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Interviews Concerning Health Politics

Interviews concerning health politics

Good health is human's most precious thing. Since that applies to everyone politics concerned with health turn into an interesting, sometimes explosive subject. speaks with managers, experts and politicians about news from health politics.


Colorful nano-guides to the liver

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Graphic: Scheme of a nanoparticle [05/12/2014] Jena scientists have been successful in producing highly specific nanoparticles. Depending on the bound dye the particles are guided to the liver or to the kidney and deliver their payload of active ingredients directly to the targeted tissue. The dyes also enable the tracking of the transport processes by intravital microscopy or, in a non-invasive way, by multi spectral optoacoustic tomography.Colorful nano-guides to the liver - Read more

How new insight into cells could lead to better drugs

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Photo: immune cells [20/11/2014] A team at the Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research, working in collaboration with global healthcare company GSK, investigated how different types of immune cells communicate with each other - and how they kill cancerous or infected cells.How new insight into cells could lead to better drugs - Read more

Drugs that protect organs during transplantation

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Photo: doctors during a transplantation [18/11/2014] Organs can become significantly damaged during transplantation, but a new article published in the BJS (British Journal of Surgery) offers a protective strategy that could keep them safe and allow them to function optimally after the procedure.Drugs that protect organs during transplantation - Read more

Colorectal cancer – What’s new in oncology?

[15/11/2014] With Professor Nils Homann from the Clinical Center of the City of Wolfsburg, Germany, the MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE has brought an expert in colorectal cancer to the stage. He primarily focuses on this type of cancer, which is malignant in most cases. It is the second most common cause of death in Germany with approximately 30,000 people dying each year.Colorectal cancer – What’s new in oncology? - Read more

"Preventive precautions": Averting dementia

[14/11/2014] Ever since Alois Alzheimer was the first person to describe a type of dementia exactly 150 ago, research has been tireless in counteracting numerous types of dementia. It becomes more and more apparent: certain risk factors weigh heavily in the development of dementia. "Preventive precautions": Averting dementia - Read more


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