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Animal support for disease diagnosis

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The course of a disease can be stopped and the chances of cure can increase if diseases are diagnosed early. A research project at Saarland University has found out how blood samples from animals, biomarkers and machine learning can help diagnose diseases. Read more about the project in our news at!

Have a pleasant week,

Diana Heiduk
Editorial team

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Topic of the Month: Sports medicine
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Performance diagnostics: success in sports – testing the limits of performance

Topic of the Month

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Stationary or mobile - competitive athletes rely on regular health assessments. They must deliver peak performance and be physically fit during competitions. But when do they reach their physical limits? Are there any devices that provide information, no matter where the test subject is located?
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
Performance diagnostics: success in sports – testing the limits of performance
Sports medicine - performance values in best health
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Enhance Human’s Well-Being with WellTech Challenge!

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Innovation World Cup® Series – the world’s leading tech competitions is having a great new challenge. Techpreneurs from all around the world can submit solutions that have a profound impact on the well-being of individuals.
Breakthroughs in biosensors and neurofeedback technologies can monitor our bodies, provide real-time data and guidance towards a more desirable state. In-depth behavioral recommendations or stimulation technologies like sound, light, vibration, magnetic waves, and many more, advance the way we manage stress, anxiety, fear, increase well-being and resilience.
Submit your solution to the WellTech Challenge. Participation is free of charge with chances to win great prizes worth +500,000$.
Free online submission will end on 18th September 2019
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Laboratory medicine: engineers revolutionize molecular microscopy

Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostica, Research & Technology, Electromedicine, Medical Technology

Control Engineers of the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, in collaboration with colleagues from the Jülich Research Center, have developed a method for measuring the electrical potentials of molecules and molecular surfaces with previously unattainable precision and speed.
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Imaging: arthroscopy is more effective than MRI for chondral defects of the knee

Research & Technology, Electromedicine, Medical Technology

Using arthroscopy to stage a lesion in the chondral area of the knee is more accurate than magnetic resonance imaging, according to researchers from the Rothman Institute, La Jolla, Calif. The findings were presented today at the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.
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mHealth: your mobile phone can reveal if you are suffering from respiratory disease

Research & Technology, Information and Communication Technology

Signal researchers have developed a mobile phone app that can measure impaired breathing. The results can lead you to determine whether you have a respiratory disease. In the future, this invention can also help people suffering from asthma or allergies with remote care and self-care. The mobile measurement tool is an easy, fast and cost-effective alternative to expensive hospital examinations.
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DxPx builds Diagnostics Partnering Conference together with MEDICA

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DxPx Conference, the first international partnering conference for the Diagnostics and Research Tool Industry, has a new strong partner: MEDICA, Duesseldorf, organized by Messe Düsseldorf Group.
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Read our interview with Dr. Marko Stange about the DxPx Conference here
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DxPx Conference 2019

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The world's only Partnering Conference dedicated to the Diagnostics and Research Tool industry brings together the three main groups that drive our industry: Startup entrepreneurs, established industry and investors in Dusseldorf, Germany. On the first day of MEDICA, up to 4,000 one-to-one partnering meetings foster deal-execution and enable the participants to connect and exchange ideas with existing and new partners.
Visit our website to learn more and sign up to be part of this unique opportunity!

Robotic pancreas transplant for obese patients with Type 1 diabetes

Economy & Markets, Electromedicine, Medical Technology

For patients with Type 1 diabetes who do not respond well to insulin or have other serious medical complications caused by their disease, pancreas transplantation offers hope for a cure. But obese candidates who need a pancreas transplant often are denied the procedure because of poor outcomes.
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Surgery better than observation for older patients with meniscus tear

Economy & Markets, Electromedicine, Medical Technology

Patients over age 50 who underwent an all inside arthroscopic repair technique had lower rates of subsequent total knee surgery than a similar group that was only observed.
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Electromedicine, Medical Technology, Company News

Viant Appoints Longtime Medical Device Leader to Chief Executive Officer


Alton Shader to Spearhead Global Services Provider’s Continued Expansion FOXBOROUGH, Mass., July 12, 2019 – Viant, a leading global services provider to the medical device industry, announced...
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