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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. MEDICA.de speaks with managers, experts and politicians about news from health politics.

 
 

Melt electrospinning writing: polymer fibers for tissue engineering

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[01/02/2016] Sometimes, soft tissue in our body needs to be replaced after surgery or an injury. But surgeons are not always able to take tissue from other body parts as a replacement. Then, they need to use implants. The production of soft implants that can constantly endure load and stress like our own tissue is a big challenge for research. Melt electrospinning writing can be a solution.Melt electrospinning writing: polymer fibers for tissue engineering - Read more

Complex cocktail in white blood cells has regenerative effect

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Photo: Blood test [14/12/2015] Hendrik Jan Ankersmit’s research group has successfully shown that irradiated white blood cells release substances that reduce the severity of the damage caused by a heart attack or stroke and in spinal injuries and have a positive effect upon tissue repair. However, up until now it wasn't known exactly which particular substances were responsible for these beneficial effects.Complex cocktail in white blood cells has regenerative effect - Read more

Radiotherapeutic bandage potential treatment for skin cancer

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Photo: Chirurgical bandage at a hand [30/10/2015] A radiotherapeutic bandage is being evaluated by researchers for efficacy against squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in an animal model. These results could confirm the viability of a new and improved strategy for the radiotherapeutic treatment of skin cancer in the clinic.Radiotherapeutic bandage potential treatment for skin cancer - Read more

Snake venom helps hydrogels stop the bleeding

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Photo: A green snake with opened mouth [27/10/2015] A nanofiber hydrogel infused with snake venom may be the best material to stop bleeding quickly, according to Rice University scientists.Snake venom helps hydrogels stop the bleeding - Read more

Bioengineered REHEAL Glove to heal extremity trauma

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Photo: The REHEAL Glove [13/10/2015] University of Texas (UT) at Arlington and University of Washington researchers are developing a healing glove that delivers needed medicine to an injured hand and speeds up healing so that rehabilitation can start sooner.Bioengineered REHEAL Glove to heal extremity trauma - Read more