Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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

Maybe the princess kissed the frog because of ranavirus?

Maybe the princess kissed the frog because of ranavirus?

New research has shown frogs from groups that are exposed to the deadly disease, ranavirus, breed at younger ages to beat the epidemic. Scientists from...
Concomitant use of benzodiazepine drugs common amongst AD patients

Concomitant use of benzodiazepine drugs common amongst AD patients

The most commonly concomitant use amongst AD patients was benzodiazepine drugs and a weak opioid – where one in five people with Alzheimer’s disease...
People living in cold climates are more likely to be a heavy drinker

People living in cold climates are more likely to be a heavy drinker

According to a new study there is a link between average temperature, hours of sunlight and alcohol consumption, suggesting cold climates linking to those...
Have researchers found a way to fight muscular paralysis?

Have researchers found a way to fight muscular paralysis?

Myotubular myopathy is a severely genetic disease leading to muscular paralysis and even results in death at a young age, however researchers may have...
According to NYU School of Medicine, men and women identifying as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are at a higher risk of opioid misuse compared with those who identify as heterosexual.

Levels of opioid misuse may be dependent on sexual orientation

According to NYU School of Medicine, men and women identifying as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are at a higher risk of opioid misuse compared...
Relaxed air targets are tormenting northern China with smog air pollution

Relaxed air targets are tormenting northern China with smog air pollution

Northern China is now suffering with increased smog air pollution after the authorities relaxed air targets to encourage economic growth. Smog air pollution made a...
The ASD illness: understanding autism spectrum disorders

The ASD illness: understanding autism spectrum disorders

Recent brain imaging study challenges the existing theoretical model of understanding autism spectrum disorders therefore uncovering new findings regarding the ASD illness. Understanding autism spectrum...
Chronic inflammation linked with various diseases & shorter life expectancy

Chronic inflammation linked with various diseases & shorter life expectancy

Using new tech, researchers have discovered that chronic inflammation is linked to increased risk for shorter lifespan and several organ-related diseases. By investigating a new...
Trophoblast organoids for modelling of placental disorders

Trophoblast organoids for modelling of placental disorders

Researchers grew a three-dimensional organoid model of the human placenta – an achievement carrying significant implications for placental disorders. Defective placentation is the underlying cause...
Cervical screening results & info have not been provided to more than 40,000 women

Cervical screening results & info have not been provided to more than 40,000 women

More than 40,000 women in England have not received information regarding cervical screening results and general updates after failure to send out letters by...
Poor aerobic fitness = accumulation of risk factors of type 2 diabetes

Poor aerobic fitness = accumulation of risk factors of type 2 diabetes

Recent study shows risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease accumulate in children with poor aerobic fitness. University of Eastern Finland have discovered...
Digital mobility monitoring: evidence-based pressure ulcer prevention

Digital mobility monitoring: evidence-based pressure ulcer prevention

Bertrand Hughes, CEO of compliant concept AG, outlines the cost-effectiveness of pressure ulcer prevention & the added value of digital mobility monitoring. A recent report...

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