In skin cancer, early diagnosis can be life-changing. The Derm.AI app enables GPs to get to the bottom of suspected cases faster.
Interview with Henrik Jungaberle about psychedelic augmented psychotherapy (APT), new training programs for physicians and treatment outcomes that ought to be obtained.
A common appendicitis, on a remote base in Antarctica? No big deal... unless the patient is also the only physician around.
The number of new gastric cancer cases has been steadily decreasing each year in all western countries. What do modern refrigerators have to do with this?
Big data already enables new predictive and diagnostic procedures, and even the forecasting of a disease's course. But what does this mean for medicine?
Digitalisation in hospitals has not translated into an increase of the time spent by medical personnel with patients. Could artificial intelligence help?
In the 18th century, masturbation was held responsible for all ills. Some 19th century physicians therefore wanted to prevent it at all costs, with bullying and even mutilation.
Fear of heights is extremely stressful for those affected. Immersive technologies such as virtual reality therapy are providing to be successful treatment options.
How does hadron therapy work? Which tumours can be treated with it? For how long does an hadron therapy session last? Our questions are answered by Dr Viviana Vitolo, a physician based at CNAO.
Prof. Dr. Angelika Eggert (Charité University Hospital, Berlin) is leading the coordination effort to treat children with cancer from Ukraine. Prof. Eggert explains how patient allocation across sixty clinics across Germany works.
We're almost there, but medicine faces many challenges before humans can land on the Red Planet.
A young immigrant from Guatemala presents to a clinic with shortness of breath and abnormal lung findings. Is he another case of disseminated tuberculosis, which is common in his home country?
The fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis is gaining a new arsenal. But international migration - including the influx of refugees from Ukraine - poses new challenges.
In Germany, tens of thousands of war refugees from Ukraine now need medical care. In an interview with esanum, Dr Dirk Heinrich, Chairman of the SpiFA Board of Directors, draws attention to the challenges for physicians.
In the countries bordering Ukraine, the European Union of Private Hospitals coordinates the actions of entities aiding refugees. We interview Dr Garassus, UEHP's president on this development.
The European Society of Emergency Medicine is preparing educational videos to train Ukrainian health workers as soon as possible. The project is being implemented in collaboration with the WHO Academy.
Every war is followed by another. For Dr. Igor Auriant, the war in Ukraine is reminiscent of his mission in Liberia. There, too, death showed its vile face.
We interview Dr. Gaya Spolverato, co-founder of "Women in Surgery - Italia", an association aiming to "accompany and support women surgeons in the development of their full potential and their professions".
Dr Rostyslav Boyko has launched an appeal to raise funds to support colleagues who are busy coping with what many believe could soon become a humanitarian catastrophe.
Convoys with medical supplies are traveling from Geneva to Kiev. Behind this operation is a humanitarian organisation of Swiss physicians, whose chairman is himself of Ukrainian origin.