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Nov
09

Medica 2018 – Discover the Future

This November will see the return of MEDICA, the largest medical industry fair in the world. The event will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany from 12 – 15 November 2018.  You’ll be able to discover the latest break-through products that we’ll be exhibiting and join us for interactive demonstrations and hands-on education opportunities.

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Jul
11

Formaldehyde as a Carcinogen – How Do We Protect Medical Students?

Formaldehyde has long been used as an effective preservative on cadavers, either by undertakers as part of the embalming process, or by hospitals or universities which need to preserve whole bodies or organs for lengthy periods of time, as the chemicals delay the natural process of decay. As well as being used for preserving organisms, […]

By Joanna | Medical Education . Science
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Apr
08

Is Using Real Bodies The Only Way to Teach Anatomy?

In recent years, newspapers in the UK, Germany and North America have been reporting an unexpected problem for medical schools. The rising cost of a funeral, which can run to as much as $10,000 US, is prompting more people than ever to consider donating their bodies to medical science after they die, rather than opt […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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