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Education, research, economy: The intensive networking in the health sector and medicine makes the location of Central Hesse special throughout Germany.
Trend report: Focus on cardiovascular research
Scientists around the globe are currently conducting research on cardiac insufficiency, infarcts, pulmonary hypertension or atherosclerosis. Their goal is to gain a better understanding of the development of cardiovascular diseases at the molecular level.
Trend report telemedicine: video chat with the doctor
The spread of the corona crisis is driving the use of telemedicine via video chats. Patients thereby avoid the risk of infection in the waiting room.
How Big Data accelerates drug development
The contract research organization Alcedis, founded in Giessen, knows how to accelerate the drug development process with the help of innovative software systems - for the benefit of medicine and patients.
Rapid diagnosis of infected persons is extremely important for containing the Covid 19 pandemic. Once an infection is detected, isolation measures can begin immediately. Marburg’s NanoRepro AG is making its contribution to the fight against corona, now with a rapid test for home use.Artikel lesen
Vaccines, antibiotics, hormones and proteins travel a long way from production to patient. Medicines that are well packaged by freeze drying, retain their full effectiveness.Artikel lesen
More and more people are affected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). As a result, many countries now recognize the importance of fighting NTDs. The German’s federal state Hessen is also making its contribution. Find out how NTDs are fought in the LOEWE Centre DRUID.Artikel lesen
Young people are desperately sought after in medicine and nursing: Germany’s Central Hessen region offers promising, future-oriented career opportunities in the healthcare sector. But what role does digitalization play in this?Artikel lesen
As countryside doctors retire and young people increasingly move to cities, doctors are disappearing from rural areas This is also the case in Central Hessen, Germany. Here, the Commercial Director of the Lahn-Dill region Rural Doctor Network outlines new approaches they’re using secure medical professionals for rural areas.Artikel lesen
More people and families are looking for personal care services and health aids. However, the search process means they lose a lot of valuable time – which they could use instead for persons who need care. A company based in Central Hessen, Germany, wants to change this.Artikel lesen
Small beetles are more productive than you think: They can heal wounds or provide basic substances for the production of antibiotics. That's why scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute in Giessen, Germany, are researching how these crawling insects can be used in medicine – and how they are already successful.Artikel lesen