Study reveals the impact of systemic inflammation on disease progression

Every year, liver cirrhosis is responsible for approximately 170,000 deaths in Europe and recent epidemiological data show Austria to be in second place in regard to prevalence of cirrhosis in Europe. Excessive alcohol consumption, poor dietary habits, and metabolic comorbidities are the most common causes of cirrhosis in the Western world. Liver cirrhosis is characterized […]

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Virtual care management system for solving fragmentation of chronic diseases treatment

In the Helsinki metropolitan area, 10% of patients use 80% of health care resources. Most of them suffer from one or more chronic diseases—and often encounter problems in accessing, planning and communicating with treatment providers. “Modern Western health care is designed on the terms of short and intensive treatment periods, not on the terms of […]

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Scientists capture 3-D images of tumors in subcellular resolution

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have developed a new imaging technique that allows simultaneous visualization of multiple tissue types in 3-D, providing one of the most comprehensive views of conditions like cancer to date. Details of their new method called ‘fast light microscopic analysis of antibody stained whole organs’, or FLASH, published in Nature […]

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