blood vessel growth
Scientists at the Goethe University have discovered that single cells in the innermost layer of blood vessels proliferate after injury and in so doing make a significant contribution to the formation of new vessels.
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HeadaTerm (TM): The Cost Would Not Add Pain to Migraine Patients
VANCOUVER, Canada, July 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cost Can be a Major Roadblock in Migraine Therapy The team from migraine.com conducted a survey in 2016 titled: "Migraine in America"...
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Introducing the Mermaid breast pump
Beldico is excited to announce the product launch of a new innovative breast pump. We proudly present you the Mermaid! Beldico wants to help mothers give their baby the best nutrition possible by...
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3MD lquid diaphragm pump with BLDC control
The 3MD liquid diaphragm pump from Boxer is now available with a 24V BLDC motor. Superior motor life is combined with elegant flow control via a 0 to 2V speed input (0 to 1600 rpm) with rpm feedback...
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Our new website is live!
We've renewed our website completely! Our goal was to provide a better user experience for those who visit our website. We hope that you can find more easily what you are looking for.  The new...
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MEDICA 2017 - a successful week for PROTEC
MEDICA has passed and once again the fair proved to us that it is one of the most important events for our company. We can look back on a very successful and interesting week. Many visitors came to...
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The Hazards of Surgical Smoke
Surgical smoke is a health hazard that can often be overlooked in surgical theatre. In Denmark, legislation has been in place since 2001 to ensure surgical smoke prompts removal at the point of...
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FocalSpec’s UULA answers the demand for automated quality control in fast-growing medical device markets
FocalSpec, the Finnish expert in high-precision quality control devices, will launch their first 3D imaging and metrology system UULA at MEDICA Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. UULA can be used both...
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Ginolis Announces Distribution Agreement with Darwin Microfluidics for Dispensing Pumps
Ginolis, a global supplier of production automation and dispensing solutions, today announced a distributor agreement with Darwin Microfluidics, an online supplier of microfluidic kits, products and...
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The World's most effective doorstop Debuts at Medica
Jamm makes its debut at Medica (Stand 16G25-1), with its innovative and uniquely designed safety product, the Jamm Doorstop. Jamm Doorstops are designed and manufactured in the UK and they protect...
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JAMM PRODUCTS LAUNCHES HANDS-FREE DOOR HANDLE TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INFECTIONS, AND TO HELP THOSE WITH REDUCED HAND FUNCTION.
The Hands-Free Door Handle, patented and produced by Jamm Products Ltd, helps premises in healthcare, education, transport, hospitality, and the food and drink industry prevent harmful infections...
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