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Radiotherapy: breaking the stroma barrier
Pancreatic cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer related deaths worldwide. Patients with pancreatic cancer often receive chemotherapy or radiation therapy, which are not always effective and can have toxic side effects. The method may offer an effective treatment for pancreatic cancer with fewer side effects in surrounding organs.
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Bioprinting: living cells in a 3D printer
Tissue growth and the behavior of cells can be controlled and investigated particularly well by embedding the cells in a delicate 3D framework. This is achieved using additive 3D printing methods - so called "bioprinting" techniques. However, some methods are very imprecise or only allow a very short time window in which the cells can be processed without being damaged.
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App: reminds heart patients to take their pills
Heart patients using a smartphone app reminder are more likely to take their medication than those who receive written instructions, according to a study. "We hypothesised that the app would increase adherence by 30 percent, but the impact was even greater," said study author Dr Cristian M. Garmendia, of the Cardiovascular Institute of Buenos Aires.
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Brain development: autism spectrum disorder risk
A study in experimental models suggests that allopregnanolone, one of many hormones produced by the placenta during pregnancy, is so essential to normal fetal brain development that when provision of that hormone decreases or stops abruptly - as occurs with premature birth - offspring are more likely to develop autism-like behaviors.
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Sports medicine: for people with and beyond cancer
It's well known that exercise is good for preventing and treating many forms of heart disease, but less commonly known are the benefits of physical activity for people living with and beyond cancer.
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Cataract surgery: more safety on the road
The ability of cataract surgery to restore sight is well known. People say they're stunned by the vibrancy of color after surgery and the improvement in night vision. Some can even reduce their reliance on glasses. But is it possible to quantify that improved quality of vision?
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Microscopy: 10-times faster image acquisition
Recent advances in fluorescence microscopy allow researchers to study biological processes below the classical diffraction limit of light. Ralf Jungmann, Professor for Experimental Physics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and research group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, and colleagues developed DNA-PAINT, a variant of these so-called super-resolution approaches.
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Antibiotic resistance: nanomesh drug delivery provides hope
The fight against global antibiotic resistance has taken a major step forward with scientists discovering a concept for fabricating nanomeshes as an effective drug delivery system for antibiotics. Health experts are increasingly concerned about the rise in medication resistant bacteria.
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AI: Sreening system detects diabetic retinopathy
New research shows that an automated, artificial intelligence (AI) screening system accurately detects diabetic retinopathy 95.5 percent of the time. The system doesn't require the input of an expert ophthalmologist and it can provide a reading in 60 seconds, making real-time screening possible for primary care practices and diabetes centers.
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Diagnostics: rapid test for Lyme disease
Some 300,000 people in the United Stated are diagnosed with Lyme disease every year. Caused by Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted by the bite of infected Ixodes ticks, the disease if left untreated can cause serious neurologic, cardiac, and/or rheumatologic complications.
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Industry News

BioTeZ established a novel therapeutic drug monitoring assay for Evolocumab and PCSK9
The first PCSK9 Inhibitors reach the market and BioTeZ just completed the development project for the therapeutic drug and antigen monitoring assay. The recoveryELISA® (RPE) allows the simultaneous...
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BioTeZ established a novel surface functionalization kit -the TAPAS system.
The strong interaction between streptavidin and biotin is widely utilized in biotechnological applications (1). The new TAPAS label was developed to extend the portfolio for assay...
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BioTeZ is starting to develop a new method for directly measuring the primary effect of drugs on their target molecule.
BioTeZ starts the project for the development of a companion diagnostic procedure. The aim is to determine the optimal drug dose for each patient to reduce side effects, to achieve the Therapeutic...
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High Airflow Foam (HAF)
Woodbridge INOAC Technical Products is pleased to introduce our newest contribution to the foam market, High Airflow Foam (HAF). With approximately 20 times greater permeability than conventional...
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Firefly Expands Support to iOS and Android Platforms
October 14th 2019 – Returning for their 7th year at MEDICA, Firefly is set to unveil its new line of HD wireless video otoscopes and wireless digital dermatoscopes to international markets at MEDICA.&#...
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Development of the wound therapy system CNP-P3 by Lohmann & Rauscher
With the Suprasorb® CNP P3, Lohmann & Rauscher (L & R) is launching a cutting-edge technology that sets new standards in wound care. The negative pressure therapy is used after analysis of...
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Interdental brush paro®slider, the revolution of interdental cleaning
The design of a dentist developed by Nowak Engineering and implemented by paro®. A dentist, who originally studied mechanical engineering, pursued an idea for several years, which revolutionizes the...
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Ethylene Oxide Sterilization Solutions: reliable and safe
RSD will be this year at MEDICA trade fair, in Dusseldorf, from November 18th to 21st. For us, it is a good moment to show our EO Sterilization solutions , based on a turnkey proposals and...
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Customers benefit from expansion of production site
Our production units consistently expand their manufacturing capacity and technical capability in order for our clients to benefit from optimized supply chain, advanced technologies and highly...
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DataArt Launches 'SkinCareAI' Prototype App to Detect Early Signs of Melanoma
News Medical runs the announcement of DataArt launching its 'SkinCareAI' – a prototype app that analyses skin images to detect early signs of melanoma. “Using the latest advances in machine...
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