Researchers investigated whether drug-eluting beads loaded with irinotecan (DEBIRI), and continuously release it, lead to improved therapy success.
Dr Martin Karsten takes a look back at the time of COVID measures and explains why he is disappointed and even angry about child health today.
Are the days of a painful pricking in the fingertip soon to be over? A recent study looks at how flash glucose monitoring compares to standard glucose measurement.
A large UK biobank study reports increased rates of new Parkinson's disease after prescription of anticonvulsants.
Sarcomas are rare tumours, often diagnosed too late. Hence interdisciplinary cooperation between medical specialties is needed for optimal therapy.
AI is being increasingly used in medicine. Which is its greatest benefit in everyday medical work? And which adjustments are urgently needed in its use?
Prenatal diagnostics have led to a significant decrease in the prevalence of Down Syndrome. We take a look at the progress made in the past decades.
The COPD industry was worth about $17 billion in 2022. By 2028, this is predicted to rise to around $23 billion. But why is this so?
A study on percutaneous tricuspid edge-to-edge repair (TEER) gives hope to tricuspid regurgitation patients. TEER improved the function of the tricuspid valve.
A number of studies, like INTERHEART, state clearly how critical both positive and negative psychological states are to cardiovascular health and prognosis.
A rare MS-like disease that occurs mainly in teenagers and young adults, it is characterised by demyelination of large areas of white matter.
New study results indicate that the intestine could help to minimise the long-term consequences of strokes, showing its role as an important therapeutic target.
A cancer diagnosis completely upsets the lives of the vast majority of those affected. The connection to psycho-oncology can help patients and their relatives.
Its patients often have a long experience with pain and feel that their suffering is not taken seriously. Actress Amy Schumer has raised awareness on the condition.
Researchers identified the molecular basis of the aggressive effects of SARS-CoV-2: the virus damages cells' DNA and prevents its repair, causing further effects.
According to a study published in BMJ Global Health, LGBTQ+ families perform as well or better than 'traditional' families with opposite-sex parents.
FAS is a rare sign of traumatic brain injury, apoplexy, or multiple sclerosis - but a recent casuistry hinted at an entirely different cause.
Recently, there have been more attempts to introduce long-term contraceptive methods for men. One of them is thermal contraception. Dr. Alan Charissou expands on the method.
Everyone knows them: condoms. But only few know the origins of the humble rubber. We take a look back at the beginnings of male contraceptives.
The ESD technique, which originated in Japan, is being introduced in Europe. This work of medical goldsmiths has precise indications.