News from the Editors -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

MEDICA Newsletter

Social Media

Image: 3D image of normal human endometrium tissue; Copyright: Niigata University

3D morphology of the human uterine endometrium

13/04/2021

New insights into the three-dimensional (3D) morphology of the human uterine endometrium could advance our understanding of the mechanisms of endometrial regeneration and fertilized egg implantation while clarifying the pathogenesis of menstrual disorders, infertility and endometrium-related diseases such as adenomyosis, endometriosis, endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer.
Read more
Image: a medical unltrasonic of a womans upper body; Copyright: PantherMedia / Arne Trautmann

AI-based diagnostic system for breast cancer

09/03/2021

Researchers at TU Berlin and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin as well as the University of Oslo have developed a new tissue-section analysis system for diagnosing breast cancer based on artificial intelligence (AI).
Read more
Image: young woman sitting on the couch with a smartphone; Copyright: PantherMedia/Y-Boychenko

Gender medicine – analog and digital

10/02/2021

There are key differences between men and women, yet medicine has been treating both sexes the same for decades. As a result, women may not always receive the most optimal care. While there is now a shift in mindset, previous findings and outdated thinking patterns are far too often still finding their way into digital health services and technologies.
Read more
Image: young woman makes an ultrasound with the new system and shows patient the image on her smartphone; Copyright: Universitätsklinikum Bonn

Ultrasound to go: versatile partner on hospital rounds

08/04/2020

The University Hospital Bonn has recently introduced an ultrasound device that's small enough to fit in your coat pocket. It's ready to use once you have connected it to a tablet or smartphone. The portable system makes bedside physical exams possible. The device primarily benefits students as it allows them to combine basic knowledge and clinical application.
Read more