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News • Rare but potentially serious complication

First cases of encephalomyelitis resulting from monkeypox virus

As the monkeypox outbreak continues to spread around the globe, a rare but potentially serious complication of the virus has been discovered.

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News • Cancer research

Key function of important leukemia gene demystified

The oncogene EVI1 causes an aggressive type of leukemia, but its exact function has been a mystery. A research team now showed that EVI1's cancer causing effect relies on activating a single gene —…

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News • Covid-19

Preparing for another outbreak

What will the next pandemic look like? Health officials from across the globe gathered in Geneva in late August at a World Health Organization meeting to focus on how lessons learned from Covid-19…

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News • Hopeful study

A noninvasive way to diagnose endometriosis

Women can suffer for years with the debilitating pain and medical complications of endometriosis without a diagnosis. Now, researchers believe they may be able to diagnose the condition using just…

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News • Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma

Promising new treatment for deadly pediatric tumor

Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare pediatric tumor. For more than 40 years there has not been any new development regarding treatment. Research led by Prof. Dr. Anton Henssen at Charité University…

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News • New therapy

Drug turns cancer gene into "eat me" flag for immune system

UC San Francisco researchers have developed a drug marking cancer cells for destruction by the immune system.

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Article • Patient front and centre

One-Stop Clinic: diagnosis and treatment in one day, on one site, by one team

Cancer – one word that turns the patients’ world upside down. In addition to uncertainty and fear, they often face an unnerving series of exams and treatments. With its new One-Stop Clinic concept, GE Healthcare now wants to help make this journey as smooth as possible. At a single location, in an environment designed for comfort, the patients undergo all necessary steps within a short period of time, from initial exam to follow-up, and always cared for by the same team.

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News • Combining data science and machine learning

MRI image reconstruction: the next step for compressed sensing

US scientists and engineers have found a way to improve the performance of traditional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) reconstruction techniques, allowing for faster MRIs to improve healthcare.

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News • Separation between silicone and fat tissue

Algorithm improves MRI breast implant monitoring

In MRI-based monitoring of silicone implants, separation of silicone and fat tissue is challenging. A newly developed algorithm was designed to assist in the task.

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Article • Men, women, nonbinary health

Gender medicine in focus

Male and female patients should not receive the same treatment - but that is just the beginning: Increasing awareness of patient diversity leads to changes in diagnostics, therapy regimen, but also…

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Article • 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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Article • 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…

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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News • Presented at ISUOG 2022

New cloud-based image sharing and reporting software for OB/GYN

A new cloud-based ultrasound image sharing and reporting software will utilize image data to convey fetal growth projections and provide a platform for physician-to-physician and physician-to-patient…

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News • Suggestion for double reading practice

Solving the radiologist shortage with trained radiographers

When double reading screening mammograms, radiographers trained for the task perform as well as radiologists in key areas, according to a new publication.

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Article • “I, Algorithm“

Applying the 3 laws of robotics to AI in radiology

Ethical considerations continue to fuel the discussion around artificial intelligence (AI), a panel of experts showed at ECR 2022.

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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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News • Deep mutational scanning for SARS-CoV-2

Preparing rapid tests for future coronavirus variants

How can rapid antigen tests be adjusted to reliably detect future variants of SARS-CoV-2? A research team funded by the National Institutes of Health is currently working on finding an answer.

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News • Lung adenocarcinoma

Therapeutic target against common lung cancer identified

A new study led by researchers in Barcelona has determined the protein TIMP-1 as a valuable biomarker for the progression of lung adenocarcinoma. The results open the door to new treatments.

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News • Conference attendance

New lab systems for virology showcased at ESCV 2022

Dutch global DNA/RNA technology solutions provider MolGen B.V., participates in the 24th Annual Conference of the European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV) held in Manchester, UK.

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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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Article • Sex differences in heart failure

Why a closer look at a woman’s heart matters

The hearts of men and women are different – while this insight has been established for quite some time now, it might even surprise cardiologists just how deep these differences really run. In her…

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News • Donation after cardiac death

'Heart in a box' technology gives hope to transplant patients

A new heart transplant technique, which allows surgeons to transplant donor hearts that have stopped beating after death, is reducing waiting lists for patients in Australia and potentially around…

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News • Transplantation

Reduced the cytokine levels for more donor lungs

An animal study brings hope that more donor lungs could be used in the future. The researchers have launched a pilot study to investigate whether the treatment will have the same positive effects on…

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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Article • Beyond economics

Coming soon: Sustainability reporting for hospitals

A company’s impact on society, economy and the environment cannot be measured in financial terms alone – and hospitals are no exception. On the contrary: the idea of measuring the quality of…

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News • Data submission on skin symptoms and vaccine

Monkeypox: International registry launched

Using a newly launched, comprehensive monkeypox registry, health professionals can share data on the skin symptoms of monkeypox and the vaccine to improve patient care.

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News • Hashtag hygiene

Covid-19 disinformation: experts explain "infodemic"

More than 225,000 tweets with the hashtags #scamdemic and #plandemic led to an “infodemic” of misinformation and disinformation on Twitter during the first year of the pandemic, a new study finds.

IT/Tech

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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News • Resources on ICD devices

Medical videos on YouTube often provide incomplete information, study finds

Patients looking for infos on implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) should not rely on YouTube videos, as quality content on the topic is few and far between, according to new research.

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News • Devil in the details

Why healthcare researchers must be wary of misusing AI

An international team of researchers advises that strong care needs to be taken not to misuse or overuse machine learning (ML) in healthcare research, despite all of its benefits.

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News • Healtchare devices

Hearing aids could read lips through masks

A new system capable of reading lips with remarkable accuracy even when speakers are wearing face masks could help create a new generation of hearing aids.

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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News • Assessing bone quality via blood sampling

New device for diagnosing bone fragility

A new device for diagnosing bone fragility invented by the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) and the University of Geneva (UNIGE) has been approved for marketing in the European Economic Area and…

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Article • Cryotherapy substitute

The surprising applications of ice cream in healthcare

From treat to treatment: Polish researchers explore the medical benefits of ice cream – despite the semi-serious presentation, a topic with surprising relevance for patients undergoing chemotherapy.

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News • Photocatalytic surface

A new plastic film that uses room lights to kill viruses

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a new plastic film that can kill viruses that land on its surface with room light.

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