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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

Wash and Go for Renal Failure

Scientists in California have developed a portable artificial kidney. It soon could save patients suffering from chronic renal failure from hours and hours of treatment in dialysis centers. In an initial test, the suitability for daily use was tested now on affected more...

Article by Thorsten Braun

Gene Doping – The Lab Cheat

Protests against China just don't seem to stop. The Olympic Games 2008 already seem to become a debacle. And another adversity raises from yet a different direction. Will Peking be the venue of the first gene doping wave? Or is it just fiction? Experts are groping in more...

Article by Karin Bäck

MRI about to fold?

For 25 years, magnetic resonance imaging is used without causing any damage to the health. More than 500 million patients were pushed through the tube all over Europe. But the tube might get clogged up. The triggers: Eurocrats. more...

Article by Karin Bäck

Cancer – the Story of a Comeback in Europe?

The increased life expectancy in Europe causes the increase of cancer to rocket sky-high - since 2004, with 3,000 cases the number increased to more than 3.2 million new cancer cases in 2006. In an up-to-date publication, oncologists warn: Beware this time bomb! Does more...

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Sabotage of Cancer Defense

Some recruits of the human immune defense are behaving completely different from their original programming, when directly facing tumor cells. Instead of doing the rampant tissue in, they raise its aggressiveness and support it to spread. more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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