Health & Social Care eBooks

Luminex

Luminex

Physicians have long been aware of the subtle differences between patients and their responses to medications. The recognition that a part of this variation is inherited, and therefore predictable, created the field of pharmacogenetics several years ago. Pharmacogenetics studies the influence of genetic variation on drug response. Genetic variation is...

Complete Networks Ltd

With the advent of low cost, high speed, Wide Area Network (WAN) connections, many organisations are realising the cost benefits and service improvements from integrating services across multiple sites. However, anyone who has implemented SITE to SITE private WAN will know that WAN’s are not as resilient as Local...

Counterweight

According to Public Health England, the average person in England is overweight and 1 in 4 is obese. National Director of Health and Wellbeing ay PHE believes that if we don’t tackle this epidemic more effectively, we’ll increase the odds of chronic diseases, which include heart disease, type 2...
Department of Emergency Medicine-BRIPPED Project

Department of Emergency Medicine – BRIPPED Project

Healthcare providers are challenged daily to rapidly diagnose and treat life threatening respiratory illness. Ultrasound is a non-invasive, rapid bedside tool that enables providers to quickly identify and treat undifferentiated shortness of breath. The BRIPPED project is a rapid, acute approach to using ultrasound in the evaluation of shortness...

Spanish Research Council (CSIC)

Cancer is the second cause of death in developed countries, and its incidence is steadily on the rose. In general, since 1930, cancer death rates have increased with age for both males and females, and the age-specific occurrence for cancer was similar for both genders. Furthermore, the 5-year mortality...

Pfalzklinkum für Psychiatrie

SyWiK is the German abbreviation for "Systematic and Participatory Further Education in Hospital". In this context, Pfalzklinikum cooperates with Landau-Südlliche Weinstraße Clinical Center, Frankenthal City Hospital and Pirmasens Municipal Hospital. SyWiK is a social partner project promoted by the European Social Fund and the German Federal Ministry of Labor...
Pfalzklinkum fur Psychiatrie

Pfalzklinikum für Psychiatrie

Social and epidemiological changes present major challenges to the health systems of the Western industrial countries and, thus, also to the German health system. This goes along with the strengthening of the position of care profession among the actors in the health care sector which gives rise to diverse...
Dr Daniel Fels

Dr. Daniel Fels

The term ‘fields of the cell’ refers to the fact that electrodynamic fields surround every cell and cellular organelle. It includes fields belonging to all charged cell components, i.e ions and polar molecules, as well as those components generated by cell chemistry. This further refers to the modal of...
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Stem cells and immunity

From stem cell biology to tissue mending In the last 25 years, tremendous advances have been made in the identification and generation of stem cells (SC) from diverse organisms, generating a wealth of knowledge in various fields from embryology to development. SC not only have the ability to differentiate into...

Professor Shamala Devi Sekaran, Faculty of Medicine

Dengue, in recent decades has become one of the most uncontrolled neglected infectious diseases especially in the tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. Dengue diagnosis is not only important for clinical management of patients, but also for epidemiological surveillance, outbreak intervention and vaccine development and monitoring. Due to...
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Prof. Bernd Fritzsch – Department Of Biology

Imagine that the sounds you hear become progressively attenuated every day and eventually you are cut off from music, laughter, and any other communication you enjoyed throughout your life. Words you hear may become ambiguous (for example, ‘someday’ and ‘Sunday’ may sound alike) and this word confusion confounds further...
Pfalzklinkum

Pfalzklinikum für Psychiatrie

In Germany the number of sick leave days due to mental disorders has risen continuously over the last few years. In 2012 mental disorders ranked third in causes for incapacity to work. There has also been a lot of discussion to what extent this is due to a general...
Laboratory of RNA

Laboratory of RNA

The Laboratory of RNA Biology and Biotechnology at the Centre for Integrative Biology (CIBIO) of the University of Trento, Italy, is focusing on RNA to develop better diagnostic tools and therapeutics for a range of genetic diseases and cancers. The research projects developed in the laboratory also aim at...
Spanish Research Council

Spanish Research Council

All available data shows that, despite a better understanding of the biology of tumour cells, the treatment of most cancers has not significantly changed for the past three decades. For the main types of cancer, survival rates for people diagnosed when their tumours were in an advanced stage has changed...
Odense University Hospital, Dept of Nuclear Medicine ebook

Odense University Hospital, Dept of Nuclear Medicine

Health expenditure has reached above 10% of the gross domestic product in most Western countries with an upward trend indicating that 20% may already be reached in the present decade, unless something drastic can turn the tide (1). Prevention is the vision, but many such efforts remain to translate...
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Department of Paediatric Rheumatology

Paediatric Rheumatology includes conditions which cause inflammation of the joints or soft tissues (such as arthritis), autoimmune conditions that can affect every organ in the body (such as lupus, dermatomyositis, vasculitis, scleroderma), fever syndromes, hereditary disorders of connective tissue and mechanical joint problems. We still do not know how...
Clore Laboratory - University of Buckingham eBook

Clore Laboratory – University of Buckingham

Mike Cawthorne, Director of the Institute of Translational Medicine at the University of Buckingham, on the need for better and more effective treatments for diabetes, obesity and Alzheimer’s. The most recent estimate of the world diabetes population published by the International Diabetes Federation is 381 million – up by...

Pharmacodynamics Group – Uppsala University

“Central nervous system diseases are on their way to become as abandoned as infectious diseases, in spite of the enormous need for new treatments to reduce the suffering and the huge societal costs handling these diseases.” Appropriate drug delivery to the brain is one of the main hurdles for treating...

Biomedical Primate Research Centre

Animal models play an essential role in the development of new medicines, vaccines and therapies for the benefit of human health. Within animal models for biomedical research, non-human primates belong to a special group. The use of these highly developed animals needs specific attention. The use of animals in...

Nodin Aviation AS

Medical evacuation is a chain of activities to bring injured, ill or contagious persons from the scene of the accident or their location to the treating/specialist hospital. Nodin Aviation assists our customers to create and keep a strong chain by developing specialized role equipment for CASEVAC and MEDEVAC.

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