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06:03 EDT 25th September 2017 | BioPortfolio


News Articles [35 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Blind people have brain map for 'visual' observations too

(KU Leuven) Is what you're looking at an object, a face, or a tree? When processing visual input, our brain uses different areas to recognize faces, body parts, scenes, and objects. Scientists at KU L...

Cancer treatment during childhood linked to cognitive problems later in life

(KU Leuven) Young adults who had chemotherapy as a child have decreased cognitive flexibility and a weaker short-term memory. Their ability to concentrate and long-term memory are largely unaffected. ...

Humans no longer have ancient defence mechanism against viruses

(KU Leuven) Insects and plants have an important ancient defense mechanism that helps them to fight viruses. This is encoded in their DNA. Scientists have long assumed that vertebrates -- including hu...

Slow motion makes football referees more likely to give a red card

(KU Leuven) Video assistant refereeing in football has to be used with caution. Researchers at KU Leuven (University of Leuven), Belgium, have shown that refs are more likely to give red when they see...

TET1 protein helps prevent congenital defects and late-onset diseases

(KU Leuven) In the earliest stages of embryonic development, a protein known as TET1 may be the factor that tips the balance toward health or disease. The first evidence for this vital role of TET1 is...

Researchers unravel mechanism behind bowel paralysis after surgery

(KU Leuven) In the days following abdominal surgery, patients' intestinal contents pass more slowly or not at all. New research at KU Leuven (University of Leuven), Belgium, has now shown that this ph...

A diagnostic test for ALS

Researchers at VIB, KU Leuven, and UZ Leuven, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Jena, have demonstrated that measuring neurofilaments provides reliable confirmation of an ALS diag...

Humans No Longer Have Ancient Defense Mechanism Against Viruses

Insects and plants have an important ancient defense mechanism that helps them to fight viruses. This is encoded in their DNA. Scientists have long assumed that vertebrates -- including humans -- also...

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PubMed Articles [4 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Symposium "Brain plasticity in epilepsy", Leuven, Belgium, 13-16 May 2017.

Physical Activity of Patients with COPD from Regions with Different Climatic Variations.

Seasonal changes in physical activity in daily life (PADL) of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) living in regions of the world with contrasting (i.e., mild or marked) weather ...

Simultaneous liver kidney transplantation and (bilateral) nephrectomy through a midline is feasible and safe in polycystic disease.

In Eurotransplant, 50% of simultaneous liver kidney transplantations (SLK) are performed for polycystic disease. Classically, liver and kidney are transplanted in two steps: liver through a subcostal ...

Novel Cardiac Coordinate Modeling System for Three-Dimensional Quantification of Inflow Cannula Malposition of HeartMate II LVADs.

Optimal function of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) depends on proper alignment of the inflow cannula (IC). Quantitative guidelines for IC angulation are lacking because of variation in cardia...

Clinical Trials [15 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Prevalence of Endometriosis in a Well Defined Group of Infertile Women

At the Leuven University Fertility Centre (LUFC) of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium, a retrospective epidemiological prevalence stud...

Epidemiological Study on the Surgical Removal of Third Molars

The aim of this study is to get a clear view on current practice of surgical third molar removal in Belgium and the association with morbidity and complications. For this prospective coho...

Geriatric-CO-mAnagement for Cardiology Patients in the Hospital

The primary objective of the evaluation study is to determine if geriatric co-management is superior to standard of care in preventing functional decline in older patients admitted for acu...

Comparison of the Leuven Protocol With the Glucommander for Postoperative Control of Blood Glucose With IV Insulin

The investigators are testing whether a written protocol or a computerized program can more effectively control blood glucose after surgery.

Functional Evaluation of Two Types of Totally Implanted Venous Ports

Totally implanted venous access ports allow a safe delivery of medication, mainly chemotherapy, but are also used for blood sampling. This last procedure is not always successful, as it ap...

Companies [10 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

K.U.Leuven

PharmaDM

PharmaDM is a global provider of drug discovery analytic solutions, based on mining integrated chemical, biological and clinical data. Being a spin-off from the Universities of Leuven (Belgium), Abery...

TROD Medical NV/SA

Trod Medical is a Medical Device Company, with headquarters in Leuven (Belgium) and Tampa Bay area (USA). The Company, incepted in 2006 by Dr. Andre Faure, developed significant e...

ThromboGenics NV

ThromboGenics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for conditions related to the vascular system. The Company has used its in house expertise to build a significan...

ALMA.be

Every day, ALMA has an extensive and varied menu assortment. Click on the name of a specific ALMA restaurant to see the menus for that location. You can also view the menus for the week for all locati...

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