The outbreak of COVID-19 among employees of a large German meat processor was not due to their cramped poor housing conditions, but due to the environmental conditions in the abattoir.
Contraceptive valves in fallopian tubes, a way to plan pregnancies and curb soaring global population rates
Innovation Origins honored Choice with a Gerard & Anton Award in July. Their valve implants help women plan their pregnancies and avoid unwanted pregnancies.
Measures such as washing your hands, wearing a face mask and social distancing can contribute significantly to preventing the spread of corona.
Researchers from Munich and Ulm have shown how the novel coronavirus suppresses the immune response by disabling protein expression in the ribosomes.
The summer holidays have definitively begun. Something we have been looking forward to after an eventful six months. But the coronavirus has not taken a vacation at all.
Bio-Inks will enable organs to be printed in 3D in the future. This also opens up the possibility of substantially reducing the number of animal experiments as a consequence.
‘Sometimes research is just a matter of turning left or right while others are going straight ahead’
In the weekly Follow-up section, we provide a sequel to our best-read stories. This week it was the article about a modified yellow fever vaccine in the fight against COVID-19.
Money is used for the introduction of Sirius Pintuition: a non-radioactive localization system to use during breast cancer sugery
Research into enzyme functions in the worm caenorhabditis elegans puts University of Tübingen on the track towards new drugs against Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
For the period after the pandemic, he developed Pura Case, a kind of mobile wardrobe that disinfects clothes with ozone.
The older a person gets, the more susceptible they are to disease. Relatively few people are fortunate enough to be able to stay healthy and […]
Platelets appear to be indispensable in the protection of our respiratory tract against pathogens, such as the coronavirus. Until now, physicians thought they only played […]
By Michiel Verplancke. Fifteen international partners have joined forces to develop an exoskeleton for children with cerebral palsy. The complex skeleton will help them learn […]
Usono improves ultrasound in the sports world: ‘New market and way of working make for a promising future’
“Running a start-up is like an express train that never stops. You work from milestone to milestone and do everything you can to keep on […]
The doping drug EPO seems to ease severe corona cases. This is what researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen, Germany, […]
Antwerp University Hospital (UZA) in Belgium is using an AI-powered robot to greet patients, check temperatures, and ensure masks are worn correctly. By removing initial […]
Swiss scientists have identified the sites on the ‘armour’ of SARS-CoV-2 that are most often targeted by antibodies. The University of Geneva (UNIGE) announced last […]
Onera Health has received a €2.5M grant from the European Innovation Council Accelerator for the development of its medical-grade remote care for sleep and chronic […]
As an orthopedic surgeon in Clinic ViaSana, Jur Vellema is mainly engaged in physical work. Not only during operations but also in the clinic, where […]
Instead of having to wait for days, colon cancer patients could receive targeted advice for further treatment within half an hour after a biopsy. Scientists […]