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Climate protection in the hospital

Dear Sir or Madam,

The healthcare sector is one of the largest energy consumers. This is why changes here can all the more support climate protection. Under the heading "Green Hospital", a lot has already happened in this regard in the hospital area during the last ten years. Read in our current interview how hospitals can work towards an effective decarbonization.

Enjoy reading!

Timo Roth
Editorial team MEDICA-tradefair.com

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Topic of the Month: Digital care in pregnancy
Interview: Carbon neutral hospital
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Green Hospital: Carbon neutral thanks to sustainable technology

Interview

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In light of climate change, the healthcare industry is putting increasing emphasis on sustainability besides digitization and labor shortages. In the future, hospital facilities will be judged by their carbon footprint and their contribution to climate neutrality.
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Green Hospital: Carbon neutral thanks to sustainable technology
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'Reduce and Remove': new treatment strategy for locally advanced liver cancer

Imaging and diagnostics / medical equipment and devices

A pioneering phase II clinical study on tri-modality therapy (START-FIT), conducted by the Department of Surgery and Department of Clinical Oncology, School of Clinical Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed), has found that nearly 50% of patients with inoperable locally advanced liver cancer, can be cured through such an innovative approach.
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Pregnancy: Digital care is here

Topic of the Month

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The demands of pregnancy are not easy on the expectant mother’s body. Although most pregnancies occur without complications, some women may experience health conditions or problems. Modern technologies are available to provide maternity care and are great resources to prevent problems during this important time.
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Pregnancy: Digital care is here
All-round care: digital services during pregnancy
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Controlled manufacture, storage and freezing of artificial retinal cells

Laboratory equipment and diagnostic tests

Fraunhofer researchers have now developed a new method for the production and clinical application of stem-cell-based retinal implants, which could contribute towards the successful treatment of AMD.
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Sequential antibiotic therapy in the laboratory and in patients

Laboratory equipment and diagnostic tests

Rapid switching between different antibiotics could prevent the evolution of resistance and lead to successful treatment of patients.
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Mechanical stimulation could be used to prevent falls and strengthen muscles

Physiotherapy / orthopaedic technology

Mechanical vibrations could help improve our muscles and our balance control, according to research at Aston University. Researchers in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences have examined the effect of stimulation on muscle spindles which ‘speak’ to the central nervous system to help keep us upright and walk straight.
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Affordable device for fixing broken bones piloted in Gaza, Sri Lanka and Ukraine

Physiotherapy / orthopaedic technology

Imperial researchers have developed a low-cost, easy-to-manufacture stabiliser for broken bones to help in regions where such devices are expensive or in short supply and people sometimes resort to homemade options.
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Analyzing sweat via microelectronic fibers for non-invasive health monitoring

IT systems and IT solutions

Imagine if a t-shirt could analyze sweat, potentially alerting the wearer to any health abnormalities. Well, this is now closer to reality thanks to a research group's recent innovation.
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AI detects rare forms of dementia

IT systems and IT solutions

Researchers at MPI CBS and University of Leipzig Medical Center have used new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning techniques to detect rare forms of dementia on MRI images.
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