12/12/2022In a position paper, the European Disability Forum (EDF) had urged the European Commission to focus on people with disabilities. Now the EDF welcomes the new "EU Global Health Strategy: Better Health for All in a Changing World", which among other intentions refers to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
23/11/2022A study at the University of Bayreuth is evaluating an app that has already been developed to enable people with type 1 diabetes to exercise safely. The aim is for people with type 1 diabetes to be able to exercise without fear of dysglycemia. Bayreuth physiologist Professor Othmar Moser receives a European Diabetes Research Award.
16/11/2022The grip-strengthening glove Carbonhand® from Bioservo is now classified and approved as a medical device under the European Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR). The grip strengthening glove gives people with limited hand function additional strength and endurance in their grip and is equipped with sensors at the fingertips.