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Challenges of medical translations
The success or failure of a medical translation always depends on how exact and accurate the terminology employed is, given the context, as well as the level of knowledge and understanding of the subject matter exhibited by the linguist and their awareness of what should or should not be translated.
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2 Top Types of Medical Translation

Medical translation is one of the most difficult translations services and the most requested. The medical industry operates worldwide, so it is understandable that it requires medical translation services, like Okomeds services, on a regular basis. As you can probably imagine, medical translation services are for medical professionals,...

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Veterinary translations, a science everyone should know
While closely linked to human health, veterinary science remains a relatively unexplored field for medical translators. This is despite veterinary translation playing a vital role in environmental protection, food safety, and animal health, as well as in public health. In fact, at least 60% of all known infectious human diseases, and 75% of emerging human diseases originate in animals. Nevertheless, it is an extremely specialised field in its own right, in which mere extrapolation from human medicine is not enough.
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Why do pharmaceutical companies need pharma translations?
International and local regulations in the pharmaceutical industry require a long list of multilingual documents that must be prepared quickly, accurately and with optimal quality. Pharma translation helps these companies to achieve global benefits in local markets. In this article, you can discover the main reasons why pharmaceutical companies need pharma translations. 
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When are clinical trial translations required?
Clinical trials are the most important documents in medicine. You probably know that clinical trials are research studies on people aimed at evaluating a medical, surgical, or behavioral intervention. Clinical trials are the main way researchers have of finding out whether a new treatment, such as a new drug, diet or medical device, is safe and effective for people, so a clincial trial translation is important when it comes to sharing new advances in medicine.
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The qualities of a good medical translator
Translation is important in any situation in life. If you can understand how your new TV works, it is because of a technical translator. If you feel sick in a foreign country and can understand the leaflet in the pack of pills you have bought from the pharmacy, that’s probably because of a medical translator. Given the importance of these translators, let us tell you about the main qualities of a good medical translator. Because hiring the best professionals is a must for medicine.
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A cure for the common cold after Stanford-UCSF study finds key protein

Temporarily disabling a single protein inside our cells might be able to protect us from the common cold and other viral diseases, according to a study led by researchers at Stanford University and University of California-San Francisco.  The findings were made in human cell cultures and in mice. “Our grandmas...

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“This job forces you to acquire new knowledge all the time”

Today, we are interviewing Iolanda, an Okomeds medical translator who is giving us some insights about her job. 1.What is the most difficult problem that you have ever met in a medical translation? I recently translated a very detailed document about computed tomography techniques and it was quite hard,...

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Latest news and issues from the world of vets and veterinary sciences: Woman made up abandoned puppy story to get free vet care Woman made up story about finding puppy abandoned with slit throat so she could get free vet care. Vets press for criminal charges after...

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The main difficulties when translating clinical trials are deadlines

Okomeds is your preferred specialised translation agency for your needs in life sciences translation. Accurate and global. We talk to members of our team about translating clinical trials, who give us insights about their daily challenges and discoveries. 1. What are the major difficulties in translating...