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Overview: Newsletter archive 2021

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09/01/2021: Higher, faster – pain-free


Topic of the Month: Training optimization with the help of wearables; Countdown of the 10th MEDICA Start-up Competition; News: Improving strength, stretchiness and adhesion in hydrogels for wound healing; News: Genetic test better than blood test for cardiovascular diseases; News: Continuous heart rhythm monitoring and treatment if indicated does not prevent stroke
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08/25/2021: Finding free beds with bluetooth


Topic of the Month: SWIR Imaging: The Power of Multi-Color Real-Time Technology; Interview: Bed sensors facilitate fast location of available hospital beds; Video: Deep Brain Stimulation – Measuring electrodes against Parkinson's disease; News: Remote detection of viruses on surfaces; News: First steerable catheter for brain surgery; News: Magnets could offer better control of prosthetic limbs
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08/18/2021: The optimal middle course


Topic of the month: Bringing stents precisely to their destination with cardiac catheter robots; News: Coordinating the training of professional soccer players through data analysis; News: NIH scientists develop faster COVID-19 test; News: Artificial intelligence will diagnose heart diseases and diabetes; News: Robotic scanner automates diagnostic imaging in the eye
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08/11/2021: Stroke: charged-up rehab


Interview: Stroke rehabilitation: regaining arm movement with nerve stimulation; Topic of the Month: Obtaining an accurate view of blood vessels for surgery; News: Wearable technology can help in at-home assessment of myoclonic jerks; News: High-dose gait training with robotic exoskeleton after acute stroke; News: Fitness apps keep us moving; News: Virtual Reality App against MRI-Related Fear
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08/04/2021: High-resolution images in the OR


Topic of the Month: Possibilities of medical imaging; News: Ultraviolet sensors for use in wearables; News: Seeing better by looking away; News: New Method of X-Ray Imaging; News: Breath test to determine correct treatment for epilepsy; News: Organoid bladders reveal secrets of UTIs; News: Innovative wound care – customized wound dressings made from tropoelastin
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07/28/2021: Efficient staff communication with an app


Topic of the Month: Orthopedic technology: 3D scanners change the industry; Video: Staff communication via app; News: Breakthrough in detection of SARS-CoV-2 variant in wastewater; News: Toxicity testing on the placenta and embryo; News: Wearable brain-machine interface turns intentions into actions; News: World Brain Day: Better care for MS patients
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07/21/2021: Sparkling clean kidneys


Interview: Removing kidney stones thoroughly and without residue; Topic of the month: 3D printing in orthopedics; News: Robotic neck brace can help analyze cancer treatment impacts; News: New AI tech for early detection of prostate cancer; News: Miniature spectrometer for the smartphone; News: More progress with world-first glaucoma test
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07/14/2021: Surgical training with Virtual Reality


Topic of the Month: Computer-aided prostheses and orthoses; Video: Simulators for learning success – VR in surgical training; Interview: Removing kidney stones thoroughly and without residue; News: AI improves speech understanding of hearing aid users; News: Virtual learning may help NICU nurses recognize baby pain; News: AI provides faster diagnosis for debilitating blistering disease
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07/07/2021: Prostheses from the printer


Topic of the Month: Digital orthopedic technology: scan, customize, print; Video: Simulators for learning success – VR in surgical training; News: Bone marrow-derived fibrin clot as better source for meniscal repair; News: Life-saving device rapidly stops bleeding from knife wounds; News: Combining three techniques boosts brain-imaging precision
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06/30/2021: Thorough removal of kidney stones


Topic of the Month: Emergency medicine: point-of-care diagnostic at the deployment site; News: Low-cost method for finding new coronavirus variants; News: Coatings for titanium implants that accelerate osseointegration; News: Automated microarray rapid test for detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies; News: Using virtual populations for clinical trials
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