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An HIV activist

The HIV epidemic in Ukraine

Years of military conflict in Ukraine are threatening to undo hard-fought gains in the fight against HIV. Elena Voskresenskaya, of International Charitable Foundation "AIDS...
CBT-I is now widely recommended as the first-line treatment for chronic insomnia

What’s new in insomnia research?

Dr Dieter Riemann, the founder of the European Insomnia Network, reflects on the evolving field of insomnia research and considers how modern society has...
Hay fever vaccine ready within three years

Hay fever vaccine ready within three years

Scientists from the Medical University of Vienna have said that a vaccine to combat hay fever could be available in three years after successful...
Women with breast cancer have higher risk of chronic diseases

Women with breast cancer have higher risk of chronic diseases

New research from the University of South Australia (UniSA) has found that women receiving hormonal therapy for breast cancer are at greater risk of...
Bariatric surgery prolongs life more than a lifestyle change

Bariatric surgery prolongs life more than a lifestyle change

A new study has found that obese patients who had bariatric surgery had a lower rate of death compared to those who had opted...
CBT for insomnia

What is CBT for insomnia?

How can cognitive behavioural therapy help people with insomnia get a better night’s sleep? Dr Lucy Maddox, senior clinical advisor at the British Association...
Surfers at greater risk of having antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Surfers at greater risk of having antibiotic-resistant bacteria

New research conducted by the University of Exeter, UK, has uncovered that regular surfers are three times more likely to have antibiotic-resistant E. coli...
Is anxiety a warning sign of Alzheimer’s?

Is anxiety a warning sign of Alzheimer’s?

A new study out of Boston, US, has found that as well as conditions like depression, anxiety-based symptoms could be a sign of the...
Breast cancer survival rate is no different with BRCA gene

Breast cancer survival rate is no different with BRCA gene

A new study of over 2,000 women suggests that young women being treated for breast cancer who don’t have the BRCA gene mutation have...
Lobbying for lymphology

Lobbying for lymphology

Health Europa Quarterly discusses the role of the European Society of Lymphology in advancing care for patients suffering from lymphoedema and the technology aiding...
Review confirms sugar-obesity link

Review confirms sugar-obesity link

Recent studies on the consumption of sugary drinks have found further proof that a regular intake leads to obesity in children and adults.  The...
‘Gaming disorder’ recognised by WHO

World Health Organization defines ‘gaming disorder’

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified gaming addiction as a disorder in its latest international classification of diseases list. According to a draft of...

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