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Benefits of on-site rapid tests in GP practices

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A study in Germany has analysed the use of rapid tests in GP practices in detail. The InfectoGnostics researchers at the University Hospital of Jena found out that general practitioners in Germany consider rapid tests to be helpful, but that there are still various obstacles to their widespread implementation. Find out exactly what the study revealed in our interview.

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Melanie Prüser
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Interview: Benefits of on-site tests in general practices
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InfectoGnostics study: Benefits of on-site tests in general practices

Interview – LAB & DIAGNOSTICS

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General practitioners (GP) regularly use on-site rapid tests because they find their application useful. However, frequent utilisation fails due to costs and remuneration regulations. These are the results of a study by InfectoGnostics researchers at the University Hospital Jena in the project "POCT-ambulant", in which 292 GPs in Thuringia, Bremen and Bavaria participated.
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InfectoGnostics study: Benefits of on-site tests in general practices
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Future-proof security architecture for healthcare communications

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DIGITAL HEALTH

Germany’s telematics infrastructure (TI) aims to allow healthcare professionals to exchange patient data securely, rapidly and from anywhere. The platform for healthcare applications will soon see a new security architecture. The aim is to make it easier to exchange data between all parties involved as well as to facilitate access to specialist services.
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Advanced biosensors to detect tumors, viruses and bacterial diseases

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LAB & DIAGNOSTICS

Linnaeus University is partnering with industry and healthcare to develop advanced biosensors, investing SEK 35 million in a project aimed at faster and cost-effective diagnoses of aggressive lung cancer, viral, and bacterial diseases, potentially enabling self-testing at home.
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Protection for cancer patients

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MED TECH & DEVICES

Tübingen T-cell activator offers protection against coronaviruses in immunocompromised patients
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More impact against cancer

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MED TECH & DEVICES

MHH molecular physician Professor Dr. Dr. Schambach wants to use genetically modified natural killer cells to find new therapeutic options against three particularly malignant cancers. The EU is funding the project with 3.8 million euros
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When the heart loses its nerves

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LAB & DIAGNOSTICS

How do nerves and blood vessels interact in the aging heart? Recent research results from the Institute of Cardiovascular Regeneration and the Cardio-Pulmonary Institute at Goethe University Frankfurt shed new light on aging processes in the heart.
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Innovative computational approach helps design proteins for cancer treatment

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A joint team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biology Tübingen and the University Hospital Tübingen has now developed and tested a new computational method to greatly speed up the necessary energy calculations.
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