World of MEDICA - International News

News on topics of the `World of MEDICA´ trade fairs organised by the Messe Düsseldorf Group.

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International Networking Platform: Medical Experts from More than 17 Developing and Emerging Countries at the MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2016


The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) brings together 25 alumni from German universities from more than 17 developing and emerging countries to the topic Medicine.
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Siemens Healthineers presents the innovative robot-supported Artis pheno angiography system


Siemens Healthineers will present the new innovative robot-supported Artis pheno angiography system at this year’s MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE on November 15. The system was developed for use in minimally invasive surgery, interventional radiology and interventional cardiology.
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Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging: New Insights into the Structure and Function of the Heart Muscle


In Germany, magnetic resonance imaging, which has been used a million times used for the diagnosis of the head, abdomen and locomotor systems, has developed into a significant imaging technique for cardiovascular diseases.
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MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2016 opens: Interdisciplinary, International And Unique


MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2016 takes place in Düsseldorf from November 14 to 17. Already for the third time, the German Association for Internal Medicine (DGIM) is organizing the advanced training course together with Messe Düsseldorf.
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Infection Protection by Transition Metal Oxide: “Protective Acid Mantle” for Medical Devices


Inspired by the natural protective acid mantle of human skin, an innovative coating with transition metal acids could kill bacteria on the surface of medical instruments and thus reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections.
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Prevention - Physical Activity as Important as Cancer Drug


Estimates indicate that about 70% of all treated diseases in industrial nations are based on lifestyle factors such as obesity caused by poor diet and lack of exercise. A healthy lifestyle represents an essential preventive factor and must be strongly supported in health policy, demands an expert.
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High-tech OR a bad investment? Expert demands better planning and staff training


More and more hospitals in Germany are modernizing their operating rooms. These so-called “Hybrid ORs” enhance the workplace of a surgeon with imaging techniques such as angiography and computer tomography and sometimes even provide a robotic assistance system.
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Telemedicine offers early warning system for heart patients


In the future, daily transmission of medical records could prevent patients with chronic heart failure from plunging into a life-threatening crisis. An appropriate telemedical early warning system is currently being tested in a large clinical trial, the Fontane study.
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Mobile Health in Diabetes: Facilitate Self-management


Diabetes is a chronic disease affecting currently more than 415 million people worldwide with a constant increase in numbers.
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