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Hearing loss – Why it deserves more attention

21. April 2021

Impairment of hearing and hearing loss are a major problem worldwide that does not receive enough attention. This is the conclusion reached by the World Health Organization (WHO) in its "Report on Hearing". According to the report, around 1.5 billion people worldwide currently suffer from hearing loss. 430 million people are affected by severe and limiting hearing loss. According to the WHO forecast, the number of people with hearing impairment is expected to rise to 2.5 billion by 2050, with 700 million of them requiring medical care. In its report, WHO addresses the global extent of hearing impairment, describes causal and preventive factors of hearing loss, and identifies effective interventions, and health challenges and solutions. In this blog post, we will present key findings from the report.

Trade Shows 2021

11. March 2021

Due to the Corona pandemic, there is again a great deal of uncertainty among organizers, exhibitors and visitors as to which trade shows can take place this year.

Here you will find an overview of the current status of important (European) medical technology trade fairs.

Materials for medical applications

18. January 2021

Impressive progress is continuously being made in medical research. Ever more sophisticated treatment methods are helping to alleviate or remedy the suffering of many people worldwide. In the field of medical technology, highly complex devices are developed and sophisticated systems are created to assist in the treatment of various diseases or injuries.

Molded rubber parts are highly important in medical technology. They are used there either as a standalone medical product or as a component of medical devices. As devices become more advanced, so do the demands placed on molded rubber parts and the materials used, which are often exposed to extreme temperatures and aggressive chemicals or medications. 

Which materials are particularly suitable and commonly used for medical device applications will be covered in this blog post.