From June 20th to 25th the 25th biannual meeting of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) will take place in Toronto. The organisers expect more than 8,000 participants from all over the world who will attend the presentations on various haemorrhagic disorders and thrombosis issues. Continue reading
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June 10th to 13th, 2015, the annual conference of the European League Against Rheumatism will take place in Rome. Because of this year’s collaboration with the Paediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS), part of the programme will focus on rheumatic diseases in children. With an expected 14,000 participants from 120 countries, the EULAR congress 2015 promises to become a major international event. Continue reading
“Please governments, keep on investing in basic science”, Paul Stoffels, Chief Science Officer of Johnson & Johnson, implored at the inaugural symposium of the Janssen Prevention Center (JPC) of Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. The new research centre was established early 2015 and organised its first symposium titled “Reaching for immorbidity” on June 4th at the EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam. Continue reading
With the theme Illumination & Innovation this year’s congress of the American Society of Clinical Oncology promises a lot of new developments and insights in the field of cancer. One of the progresses to keep an eye on is immunotherapy. This treatment strategy is rapidly gaining ground and will be discussed in numerous sessions at the 2015 Annual ASCO Meeting. Continue reading
Slowly the attendants of the second conference of the International Society for Wearable Technology in Healthcare gather in the Amsterdam Medical Centre. At first sight, this looks like a conference like any other, but the careful spectator notices a Google Glass here and there. This is the start of a day filled with technical gadgets. The organisers state: “We are the trendsetters in health care.” Continue reading
Early signs of autism are already noticeable before the age of one. Furthermore, female autists have a hard time maintaining their jobs. These issues were addressed by renown scientists during the 15th National Autism Congress on the 27th of March in Rotterdam. Continue reading
High- and normal-protein diets are associated with a higher metabolism and more storage of muscle mass than fat. To maintain this higher metabolism, dietary protein levels must remain high. This was postulated by Elisabeth Frost, researcher at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, during ObesityWeek 2014. Continue reading