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Individual building block of tumor therapy

Dear Sir or Madam,

A tumor alone is debilitating enough for patients, but the medication against it is also hard to deal with. Patients are often hit by strong side effects or the tumor is not affected by a drug at all, so that the patient needs to try other substances. TherapySelect in Heidelberg is specialized to look at these aspects. See in our latest video how the diagnostics company wants to improve and individualize tumor therapy.

Have a nice week,

Timo Roth
Editorial team MEDICA-tradefair.com
image: 12 - 15 November 2018, MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine in Düsseldorf

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Topic of the Month: Measurement techniques for orthopedics
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Light and Bluetooth – dynamic measurement techniques for orthopedics

Topic of the Month

Image: Dr. Betsch next to a computer screen showing scans of the spine; Copyright: privat
X-rays for diagnostic imaging and therapy evaluation are still the norm in orthopedics. Meanwhile, patients who frequently need X-rays are repeatedly exposed to radiation. That's why the University Hospital RWTH Aachen uses and develops methods that are not just radiation-free but can also capture motions.
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Light and Bluetooth – dynamic measurement techniques for orthopedics
Biomechanical measuring systems in orthopedics

Research & Technology

New insights into blood vessel growth

Scientists at the Goethe University have discovered that single cells in the innermost layer of blood vessels proliferate after injury and in so doing make a significant contribution to the formation of new vessels.
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Research & Technology

Hypertensive patients may benefit from folic acid supplements

Patients with low platelet count and high homocysteine levels reduced first stroke risk by 73 percent with the B vitamin.
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Research & Technology

Combating cancer and infectious diseases with natural milk protein

Researchers from the Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology of the Center for Pathophysiology, Infectology and Immunology at MedUni Vienna, led by Hannes Stockinger, have discovered a hitherto unknown function of the protein lactoferrin, which is primarily found in breast milk.
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Personalized cancer medicine – Best possible treatment with TherapySelect

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Foto: preview picture for the video "TherapySelect"
Medicine is getting more and more personalized. This is particularly interesting for oncology, since a cancer is as individual as the respective patient. When choosing a therapy, both the characteristics of the tumor and the personal characteristics of the patient must be considered. To see exactly what this looks like, we visited the diagnostics company TherapySelect, based in Heidelberg.
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Personalized cancer medicine – Best possible treatment with TherapySelect
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Public Health & Associations

For more recognition of nurses – International Nurses Day 2018

The International Nurses Day takes place worldwide every year on 12 May. Tomorrow, Saturday, numerous events and activities will therefore be offered to highlight the importance of this area of healthcare. The aim is not only to give caregivers all over the world attention but also recognition.
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