Tag Archives: Acute

Tracking in genetic Material

New methods of DNA analysis might soon increase the hit rate in microbiology labs considerably. Because pyro-sequencing machines even detect unknown pathogens within the shortest time. Time that might be crucial in saving a patient. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Cell-Tuning for stuttering Hearts

Deadly cardiac arrythmias are the most feared complication of an acute myocardial infarction. Scientists now succeeded to prevent ventricular tachycardia from mice by embryonic cells. And even better: It worked with genetically pepped-up skeletal muscle cells as well. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

About Sperm, Hosts and other Allergens

What do sex and church services have in common? Both might cause an allergy. Allergologists know a whole bunch of such rare hypersensitivities playing hardly any role in practice. But for the individual, they can be a catastrophe. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Antibiotics against Stroke

Stroke, an infectious disease? Not really. But all the same, germs play quite a role here. Important enough for some physicians in Berlin to start giving antibiotics as a prophylaxis to safe more stroke patients' lives. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel
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