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European test of new corona medicine on 200 patients

Some 200 seriously ill corona patients in Austria, Germany and Denmark are being given a new drug. Its active substance is APN01. Previous tests with volunteers have shown that the drug is safe and that people tolerate it well. The practical test is being conducted by...

We believe that gathering data on Covid-19 is crucial…

...and that we shouldn't have to wait too long... The author, Jan Taco in Gussinklo, is trained as an internist. Since 2009 he publishes and advises on medical innovations. "Through this dataset, we want to support experts in modelling, virology and policy," says...

The race for ventilators; even Formula 1 is involved

A significant proportion of COVID19 patients need to use a ventilator. This is such a high proportion that in the affected countries there are not enough ICU places available to provide all these patients with the care they need. You cannot just order a ventilator....

Universities in Austria are making test kits for Covid-19

The Austrian government has committed itself to testing in the fight against the corona virus. This calls for a vast number of test kits. For one, an antibody test for determining whether someone has already been infected. A quick test that was developed in New York...

€350,000 for Dutch university pilot of gel that restores spinal disc degeneration

BioMatrix B.V., a spin-off from the Dutch Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e), is developing a gel to repair degenerative damage to the intervertebral discs located in the lower spine. The Brabant Startup Fonds is investing €350,000 in this low-risk treatment of...

European test of new corona medicine on 200 patients

Some 200 seriously ill corona patients in Austria, Germany and Denmark are being given a new drug. Its active substance is APN01. Previous tests with volunteers have shown that the drug is safe and...

Can sea sponges prevent corona virus?

Research into an active substance for combatting the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is currently being conducted in laboratories around the world. But could it be that Mother Nature herself has long...

Free AI-software for Covid-19 triage on chest x-rays

Delft Imaging has leveraged its expertise and has joined forces with Thirona, Radboudumc, Bernhoven,(Netherlands), HT médica (Spain) and Fakultas Kedokteran UI (Indonesia) to develop a tool for the...

Three new ways to test for COVID-19

Test, test, test – that’s the key advice that the WHO is giving when it comes to curbing the COVID-19 pandemic. However, several countries – including The Netherlands and the...

Dutch researchers find Corona virus antibody

A world premiere for Erasmus MC and Utrecht University. Researchers from the two universities have discovered an antibody against COVID-19. The scientific paper from the group of ten scientists is...

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