Research

Neurons constantly rewrite their DNA

Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered that neurons are risk takers: They use minor ‘DNA surgeries’ to toggle their activity levels...

DRUG resistance III

Antibiotic Armageddon in Europe by 2025

A group of leading scientists has warned that Britain and Europe collectively could face more than a million deaths in an impending...

Ovarian cancer

Genetic testing should be accessible to all women

The genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 play a significant role in hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. Recent media attention has focused on American...

Excellence Award

ESCMID honours Médecins Sans Frontières

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (ESCMID) today issued a special excellence award for outstanding...

Point-of-care-ultrasound

SonoSite scores for soccer team

Dr Paul Klein, team doctor of the Bundesliga football club 1.FC Köln for over 11 years, has recently taken advantage of the loan of a...

ROBOTIC CARE

Ambient Assisted Living Systems on the rise

New technologies in healthcare and geriatric care promise great benefits. A Congress held by the Evangelical Academy in Berlin, Germany at...

Connected Care

Improving medication adherence via a patient-centric platform

Dr Stefan Becker, a trained medical doctor with an M.B.A. degree, works as a senior nephrologist and transplant officer at Essen University...

Head and Neck Radiology

The Radiologist’s Fear of Spaces

Imaging the head and neck is only rarely practised in radiology training and is highly complex and particulate, which is why, during our...