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

A bad night’s sleep linked to suicidal thoughts in depression sufferers

A bad night’s sleep linked to suicidal thoughts in depression sufferers

New research from the University of Manchester, UK, has shown that having a bad night’s sleep can lead to suicidal thoughts in those suffering...
Improving standards for people with incontinence

Improving standards for people with incontinence

Mattias Abrahamsson, vice-president for incontinence care at Essity, discusses the need for outcome measures to drive standards in continence care and explores how a...
The long-term consequences of cervical cancer and its treatment

The long-term consequences of cervical cancer and its treatment

More and more women in the UK are now surviving cervical cancer, but its long-term effects remain life-changing, as Rebecca Shoosmith explains. Over 3,200 women...
Are certain anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk increase?

Are certain anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk increase?

A link between long term use of certain anticholinergic drugs and dementia risk increase has been found by UK researchers. To help find the link...
Belief in fake causes of cancer at a worrying high

Belief in fake causes of cancer at a worrying high

The number of people who mistakenly believe certain fake causes of cancer is at a high level, according to new research jointly funded by...
Living with cerebral palsy in Europe

Living with cerebral palsy in Europe

The Cerebral Palsy – European Communities Association is committed to raising the profile of cerebral palsy and promoting the rights of all those living...
Gastric cancer and its global variations

Gastric cancer and its global variations

Health Europa discusses the prevalence of gastric cancer within Europe, treatment options and how cancer data can inform health policy and action. Gastric cancer, or...
Can eating fish prevent the onset of Parkinson's disease?

Can eating fish prevent the onset of Parkinson’s disease?

A potential link has been found between consumption of fish and the prevention of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study from Chalmers University...
Maternal depression during pregnancy may affect child development

Maternal depression during pregnancy may affect child development

A link between poorer child neurodevelopment and symptoms of maternal depression in the first year postpartum has been found in a new study. The recent...
Raising the standards for chronic kidney disease treatment

Raising the standards for chronic kidney disease treatment

Health Europa looks at the calls from Europe’s associations and alliances for the prevention, detection and development of a variety of treatments for chronic...
Bill Gates urges more action on malaria as cases rise

Bill Gates urges more action on malaria as cases rise

With the number of malaria cases on the rise again, Bill Gates and experts have gathered to discuss the action needed to combat the...
Is poor muscle health a complication of Type 1 diabetes?

Is poor muscle health a complication of Type 1 diabetes?

A new study from the universities of McMaster and York in Canada has found that poor muscle health may be one of the complications...

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