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Parkinson diagnosis in VR

Dear Sir or Madam,

Virtual reality is no longer virgin territory in medicine. The technology is already used in rehabilitation, therapy, training – and in the future also in diagnostics. For example, VR can help in the early detection of Parkinson's disease. How? You can read about it in our current interview.

A pleasant week wishes

Elena Blume
Editorial team

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Topic of the Month: Angiogenesis
Interview: VR for Parkinson's diagnosis
Interview: FREI AG
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Angiogenesis: light shows blood vessels the way

Topic of the Month

Image: Computer-generated image of an arborizing blood vessel; Copyright:
Regenerative medicine aims to replace damage in the body with functional tissue and restore normal function. The first defense for large defects are implants made of hydrogels, designed to promote cell growth. They need their own blood supply, which is a problem when it comes to larger implants because you cannot regulate where and how the blood vessels grow - until now.
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Angiogenesis: light shows blood vessels the way
Regenerative medicine: helps the body healing
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Sensor-Based Smart Glove Enables Parkinson's Diagnosis


Image: Man sitting next to an older woman wearing vr glasses on a couch; Copyright:
Neurological disorders like Parkinson's are often diagnosed once the disease has already progressed to a later stage. The VAFES project was initiated to facilitate an early detection. Sensor technology and VR are used in the creation of a playful test system.
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Sensor-Based Smart Glove Enables Parkinson's Diagnosis
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Fitness and rehabilitation: FREI AG looks forward to a healthy future


Image: red therapy bed of FREI AG; Copyright: betaweb
Fitness and rehabilitation are two core components of health care for young and old. Apart from function, aesthetics also play a key role when it comes to medical equipment. FREI AG understands the importance of this aspect. The family owned business teamed up with Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH, allowing both to celebrate an even brighter future.
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Fitness and rehabilitation: FREI AG looks forward to a healthy future
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