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Interviews Concerning Innovations

Interviews concerning innovations

Inventions, technologies, devices - something new always happens in the field of medical technology. Experts, researchers and inventors talk about prospects of new treatments and sometimes also their dangers - on MEDICA.de.

 
 

In autism, the social benefits of being a girl

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Photo: little girl sitting in front of the tv [10/02/2016] Infant girls at risk for autism pay more attention to social cues in faces than infant boys, according to a Yale School of Medicine study, the first one known to prospectively examine sex-related social differences in at-risk infants.In autism, the social benefits of being a girl - Read more

USA: cancer death rate continues steady drop

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Graphic: Outlines of USA filled with cigarettes [25/01/2016] Steady reductions in smoking combined with advances in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment have resulted in a 23% drop in the cancer death rate since its peak in 1991. The drop translates to more than 1.7 million cancer deaths averted through 2012.USA: cancer death rate continues steady drop - Read more

Biomarker can predict risk of preterm birth from first half of pregnancy

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Graphic: fetus in the uterus [12/01/2016] Offering a standard biomarker test earlier in pregnancy could potentially help doctors to better identify women at risk of giving birth prematurely, thus enabling health services to focus treatments on women at highest risk, according to a new study led by King's College London.Biomarker can predict risk of preterm birth from first half of pregnancy - Read more

Reducing radiation risk from digital screening mammography

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Photo: physician holding x-ray image of a breast [12/01/2016] In a comprehensive modeling study, researchers from UC Davis and other institutions have found that breast cancer screening with digital mammography poses only a small risk of radiation-induced breast cancer for most women. However, the research showed increased risk for women with large breasts or breast implants, who must often receive extra screening views, increasing their radiation exposure. Reducing radiation risk from digital screening mammography - Read more

Solving the mystery of defective embryos

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Photo: Mouse embryo [05/01/2016] In a study published today in the journal "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences", a Team led by Greg FritzHarris, researcher at CRCHUM and Professor at University of Montreal discovered a new mechanism that may explain why some embryos are not useful for fertility treatment.Solving the mystery of defective embryos - Read more

 
 

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