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Rainbow colors reveal cell history: Uncovering β-cell heterogeneity
Dr. Nikolay Ninov, group leader at the DFG research center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (CRTD), Cluster of Excellence at the TU Dresden, and Paul Langerhans Institute Dresden (PLID), and his group developed a system called "Beta-bow", which allows the history of β-cells to be traced by genetic bar-coding and multicolor imaging.
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Researchers describe mechanism that underlies age-associated bone loss
This knowledge can provide targets in the search for novel bone-loss therapeutics to treat osteoporosis.
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Respiratory diseases, musculoskeletal conditions, depressive symptoms and diabetes
Respiratory diseases are major causes of disease burden and mortality. They are also the focus of the latest issue of the Journal of Health Monitoring, which features a Focus article that considers acute respiratory diseases such as influenza as well as chronic lung diseases including lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma.
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Drugs in disguise heal the brain
The treatment of brain diseases is on the verge of a breakthrough. Researchers from Aalborg University are developing a new method that 'smuggles' medicine past the brain's defense systems, giving hope that diseases such as Alzheimer's can one day be cured.
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Differences in aggression among people with dementia
Physical aggression among people with dementia is not unusual. A study from Lund University in Sweden showed that one-third of patients with the diagnosis Alzheimer's disease or frontotemporal dementia were physically aggressive towards healthcare staff, other patients, relatives, animals and complete strangers. This manifestation of disease must be both understood and addressed in the right way.
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Cancer drug stimulates tripolar mode of mitosis
Taxanes inhibit cell division and make cancer cells sensitive to radiation therapy. A current study has investigated the underlying mechanisms of this action – and which biomarkers may be useful for predicting the success of therapy.
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Why only half of healthcare workers have the flu vaccine
The low uptake of flu vaccination among medical students and doctors is influenced by social attitudes say researchers. Despite a recommendation from the Chief Medical Officer for England that all healthcare workers are vaccinated annually, only 55 percent are protected against the spread of influenza, this could contribute to staff sickness and mortality among elderly patients.
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Immune cells help fat deal with environmental challenges
Immunosuppressive regulatory T-cells play an important role in the functioning of adipose tissue. This is the discovery of scientists from the Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) at Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Their findings are published in the journal 'Cell Metabolism'.
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A hair-trigger for cells fighting infection
To fight infections cells in the immune system play a dangerous game with their own genes. Damaging genes allows B cells to make antibodies that are specifically equipped to target to specific causes of illness, but damaging genes also puts them at risk of becoming cancerous.
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Metabolism can be used to subtype hepatoblastoma tumors
Looking at cell metabolism instead of histology, EPFL scientists have identified new biomarkers that could help more accurately classify the two main subtypes of hepatoblastoma, a children liver cancer. Hepatoblastoma is a rare pediatric liver cancer, usually diagnosed in the first three years of life.
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The Future of Robotic Surgery
Robotic surgery is on the rise globally with many of the world’s leading medical device companies investing heavily in product development. The latest robotic devices offer superhuman dexterity,...
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DICOM images in original quality can be stored and shared in the cloud
In 2017, OR Technology introduces the DICOM cloud for medical practitioners. ORCA (OR Technology Cloud Archiving) is a custom cloud solution for storing medical documents, including DICOM images and...
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Elers Medical® enhance the stay of children in hospitals by announcing the exclusive launch of the Moomin printed Antimicrobial and Untreated Disposable Pediatric Curtains
Elers Medical are an internationally leading provider of innovative patient room infection control solutions and as such are delighted to announce that they have been awarded the exclusive...
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Announcing Qube Mini patient monitor optimized for transport
High acuity monitor is designed to deliver an uninterrupted level vigilance when the patient is most vulnerable SNOQUALMIE, Wash. — June 2017 — Spacelabs Healthcare proudly introduces Qube Mini, the...
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Danish subcontractors bring cutting-edge component technology to the medical device industry
The global medical device industry is increasingly outsourcing key knowledge and production development functions to subcontractors. To meet the demands, Danish subcontractors to the medical device...
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FreeForm WorkStation Rotary Packaging Machines System
FreeForm WorkStation Rotary Packaging Machines System Just-In-Time maufacturing. The FreeForm WorkStation's enables our customers to benefit from an innovative stainless steel design, maximum...
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FIT-one: Demonstrator for inductive power- and data transmission for medical technology
FRIWO, German system supplier for charging technology and power supply solutions, has built up a new inductive demonstrator: the “FIT-one”. This novelty illustrates many elements of a possible system...
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Ginolis Rapid Test Assembly System Selected by Chembio Diagnostics, Inc.
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CEMI), a leader in point-of-care (POC) diagnostic tests for infectious diseases, has selected Ginolis Ltd, a global supplier of automation solutions, to deliver...
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NIV®, NIP® and SIV®: THE FIRST NEEDLEFREE CONNECTORS WITH HERMETIC CLOSURE
Haemopharm is a pioneer company in the manufacturing and commercialization of flexible bags, connectors, delivery systems and biotechnology products for many different medical areas. Haemopharm is...
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swyMed introduces hands-free care
swyMed and Google Glass Enterprise Edition - providing hands-free care As a Glass Partner, swyMed is deploying its industry-leading video telemedicine solution on Glass Enterprise Edition...
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08/09/2017

Medical devices: the road to the finished product is not easy

These days, many groups make various demands of medical device developers: manufacturers, users, patients and government agencies. Given all of these interests and concerns, the developers face many challenges. In this interview, we put some of them under the microscope and examine how they can be sidestepped or entirely avoided.
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22/09/2017

The "Leipzig Spoon" to cure pathological myopia

Many people all over the world suffer from myopia, also known as nearsightedness. A severe elongation of the eyeball is the cause behind it. If it continues to progress, it ultimately leads to complete loss of vision. Now an innovative medical device intends to stop this progression in the future.
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22/08/2017

Interface between Physics and Medicine: new interdisciplinary center

Physics has always supported medical science, especially when it comes to practical implementation. Now physicists and health professionals join in collaborative research at an interdisciplinary Center in Erlangen and incorporate fundamental principles of theoretical physics in their studies of diseases.
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