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Future partner - robots in rehabilitation

Dear Sir or Madam,

robots are turning out to be an essential part of rehabilitation. As a useful tool or as a training partner they offer a reliable alternative, which can help patients without breaks. How robots are used for training purposes, you can find out in our Video.

Have a healthy week,

Melanie Prüser
Editorial team MEDICA-tradefair.com

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Topic of the Month: Technology against resistances
Video: Training partner robot
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Last-resort antibiotics: "We can identify carbapenemases within half an hour"

Topic of the Month

Image: A lab technician is using a pipette to fill a solution into a petri dish; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Arne Trautmann
Antibiotic resistance is modern medicine's greatest challenge. Some bacteria only respond to a handful of antibiotics, prompting hospitals to spend a lot of time finding an effective drug. That’s why it is critical for physicians to rapidly identify antibiotic resistance to avoid ineffective treatments.
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Last-resort antibiotics: "We can identify carbapenemases within half an hour"
Antibiotic resistance: technical tricks against pathogens
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Biomarker: health indication in old age

Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostica, Research & Technology

Researchers on ageing from the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing and the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) collaborate to link basic insights from model organisms to the causes of ageing in humans. They can determine the disease vulnerability of older people using a defined set of substances in the blood.
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Wearables: wireless sensors that stick to the skin to track our health

Research & Technology, Information and Communication Technology

Skin-hugging sensors track health indicators and use a novel type of RFID to beam signals to receivers clipped to clothing. We tend to take our skin's protective function for granted, ignoring its other roles in signaling subtleties like a fluttering heart or a flush of embarrassment.
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Imaging: 3D images of objects smaller than a cell

Research & Technology, Electromedicine, Medical Technology

Researchers have developed a new self-calibrating endoscope that produces 3D images of objects smaller than a single cell. Without a lens or any optical, electrical or mechanical components, the tip of the endoscope measures just 200 microns across, about the width of a few human hairs twisted together.
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AI: mapping the brain landscape for Alzheimer's disease

Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostica, Research & Technology, Information and Communication Technology

A team of researchers lead by Brittany Dugger of UC Davis Health has been awarded a $3.8 million grant from the National Institute for Aging (NIA) to help define the neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease in Hispanic cohorts.
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Training partner robot – This is the rehabilitation of the future

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In medicine, robots are already taking over tasks that only a few years ago were exclusively in human hands. Especially in the field of rehabilitation, they will play a major role in the future. In the "RoSylerNT" project of the German Sport University Cologne, a robot arm from KUKA is being used here for training purposes. Find out why a robot is the right training partner!
Watch the video here!
Training partner robot – This is the rehabilitation of the future
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Company News

Cybernet Releases 10 New Medical Monitors

CYBERNET MANUFACTURING INC.

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Irvine, CA 7/15/2019  – Cybernet Manufacturing is excited to announce the release of 10 new medical grade monitors that will improve patient safety and streamline workflows. The...
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