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03/01/2017: Big Data in medicine


Topic of the Month: Big Data – Benefit for the medical sector; News: Tiny fibers open new windows into the brain; News: Healthy hiking in smart socks; News: Organ-on-a-chip mimics heart's biomechanical properties; News: Italy adopts gender-neutral HPV vaccination program; News: Pacemakers and defibrillators safe for MRI using new protocol
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02/22/2017: Working in a pediatric hospice


Video: Working in pediatric hospice - not the place for sadness; Topic of the Month: Gene therapy for the treatment of achromatopsia ; Interview: RealSpine - realistic surgical simulation; News: An alternative to opioids? Compound from marine snail is potent pain reliever; News: Switched-on DNA to spark nano-electronic applications
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02/15/2017: Call for support by the killer cells


Topic of the Month:Stents versus Eye Drops: a new approach to aid glaucoma patients; Interview: Medical Device that fits in your pocket: music for Tinnitus relief; News: Glucose or fructose: The impact of sugar on cardiovascular health; News: Hard shell - healthy kernel; News: Chinese air pollution linked to respiratory and cardiovascular deaths
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02/08/2017: Sound and rhythm against tinnitus


Interview: Medical Device that fits in your pocket: music for Tinnitus relief; Topic of the Month: Ophthalmology today and tomorrow: surgery and more; News: Faster way of detecting bacteria; News: UK: salt reduction strategies do not address health inequalities; News: How multi-resistant pathogens can be defeated; News: Startup commercializes software to improve pediatric care
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02/01/2017: Ophthalmology of today and tomorrow


Topic of the Month: The eye – therapies for good vision; Video: Swallowing Disorders – avoiding errors related to medication administration; News: Wearable: low-cost sensor to measure skin hydration; News: Scoliosis: physical therapy helps teens; News: Yes, we can! Yes, I can! – World Cancer Day, 02/04/2017; News: Lyme Disease biobank to accelerate research by making samples available
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01/25/2017: Telemedicine for refugees


Topic of the Month: "Always be honest" – How to communicate with critically ill children; Interview: Project TeleView – Telemedicine for refugees; News: Nanometric imprinting on fiber; News: Using Big Data to understand immune system responses; News: Millions of people with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E
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01/18/2017: Telemedicine – Dial P for physician


Topic of the Month: Children's Tumor Center: consolidated treatment under one roof; Video: Telemedicine – Immediate and lower-cost care; News: Scientists tissue-engineer part of human stomach in laboratory; News: Personalized treatment for those in blood pressure 'gray zone'; News: Study finds postdoc jobs in biomedicine don't yield positive returns in the labor market
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01/11/2017: Infection prevention through architecture


Topic of the Month: Working with children with cancer – More than just a job; Interview: Hospital construction: infection prevention through architecture?; News: Why high-dose vitamin C kills cancer cells; News: Aggressive prostate cancer secrets revealed in landmark study; News: How to introduce peanut-containing foods to reduce allergy risk
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01/04/2017: Treating critically ill children properly


Topic of the Month: Children and cancer - treating sick children properly; Video: Cryotherapy - Destroying cancer with ice; News: Gambling addiction triggers the same brain areas as drug and alcohol cravings; News: Preventing mortality after myocardial infarction; News: Insomnia prevalent in patients with asthma; News: Study shows blood products unaffected by drone trips
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12/21/2016: On the trail of viruses


Interview: Who am I? Viruses on Nanosprings; Topic of the Month: Sodium intake and blood pressure; Video: Cryotherapy - Destroying cancer with ice; News: Magnetic stimulation: more precise, reliable activation of neural circuitry; News: COPD: What causes the lungs to lose their ability to heal?; News: Hospitals: Decision makers focus on digitalization, disregard ecology and ethics
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