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New treatment method: Roman horns on his nervous disease: "As a child, I just came up the stairs on all four" | panoramic

NEW TREATMENT METHOD ⋅ For the first time in Switzerland, an adult patient with spinal cord atrophy is treated with a new but expensive drug from a Zug manufacturer. In children, success is impressive. Bruno Knellwolf Bruno Knellwolf His eyes are warned, his appearance is very friendly. Thomas Sari is sitting in a wheelchair on the harbor in the Roman …

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Nervous disease: more than just a hope

NERVOUS DISEASE ⋅ In Switzerland, an adult patient with spinal cord atrophy is treated for the first time with a new but expensive drug from a Zug manufacturer. In children, success is impressive. Bruno Knellwolf His eyes are warned, his appearance is very friendly. Thomas Sari is sitting in a wheelchair on the harbor in the Roman Horn. Since early …

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"The worst is the shame" – News Life: Society

Sabine Widmer (name changed) worked in the garden. But it was different than usual. She cut bushes and weeds, one by one, planned and efficient. And at the end she cleaned everything up again. It looked really good. Usually she used to work a bit, sometimes worked sometimes, and at the end it was everywhere. Everything was different this afternoon …

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Researchers work with food from the 3D printer

Researchers at Ewha Womans University in South Korea are working on a new food production process designed to revolutionize human nutrition. What is previously known only from science fiction films becomes reality: food is made by a 3D printer based on various powdered ingredients and can be customized according to your individual dietary habits. In this way, not only could …

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Balance of influenza epidemic in Thuringia: 26 dead and over 16,000 ill

Thuringia Health Ministry explains the flu epidemic 2017/2018 to be over. Erfurt. The Thuringia Health Ministry explains the flu epidemic 2017/2018 to be over. In the 16th and hence the last reporting week (14-14 April) 35 laboratory-confirmed diseases were reported to the Ministry in Thuringia . These and the following weeks, however, gave the virus proof no longer the flow …

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Caries of the deciduous teeth – so the children are saved in the long run

Preventing Caries Using Fluorescence In adults and adolescents, the dental decay has declined for decades. On the other hand, there has been a lot of children under three years of age. About 14 percent of the children in Germany are already suffering from a rat before their third birthday. Milk teeth require special attention because they are much more susceptible …

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After 15 weeks: flu epidemic – end and out!

Ärzte Zeitung online, 26.04.2018 Thanks for your rating After 15 weeks BERLIN. The activity of acute respiratory diseases (ARE) has continued to fall during the week to April 22 (16 KW). The number of ARE patients has now been in the normal range for several weeks. Overall, only six percent of ARE patients isolated influenza virus. This low positive rate …

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Pharmaceutical magazine online: Biosimilars: Winners are the patients

More patients will benefit from biologics this year when biological patents expire in the coming months, with annual sales exceeding 1 billion euros. This is indicated by the information service Insight Health. The more cost-effective subsequent products, so-called biosimilarer, come to the analysis according to rapidly more patients than the expensive originals. The most sold drug with over EUR 1 …

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Funding for Münster Virotherapy – transcription

Researchers at the University Hospital Münster want to use influenza viruses as a weapon against lung tumors. German Cancer Aid now supports the research project on oncolytic viruses by about 259,000 euros. "Using genetic engineering methods, we can modify influenza viruses to attack and destroy tumor cells in patients with non-lung cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC)," explains Stephan Ludwig of the …

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Virus as a weapon: Influenza viruses are designed to destroy lung cancer cells

Virus as a weapon: Influenza virus destroying lung cancer cells Viruses have huge potential: Can they also be used for cancer drugs? Researchers at Münster University Hospital investigate this issue. Their approach: Use flu viruses against lung tumors. These so-called "oncolytic" viruses infect the tumor cells and destroy them. In addition, they stimulate the immune system. German Cancer Aid supports …

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