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Individualized sports medicine

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Sick persons should rest? This is no longer true in the medical community. On the contrary, even seriously ill patients may benefit from exercise and sports. Only the right balance is important! You can find out more on this topic in our current interview with Prof. Martin Halle.

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Simone Ernst
Editorial team

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Individualized sports medicine: training by design


Photo: Prof. Hallo on a bicycle; Copyright: TU München
Exercise makes you healthy – oftentimes even when you are sick. That’s why doctors hardly ever recommend taking a break from it. Even patients who are about to receive a heart transplant can benefit from sports. As is so often the case, the dose makes the poison. We asked sports medicine physician Prof. Martin Halle, what people need to consider.
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Textiles used in hospitals and medical offices – germs don’t stand a chance

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Photo: hospital bed; Copyright: Thielemann
Some hospitals have long banned the status symbol of physicians – the white coat. Research has shown that especially the sleeves were contaminated with various types of bacteria. So it doesn’t help much when physicians thoroughly disinfect their hands but their coats stay "dirty". But it’s not just lab coats that can spread germs in healthcare settings. This field uses a variety of different textiles. Wouldn’t it, therefore, make sense to apply antimicrobial finishes?
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Textiles used in hospitals and medical offices
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Ultrasound - Better examinations thanks to augmented reality


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Imaging today has many different facets. 2D, 3D, and 4D imaging help to gain a better understanding of the patient's body. But using this technology, physicians receive more and more information they need to interpret. In the future, they could get some help with this - from Stefan Maas and his colleagues at AuRIS.
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