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Propranolol has been used as a beta-blocker for decades now. New studies suggest that it could also be indicated for other conditions. One startup in the USA is even planning to prescribe it to ... [more]

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Snuff is considered a healthy alternative to cigarettes. According to The Global Forum For Nicotine, it is "up to 95 % safer than cigarettes". Critics warn that the risks are being ... [more]

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jumpBALL – thrombosis prophylaxis easy as child's play

Improving people's health with wearable technologies – that's the goal of mHealth. We are visiting the University of Kaiserslautern and the wearHEALTH workgroup, which develops these types of mobile health services with funding from the Federal ... [more]
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Image of the Week - December 11, 2017 - CIL:39085 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39085

Image of the Week - December 11, 2017 With apologies for cross posting. CIL:39085 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39085 Description: Colorized scanning electron micrograph of pollen on the anther of a hedge mustard (Sisymbrium officinale) ... [more]
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Telophase! Image of the Week - December 4, 2017 - CIL:198 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/198

CIL:198 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/198 Description: Lily mitosis. A light microscope image of a cell from the endosperm of an African globe lily Haemanthus (Scadoxus) katherinae. This is one frame of a sequence that shows all phases of ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Auscultation
Auscultation is one of the fundamental techniques used by medical doctors. It describes the use of the examiners hearing to perceive internal body sounds and its use as a diagnostic method.

Methods
Auscultation can be performed directly by placing ... [more]
Flora Vinbert has edited the Flexikon article Cannabis
Cannabis is a drug, which can be consumed in the form of food, drink or smoke and is part of the so-called 'soft drugs'. The word 'hashish' is derived from the Arab word for 'grass'. Cannabis falls into the Narcotics Law and as of 29th January 2004, ... [more]
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Point-of-care testing in the hospital – quality diagnostic results

Point-of-care testing is an integral part of medicine. It enables simple, automated testing that yields fast results. Hospitals have also started to increasingly use POCT diagnostic systems over the past few years. We are guests at the Greifswald ... [more]
York Cardiology published a video

POTS and Dysautonomia: Sleeping with the enemy

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta shares some unique insight into the mechanism by which POTS patients develop extreme fatigue.
York Cardiology published a video

Understanding dysautonomia and POTS

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta talks about dysautonomia and POTS.
MEDICA Tradefair published a video

Optical coherence tomography - Looking into the vessel with light

The cardiology department at the Clinical Center Dortmund has used optical coherence tomography for many years. The technique can be used to examine the inside of the coronary arteries.
Jannis Rademeier has edited the Flexikon article Body donation
Body donation designates the voluntary provision of the own body after its death for scientific purposes. A person which agrees to the body donation is called a body donor.

Legal basis (Germany)
Unlike in the field of transplantation medicine, body ... [more]