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

Brain disorders in Europe: The Space Race of the 21st Century

Brain disorders in Europe: The Space Race of the 21st Century

No challenge is greater than that of understanding the brain. The EBC explain why more research is key to confronting brain disorders in Europe. Non-profit...
Reference networks and research for rare diseases

Reference networks and research for rare diseases

Health Europa looks at the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases and related research efforts. Focusing on the European Reference Networks and the New...
The Ingenium Foundation: major player in the field of dementia in Bavaria

The Ingenium Foundation: major player in the field of dementia in Bavaria

The Ingenium® Foundation focuses on different issues of dementia like dementia in acute hospitals, young onset dementia, digitisation, prevention and dementia in Bavaria. The Ingenium...
Hypotrichosis simplex: Researchers uncover new hair loss genes

Hypotrichosis simplex: Researchers uncover new hair loss genes

Hypotrichosis simplex leads to gradual hair loss in childhood and researchers have deciphered new hair loss genes responsible for this rare form of hair...
Find out how cigarette smoking causes lung cell exhaustion leading to TB

Find out how cigarette smoking causes lung cell exhaustion leading to TB

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin unveiled how lung cell exhaustion caused by cigarette smoking affects their power to battle diseases such as TB. Cigarette smoking...
Nanobots in medicine: the key to fighting chronic diseases with nanomedicine

Nanobots in medicine: the key to fighting chronic diseases with nanomedicine

The emerging technology of nanobots in medicine offers better chances of exploiting nanomedicine to fight chronic diseases such as cancer. Nanomedicine is a domain of...
Dementia in Europe: a public health priority?

Dementia in Europe: a public health priority?

Following the European Commission’s decision to disband the Expert Group on Dementia, we speak to Alzheimer Europe to hear their case for a co-ordinated...
Are Mycoplasma bacteria sneaking past our line of defence?

Are Mycoplasma bacteria sneaking past our line of defence?

New research reveals that Mycoplasma bacteria make DNA in a unique way that may protect them from our immune response. Researchers from Stockholm University, Sweden,...
Mucopolysaccharide storage diseases and puberty and adolescence

Mucopolysaccharide storage diseases and puberty and adolescence

The Medical University of Vienna’s Susanne Gerit Kircher reflects on the medical progress that has allowed people affected by mucopolysaccharide storage diseases to start...
Novel antibacterial compounds created to battle antibiotic resistance development

Novel antibacterial compounds created to battle antibiotic resistance development

Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland have created novel antibacterial compounds to combat antibiotic resistance development. Focusing on the role of LsrK kinase, the...

Tanycytes: the cells that control body weight and energy balance

New €10m grant funded by the European Research Council set to fund research project delving more into the knowledge regarding tanycytes. Having been awarded with...
The Fool’s Tower: Europe’s oldest building that accommodated mental patients

The Fool’s Tower: Europe’s oldest accommodation for mental patients

Health Europa explores with those involved in managing and expanding the then-hospital for mental patients, Vienna’s Narrenturm (Fool’s Tower). In September, Health Europa travelled to...

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