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Complete Take-Off – The Rise of Space Medicine

Pollings in Japan, Germany and the US document that nearly 60 percent of the age under 50 would travel into space. If space tourism is supposed to work out, medicine has to react now: Space-Docs are working worldwide in research - with impressive results - often more...

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Legal Doping: Placebo Push onto the Winner’s Podium

If only a patient is absolutely convinced about the effects of a drug, a placebo sometimes is enough to achieve the desired success of a therapy. Even athletes are not immune to the effect of phony preparations - a way how the trainer could increase the performance of more...

Article by Erich Lederer

New: The Perfect Match in Capital Diagnostics

Just in time: The combination of MRI and PET. Now for the first time a prototype was introduced in the USA combining both modalities in a single tube. Neurologists are highly delighted - health insurance companies less because the new fix-combination might set new more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Pacemaker against Fatteners

It's modern and discreet and different from surgeons it does not mingle with the digestion system: With a pacemaker against obesity medical device technology chivvies up a widespread disease with a little help from electroshocks. Electrode versus scalpel: the next act! more...

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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

Didn’t sleep well? Spit it out!

Smoking? Prohibited. Alcohol? Over soon as well. One of these days they might even go against us night owls. Because a saliva test tells you now how much you slept. After the "blow-test", are they now threatening with a cuspidor? more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

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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Babyboom in the Kingdom

In today's England, especially private reproduction offerers benefit from the medical undersupply - and that in a range of two-digit millions. But they still want more. The progress in embryo research is tempting and offers new forms of application. How about a more...

Article by Karin Bäck

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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