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News • Not just for bitcoin

Blockchain can secure and store genomes

Blockchain is a digital technology that allows a secure and decentralized record of transactions. Now, researchers leveraged blockchain to give individuals control of their own genomes.

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News • Novel disease therapies

"Soft” CRISPR may offer fix for genetic defects

A new approach makes use of natural DNA repair machinery and provides a foundation for novel gene therapy strategies with the potential to cure a large spectrum of genetic diseases.

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News • Mixed reality

Hologram patients help train doctors and nurses

Cambridge University Hospitals and the Faculty of Education are helping to bring medical training using 'mixed reality' technology a step closer.

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Article • Current and emerging imaging applications

Challenges of AI in chest radiography

Physicians use AI-powered technology for faster and earlier detection of diseases. At ECR Overture, Dr Steven Schalekamp, PhD, discussed the application of AI for chest radiography in paediatrics.

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Sponsored • Handheld diagnostics

Veros™ COVID-19 test now available in Europe

Handheld, instrument-free test delivers lab-quality molecular results – 97.9% accuracy – in about 15 minutes, right at the point of care.

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News • Nanometer-scale imaging

Microscopy technique enables 3D super-resolution

Research team led by Göttingen University combine two techniques to achieve isotropic super-resolution imaging.

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Preanalytical challenges and their clinical impact in point-of-care testing

The European Society for Emergency Medicine (EUSEM) held their annual congress on October 27th to 31st, 2021 in the city of Lisbon, to promote education, training and research in European acute care.

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Article • Close to the patient

Focus on POCT

Bringing diagnostics to the patient: Point-of-Care-Testing (POCT) is all about examinations close to the patient – in the hospital ward, at the GP, in the ambulance or even in the patient's home.…

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Article • Research, diagnostics, therapy

Laboratory medicine in focus

The medical laboratory is a supporting pillar of modern healthcare. Laboratory findings with analyses of blood, urine and other body fluids provide valuable insights from infection diagnostics and…

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Article • Focus topic

Interoperability: finding the missing link

Finding the common denominator is the goal of interoperability. Whether between research and clinical application, between medical disciplines such as laboratory medicine and radiology or between…

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 • In the heart

4D flow MRI scans to assess blood flow

Researchers have developed cutting-edge imaging technology to help doctors better diagnose and monitor patients with heart failure. The state-of-the-art technology uses magnetic resonance imaging…

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News • Targeted treatment

Lung-imaging shows cause of long COVID symptoms

Using functional MRI with inhaled xenon gas, researchers have identified that long COVID symptoms are related to microscopic abnormalities that affect how oxygen is exchanged from the lungs to the…

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News • Contrast-enhanced mammography vs. MRI

Neoadjuvant therapy response in breast cancer

Contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) may be a useful alternative test for neoadjuvant therapy (NAT) response assessment in patients with breast cancer who are unable to undergo MRI.

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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 • Nanochannels

Groundbreaking: Nanofluidic scattering microscopy

To develop new drugs, detailed knowledge about nature’s smallest biological building blocks is required. A new microscopy technique that allows proteins, DNA and other tiny biological particles to…

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News • Vortex fluidic device

Next step in rapid diagnostics for infectious diseases

The speedy, high-tech method of inexpensive, accurate and high-throughput protein biomarker assay testing is being touted as a much-needed development in point-of-care (PoC) testing.

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Article • Patient-based real-time approach

PBRTQC: improving quality control in the lab

Implementing patient-based real-time quality control (PBRTQC) protocols within the laboratory testing setting can offer benefits in terms of patient safety and reducing risks.

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Chromalytic –Nitrogen generators for LC-MS

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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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News • Heart failure

Atrial fibrillation after surgery increases risk of hospitalization

People who develop an abnormal heart rhythm after surgery have an increased risk of subsequently being admitted to hospital with heart failure, according to a study of over 3 million patients.

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News • Self-powered

Smart implants monitor spinal fusion healing

Spinal fusion—fusing two vertebrae together—can treat a wide variety of spinal disorders. A patient-specific 3D-printed smart metamaterial implant doubles as sensor to monitor spinal healing.

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News • Medical equipment

Low-tech: just what the surgeon ordered

Medical equipment that can be manufactured at low cost, is simple to use and can be easily maintained will help extend surgery to the 5 billion people worldwide who currently cannot get access to it.

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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News • Automation

Digitalization: Solution Within AUTOMA + Healthcare 2022

AUTOMA + Healthcare is held on September, 26-27, 2022, in Zurich, Switzerland, and gathers leaders from hospitals & healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, governmental bodies and…

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News • Increasing deaths from treatable causes

Privatizing NHS services associated with decline in quality of healthcare

Outsourcing NHS services to the private sector is associated with reduced quality of patient care and increased rates of deaths from treatable causes.

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News • During pandemic

Extent of moral injuries faced by healthcare workers

Staff across all levels of UK health and social care reported feeling betrayed, morally violated and being treated unjustly and unfairly at work during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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 • As good as gold

Raman spectroscopy: a wearable chemical sensor

Researchers created a special ultrathin sensor, spun from gold, that can be attached directly to the skin without irritation or discomfort. The sensor can measure different biomarkers or substances…

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News • Wearables

Personal health trackers may include smart face mask

Researchers developed two concepts of wearable smart bioelectronic devices, materials for better real-time monitoring of a person’s health, including vitals.

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News • Ophtalmology

A healthy eye with AI analysis

Using deep learning, researchers created AI-driven computer models to analyze corneal and retinal images to help eye doctors in the future.

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 • Immunity?

A path to better rabies vaccine design

Scientists shared one of the first high-resolution looks at the rabies virus glycoprotein in its vulnerable 'trimeric' form, revealing potential vaccine targets.

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News • New study

AI better at spotting heart failure than current tests

Artificial intelligence can help diagnose acute heart failure with more accuracy than current blood tests alone, research suggests.

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News • Unifying disease dynamics

Covid-19: New insights into recovery after severe disease

Recovery from severe Covid-19 is characterized by a reduction of certain white blood cells and changes in the molecular regulation of the immune system, an international research team found.

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