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Gender bias

Sex-specific guidelines for cardiovascular diseases

Women are missing out on appropriate cardiac care because guidelines and medications often fail to take into account gender and conditions that specifically affect the female population.

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Preventing long-term damage

How Covid-19 attacks lung tissues

La Trobe University researchers are the first in the world to characterize precisely how Covid-19 attacks lung tissues — an important step in preventing long-term damage.

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The gentle touch

Vacuette® Evoprotect Safety Blood Collection Set: the next evolution of safety

Greiner Bio-One presents the Vacuette® Evoprotect Safety Blood Collection Set - the ideal choice for venous blood collection and short-term infusion of intervenous fluids.

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Potential risks

Mobile apps have serious problems with privacy

An in-depth analysis of more than 20,000 health related mobile applications (mhealth apps) finds “serious problems with privacy and inconsistent privacy practices.”

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HIMSS

COVID response boosted by digital transformation

Digital transformation has been a significant factor in the way hospitals have responded to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, at HIMSS21 European Health Conference, experts were…

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Women in surgery

Skull & bones? Female specialists fear not

Currently, 25 percent of the junior physicians in Germany are female – which in international comparison puts the country in one of the top spots. However, only five percent of head of department…

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Kirigami

Stents can deliver drugs to the GI tract

Inspired by kirigami, the Japanese art of folding and cutting paper to create three-dimensional structures, MIT engineers and their collaborators have designed a new type of stent that could be used…

Product of the Month

For your most precious samples: MiniCollect® Capillary Blood Collection System

MiniCollect® offers a gentle way to collect small blood samples for a wide range of analyses. The capillary blood sample is becoming increasingly popular as specimen material due to its simpler and…

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Severe effects

How COVID-19 wreaks havoc on human lungs

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have published the first detailed atomic-level model of the SARS-CoV-2 "envelope" protein bound to a human…

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Renal disease

New design improves dialysis

Interdisciplinary team from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the university’s McKelvey School of Engineering finds better way to design clot-prone grafts currently used for…

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Personalized medicine

Time to consider risk-based breast cancer screening protocols

In the emerging era of personalized medicine, risk-based breast cancer screening protocols may be better than the one-size-fits all approach. It’s time to consider adopting them, Jack Cuzick,…

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ExoGrail

Prostate cancer: urine test could reduce biopsies

Researchers from the University of East Anglia have developed a new urine test for prostate cancer which also shows how aggressive the disease is.

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Digital radiography

New from Agfa: SmartXR, Dura line and DSA

SmartXR is designed to make users' work easier and to support them in image acquisition, for example in aligning the DR detector, positioning the patient or setting optimal acquisition parameters.…

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Longevity

One for all: Convergent mechanism of ageing discovered

Researchers have discovered folate metabolism as a fundamental process for ageing. This could provide a new opportunity to improve human health during ageing on a broad basis.

Collections

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Focus on radiology

PACS: the central node of imaging

Radiology without a picture archiving and communication system has become unthinkable: It records and sorts image data, controls access to the files – and gains traction also in other specialties.

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Clinical pathology

Focus on mass spectrometry

Mass spectrometry is pushing the boundaries of clinical pathology. Keep up-to-date with the latest research news, developments, and background information on the technique.

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In-depth

Focus on digital pathology

Digital pathology opens up a whole new world of possibilities in diagnosis, prognosis, and prediction of diseases. Keep up-to-date with the latest research news, medical applications, and background…

Mass spectrometry

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Mass spectrometry analysis

Skin swabs can detect Covid-19

Skin swab samples analysed using mass spectrometry could be used to detect Covid-19 in patients, according to research conducted at the University of Surrey in the UK. Current Covid-19 testing is via…

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Mass spectrometry

"Protein fingerprint" rapidly identifies Covid-19 biomarkers

Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Francis Crick Institute have developed a mass spectrometry-based technique capable of measuring samples containing thousands of…

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Degenerative disease diagnostics

Parkinson's: Scientists develop ‘game-changing’ skin swab test

It is possible to identify Parkinson’s Disease based on compounds found on the surface of skin, according to new research. The findings offer hope that a pioneering new test could be developed to…

Diagnostic imaging

Radiology, sonography and beyond: Keep reading to find out how imaging techniques like MRI, CT and ultrasound can be used in the diagnosis of diseases and the guidance of medical procedures.

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Imaging

4D flow MRI scans to help patients with heart disease

A cutting-edge imaging technique that creates 4D flow images of the heart has been carried out for the first time in the UK at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).

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Greater comfort, safer use

CT injection progresses with Accutron CT-D Vision

‘Accutron CT-D Vision is the latest evolution of Medtron`s flagship CT injector. Designed to enhance operability, the updated user interface is displayed on larger touch screens and provides a…

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Imaging

Accutron CT-D Vision - the new essential for contrast

With the launch of the Accutron CT-D Vision, MEDTRON AG once again demonstrates their status as a partner to radiologists. Focusing on the operator's needs, the latest evolution of the Accutron CT-D…

Products from Radbook

Shimadzu – RADspeed Pro MC

Bucky

Shimadzu – RADspeed Pro MC

Shimadzu Europa GmbH
Villa Sistemi Medicali – Visitor T30 C-DR

Mobile DR

Villa Sistemi Medicali – Visitor T30 C-DR

VILLA SISTEMI MEDICALI s.p.a.
Canon Medical - Mobile Trailer

Mobile CT Solutions

Canon Medical - Mobile Trailer

Canon Medical Systems Europe B.V.
Siemens Healthineers – Somatom Force

Dual Source CT

Siemens Healthineers – Somatom Force

Siemens Healthineers
RTI Group – Piranha

Testing Devices

RTI Group – Piranha

RTI Electronics

Laboratory/pathology

From clinical chemistry to digital pathology: Read more about how modern medical laboratories and procedures in pathology play a vital role in the detection and prevention of diseases and in medical research.

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Acute aortic syndrome

Blood test could detect life-threatening aortic tears

A simple blood test could help doctors spot deadly damage to the aorta, the body’s largest blood vessel, according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) presented at the British…

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Infertility

Beckman Coulter launches Access AMH Advanced

Beckman Coulter announced the launch of the first and only test that uses a validated cut-off to aid in the assessment of ovarian response. This new assay helps clinicians predict poor ovarian…

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Digital pathology

Today’s tissue for tomorrow’s research

Specialist biorepositories are helping advance personalised medicine by supporting the availability of human tissue for research using digital pathology techniques. The pivotal role of the Glasgow…

Products from Labbook

Siemens Healthineers – Atellica Solution

Integrated Systems

Siemens Healthineers – Atellica Solution

Siemens Healthineers
Medat – Laboratory Information System

LIS, Middleware, POCT

Medat – Laboratory Information System

Medat Computer-Systeme GmbH
Siemens Healthineers – BN II System

Plasma Protein Testing

Siemens Healthineers – BN II System

Siemens Healthineers
Mindray – BS-430 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer

Clinical Chemistry

Mindray – BS-430 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer

Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics Co., Ltd
Shimadzu – nSMOL Antibody BA Kit

Mass Spectrometry

Shimadzu – nSMOL Antibody BA Kit

Shimadzu Europa GmbH

Treatment

Medical innovations are rapidly expanding therapy options for many diseases. Keep reading to find more information on new therapies, surgical techniques, effective medication and patient care.

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4K UHD imaging

A successful decade of surgical wall monitors

Over the last ten years, OPERION from Rein Medical has been a byword for surgical monitors and workstations that can be integrated into the walls of operating theatres.

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Saving lives

Ukraine signed declaration for action on stroke

Ukraine announced that the Ministry of Health of Ukraine along with the National Health Service of Ukraine support and have signed the Declaration for Action on Stroke.

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Arthroplasty

Patients with risk factors benefit from COPAL G+C

New studies demonstrate benefits of dual antibiotic-loaded bone cement (COPAL G+C) to reduce periprosthetic joint infections in risk for infection patients.

Management

Time to bring out the white collars: Read more about the economy and politics of health as well as optimised hospital and patient management.

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In different medical fields

Women and men are each underrepresented in clinical trials

A study showed that women are underrepresented in oncology, neurology, immunology, cardiology, hematology; whereas men underrepresented in trials related to mental health, musculoskeletal disease and…

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Invitation

Hygiene and process safety in the dirty utility room

MEIKO invites you to the Digital Care Conference on 22 June with international experts, high-quality specialist presentations and a round table discussion.

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Drug repurposing

Social impact bonds leverage private investment

Identifying new uses for approved therapeutic drugs continues to drive academics and clinicians to provide safe, affordable and rapid development of new treatment options for patients with common or…

Health IT

From AI-based image analysis to virtual therapies: Find out how digitalisation and cutting-edge IT solutions advance the medical landscape.

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Covid-19 variants

AI detects life-threatening blood vessel inflammation

New artificial intelligence (AI) technology to scan for heightened blood vessel inflammation can calculate a person’s risk of death from Covid-19 and its variants.

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IoT in the clinical environment

The smart hospital: A place with ears and eyes

Andrew Gostine, MD, and CEO of Artisight, talked at the recent NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) about Artisight’s platform that allows hospitals to deliver improved organisational and…

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„Swarm Learning“

AI with swarm intelligence to analyse medical data

Communities benefit from sharing knowledge and experience among their members. Following a similar principle - called “swarm learning” - an international research team has trained artificial…

Research

When scientific curiosity paves the way for improved healthcare: Read more about promising studies and trials that lead to more effective drugs, procedures as well as medical guidelines.

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Invitation

Making health data actionable

In an online event on June 24th, international experts will discuss how a joint European Health Data Space is supposed to drive innovation and medical progress.

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Paediatrics

Vaccination helps protect unvaccinated from COVID-19

Higher levels of vaccination against COVID-19 were associated with lower rates of infection with SARS-CoV-2 among a group of unvaccinated people of 16 years of age and under.

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Neurology

Chemical reactions for understanding Alzheimer's disease

Research teams from TU Darmstadt, British and US universities are focusing on one possible main process that leads to the death of brain cells in their investigation of the causes and mechanisms of…

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