Monday, December 16, 2019

Diseases & Conditions News

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

Breast Cancer Now urges government to tackle rising rates of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Now urges government to tackle rising rates of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Now is calling on the UK Government to act now to prevent a projected rise in rates of breast cancer deaths by...
Rethinking the UK approach to dementia care

Rethinking the UK approach to dementia care

Dementia is now the leading cause of death in the United Kingdom, so why does dementia care and support lag woefully behind that for...
The dormant LTBI: dangers of neglecting latent tuberculosis infection

The dormant LTBI: dangers of neglecting latent tuberculosis infection

With all UN Member States pledging to end TB by 2030, can the dormant form of TB, latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), be managed? Recent studies...
A new drug target for hepatocellular carcinoma

A new drug target for hepatocellular carcinoma

Health Europa explores how an international team of scientists have developed a novel peptide drug that could one day lead to more effective treatments...
The use of Sleeping Beauty mutagenesis to classify fatty liver-associated liver cancer

Sleeping Beauty mutagenesis used to classify a form of liver cancer

Researchers have used a gene screening technique called Sleeping Beauty mutagenesis identifying genes potentially responsible for fatty liver-associated liver cancer. Osaka University, Japan, led a...
Vigorous exercise: could this decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes occurring in children?

Vigorous exercise: could this decrease type 2 diabetes in children?

According to a new study conducted by the University of Eastern Finland, vigorous exercise can vastly reduce the risk factors of type 2 diabetes...
Errors in 'proofreading' cause inherited blindness

Errors in ‘proofreading’ cause inherited blindness

Mistakes in ‘proofreading’ the genetic code of retinal cells is the cause of a form of inherited blindness produced by mutations in splicing factors. A...
The shocking burden of sleep apnoea

The shocking burden of sleep apnoea

Vice-president of medical affairs at ResMed, discusses the high burden of sleep apnoea in Europe and how best the health community can respond. Approximately 175...
Can DNA markers show how likely someone is to smoke?

Can DNA markers show how likely someone is to smoke?

A new study has found multiple genetic variants, acting as DNA markers, indicating how heavy a person is likely to smoke. DNA markers comprising of...
World Arthritis Day: Arthritis facts and ways to combat the condition

World Arthritis Day: Arthritis facts and ways to combat the condition

With today being World Arthritis day, Health Europa highlights ways in which those suffering can combat the condition. In the UK, roughly 10 million people...
Advanced pancreatic cancer: is killer cell-based immunotherapy a potential cure?

Advanced pancreatic cancer: is killer cell-based immunotherapy a potential cure?

New cell-based immunotherapy research led to the eradication of advanced pancreatic cancer cells, including cancer cells that had already spread to the liver and...
Antiepileptic drugs may increase risk of stroke for those with Alzheimer’s disease

Antiepileptic drugs increase risk of stroke for those with Alzheimer’s disease

The use of antiepileptic drugs is associated with an increased risk of stroke amongst individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. According to a new study from the...

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