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Myocardial infarction: The role of the X chromosome

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Women get it later, but they die from it more often, whereas, overall, men are affected more often. The talk is of myocardial infarction. This disease differs in men and women. For a long time, the X chromosome was considered to be the reason for this. But a new study shows: It is not the cause for the differences. Read more about this in our News.

Have a sunny day!

Olga Wart
Editorial team

MEDICA Trade Fair with Forums and Conferences
Monday to Thursday
14 to 17 November 2016
Düsseldorf, Germany

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My Avatar and Me – the digitization of healthcare records

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Image: Graphic of a head in a computer network - many lines and bright colors; Copyright: Ostrovsky
So far, avatars could only be found in computer games. But if researchers of the EU-wide project have their way, this could soon change. Their goal is for everyone to "feed" an avatar with their health history in the future to prevent data loss when visiting different physicians for example. spoke with Professor Nikolaus Forgó, who accompanies the project in Germany.
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My Avatar and Me – the digitization of healthcare records
Networked healthcare - The digital revolution
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Showcasing vital testing technology

Rigel Medical is launching its simplest, fastest and most cost-effective patient simulator ever at MEDICA 2016. The PatSim 200 simulates four vital signs, is rechargeable, easy-to-use with a large colour screen, and remembers your most used tests. Visit us for a product demo in Hall 11 (H73).
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Subject Area Sport – Where Science and Play Come Together


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What is new in team sports research? At the German Sport University Cologne, experts met in the summer to discuss this interesting topic. Afterwards, they spoke to
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Subject Area Sport – Where Science and Play Come Together
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