19.09.2023For the second time in a row after the pandemic, REHACARE takes place in Düsseldorf in 2023. Innovative start-ups will be present again. Innovation, progress and freedom characterize the working environment of VOSS healthcare GmbH. We asked what it means for a young start-up to be able to present itself and its ideas at a large trade fair like REHACARE.
28.04.2022Anyone visiting REHACARE on site will notice numerous small stands in addition to the larger stands of many established companies. Here you can often find new start-ups that want to expand the assistive technology sector with a fresh idea.
20.09.2019The Austrian start-up Rewellio has set itself the task of guiding people back into mobility as quickly as possible after a stroke. For that they developed a virtual rehabilitation system.
20.09.2019Swallowing difficulties or limited mobility? Especially in old age, many people are affected. To make it easier for them to drink, the start-up iuvas medical has developed the modern drinking aid sippa.
13.09.2017The European Summer School for Innovation in Chronic Disease Intervention (euVENTION) assists university graduates with business start-ups for improving new Healthcare Services for Chronic Disease Sufferers.
28.05.2018In an international study, scientists of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) have discovered a new therapeutic option for stroke patients. These results will enable effective treatment of a large group of stroke patients currently ex-cluded from intravenous thrombolysis.
15.05.2023The technology of "the glasses that replace the guide dog" has been patented in the USA and will soon be patented in the European Union. The technology provides a new level of mobility and self-determination for people with blindness and visual impairments, replicating the capabilities of a guide dog through cameras, computer chips, haptic signals, and sounds.
15.12.2017AUF AUGENHOEHE is a fashion label that has specifically focused on the needs of little people. In order to continue to work independently and outside the normative fashion industry, the start-up needs support from as many people as possible. For this reason, AUF AUGENHOEHE started a crowdfunding campaign on December, 4th 2017.
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20.01.2012Researchers at the University of Utah have created a program that helps kids with autism focus on building their skills and utilising an aptitude for visual-spatial thinking, computers and other electronic media.
02.12.2019According to the United States Department of Education, approximately 32 million adults in the country are illiterate, meaning they never learned to read or write. New research has found that people who are illiterate may have nearly three times greater risk of developing dementia than people who can read and write.
29.01.2014An automated system that identifies high-risk osteoporosis patients being treated for fractures and can generate letters encouraging follow-up is an effective way to promote osteoporosis intervention and prevent future fractures, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
16.06.2014Splitting the cow’s milk proteins in a formula does not prevent the start-up of the disease process of type 1 diabetes in predisposed children, shows a large international study. However, these results do not exclude the possibility that the early dietary modification may affect the latter phase in the disease process and so prevent the actual illness.
18.11.2015Patients with multiple sclerosis often receive a "hit and miss" treatment when the disease breaks out. A blood analysis is now for the first time able to reveal which of the two most important first-line drugs is better suited for which patients.
08.05.2019People with good vision despite having center-involved diabetic macular edema can safely forego immediate treatment of their eye condition as long as they are closely monitored, and treatment begins promptly if vision worsens, according to clinical trial results.
05.07.2021To help improve the quality of life of people with hearing impairment, Mannheim start-up Vibrosonic have developed a new, innovative hearing aid with an integrated loudspeaker that sits directly on the eardrum. This hearing contact lens® is not an implant, and the sound quality it delivers outperforms other hearing systems currently on the market.
04.04.2011Early intervention and close follow-up are key to rehabilitating hearing loss in children, says Doctor Paul R. Kileny, director of the University of Michigan’s Audiology and Electrophysiology program.
14.08.2020Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) tracks glucose levels of people with type I or type II diabetes through a device that monitors levels throughout the day. These devices improve control of blood sugar levels by alerting patients when their levels go too high or low, but patients need to use the technology consistently to derive a benefit.