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More effective disease management with mHealth

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Taking medication, measuring blood sugar, integrating regular visits to the doctor into everyday life - chronically ill patients are confronted with a wide variety of tasks on a daily basis. Find out how the smartphone can help you manage your illness and which wearables make everyday life easier in our Topic of the Month.

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Topic of the Month: mHealth: The disease management of tomorrow
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mHealth: The disease management of tomorrow

Topic of the Month

Picture: View over the shoulder of a female doctor using a health app on a smartphone; in front of her lies a tablet and a stetoscope; Copyright: panthermedia. net/Andriy Popov
Life is becoming more and more digital, and the smartphone has become our daily companion. This trend is also reflected in the health care system. The term mHealth includes not only portable heart rate monitors, but also smartphone apps that are declared as medical devices. Chronically ill patients are a popular and constantly growing target group for the mobile health market. How can patients and doctors benefit from such health treatments? What risks do they entail? We will get to the bottom of these and other questions in our Topic of the Month.
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mHealth: The disease management of tomorrow
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Research & Technology

Brain cells that control appetite identified for first time

Dieting could be revolutionised, thanks to the ground-breaking discovery by the University of Warwick of the key brain cells which control our appetite.
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Breakthrough study reveals new diagnosis for Alzheimer's

In the largest and most conclusive study of its kind, researchers have analysed blood samples to create a novel and non-invasive way of helping to diagnose Alzheimer's disease and distinguishing between different types of neurodegenerative disorders.
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Determining motor deficits more precisely following a stroke

After a stroke, many people are unable to successfully perform basic hand movements in everyday life. The reason are symptoms of hemiparesis resulting from damage to the brain. These very frequently affect fine motor skills. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is now paving the way to better diagnosis and more targeted therapy.
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COPD action plan shortens duration of flare-ups and reduces hospital admissions

The University of Twente carried out the first study worldwide that shows patients with COPD (lung disease caused by smoking) and other illnesses (heart disease, diabetes, anxiety and depression) have better outcomes if they follow a self-management programme with a customised action plan. Anke Lenferink of UT recently obtained a doctoral degree on this subject.
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EUROPEAN HOSPITAL CONFERENCE

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The 4th EUROPEAN HOSPITAL CONFERENCE (EHC) takes place as part of MEDICA 2017 and the 40th German Hospital Day on 16 November 2017 in the Congress Center Düsseldorf East (CCD East). The EHC will address different political, medical and economic topics from across all of Europe. The event is dedicated to the topic "Chances and Challenges of E-Health".
Andrzej Rys, Director General of the Directorate SANTE of the European Commission, will present the European Commission's "E-Health Action Plan 2012 – 2020".
Read more about the EUROPEAN HOSPITAL CONFERENCE here

MEDICA LABMED FORUM

Hall 18, Stand 18E08

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Current issues from the areas of medicine and research will be discussed at the new MEDICA LABMED FORUM in Düsseldorf from 13 to 16 November 2017. Under the guiding principle "The Interdisciplinary Fascination", laboratory medicine, molecular pathology, microbiology, medical technology and life sciences present themselves as innovation drivers providing new impulses for all areas of medicine.
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