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COMPAMED 2016 -
High-Tech Solutions for Medical Technology

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14 - 17 November 2016 to Düsseldorf. Welcome to COMPAMED!

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Development of textiles with a sensory cooling effect
As part of a research project, scientists at the Hohenstein Institute in Boennigheim have been developing and investigating a textile finish that provides a sensory cooling effect. This textile finish has a lasting mild cooling effect and it is especially useful for example, when treating sports injuries, or after insect bites or for other therapeutic purposes.
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Termination of lethal arrhythmia with light
A research team from the University of Bonn has succeeded for the first time in using light stimuli to stop life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia in mouse hearts. Furthermore, as shown in computer simulations at Johns Hopkins University, this technique could also be used successfully for human hearts.
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Atomically precise diamond-shaped nanoclusters of silver
A wide international collaboration involving researchers from four countries - China, Australia, Germany and Finland - have managed to synthesize and characterize two previously unknown, record-large silver nanoclusters of 136 and 374 silver atoms.
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Mobile device detects irregular heartbeats
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a mobile app and thumb-size device that help to prevent cerebral infarctions at an early stage, during asymptomatic atrial fibrillation. The mobile device, which detects arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been tested with excellent results for around two years in real-life conditions in cooperation with Turku University Central Hospital.
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Lower costs for surface patterning plastics
Researchers at the Department of Micro- and Nanosystems at KTH have developed a new way to simultaneously shape and surface treat plastic components. The new method can reduce the manufacturing cost of medical devices, such as diagnostic tools for various diseases.
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New sensor technology could speed up blood test analysis
Researchers at the University of York have developed a new sensor that is capable of detecting multiple proteins and enzymes in a small volume of blood, which could significantly speed up diagnostic healthcare processes.
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Manipulation of Liquid Crystals Could Help Control Drug-delivery Process
Liquid crystals are strange substances, both fish and fowl. They can flow like a liquid, but have the orderly molecular structure of a crystalline solid. And that internal structure can be changed by small cues from outside.
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Journey to the center of the cell: Nano-rods and worms wriggle best
When it comes to delivering drugs, nanoparticles shaped like rods and worms are the best bet for making the daunting journey to the centre of a cell, new Australian research suggests.
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Chemists devise revolutionary 3-D bone-scanning technique
Chemists from Trinity College Dublin, in collaboration with RCSI, have devised a revolutionary new scanning technique that produces extremely high-res 3D images of bones -- without exposing patients to X-ray radiation.
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A new way of taming ions can improve future health care
A group of researchers at Chalmers University of Technology has discovered a completely new way of using lasers to accelerate ion beams. In time, the new technique could possibly give more people access to advanced cancer treatment.
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New Measurement Methods in Sports Performance Monitoring (Medica Sports Conference, 1:45pm)
Traditional, well-established performance diagnostic methods like spiroergometry and lactate diagnostics can only indicate systemic, mixed overall physical states but not the local current state of...
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MEDICA Connected Healthcare Forum presentation (Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 5:00pm-5:20pm)
Jenax will be presenting the details of the revolutionary flexible battery, J.Flex, Please come and join us to learn how you can craft your energy!
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PAINmate global launch at Medica 2016.
PAINmate is wearable pain relief device used for temporary relief of muscle and joint pain.
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Meet us at Forum Veterinärdiagnostik Berlin
We are exhibitor at the Forum Veterinärdiagnostik in Berlin on September 28, 2016. It is organized by the DiagnostikNet|BB in cooperation with Freie Universität Berlin.
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New line of Orthopaedic and Trauma Implants
Our new and comprehensive portfolio of orthopaedic and trauma implants contains all products for internal and external bone fixations like intramedullary nailing systems, external fixators, locking...
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Withey joins the ‘rehabilitation revolution’
Industry innovator, PHYSIOLAB®, has recruited Simon Withey as its new CEO. The company, which is driving a ‘rehabilitation revolution’ amongst medical professionals and physiotherapists, specialises...
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palmParamax Diagnostics released new Folate Pmax CLIA assay
In Paramax Diagnostics, Inc. we provide Folate Pmax CLIA which is a Quantitative Determination of Folate Concentration in Human Serum by a Microplate Enzyme Chemiluminescence method for use in...
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Nolato acquires Swiss company Treff
Nolato has entered into an agreement to acquire Swiss company Treff AG. The company, which has annual sales of just over SEK 450 million with healthy profitability, will strengthen the customer base...
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New results Intra Uternine Shunt - Antenatal Diagnostics and Therapy
Treatment of lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) with the SOMATEX® Intra Uterine Shunt Interesting and new results for the SOMATEX® Intra Uterine Shunt have been presented on the 15th World...
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New Product Launch due in January 2017
Our new model to be launched in early 2017 has a 7" LCD high resolution screen and this vital signs monitor's unique feature is to take the patients blood pressure on inflation saving time and...
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Nanoparticles for the MRI – Smart contrast agents

Contrast agents improve the imaging of tissue made by MRI and thus are essential for getting more detailed imaging. But commonly used contrast agents, that are usually based on the metal gadolinium, cannot show enough contrast in early stage of diseases without increasing their concentration up to high levels.
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Active implants: tiny, but big comfort for patients

The trend towards miniaturization is progressing in medical technology. This in turn also means that electronics must be adapted to size relations, for example of implants. Smaller structures and components are in demand as never before. Thus, the demands on the technology and production simultaneously grow.
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