Is the Russia crisis also a crisis for medical technology?

Interview with Jennifer Goldenstede, head of department Foreign Trade and Export Promotion at SPECTARIS e.V., Association for Medical Technology The Ukrainian political turmoil has been keeping the world in suspense since 2013. It has also caused growing tensions between Russia on the one hand and the U.S. and EU on the other hand. Both sides... Citește în continuare →


The 3rd Joint EUROPEAN HOSPITAL CONFERENCE (EHC) takes place as part of MEDICA 2015 and the 38th Congress of German Hospitals on 19 November 2015. The EHC will address different political, medical and economic topics from across all of Europe. As a separate event the EHC is directed by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Krankenhaustag (GDK) and... Citește în continuare →

Improved brain implants

By implanting electrodes in the brain tissue one can stimulate or capture signals from different areas of the brain. These types of brain implants, or neuro-prostheses as they are sometimes called, are used to treat Parkinson's disease and other neurological diseases. They are currently being tested in other areas, such as depression, severe cases of... Citește în continuare →

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