Tag Archives: Emergency

Pediatrics: Swap Tongue Depressors against Webcam

Parents no longer have to drop everything and run whenever their child hurts in day care. In simple cases the computer with internet connection and camera provides first aid. The system does not only function in case of a sore throat but also demonstrably with a low more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Do Fat Cells just hang around?

The main function of adipocytes, i. e. fat cells, is solely the storage of the often so much despised fat pads. But it's obvious: Fat cells can do a lot more. The annoying depots even have influence on the immune system. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

The Grand Diagnosis-Oracle

The US-company MEDoctor Systems has developed a computer program making a medical diagnosis based on a multiple-choice-test. More than 830 diseases are already detectable, as the Americans are announcing self-confidentially. This could save millions in the healthcare more...

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Stemcells: Therapy Thanks to a Chopstick Accident

It sounds like an anecdote, but once you take a closer look, you see, it's a small sensation: neuronal stem cells can be hatched relatively effortless to renew damaged organ material - from tissue originating from the damaged brain. New therapies are coming closer and more...

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Grandpa in the Fishbowl

What are we going to do with all those babyboomers, when they get old? We bundle them in a stylish housing project and observe them via internet. "Smarter Living", is the key word. How this is working out, shows a residential home for the elderly at the West Coast in more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel
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