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

Continuous low mobility, yet do not disturb!

Continuous low mobility, yet do not disturb!

Compliant concept AG’s Bertrand Hughes outlines the advantages of the Active Mobilisation System® – purposely designed for those with low mobility. Up until now, the...
60% human diseases originate in animals: One Health could keep antibiotics working

60% human diseases originate in animals: Could One Health tackle this?

The One Health approach unites human, animal, food and environment professionals to tackle human diseases and fight antimicrobial resistance. It is discovered that many of...
Towards a better understanding of gastric cancer treatment and prevention

Towards a better understanding of gastric cancer treatment and prevention

Health Europa explored with United European Gastroenterology about the efforts regarding gastric cancer treatment, understanding and prevention. Organised by the Healthy Stomach Initiative (HSI), 2...
Can meditation effectively reduce eye pressure in primary open angle glaucoma?

Can meditation reduce eye pressure in primary open angle glaucoma?

Patients with primary open angle glaucoma showed substantial improvements in both ocular and general health after participating in mindfulness meditation. The All India Institute of...
Dementia deaths are rising again – charity calls for more research funding

Dementia deaths are rising again – charity calls for more research funding

Alzheimer Research UK calls on the government for additional funding into dementia research as dementia deaths across the UK have risen. Dementia accounted for 76,090...
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...

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