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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
Read more: "Discover today what will shape the future!"

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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MEDICA 2021 and COMPAMED 2021 have far exceeded expectations

Image: Entrance area of MEDICA/COMPAMED 2021; Copyright: Constanze Tillmann/Messe Düsseldorf

Final press release: Visitors and exhibitors were in good spirits throughout – personal encounters once again take centre stage

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News from the editors of MEDICA-tradefair.com

Computational models reveal effects of pregnancy on kidneys
Researchers are using computer simulations to better understand the impacts pregnancy can have on kidneys.
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Researchers pilot 'Itty Bitty' device for earlier ovarian cancer detection
University of Arizona BIO5 director Jennifer Barton has spent nearly a decade developing a falloposcope to detect early-stage ovarian cancer. Now, a surgeon has used the device to capture images of study participants' fallopian tubes for the first time.
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Ultrasound stimulation as an effective therapy for Alzheimer's
Synchronizing one’s brainwaves to ultrasound pulses could reduce the accumulation of abnormal proteins characteristic of the onset of Alzheimer’s disease
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AI identifies individuals at risk for heart disease
System mines Electronic Health Records (EHRs) to assess combined effects of various risk factors
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Fast and cheap test can detect COVID-19 virus' genome without need for PCR
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new test for COVID-19 that combines the speed of over-the-counter antigen tests with the accuracy of PCR tests that are processed in medical labs and hospitals.
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New diagnostic test for preeclampsia in Africa
Researchers from University of Illinois Chicago have received funding to study a novel diagnostic kit for preeclampsia. Preeclampsia is pregnancy-related hypertension that can occur at or after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Left untreated, preeclampsia can disrupt fetal growth and lead to preterm birth and stillbirth.
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Understanding human vision through Deep Learning
By adapting techniques from the domain of artificial intelligence, such as deep learning, cognitive scientists from Osnabrück will study the core principles of human vision over the next five years.
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App helps preemie parents feel confident caring for their newborns
It's often too much for parents to absorb, especially when they’re sleep deprived and stressed. A smartphone app tested at Northwestern University, NICU2Home, which is still in the research phase, aims to make this transition easier.
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Ohio State researchers help develop new MRI
New MRI technology, developed by Siemens in collaboration with researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and College of Engineering, will expand imaging access for patients with implanted medical devices, severe obesity and claustrophobia.
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New MRI technique could improve diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis
It is important that multiple sclerosis is diagnosed and treated as early as possible in order to delay progression of the disease. The technique of magnetic resonance imaging plays a key role in this process. A new MRI technique has been used at MedUni Vienna as part of a research project that could pave the way to quicker assessment of disease activity in MS.
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FAU lands $1.3 million NIH grant for rapid, automated HIV self-test
Affordable and reliable, the test will increase access to HIV testing and improve treatment outcomes in any setting.
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Kessler Foundation awarded federal grant to study virtual reality in traumatic brain injury
Peii Chen, PhD, leads study aimed at restoring functional vision among veterans and service members with head trauma-related visual dysfunction
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Could concussion be monitored through urine samples?
Urine biomarkers — proteins that distinguish people with and without concussion — could revolutionize concussion diagnosis and management.
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Canadian study shows low incident of false positive test results from rapid antigen tests
A timely new study investigated the incidence of false-positive results in a large sample of rapid antigen tests used to serially screen asymptomatic workers throughout Canada.
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The first AI breast cancer sleuth that shows its work
Computer engineers and radiologists at Duke University have developed an artificial intelligence platform to analyze potentially cancerous lesions in mammography scans to determine if a patient should receive an invasive biopsy.
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Large international evaluation shows AI accurately diagnoses prostate cancer
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have together with international collaborators completed a comprehensive international validation of artificial intelligence (AI) for diagnosing and grading prostate cancer.
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People with hearing prostheses use timbre of voice to recognise emotions
Cochlear implants can help people with hearing loss to perceive acoustic stimuli. Unlike hearing aids, which usually only amplify the volume of sounds, the electronic prostheses directly stimulate the auditory nerve. But can these implants also register "nuances" in communication?
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New algorithm for classification of skin lesions
Dermatologists typically classify skin lesions based on multiple data sources. Algorithms that fuse the information together can support this classification. An international research team has now developed an algorithm that classifies skin lesions more accurately than previous algorithms by using an improved data fusion process.
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Remembering faces and names can be improved during sleep
For those who rarely forget a face, but struggle with names, the remedy for boosting learning may as near as your pillow. New research by Northwestern University is the first to document the effect reactivating memory during sleep has on face-name learning.
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Whole spine MRI suspected child abuse
According to an article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), whole-spine MRI commonly demonstrates isolated thoracolumbar injuries in children with suspected abusive head trauma.
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Digital help for eating disorders
Landshut University of Applied Sciences is conducting nationwide research into digital counselling services in the field of eating disorders and wants to support professionals and those affected with the help of guidelines.
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Antiepileptic drugs with a light switch: Michael Wenzel receives an ERC Starting Grant
Dr. Michael Wenzel from the Department of Epileptology at the University Hospital Bonn has received a coveted Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). With the associated funding of 1.5 million euros for the next five years, the neurologist wants to study novel light-activated drugs with antiepileptic effects investigating how they can help against hard-to-treat epilepsies.
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Alzheimer's research: inflammatory markers are conspicuous at an early stage
Long before the onset of dementia, there is evidence for increased activity of the brain's immune system. Researchers from DZNE and the University Hospital Bonn (UKB) come to this conclusion based on a study of more than 1,000 older adults.
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PET/CT artificial intelligence model ideal for predicting risk of future heart attack
By combining information from two advanced imaging techniques with clinical data, physicians can improve their prediction of heart attacks, according to research published in the January issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
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Cognitive decline not always a sign of Alzheimer's disease
At the first sign of cognitive trouble, people often worry Alzheimer's disease is forthcoming. But poor cognition can be part of the spectrum of normality in older age, according to new research published in JNeurosci.
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Industry News

Somnics Debuts Omni9 Home Sleep Testing Device at MEDICA 2021
At MEDICA 2021 held at Messe Düsseldorf from November 15 to 18, Somnics Inc., a medical devices maker specializing in sleep breathing disorders, presents to international medical professionals its “...
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Fodeco Food Development Company hits the mark at MEDICA 2021
Today ends our first experience as exhibitors at Medica Trade Fair 2021 in Dusseldorf, Germany. As the only company in the food sector attending the 2021 trade fair, Fodeco has definitely hit the mark...
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Somnics Inc.’s iNAP Wins Another Taiwan Excellence Award for New Oral Interface Accessory
The 30th Taiwan Excellence Award recently announced the winners from a long list of candidates. Somnics, Inc. won its third Taiwan Excellence Award for the new generation iNAP Oral Interface I08, an...
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Somnics, Inc. Showcases iNAP Lab+ Remote OSA Therapy Services at MEDICA 2021
COVID-19 has changed many aspects of life and business and particularly the case in sleep medicine. With many sleep doctors providing virtual consultations to reduce risks, remote care for sleep...
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UK HealthTech Industry Looks Forward to Reuniting at MEDICA 2021
The UK health technology industry is looking forward to reuniting at the world’s leading international trade fair for the medical sector, MEDICA 2021 – the first live edition to take place since...
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Prima 320 Advance anaesthetic machine now available with anaesthetic gas monitoring
The Penlon Prima 320 Advance anaesthetic machine is now available with Masimo® anaesthetic gas monitoring option. Penlon Limited announces the immediate launch of the updated Penlon Prima 320...
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UK MedTech firm, Occuity, to showcase first device at MEDICA 2021 after successfully raising over £2m
UK MedTech firm, Occuity, successfully raises over £2m to deliver ophthalmic and optical diabetes devices. Occuity have also announced they will be exhibiting on the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2021,...
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Warwick SASCo showcases pioneering resuable plastic polyware medical devices at MEDICA 2021
Warwick SASCo Ltd – an independent family-run business specialising in the supply of sterilizable polyware for hospitals – is delighted to be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2021 (15 – 18...
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TriMedika showcases pioneering hospital non-contact thermometer at MEDICA 2021
TriMedika – an innovative medical technology manufacturer providing clinical devices for hospitals worldwide – is delighted to be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2021 (15 – 18 November 2021) to...
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World’s first handheld, non-contacting optical pachymeter showcased at MEDICA 2021
Occuity – a UK-based medical technology start-up producing handheld non-contacting optical instruments for use in healthcare, diagnostics, and monitoring – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at...
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Tianlong’s anti-epidemic star product——PANA9600S Automatic Nucleic Acid Workstation has contributed to global epidemic prevention and control
The need for quick and accurate detection is still high for the hospitals and detection centers worldwide with the COVID-19 epidemic still spreading and even intensifying in some countries. PANA9600S...
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Tianlong’s mobile laboratory has greatly enhanced the testing capability in Xiamen
Tianlong's mobile laboratory has greatly enhanced the testing capability in Xiamen, a coastal city in China, where the COVID-19 pandemic recently has a small-scale outbreak. Tianlong's mobile...
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On Display at MEDICA 2021 for the First Time: Dotz Nano’s End-to-End Mega-Diagnostic Platform for En-Masse, Rapid and Precise Diagnosis of COVID-19
October 2021 - Dotz Nano Ltd. (ASX:DTZ), an advanced materials company specializing in diagnostics, tracing, and authentication solutions, is excited to showcase its Mega-Diagnostic Platform for the...
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All Norwegian health trusts are now using CheckWare within mental health and addiction
CheckWare's digital solution for specialist health services is now being used by all health trusts in Norway within mental health and addiction. For the vast majority of health trusts, it has taken...
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Medten USA Inc. Opens Irvine, CA warehouse
For Immediate Release 10/27/2021 Medten USA Inc. 949-932-0386 sales@medten.com Medten USA Inc. opens Irvine, CA warehouse New company opens warehouse with biomedical repair parts ready to ship.
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DDC Dolphin showcases next-generation eco-friendly medical pulp macerator at MEDICA 2021
DDC Dolphin – a specialist sluice/dirty utility room equipment manufacturer and global supplier – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2021 (15 – 18 November 2021) to showcase their...
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Bulbitech closes € 2 million grant with Norwegian Research Council
Bulbitech announces it has been granted 20.2 MNOK from the Norwegian Research Council for the further validation, commercialization and development of its technology. Funds will be used in a project...
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Ground-breaking medical saws enhancing patient safety showcased at MEDICA 2021
British manufacturer Medezine – who develop high quality medical equipment, primarily focused on medical saws, scissors and instruments – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2021 (15 – 18...
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Revolutionary non-invasive technology supporting early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease showcased at MEDICA 2021
Manus Neurodynamica Limited (“Manus”), who develop and market products and technologies for neuromotor assessment, will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2021 (15 – 18 November 2021) to launch...
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Pioneering prostate biopsy device showcased at MEDICA 2021
UK manufacturer JEB Technologies Ltd, a specialist product development company for the medical device industry, will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2021 on the (15 – 18 November 2021) to &#...
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ASEPTOR Basic flow UV-C germicidal and virucidal lamps are designed for flow sterilization of the air.
Company News The COVID-19 pandemic has generated an increased interest in methods and the means of combating viruses and bacteria in the human environment, especially in hospitals, health care...
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SYnAbs ink strategic agreement on epigenetics
SYnabs and Belgian Volition SRL are proud to announce the signature of a strategic collaborative agreement. As part of this ambitious 28-months project supported with funding from the Walloon Region,...
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PolyNovo launches pioneering NovoSorb® BTM synthetic wound matrix technology at MEDICA 2021
PolyNovo UK Ltd – a UK medical devices company specialising in the development of surgical solutions using the patented polymer technology NovoSorb® – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA...
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SYnAbs Anti-CD25/IL2Ra therapeutic monoclonal antibody LO-TACT-1
After the first success in 1990, Baudreuil et al decided to launch a randomized long-term study to test the LO-TACT-1 rat-LOU monoclonal anti-interleukin 2 receptor (IL2Ra/CD25)...
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SYnAbs therapeutic anti-chemokine receptors monoclonal antibodies
Exclusive to vertebrates, chemokines (also called intercrines, or chemotactic cytokines) are a family of highly conserved secreted proteins of 8-15 kDa size, whose main role is to control immune cell...
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