Mutation Study

Influential gene neighbourhood

Genes do not exist in isolation. So far, little has been known about how the position of a gene on a chromosome affects its evolution. A...

MEDICA 2017

Germany - more than just a 'car nation'

With MEDICA 2017 drawing ever nearer, Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, sets the stage with the following...

Light microscopy

When science becomes art – Olympus Image of the Year award

Olympus is celebrating art in science with a competition to find the best light microscopy images taken in the EMEA region this year. For...

Fast triage of chest pain patients

ADVIA Centaur High-Sensitivity Troponin I Assay

The ADVIA Centaur® High-Sensitivity Troponin I (TNIH) assay* is the latest addition to Siemens Healthineers’ comprehensive cardiac menu...

Ultrasound

Hitachi ARIETTA 850

Hitachi introduced the world’s first practical implementation of the CMUT (Capacitive Micro-machined Ultrasound Transducer) silicon wafer...

Rare disorder

Possible treatment for child dementia discovered

Although dementia is most often seen in adults, childhood or adolescent dementia does occur. A team of researchers from the University of...

Changing lifestyle

One in three cases of dementia preventable

Experts say that one-third of the world’s dementia cases could be prevented by managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss,...

Blutgas-Diagnostik

Siemens Healthineers macht Übernahme von Epocal komplett

Siemens Healthineers hat eine Vereinbarung unterzeichnet, Epocal Inc., ein Tochterunternehmen von Alere Inc., zu übernehmen. Epocal...

Physicians protest

Overworked family doctors sound the alarm

Three quarters of Dutch general practitioners (GPs: family doctors) experience an increasing work pressure, according to a recent survey of...

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Blood gas solutions

Siemens Healthineers to acquire Epocal from Alere

Siemens Healthineers has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Epocal Inc., a subsidiary of Alere Inc. Epocal Inc. develops and...

Blood test alternative

Oral "Hep E" test could simplify detection tremendously

A saliva test developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health nearly matches the performance of a blood...

Exposure study

Got eye freckles? The sun might be to blame

In a study well-timed for summer, vision scientists have found that eye freckles, dark spots on the colored part of the eye (iris), are...