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EU Healthcare Systems: a Reallocation Of Resources Is Urgently Needed

Turning away from “low-value” (waste, overuse) towards “high-value” health care is critical for the sustainability of solidarity-based healthcare systems. The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment is represented on the European Expert Panel. Vienna, 11. July 2019 – On behalf of the European Commission, international health experts are now making a series of recommendations…

Investors Support Phage Therapy: Novel Approach to Solve the Antibiotics Crisis Receives Further Millions

Vienna (Austria), 27 June 2019: Austrian biotech company PhagoMed Biopharma GmbH successfully completed another financing round. PhagoMed, located at the Vienna Biocenter, is focused on developing virus-(phage-) based therapies against drug-resistant and chronic bacterial infections. Investors provided further EUR 1.5 million in equity investments to support this novel approach to tackle the antibiotics crisis. The…

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Creating a layout in Canva frequently entails picking from our premade themes. Nonetheless, you’re cost-free to develop your own layouts without utilizing a make your own template . This provides you the flexibility to discover your own style tips. PropertyIf you are actually the web site proprietor (or even you handle this internet site), satisfy…

A wearable that’s not to be laughed at: newly developed tool for psychological studies to be tested in investigation of laughter

Scientists at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Austria are currently developing an innovative tool that collects psychological data. They are testing it as part of a study of laughter in every day life. Krems (Austria), 3 June 2019 – Software for an innovative wearable that could optimise the collection of data in psychological…

Robot-assisted surgery: few advantages despite high costs

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment investigates robot-assisted surgery for indications in the thorax and abdomen Vienna (Austria), 28. May 2019 – Clinical studies on robot-assisted surgery for indications in the thorax and abdomen have so far shown few advantages for this cost-intensive surgical method. This is the result of a recent analysis by…

Marinomed Biotech AG: Budesolv with a strongly decreased dose of the active ingredient compared to the marketed product Rhinocort Aqua shows pronounced efficacy already after first application – clinical validation of the Marinosolv® platform

Marinomed Biotech AG: Budesolv with a strongly decreased dose of the active ingredient compared to the marketed product Rhinocort Aqua shows pronounced efficacy already after first application – clinical validation of the Marinosolv® platform • Phase III study successfully completed preparing the ground for entering a multi-billion-dollar market• Even after the first application, Budesolv exhibits…

Health centres for the homeless: evaluation requires trust

The findings of an international study have now been published by the Austrian Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment Vienna, (Austria) 11 April 2019 – Trust is a vital factor when it comes to evaluating health centres for socially disadvantaged people. This is a basic recommendation of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology…

Psychological intervention study: even brief abstinence from social media causes withdrawal symptoms

Researchers from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences identify addiction-like behaviour after time away from social media Krems (Austria), 14 November 2018 – In many cases, just a seven-day break from social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp is sufficient to induce withdrawal symptoms like those caused by addictive substances. This is the conclusion…

Europe and USA: agreement on definition and diagnosis of specific form of high blood pressure

Physician from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences plays a part in global consensus-building process Krems (Austria), 6 November 2018 – A transcontinental agreement was recently reached on the definition and diagnosis of a particular form of high blood pressure. Until now, it was difficult to outline a generally accepted set of symptoms – and…

Donor Organs on Demand: Research Looks at Lifelike Organ Models Produced on 3D Printers

Biomedical engineers from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Krems launch project focused on 3D printing of tissue models Krems, 02 October 2018 – A research project recently initiated at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences aims to produce organ models with realistic material properties. These biological replicas will mainly be deployed in research…