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Big-picture approach to understanding cancer will speed treatments
A new innovation in cancer research will enable scientists to understand the complex causes of the disease with unprecedented speed and sophistication. This will accelerate the development of new and better treatments, and it will help researchers find ways around roadblocks that now stand in their path.
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Cancer blood test trialed to prevent unnecessary chemotherapy
Cancer patients could be spared unnecessary chemotherapy - and its side effects - by a new blood test that is in clinical trials at more than 40 hospitals in Australia and New Zealand.
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Test predicts outcome of hay fever therapies
Allergen-specific immunotherapy can make everyday life more pleasant for allergy sufferers and provide long-term protection against asthma. It is unclear what exactly happens during this treatment. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz Zentrum München investigated the processes taking place in the body over the course of a three-year allergen-specific immunotherapy.
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New tool developed at Brown will aid in understanding brain signals
The human brain contains about 90 billion neurons, Stephanie Jones, an associate professor of neuroscience at Brown University, doesn't let that staggering number faze her. In fact, she just released a user-friendly software tool that models the neural circuits in the outer layers of the brain, which produce the electrical activity monitored by noninvasive techniques.
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New method uses just a drop of blood to monitor lung cancer treatment
Researchers from Osaka University find that a novel method for monitoring the effect of lung cancer therapy may help guide treatment choices.
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3D mammography detected 34 percent more breast cancers in screening
After screening 15 000 women over a period of five years, a major clinical study in Sweden has shown that 3D mammography, or breast tomosynthesis, detects over 30% more cancers compared to traditional mammography - with a majority of the detected tumours proving to be invasive cancers. The extensive screening study was conducted by Lund University and Skåne University Hospital in Sweden.
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Everybody can help - World Restart a Heart Day 2018
Under the motto "All citizens of the world can save life", the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) wants to raise awareness of the importance of lay resuscitation and thus improve the lay resuscitation rate worldwide.
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Making imaging tests safer for people at risk of acute kidney injury
Every year millions of people undergo medical tests and procedures, such as coronary angiography, which use intravascular contrast dyes. "However, about eight per cent of those people experience the complication of acute kidney injury (AKI)," says Dr. Dan Muruve, MD, a kidney specialist and member of the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM).
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Artificial Intelligence Aids Automatic Monitoring of Single Molecules
Japanese researchers have developed an automated method of tracking single fluorescently labeled molecules in living cells, enabling large numbers of molecules to be analyzed and characterized rapidly and cost-effectively.
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Computational model clarifies immune response during cardiac surgery
A research team led by Peter Sloot, professor of Complex Adaptive Systems at the UvA, has managed to pinpoint the mechanisms behind the immune response triggered in patients undergoing open heart surgery.
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Battlefield Trauma Monitor
Black Space Technology Ltd, the military focused UK telemedicine company, will be launching its latest ground breaking mobile telemedicine product - Battlefield Trauma Monitor. The smallest EPR and...
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Flexible solutions for packing medical products
Wolfertschwenden, September 25 2018 - At Compamed 2018 MULTIVAC will be presenting an innovative packaging concept for medical and pharmaceutical products, which offers users a novel opening aid for...
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LightStream | High Power is the innovative first modular class 4 therapy laser worldwide
The LightStream offers new options in photobiomodulation. It is the first modular therapy laser and offers up to 15 W laser power, so-called HLLT (High Level Laser Therapy). The therapy with the...
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FRIWO now successfully certified according to DIN EN ISO 13485
An additional quality promise to medical technology: After FRIWO has successfully passed the auditing by TÜV Nord in December 2017, the German manufacturer of power supplies has received the official...
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FRIWO now successfully certified according to DIN EN ISO 13485
German power supply specialist FRIWO extends its product portfolio: in addition to power supplies, chargers and battery packs, production services for inductive components are offered. From now on,...
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NOVARUM GRANTED EUROPEAN PATENT FOR SMARTPHONE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGY
Smartphone diagnostic specialist Novarum™ DX has achieved a significant milestone in the development of its revolutionary technology after being officially granted a European patent. Novarum has been...
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NEW DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGY TO PLAY VITAL ROLE IN TACKLING INFLUENZA EPIDEMICS
With the USA in recovery from one of the worst flu seasons on record, scientists at BBI Solutions have highlighted the role that new technology can play in re-optimising the current generation of flu...
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MELITEK obtains ISO 13485:2016 certification
MELITEK is proud to announce that we have obtained ISO 13485:2016 certification for our Quality System covering sales, development and production of customized elastomer and polymer...
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How safe are your bariatric patients in an emergency? Benmor Medical announce exclusive partnership
Benmor Medical are delighted to announce an exciting exclusive partnership with Tetcon – Textile Technical Concepts, bringing their innovative bariatric emergency evacuation equipment to the UK market...
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Disposable hygiene pumps, the new trend for Euro bottle systems
Many healthcare institutions are struggling to implement rigorous dispenser cleaning recommendations and requirements made by leading regulatory bodies. Even when implementing these time- and...
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MEDICA 2018: Laboratory Technology and Diagnostics in Halls 3, 3A and 18