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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.
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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
Ventilators are not always life-savers: Although sending oxygen to the lungs is fundamental during operations, the body’s movements during breathing – such as the rise and fall of the chest – can actually interfere with receiving oxygen. A new revolutionary ventilation technology from Central Hessen, Germany, is able to avertArtikel lesen
The wrong shoes can cause mispositioned feet. Using new 3D technology, orthopedist Daniel Hartmann produces insoles that provide relief for workers engaged in demanding physical labor. Renowned athletes also rely Central Hessen’s Hartmann for orthopedic high-tech and optimal sports performance.Artikel lesen
Patients with pulmonary hypertension live with constant shortness of breath. Currently, this disease is not curable; patient symptoms can only be alleviated. But a team of researchers in Giessen, Germany, examined Fucoidan, a brown algae extract, for pulmonary hypertension treatment, and they have come to promising results.Artikel lesen