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Lifestyle medicine: The blueprint for reframing healthcare and public health

Lifestyle medicine: The blueprint for reframing healthcare and public health

Lifestyle-related diseases are a growing threat to public health, but is enough being done to mitigate the risks? To discuss this, HEQ spoke with...
Simple screening for common lung conditions could help millions globally

Simple screening for common lung conditions could help millions globally

The global burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a group of common lung conditions that approximately affect more than 300 million people, could...
cancer treatment

Enhancing cancer patient lives through cancer treatment optimisation

Denis Lacombe, CEO of the EORTC, explores the challenges facing cancer research, and how the organisation is working to optimise cancer treatment. Cancer is the...
Prioritising investment and research into pancreatic cancer treatment

Prioritising investment and research into pancreatic cancer treatment

Chris Macdonald, Head of Research at Pancreatic Cancer UK explains why increased investment and research in pancreatic cancer treatment and symptoms are urgently needed. Early...
women's health

Bringing women’s health out of the shadows

Irene Oldfather, Director of Strategy and Engagement at The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) outlines some of the challenges associated with...
Covid passports

Covid passports increase vaccine uptake in low vaccinated countries

The implementation of Covid passports has been found to increase the uptake of vaccines in countries with otherwise low vaccination coverage. In a modelling study...
Guidelines may promote over-diagnosis of cow’s milk allergy in infants

Guidelines may promote over-diagnosis of cow’s milk allergy in infants

New international guidelines developed to help diagnose cow’s milk allergy may lead to over-diagnosis, according to University of Bristol-led research published in the journal...
The future of autism spectrum disorder care and treatment 

The future of autism spectrum disorder care and treatment 

Autism spectrum disorder affects 78 million people and families worldwide. A new model of care and treatment prioritises personalised, stepped care approaches is urgently...
C-reactive protein test

LumiraDx C-reactive protein test accomplishes CE Marking

A cutting-edge, novel C-reactive protein test has successfully achieved CE Marking, a significant advancement in infection diagnostics. Developed by LumiraDx, pioneering experts in the field...
Psychological distress associated with increased risk of COVID-19

Psychological distress associated with increased risk of COVID-19

A new study has found that people that experienced psychological distress at the start of the pandemic were at greater risk of COVID-19 infection. The...
Covid transmission

Combatting Covid transmission with cutting-edge wearable technology

In a groundbreaking development toward eradicating Covid transmission, a team of experts has designed a new wearable technology that examines the user’s air exposure...
risk calculator

Reducing vaccine hesitancy with new COVID-19 risk calculator

Australian researchers have created a COVID-19 risk calculator to encourage discourse about getting vaccinated. Health Europa spoke to Dr Kirsty Short, virologist and co-lead...
UVC

UVC: Examining the efficacy of the emerging disinfection technology

Gabriele Messina and Gabriele Cevenini of the University of Siena explore the emergence and efficacy of UVC disinfection technologies. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic...
UVC

Shedding light on the world of UVC disinfection technologies

Tristan Williams, Technical Director of Finsen Tech Group outlines key aspects to consider when purchasing UVC disinfectant products. Tristan Williams, Technical Director of Finsen Tech...
Adapting UVC technology into the UK’s public and private medical sector

Adapting UVC technology into the UK’s public and private medical sector

LumniCleanse provides mobile and practical sterilisation systems, designed to kill 99.9999% of bacteria and viruses. The market for UV products is rapidly expanding; and UVC...
New blood cancer gene defect can be treated with existing drugs

New blood cancer gene defect can be treated with existing drugs

A blood cancer gene defect could be treated with drugs already available for cancers with similar defective genes, scientists at Queen’s University Belfast and...
Changing the lives of children with a new cystic fibrosis treatment

Changing the lives of children with a new cystic fibrosis treatment

The National Health Service (NHS) has announced a new cystic fibrosis treatment is now available, which will benefit hundreds of children. Patients in England were...
New treatment reduces effects of peanut allergy to benefit children

New treatment reduces effects of peanut allergy to benefit children

Thousands of children and young people will receive pioneering treatment for peanut allergy after NHS England secured the first deal of its kind in...
Could a vaccine tax ensure equitable vaccine distribution?

Could a vaccine tax ensure equitable vaccine distribution?

Andreas Brøgger Albertsen of Aarhus University spoke to HEQ about how a vaccine tax could ensure a more equitable global vaccine distribution during the...
Long-term use of blood pressure drugs may cause kidney damage

Long-term use of blood pressure drugs may cause kidney damage

New kidney research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has raised concerns that long-term use of heart failure and blood pressure drugs...
Whole genome sequencing for newborn screening

Whole genome sequencing for newborn screening

Sukhvinder Nijhar Nicklen, Market Development Leader at PerkinElmer, outlines the building blocks of an effective roll-out of Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) in the UK. The...

Latest Publication

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 19

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 19, which comprehensively investigates the current health landscape, from combatting COVID-19 and tackling healthcare inequalities to women’s health...

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Nordic Lab and TENAK: Revolutionising cold storage technology

In this eBook, Nordic Lab and TENAK, industry pioneers of cold storage solutions for the medical industry, illustrate how their innovative range of cold...

Quantifying balance problems to enhance human neuro performance

This latest eBook from Ainone takes a fascinating delve into the impacts of balance problems on human neuro performance, elucidating how their cutting-edge Ainone...

B Medical Systems: Reliable cold chain solutions for every need

Discover more about B Medical Systems’ wide range of solutions available to support the vaccine cold chain, medical refrigeration, and blood management fields. B Medical...

Nova Biologicals: saving lives with microbiological testing

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Nova Biologicals: high standard microbiological testing service

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Marodyne LiV: enhancing bone health with effective osteoporosis treatment

Introducing Marodyne LiV, an innovative osteoporosis treatment that expertly inhibits and mitigates the condition, significantly boosting bone health. Low-intensity vibration (LiV) is a clinically proven...

Preventing medical emergencies from dehydration with Aquarate Ltd

Aquarate Ltd is preventing predictable and avoidable medical emergencies from dehydration with Hydracare technology. Hydracare technology ensures accurate and automated fluid monitoring to increase hydration...

Nordic Lab: Pioneering Cold storage solutions with compact laboratory freezers

Nordic Lab is a global supplier of unique and innovative compact freezers, providing cold storage solutions for a plethora of medical settings. Based in Denmark,...

Achiko: Healthcare innovations for easy COVID-19 management

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MEDICAL CANNABIS NETWORK

edible essential oils

Leafcann edible essential oils range hits the market

Pioneers of the plant-based medicine industry Leafcann has announced that its new edible essential oils range is now available on the pharmaceutical market. The product...
cannabis cultivation

Cannabis cultivation, tissue culture, and quality control

Cannadabis leverages its years of industry experience to craft proprietary and highly sought-after cannabis cultivation systems. Headquartered in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada, Cannadabis Medical Inc is...
urticaria-CBD

Chronic spontaneous urticaria: could the answer be in CBD?

Dr Sari Prutchi Sagiv, CSO of Stero Biotechs, explains why CBD could be a potential treatment for chronic spontaneous urticaria. Urticaria can be caused by...
Japanese CBD market

Always Pure Organics light up the Japanese CBD market

Industry-leading experts of the cannabis industry, Always Pure Organics (APO), have announced their exciting new Asian venture – Always Pure Organics Japan – giving...

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Medical Cannabis Network Quarterly Issue 4

Welcome to the fourth edition of Medical Cannabis Network Quarterly, which examines the evolution of the cannabis industry in the face of shifting legislation,...

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