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Press Releases from medicalpicture gmbh (13 total)

Associated Press and medicalpicture: the whole (medical) world in pictures

The two agencies conclude utilisation agreement! The newly structured AP picture platform has got off to a flying start - distributing the German medical picture specialist straight away. In the USA as well as in the remaining Pacific region, the news agency Associated Press will be presenting medicalpicture with immediate effect on its picture platform As such, the world’s biggest collection of historic and contemporary image material and Germany’s biggest

ICD-10, don't get lost in translation!

How simple life could be if everyone spoke the same language. Since the tower of Babel humanity attempted to, once again, communicate in one tongue and overcome the general difficulties associated with language barriers – with little success. The most recent attempt in this direction is the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) attempt to introduced a common International Classification of Diseases, the ICD-10 code. This classification system allows the definition and

Beauty, those who look for it, find it, or create it

Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, more often however, in the hands of a gifted surgeon. medicalpicture offers a selection of images depicting the possibilities, procedures and dangers of modern plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery, aesthetic surgery, facial surgery etc. The profession of aesthetic surgery covers numerous different medical fields. Ultimately, the goal is always an aesthetic improvement of the patient’s looks although the medical reasoning behind any procedure may

Ticks on the run

Ticks may generally be found in brushwood (brushes), weeds, ferns and tall grass up to approx. 1.5 m in height. Ticks are parasitic, spider-like arthropods. Approximately 650 tick species exist worldwide and they are often found to serve as disease vectors for such infections as Lyme disease. The medicalpicture Feature with new information und Images about ticks. They generally do not exceed 4 mm in size, can however swell to up

GINA fights asthma – World Asthma Day, May 1st, 2007

Although children may be thinking of Pinocchio’s pet duck, asthma patients know better. GINA is the acronym used by an organization called Global INitiative for Asthma. Their goal is the improvement of living-conditions for asthma patients world-wide and an important tool in raising awareness towards this issue is the world-asthma-day. Created by GINA in 1998, much attention will again be focused on relevant issues and concerns associated with asthma on

Day of Tribute to Charles Darwin, the Father of the Evolution Theory

February 12th is Darwin Day, which appeals to the spirit of research and humanity in honour of the British nature researcher. medicalpicture® is celebrating this day with its own series of pictures for the creator of the theory of evolution. Even nowadays the name Darwin draws different reactions from different people – even though Darwin himself cannot help it. Charles Robert Darwin, who was born on February 12th, 1809 in

Designers Digest shows “Views from the inside – layer by layer”

medicalpicture® will be presenting itself in the latest edition of the professional publication Designers Digest with an impressive picture gallery. Large-format illustrations of the brain, histological profiles of organs and true images from the inside of the body demonstrate in a strikingly sensuous manner that humans can be attractive models with more than just their outer appearance. The most recent publication of Designers Digest (Number 98) is a

A pretty kettle of fish! - Christmas imagepurchase with Click and Buy

20% savings when purchasing medicalpicture ® - images with Some only give during Christmas. Not us! That’s why we named our site ‘a pretty kettle of fish’ where we keep on giving all year long. medicalpicture ® is slashing prices between December 6th and 31st, 2006. You can save up to 20% when making a purchase using our easy Click and Buy system with Our Christmas Quicklink: Price Cuts - Big

Handicapped but not helpless - International Day Of Disabled Persons 3rd Decembe …

In 1992, at the conclusion of the United Nations Decade of Disabled Persons (1983-1992), the General Assembly proclaimed 3 December as the International Day of Disabled Persons. medicalpicture arranged a feature with text and a wide variety of photographs, illustrations and image series regarding people with disabilities. Handicapped or disabeld means individual Impairments of humans, those extensively, comparatively heavy and long-term are. The term ‚handicap `is extremely versatile and always means

AIDS - around the world - medicalpicture Feature to World Aids Day on 1.December …

AIDS has killed more than 25 million people, making it one of the most destructive epidemics in recorded history. Despite recent, improved access to antiretroviral treatment and care in many regions of the world, the AIDS epidemic claimed an estimated 3.1 million (between 2.8 and 3.6 million) lives in 2005 of which, more than half a million (570,000) were children. Quicklink to Aids Feature with text and a lot of images

WissenSchafftBilder - The online image contest 2007

The very successful picture competition of the medicalpicture GmbH became grown-up. With its own Internet appearance into the next round. Several competitions are planned for 2007. Quicklink In the year 2006 this picture competition for medicine, research and science took place for the first time. The outstanding resonance during photokina the 2006 was the reason for the development of the new homepage. For the year 2007 several on-line picture competitions are planned

Liver - Feature by medicalicture - Biggest poison absorber in human body

The liver is the largest digestive gland in the adult human body. Furthermore, it synthesizes proteins, produces bile and serves as the body\'s detoxification unit. Almost all nutrients absorbed from foods will reach the liver which will distribute them according to the current metabolic needs. Additionally, the liver functions as a storage unit Vitamins and Glycogen. All together it plays over three hundred known roles in maintaining homeostasis in the human

World Diabetes Day 2006 - medicalpicture with pictures and illustrations

The diabetes Collection of medicalpicture covers photos from all ranges of Diabetes training, diabetes consultation, illustrations of the organs concerned, a picture-story about the everyday life with diabetes and beautiful photomicrographs of current Insuline. More about the collection: More than 200 million people worldwide have diabetes. Many of them do not receive the care that they need. The lnternational Diabetes Federation has chosen 2006 as the year of the disadvantaged and the

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