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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.
University of Groningen

University of Groningen – Biomolecular Sciences

Biomolecular Sciences: driving industrial biotechnology Microorganisms are bustling with chemistry. In fact, they are the richest and most diverse reservoirs of chemical activities on our planet. Their activity is essential to sustain the elemental cycles of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulphur. Groningen Biomolecular Sciences & Biotechnology Institute explain their involvement.
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Biobank Graz

About biobanks and Biobank Graz in particular. Biobanks are collections of biological specimens and their associated data, organised in a structured, readily analysable format. In Austria the history of biobanking is based on a royal decree published in 1813 that remitted medical doctors to collect pathological specimens. Biobank Graz, a...
Department of Virology

Deptartment of Virology

Hepatocarcinogenesis and future challenges: Pre-clincial models for virus- or high fat diet-induced liver cancer.
Oxitec ebook

Oxitec

Dengue is a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes, sometimes referred to as “breakbone fever”. “Classic” dengue is an excruciatingly painful illness with high fever, agonizing bone, muscle and eye pain and an intensely-itching rash that can extend from the head to the soles of the feet. The acute phase...
Irish Micromouldings e brochure

Irish Micromouldings

Injection Moulding as a base process has become a process of choice to manufacture medical devices from catheters to all manner of functional medical mouldings. We at Irish Micro Mouldings – IMM have several years experience in the use of the process for medical device manufacture. In particular over-moulding...

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