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Imaging and diagnostics /
medical equipment and devices

Diagnostics, imaging supplies, surgery &endoscopy devices, therapy and physical medicine, implants and prostheses, intense medicine / anesthesiology / respiration, emergency medicine, rescue equipment, operating technology & equipment, hospital equipment, care equipment, hygiene / sterilisation / disinfection
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IT systems and IT solutions

IT infrastructure / computer hardware, mHealth, mobile IT, wireless technologies (Bluetooth, WI-FI), wearable technologies, smart textiles, eHealth, telemedicine / telematics / telemetry, administrative & medical information systems / software, communication systems
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Laboratory equipment / diagnostic tests

Laboratory equipment: analyser systems, centrifuges, microplates & microtiter plates, microscopes, filtration systems, glass / plastic & metal laboratory items;
Diagnostic tests: clinical chemistry, haemoglobin testing, electrophoresis testing, microbiology testing, immunochemistry testing, immunology testing, genetic testing, molecular diagnostics
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Physiotherapy / orthopaedic technology

Hydrotherapy treatment equipment, bandages, occupational therapy equipment, waking & mobility aids, compression therapy equipment, shock wave therapy equipment, mobility aids, physiotherapeutic cold & heat treatment, massage equipment, rehabilitation equipment, orthopaedic feet aids, shoes and insoles, training equipment, rehabilitation equipment, wheelchairs
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Disposables and consumables

Universal medical commodities, acupuncture equipment, articles for nursing, hygiene & medical cosmetic, batteries for medical systems, surface disinfectants, Hand hygiene stations / supplies, disposables, hearing aids, incontinence systems, stoma aids, catheters, sterile bags, linen, patient identification wristbands, personal protective equipment, wound care equipment, waste management
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Cervix: Research progress thanks to mini organs
Life-like organ replicas - so-called 3D organoids - are a good way to research disease processes. A team from the University of Würzburg has now presented a kind of blueprint for such a model of the cervix.
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New method melds data to make a 3-D map of cells’ activities
HZI researchers develop molecular probes to detect pathogens in clinical samples.
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Scientists identify characteristics to better define long COVID
Using machine learning, researchers find patterns in electronic health record data to better identify those likely to have the condition.
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A bright spot for microbiological diagnostics
HZI researchers develop molecular probes to detect pathogens in clinical samples.
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Clinical support software improves efficiency and quality of care in the OR
Preventing medication administration errors and improving efficiency during surgery enhances patient care.
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Nanosensor platform could advance detection of ovarian cancer
Lehigh University researchers, part of multi-institution team, use the fluorescence of carbon nanotubes and machine learning to create a ‘spectral fingerprint’ of a hard-to-diagnose cancer.
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Smart pacifier to monitor infant health in the hospital
A wireless, bioelectronic pacifier could eliminate the need for invasive, twice-daily blood draws to monitor babies’ electrolytes in Newborn Intensive Care Units or NICUs.
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Hyperpolarized nuclear MR: more precise diagnoses and personalized therapies
Hyperpolarized nuclear magnetic resonance enables major medical advances in molecular diagnostics, for example for cardiovascular diseases or cancer therapy. Within the framework of the EU collaborative project "MetaboliQs", seven partners developed a microscopy method which enables the analysis of metabolic processes at the single cell level by means of diamond-based hyperpolarization.
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Process chains for isolation and analysis: from single cells to organoids
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT are working on new tools for the preparation and analysis of single cells and cell assemblies. The team developed the "Liftoscope", a system for cell sorting for subsequent cultivation that can analyze and transfer biomaterials precisely and in a way that is gentle on cells.
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Virtual reality to give UTSA students unique look at proteins
Francis Yoshimoto, assistant professor in the UTSA College of Sciences’ Department of Chemistry, is introducing his Biochemistry II laboratory students to a new way of learning—using virtual reality headsets to observe and analyze protein structures.
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Multi-tasking wearable continuously monitors glucose, alcohol, and lactate
Imagine being able to measure your blood sugar levels, know if you’ve had too much to drink, and track your muscle fatigue during a workout, all in one small device worn on your skin. Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a prototype of such a wearable that can continuously monitor several health stats—glucose, alcohol, and lactate levels—simultaneously in real-time.
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Ensemble model to anticipate short-term COVID-19 hospital demand
For the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has exerted pressure on the hospital system, with consequences for patients' care pathways. To support hospital planning strategies, it is important to anticipate COVID-19 health care demand and to continue to improve predictive models.
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Model finds COVID-19 deaths among elderly may be due to genetic limit on cell division
Your immune system’s ability to combat COVID-19, like any infection, largely depends on its ability to replicate the immune cells effective at destroying the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease. These cloned immune cells cannot be infinitely created, and a key hypothesis of a new study is that the body’s ability to create these cloned cells falls off significantly in old age.
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New computational tool to interpret clinical significance of cancer mutations
The software, called CancerVar, standardizes procedures to help researchers assess the clinical impacts of over 13 million somatic cancer mutations.
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Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about
Two surgeons-in-training suggest some sustainable solutions for their energy-intensive discipline.
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International Nurses Day 2022
In the Corona pandemic, a fundamental resource in the health care system was hardly spared: nurses in hospitals and care facilities bore one of the greatest burdens of all during the pandemic. In addition, they were exposed to a high risk of infection. Without their efforts, many more people would have died. International Nurses Day highlights their role in the health care system.
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"Digital twins" aid to give individual patients the right treatment
An international team of researchers have developed advanced computer models, or "digital twins", of diseases, with the goal of improving diagnosis and treatment.
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Portable MRI system for early detection of sports injuries
Researchers at the University of Tsukuba develop a portable MRI system specifically for identifying wrist cartilage damage among athletes, providing a convenient means of early detection and treatment of injuries.
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Optimizing digital contact tracing for infectious diseases
A new research project at Leuphana University Lüneburg is dealing with digital contact tracing for the containment of infectious diseases. The experience with COVID-19 has shown that contact tracing can make an effective contribution to pandemic control. Now the aim is to evaluate existing systems and develop proposals for their further development.
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Fagron acquires majority share of Fraunhofer IPMS' spin-off HiperScan
Fagron, a leading global company active in pharmaceutical compounding, announced on April 14th the acquisition of HiperScan, the German market leader for reliable raw material identification in pharmacies. HiperScan is a spin-off of Fraunhofer IPMS and the German market leader for reliable and secure identification of starting materials in pharmacies.
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High-frequency spinal cord stimulation shows improved longer lasting pain relief
Compared to older, low-frequency treatments, but study also finds some differences in perceived pain reduction between male and female patients
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Regardless of distance: humans run at the most energy-efficient speed
By combining data from runners monitored in a lab along with 37,000 runs recorded on wearable fitness trackers, scientists have found that humans’ natural tendency is to run at a speed that conserves caloric loss—something that racers seeking to shave time off their miles will have to overcome.
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Breast-cancer: Radiologists and AI systems show differences in screenings
Radiologists and artificial intelligence systems yield significant differences in breast-cancer screenings, a team of researchers has found. Its work, which appears in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, reveals the potential value of using both human and AI methods in making medical diagnoses.
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When speaking is difficult
Within the »HiSSS« project, Fraunhofer IDMT is making an important contribution to logopaedic therapy after a stroke.
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A sharper image for proteins
To fully understand proteins and their myriad functions, researchers have developed sophisticated means to see and study them using advanced microscopy, enhanced light detection, imaging software and the integration of advanced hardware systems. A new study from Arizona State University describes a new technique that promises to revolutionize the imaging of proteins and other vital biomolecules.
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Industry News

New Oncohematology products
Clonit, Innovation and Passion to serve Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) diagnosis and monitoring. We are pleased to announce the recent introduction of the new Oncohematology line of...
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