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Sugar molecules to help detect tumors

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When cancer is detected, the question often arises, why the human immune system does not attack the tumor cells. This seems to be partly due to the protein Galectin-1, which can be found in very high quantities on tumor cells and virtually hides them. Scientists have now designed sugar molecules which bind to this protein and thus help to render it visible. Read more in our current
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Julia Unverzagt
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MEDICA Trade Fair with Forums and Conferences
Monday to Thursday
13 to 16 November 2017
Düsseldorf, Germany

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USA Pavilion Launches FTR4H LAB

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Powered by MEDICA, FTR4H (Future for Healthcare) is an international platform – showcasing and exploring how digital transformation affects the healthcare industry. FTR4H serves as a Think Tank and Definer, connecting global digital health ecosystems with global markets and the World of MEDICA. This year the USA Pavilion in hall 16 will feature it’s first-ever FTR4H LAB, featuring USA-based innovators and visionaries showcasing and demonstrate their cutting edge technologies and solutions in the digital and mobile healthcare fields.
For details click here or email Messe Düsseldorf North America, attention Ryan Klemm:

Molecular Microsystems: Preventing Exacerbations of Asthma and COPD

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An increasing percentage of the world population suffers from chronic inflammatory disorders of the respiratory system. Acute attacks often lead to a worsening of the disease and considerably reduce the patient’s lung volume. Nine institutes of a research alliance under the Leibniz Institute umbrella are working on technologies designed to predict and thus prevent exacerbations.
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
Molecular Microsystems: Preventing Exacerbations of Asthma and COPD
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