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Shockwave Medical touts Disrupt BTK lithoplasty system study results
Shockwave Medical today released results from the Disrupt below the knee study of its Shockwave Lithoplasty system designed to treat peripheral artery disease, touting low rates of residual stenosis and low vascular complications. Data from the study was presented at the annual Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe congress in Copenhagen, Denmark. “Interventional procedures that involve moderate and severe calcium can be complex, unpredictable and costly. The previous Disrupt PAD Study demonstrated that Lithoplasty addresses many major concerns in the treatment of problematic calcium i...
Source: Mass Device - September 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Vascular Shockwave Medical Source Type: news

Tumor-infiltrating B lymphocytes promote melanoma progression & resistance to therapy
(The Wistar Institute) In a multi-institutional collaborative study, scientists at The Wistar Institute and the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, have identified the role of tumor-infiltrating or tumor-associated B-cells ('TABs') in melanoma progression and resistance to targeted therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 19, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Opening day of Dentsply Sirona World exceeded expectations
After much anticipation, the first day of the second annual Ultimate Dental Meeting concluded with high praiseLas Vegas, N.V. (Sept. 15, 2017) –After months of anticipation, Dentsply Sirona World 2017 has officially begun! This three-day event is the industry ’s only educational festival, and those in attendance have now experienced the Dentsply Sirona difference.The day started with the magnificent Opening General Session. With a ballroom submerged in darkness, LED light dancers wowed the audience with incredible illusions and captivating choreography. Immediately following, Group Senior Vice President of the ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 15, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Five years of mandatory bicycle helmets for children in Austria - a post hoc evaluation (Safety-2016 abstract #246) - Bauer R, Steiner M, Robatsch K.
BACKGROUND In Austria, bicycle helmets have been mandatory on public roads for children under 12 years of age since May 31, 2011 (23rd amendment to the road safety act). The regulation was introduced as an awareness measure and is primarily designed to pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Preventive human rights monitoring in child and adolescent psychiatry and welfare institutions - Berger E, Paar C.
Since 1  July 2012 the Austrian Ombudsman Board (AOB) together with its six regional expert commissions form the so called "National Prevention Mechanism" implementing the UN Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or D... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The history of child and adolescent psychiatry in Austria : essay about a long development - Thun-Hohenstein L.
The history of child and adolescent psychiatry in Austria is very short - it was established first in 1975, finally it achieved the status of a seperate specialisation in 2007. In earlier years the name of this specialty was used under the guise of scienti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

RT educator unwraps secrets of Peruvian mummies
Move over Indiana Jones -- meet Julie Ostrowski, a radiologic technologist...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut Austrian study uses MDCT to uncover tale of 12 mummies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Philips Supports Global Transformation of Pathology with Two New Fully Digitized Labs in Austria
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, has announced the continued momentum of its cutting-edge pathology diagnostics with the successful transformation of two fully digital pathology labs in Austria. The Pathology Institute in Hall and the Pathology Institute at Tirol Kliniken Innsbruck have fully digitized their diagnostic process with Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution, (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - August 31, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Radiologic technologist unwraps secrets of Peruvian mummies
Move over Indiana Jones -- meet Julie Ostrowski, a radiologic sciences instructor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT, 3D printing bring Egyptian mummy back to life Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case CT, MRI find atherosclerosis in mummy hearts How CT unraveled curiosities of King Tut Austrian study uses MDCT to uncover tale of 12 mummies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Development and implementation of Safe Schools in Austria our road to success (Safety-2016 abstract #233) - Distl S, Spitzer P, Brandmayr G, Stricker B.
BACKGROUND We initiated and designed Safe School Communities, developed structures for implementation and evaluation in close cooperation with two different types of schools: Lannach Primary School and Rein Secondary School. Description The first step ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Achievement of the Austrian school route maps and opportunities for further enhancement (Safety-2016 abstract #650) - Knowles D, Schneider F, Robatsch K.
Background Since 2002 each Austrian primary school can develop a school route map with the help of traffic experts. The purpose is to inform parents and students of traffic conditions around the school and the safest walking routes. Today about 300 maps ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Hiker Recounts Experience of Being Struck by Lightning
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — There was no rain, no rumbling, no sign of danger before the blinding flash and deafening bang of a lightning bolt threw Mathias Steinhuber to the ground, tore off his clothes and burned a gaping hole in his shoe. The 31-year-old Austrian teacher, an avid hiker, had just reached the 9,000-foot summit of a Northern California mountain range ahead of his companions when he raised his arms for a picture and was struck in the back of the head. The electricity shot through his body and exited through his foot, and he was too stunned to know what had happened. "It was like in a dream," S...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 25, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Olga R. Rodriguez and Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Hiker Recounts Experience of Being Struck by Lightning
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — There was no rain, no rumbling, no sign of danger before the blinding flash and deafening bang of a lightning bolt threw Mathias Steinhuber to the ground, tore off his clothes and burned a gaping hole in his shoe. The 31-year-old Austrian teacher, an avid hiker, had just reached the 9,000-foot summit of a Northern California mountain range ahead of his companions when he raised his arms for a picture and was struck in the back of the head. The electricity shot through his body and exited through his foot, and he was too stunned to know what had happened. "It was like in a dream," S...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 25, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Olga R. Rodriguez and Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Mudslide in Switzerland Leaves 8 Missing
GENEVA (AP) — Rescue workers used a helicopter and dogs to search for at least eight people still unaccounted for in a Swiss Alpine valley on Thursday, a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small village near the Italian border. The village of Bondo, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Milan, has been evacuated. The slide Wednesday morning sent about 4 million cubic meters (140 million cubic feet) of material crashing down, causing an impact equivalent to 3.0 on the Richter scale, senior police official Andrea Mittner said. Police in Graubuenden canton (state) said buildings were damaged, and images from t...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 24, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Getinge launches Biotronik ’ s Pulsar-18 SES in the US
Getinge (PINK:GETI B) said today it launched Biotronik‘s Pulsar-18 self-expanding stent in the US, operating as Biotronik’s distributor in the region for its portfolio of peripheral artery disease devices. Biotronik claims that the Pulsar-18, which won FDA clearance in March, is the only approved superficial femoral artery self-expanding stent with a 4-French delivery system, which it said makes the device and associated procedures simple and more efficient. “As more patients are diagnosed with PAD due to our aging population, interventional and surgical teams need access to innovative, proven p...
Source: Mass Device - August 22, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution Stents Biotronik Getinge Source Type: news

Gene variant activity is surprisingly variable between tissues
(CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences) Every tissue has its own pattern of active alleles, a large-scale study led by an international team of scientists at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences has found. Researchers of the former group of Denise Barlow were able to show that the differential allele activity is regulated by tissue-specific, regulatory DNA elements known as enhancers - a process that could also be involved in many diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 18, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Austria orders recall of unapproved cancer drug
Austrian authorities have ordered a recall of a cancer medication that was put on the market without proper approval (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide
VIENNA (Reuters) - Tests show that some imported egg products in Austria have been contaminated with a potentially harmful insecticide, Austria's food safety agency said on Monday, adding to the list of countries affected by an international health scare. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide: ORF
VIENNA (Reuters) - Tests show that some imported egg products in Austria have been contaminated with a potentially harmful insecticide, a health ministry official told broadcaster ORF on Monday, adding to the list of countries affected by an international health scare. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Latest: 2 Austria firms recall eggs bound for eateries
Upper Austria's provincial government says two companies have recalled eggs possibly tainted with Fipronil and food control agents are conducting additional spot checks of eggs for evidence of the insecticide (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Novocure wins Austrian reimbursement for Optune
Novocure (NSDQ:NVCR) said today it won reimbursement across Austria for its Optune tumor treating fields delivery system designed for treating newly diagnosed glioblastoma. The St. Helier, N.J.-based company said it inked a contract with the Federation of the Austrian Social Insurance Institutions to grant reimbursement across the country, and that all 18 Austrian insurance funds have agreed to participate in the contract. “This decision marks Novocure’s 1st national reimbursement for Optune, providing additional access to millions of people. Access to our therapy continues to grow, demonstrating health in...
Source: Mass Device - August 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Oncology NovoCure Source Type: news

Erratum to: Cluster randomized evaluation of adolescent girls empowerment Programme (AGEP): study protocol - Hewett PC, Austrian K, Soler-Hampejsek E, Behrman JR, Bozzani F, Jackson-Hachonda NA.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Orexigen Therapeutics Announces Commercialization and Distributorship Arrangement with Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH for Mysimba(TM) in Germany, France and Austria
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Orexigen Therapeutics Ireland Ltd., and Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH have executed a distrib... Biopharmaceuticals, Distribution Orexigen Therapeutics, Cheplapharm, Mysimba (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Austria: Women with leak-prone breast implants compensated
An Austrian consumer watchdog says 69 women in the country who received leak-prone breast implants made by a French company have received 3,000 euros (over $3,550) each in damages (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

No gene is an island
(Institute of Science and Technology Austria) Genes do not exist in isolation. Like beads on a string, they sit next to each other on the chromosomes. So far, little has been known about how the position of a gene on a chromosome affects its evolution. A new study by Calin Guet and Magdalena Steinr ü ck at IST Austria shows that a gene's neighborhood can influence whether and how the activity of a gene changes. The study was published today in eLife. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

WHO Urges Govt ’s to Raise Taxes on Tobacco
Credit: IPSBy Roshni MajumdarUNITED NATIONS, Jul 19 2017 (IPS)Seven million people die each year from tobacco-related deaths, according to a new report published by the World Health Organisation today. Stressing the urgent need to curb deaths from smoking, Dr. Vinayak Prasad, the head of WHO’s tobacco control programme, told IPS that “countries have to monitor tobacco use and prevention policies at the best-level.”He mentioned the adoption of core policies, called MPOWER, to monitor and protect people from tobacco smoke. At the highest level of implementation of these policies, countries will have elimina...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roshni Majumdar Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Global Headlines Health Women's Health Source Type: news

Intact Vascular launches Toba II BTK trial in EU
Intact Vascular today announced the European launch of the Toba II BTK clinical trial of its Tack endovascular system in combination with standard balloon angioplasty in the popliteal and tibial arteries for treating critical limb ischemia. The 1st European patient in the trial was enrolled by Dr. Marianne Brodmann and Dr. Peter Reif at Austria’s Medical University Graz, the Wayne, Penn.-based company said. “We are pleased to be the 1st center in Europe to commence enrollment in Toba II BTK. I believe the Tack endovascular system is a very promising technology designed to optimize dissection repair while l...
Source: Mass Device - July 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Catheters Clinical Trials Vascular Intact Vascular Source Type: news

SCHOTT Selected to Provide Glass Tubes to PBR Facility, Austria
Microalgae manufacturer ecoduna has selected SCHOTT's glass tubes for its new photobioreactor (PBR) facility after a successful 18-month testing period. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - July 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study Compares Transport and Referral Strategies of International EMS Systems
Meeting Needs Redelsteiner C: Current and future requirements for gatekeeping in the prehospital setting with special consideration of sociodemographic requirements; with a special focus on two rural border regions in the Austrian province of Burgenland. Stumpf + Kossendey: Edewecht, Germany, 2016. [Book in German.] Many European countries face a reduction of active physicians and health professionals on one side and an increase of older people on the other. Although the ratio of emergency calls to population remains stable, the overall number of calls is rising. Background: Current data show that in urban area...
Source: JEMS Operations - July 6, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Christoph Redelsteiner, DrPhDr, MSW, MS, EMT-P Tags: Columns Operations Source Type: news

Bowel cancer risk increased by two alcoholic drinks a day
Researchers from the United European Gastroenterology, based in Vienna, Austria, warned that having two alcoholic drinks a day increases the risk of oesophagal cancer by one fifth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not so pretty after all: New pestivirus that attacks the nervous system of Austrian pigs
(University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna) Shaking piglets show symptoms similar to classical swine fever, with extensive damage to the brain and the spinal cord. Viral origin of the disease was clarified only recently after discovering an atypical porcine pestivirus. Researchers at Vetmeduni Vienna now discovered a further new virus in Austrian shaking piglets. The pathogen, named LINDA-Virus (Lateral shaking Inducing NeuroDegenerative Agent), is related to Bungowannah virus and more distantly to classical swine fewer virus. Published in Emerging Infectious Diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Bulgaria to press EU over 'double standards' in food products
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has found that food products sold by multinational companies in the country contained different ingredients to identical-brand products sold in Austria and Germany, and said it would press the European Union to tackle this "double standard". (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Substance use and misuse among children and youth with mental illness : A  pilot study - Herz V, Franzin N, Huemer J, Mairhofer D, Philipp J, Skala K.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine prevalence, patterns and predictors of substance use among a  sample of adolescent psychiatric inpatients. METHODS: Participants included 25 minors aged 12-17 years admitted to an Austrian departmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Retrospective analysis on thermal injuries in children-Demographic, etiological and clinical data of German and Austrian pediatric hospitals 2006-2015-Approaching the new German burn registry - Tegtmeyer LC, Herrnstadt GR, Maier SL, Thamm OC, Klinke M, Reinshagen K, Koenigs I.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this observational, multi-center study was to reveal epidemiologic, etiological and clinical aspects of hospitalized children with thermal injuries in Germany and Austria and the workup of a renewed web-based pediatric burn regist... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Regional 'hot spot' of Borna disease discovered in upper Austria
(University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna) Bornaviruses cause a lethal form of encephalitis, Borna disease, among horses and sheep. To date only a few cases were reported in Austria. Recently, four horses were afflicted in the same area of Upper Austria within just two years. Tests on local shrews, the reservoir host, confirmed the suspicion of a local viral reservoir. The study in Emerging Microbes& Infections documents a rare outbreak of Borna disease in a new endemic area in Austria. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Artist Realizes Only Appropriate Use Of Trump Tweets Is Plant Food
President Donald Trump’s tweets might be polluting the natural environment that is your mind, but they’re finding greater purpose somewhere: specifically, in a subterranean lavender field in New York City. Austrian artist Martin Roth, now based in NYC, is the mad gardener behind an idyllic new art exhibition, which happens to be powered in part by Trump’s 140-character declarations. Nestled inside the Austrian Cultural Forum of Midtown Manhattan, it consists of 200 lavender shrubs that are nurtured by grow lights whose power corresponds with the activities of several social media accounts. That’s ri...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 7, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cochrane Austria recognized for success in promoting best available health information
Cochrane is delighted to announce that Cochrane Austria has been recognized for its outstanding achievements in promoting evidence-based decision-making in health care by being awarded full, independent Centre status.Opened in 2010 as a branch of Cochrane,Cochrane Austria consists of longstanding, dedicated Cochrane enthusiasts located in the Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at the Danube University, Krems.Cochrane Austria will continue to promote evidence-based decision making in health care in Austria and the region by supporting and training new authors of Cochrane Reviews, as well as wor...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 30, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Largest grant ever obtained by IST Austria goes to the ISTplus postdoc program
(Institute of Science and Technology Austria) The EU program Horizon 2020 will support postdocs at IST Austria with€4.6 million. A total of 60 postdoc positions will become available over the next five years. The fellowships are open to all postdocs moving to Austria from abroad or who have spent less than one year in Austria at the time of application. Applications can be from all scientific fields currently represented at IST Austria: biology, neuroscience, mathematics, physics, and computer science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 30, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Improving mountain bike trails in Austria: an assessment of trail preferences and benefits from trail features using choice experiments - Koemle DBA, Morawetz UB.
Over the past two decades, mountain biking has emerged as an increasingly popular recreational activity. However, at least in Austria official trails do not necessarily match the preferences of bikers and therefore they often ride on unofficial trails or o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Austrian Biotech Themis Launches Zika Vaccine Clinical Trial Austrian Biotech Themis Launches Zika Vaccine Clinical Trial
Austrian biotech company Themis Bioscience said on Tuesday it had started a clinical trial of an experimental Zika vaccine in healthy volunteers, opening up another front in the race to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Austrian biotech Themis launches Zika vaccine clinical trial
(Reuters) - Austrian biotech company Themis Bioscience said on Tuesday it had started a clinical trial of an experimental Zika vaccine in healthy volunteers, opening up another front in the race to prevent the spread of the mosquito-borne disease. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Austrian scientists modify and reinforce host defence peptide from breast milk to detect cancer cells
Scientists at the University of Graz in Austria have modified and reinforced a host defence peptide from breast milk to enable it to specifically detect cancer cells. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - April 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Modified protein promotes hair growth and fights ageing in mice
Conclusion This mouse study aimed to investigate whether there are ways to target and destroy senescent cells that have stopped dividing yet somehow avoid the normal cell-death pathways. Removing these cells could counteract damage to tissue in the body caused by medical treatments such as chemotherapy, and accelerated or natural ageing. It essentially found that a modified peptide (FOXO4-DRI) was able to cause death of the senescent cells. In turn, this was able to counteract the liver and kidney cell toxicity induced by a chemotherapy drug, in addition to reducing frailty and loss of fur density in the mice. Animal studi...
Source: NHS News Feed - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medication Source Type: news

Austria eases poultry restrictions as bird flu threat fades
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian poultry will be allowed outdoors as of Saturday as the threat from bird flu is fading, the country's health ministry said, lifting a restriction put in place more than two months ago. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hands well - all's well : prevention campaign of the Austrian General Accident Insurance Institution (AUVA) to reduce hand injuries - Leixnering M, Pezzei C, Schenk C, Szolarz C, Jurkowitsch J, Quadlbauer S.
Overall, 41% of all work-related accidents lead to a hand injury. In the younger generation, the incidence rate even rises to 50%. In Austria, these accidents result in approximately half a  million sick leave days per annum, an average of 12.5 days per ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medacta International acquires Vivamed
Medacta International has announced its acquisition of the Austrian distributor Vivamed. The acquisition went into effect on Feb. 1. Medacta, a privately held and family-owned global designer of joint replacement and spinal surgery products, hopes to strengthen its presence in Austria and facilitate future development and investments in the market with this acquisition. It also hopes to ensure the continued delivery of high-level products and services to existing customers. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing. The post Medacta International acquires Vivamed appeared first on MassDevice. ...
Source: Mass Device - February 9, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Medacta International Source Type: news

"She doesn't look like a child": girls and age of consent regulations in Austria (1950-1970) - Matter S.
Beginning in the late Nineteenth century, an intense debate evolved around perceptions concerning an adequate age of consent. The Austrian criminal code determined that children older than fourteen years were no longer put under a general umbrella of sexua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CRISPR meets single-cell sequencing in new screening method
(CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences) A new cell screening method combines two revolutionary tools of biomedical research: Scientists at CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences have integrated CRISPR genome editing with single-cell RNA sequencing. Their study establishes a method for studying gene regulation in unprecedented scale and detail. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 19, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Austrian farms told to keep poultry indoors to combat bird flu
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria has ordered its farmers to keep all poultry indoors from next week, extending measures to fight bird flu as the contagious virus spreads in neighboring European countries. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Institute of Science and Technology Austria set out to find the mechanism that creates sharp wave ripples
Brain waves play a key role in strengthening memories and now, the Institute of Science and Technology Austria has identified the mechanism that determines the shape and rhythm of the waves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news