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New method maps the dopamine system in Parkinson's patients
With the aid of a PET camera, researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed a new method for investigating the dopamine system in the brains of patients suffering from Parkinson's disease. The method measures levels of a protein called dopamine transporter and could lead to improved diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and the development of new treatments.
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Digital liver scanning technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS
A study jointly led by the University of Birmingham and University of Edinburgh has revealed that a new scanning technology could almost halve the number of liver biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease.
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Light-activated cancer drugs without toxic side effects: fresh insight
Cancer drugs activated by light, minimizing toxic side-effects, are a step closer thanks to new research from University of Warwick and Monash University through the Monash Warwick Alliance.
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Digital liver scanning technology could halve the number of liver biopsies needed in the NHS
A study jointly led by the University of Birmingham and University of Edinburgh has revealed that a new scanning technology could almost halve the number of liver biopsies carried out on people with fatty liver disease.
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The Scanpy software processes huge amounts of single-cell data
Scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München have developed a program that is able to help manage enormous datasets. The software, named Scanpy, is a candidate for analyzing the Human Cell Atlas, and has recently been published in Genome Biology.
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AMU Team designs an innovative life-saving stethoscope
AMU team of researchers led by Dr Honorata Hafke-Dys from AMU Institute of Acoustics (Faculty of Physics), have designed a new and intelligent stethoscope. They called it: StethoMe. The design was possible thanks to 1.5 M PLN invested in the project by TDJ Pitango Ventures, the Polish-Israeli innovative start-up fund.
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A step toward sensitive and fast gluten detection
For people with celiac disease and gluten-sensitivities, the number of food options in the stores is growing. But current tests for gluten are not finding all of the substance in foods, resulting in some products being labeled "gluten free" when they really aren't.
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Smart Thermometer improves flu forecasting
Real-time data from smartphone thermometers can effectively track and predict influenza activity at national and regional levels.
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New tool for tracking 'kiss-and-run' communication between cells
A new method for monitoring interactions between cells, dubbed LIPSTIC by its creators, is much more than a cosmetic improvement over existing techniques. The breakthrough, led by The Rockefeller University assistant professor Gabriel Victora, offers scientists in a wide range of disciplines a powerful new tool for studying complex biological events as they play out in live animals.
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NTU scientists create customizable, fabric-like power source for wearable electronics
Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have created a customizable, fabric-like power source that can be cut, folded or stretched without losing its function.
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HeadaTerm (TM): The Cost Would Not Add Pain to Migraine Patients
VANCOUVER, Canada, July 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cost Can be a Major Roadblock in Migraine Therapy The team from migraine.com conducted a survey in 2016 titled: "Migraine in America"...
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Ginolis Announces Distribution Agreement with Darwin Microfluidics for Dispensing Pumps
Ginolis, a global supplier of production automation and dispensing solutions, today announced a distributor agreement with Darwin Microfluidics, an online supplier of microfluidic kits, products and...
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IRIS®II – Bionic vision system to compensate for blindness – microelectronics for a retinal implant
IMMS presents Pixium Vision‘s epi-retinal system at MEDICA, Nov 13th – 16th, Hall 3/G60 10th November 2017. At the MEDICA trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, IMMS will present a Bionic Vision...
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PRS 500 B - "three clicks" leading to the perfect X-ray image
Interview with Björn Salwat, Managing Director Commercial, PROTEC GmbH & Co, KG X-ray technology is as important in human medicine as ever. However, the requirements placed on X-ray equipment and...
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PROTEC - experienced Original Equipment Manufacturer
Advantages of a cooperation with PROTEC Are you looking for individually adapted product components or systems for your company? So far, you have not found a partner who can implement your OEM...
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Celebrating 40 years of Anetic Aid
Anetic Aid is a British company that has been designing, supplying and supporting equipment for a wide variety of clinical environments since 1977. Renowned for innovation and high quality, it listens...
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BBI SOLUTIONS TO SHOWCASE ONGOING GROWTH AND INNOVATION AT MEDICA 2017
Leading immunoassay development and manufacturing specialist BBI Solutions will showcase how its award-winning technology is shaping the future of diagnostics at the world’s largest medical trade...
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Digitization in medical engineering: Fraunhofer IIS at MEDICA 2017
Erlangen/Düsseldorf: At MEDICA 2017, the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is presenting the MCube microscope system for the automatic pre- analysis of malaria pathogens, as well as...
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Hospitals Can Detect Fevers Earlier Thanks to a New Wearable Device
Hospitals Can Detect Fevers Earlier Thanks to a New Wearable Device   President and CEO of Blue Spark Technologies Shares Promising Clinical Outcomes, Results During the MEDICA CONNECTED...
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Helping equip world championship team
Using the specialist expertise that has won them a worldwide reputation for rubber product design and engineering, UK-based Precision Dippings Manufacturing (PDM) has just supplied the watertight neck...
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01/04/2018

Radiation protection in medicine: There is still lots of work to be done

Medical radiation is a double-edged sword: from a diagnostic perspective, it allows us to look inside the human body, while it can also be used to treat cancer. However, each use exposes patients to radiation, which in turn can pose health risks and should, therefore, be avoided. This is where the European joint research program MEDIRAD comes in.
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10/30/2015

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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