Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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Health Europa brings you the latest Diseases & Conditions News from across the field of European Healthcare & Social Care Policy.

Patients, progress and participation in cystic fibrosis research

Patients, progress and participation in cystic fibrosis research

Hilde De Keyser talks to Health Europa about the importance of involving patients in cystic fibrosis research. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited and to...
Canine Influenza virus: Is your pup spreading diseases?

Canine Influenza virus: Is your pup spreading diseases?

Ever heard of Canine Influenza virus? Well, according to researchers, results from a 10-year study suggest two strains of influenza could mix to create...
Colonoscopy failures: detecting colorectal cancer may be an issue

Colonoscopy failures: detecting colorectal cancer across Europe may be affected

Colonoscopy failures are hindering the chances of detecting colorectal cancer across Europe which, claiming 175,000 deaths per year, is the continent’s second largest cancer...
The artificial pancreas: taking a closer look at type 1 diabetes

The artificial pancreas: taking a closer look at type 1 diabetes

JDRF UK chief executive Karen Addington charts progress towards the artificial pancreas, a potentially life-changing technology for people with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes treatments have...
What do you know about the ‘Game changing’ leukaemia treatment test?

What do you know about the ‘game changing’ leukaemia treatment test?

Published in Leukemia, discover the leukaemia treatment test that could guide doctors’ decisions on drug administration. Developed by a researcher at Brighton and Sussex Medical...
Explore the world of hereditary autoimmune diseases

Explore the world of hereditary autoimmune diseases

According to researchers from Karolinska Institute, Sweden, different types of hereditary autoimmune diseases are related, some more than others. Researchers using the world's largest twin...
Parents beware: there may be pathogenic germs in ball pits

Parents beware: there may be pathogenic germs in ball pits

Investigators from the University of North Georgia, USA, discovered considerable microbial colonisation and pathogenic germs in ball pits – but how much of a...
Personal care products and medicines may become water pollutants

Personal care products and medicines may become water pollutants

According to Rutgers scientists, medicine and personal care products from human excretion may lead to becoming water pollutants. When an individual flushes the toilet, they...
The Innovative Medicines Initiative: tackling neurodegenerative diseases

The Innovative Medicines Initiative: tackling neurodegenerative diseases

The Innovative Medicines Initiative launches a public-private coordination and support action to develop an operational platform for its projects battling neurodegenerative diseases. Madrid, Spain, 21...
Can you sniff out the neurodegenerative disorder that is Parkinson’s?

Can you sniff out the neurodegenerative disorder that is Parkinson’s?

Parkinson's disease is the neurodegenerative disorder that currently has no definitive diagnostic test available – but research suggests Parkinson’s could possibly be detected through...
Liquid biopsies: detecting cancerous DNA in the blood of lung cancer patients

Liquid biopsies: detecting cancerous DNA in the blood of lung cancer patients

Published in the Annals of Oncology, using the blood of lung cancer patients, researchers have detected cancerous DNA, could this be an advancement in...
Can human pathogens be reduced by dung beetles and soil bacteria?

Can human pathogens be reduced by dung beetles and soil bacteria?

Published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, research encourages dung beetles and soil bacteria at farms as they could naturally suppress human pathogens. Food safety...

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