Monday, June 24, 2019

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

Can eating yoghurt reduce cardiovascular disease risk?

Can eating yoghurt reduce cardiovascular disease risk?

A higher intake of yoghurt is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease amongst hypertensive men and women, a new study published by...
New initiative to individualise treatment for Alzheimer's disease

New initiative to individualise Alzheimer’s treatment

A new innovative programme called the ‘Dementia Prevention Initiative’ (DPI) has been developed which aims to abandon generalised methods in favour of individualised Alzheimer’s...
Diabetes treatment breakthrough designed to remove painful side effects

Diabetes treatment breakthrough designed to remove painful side effects

A chemist has invented a new diabetes treatment that improves glucose tolerance without any of the severe side effects like nausea and vomiting. Meredith Professor...
Global Fund, Mozambique launch new grants to aid malaria eradication

Global Fund, Mozambique launch new grants to aid malaria eradication

The Global Fund and health partners in Mozambique have launched the implementation of six new grants that aim to end malaria, HIV and tuberculosis...
Could a new test identify those most at risk of a heart attack?

Heart attack test could identify patients at risk

A study from the University of Sheffield, UK, has found a new blood test that could help identify which patients are most at risk...
Severe pre-eclampsia can mask hypertension after pregnancy

Severe pre-eclampsia can mask hypertension after pregnancy

New research from the American Heart Association has found that women who have severe pre-eclampsia following pregnancy can have lingering hypertension which goes unnoticed. Pre-eclampsia,...
Prostate cancer now third biggest cancer killer

Prostate cancer now third biggest cancer killer

New figures from Prostate Cancer UK have revealed that, for the first time in the UK, there are more men dying from prostate cancer...
Are people getting a stroke at a younger age?

Are people getting a stroke at a younger age?

The average age for having a stroke in England has reduced in both males and females, according to new figures from Public Health England. Stroke...
Spotlight the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Spotlight: the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Health Europa Quarterly highlights the work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to eliminate infectious and tropical diseases. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...
The EMHF is committed to improving men’s physical and mental health

Mental health and men: let’s talk about it

Dr Ian Banks, the president of the European Men’s Health Forum, reflects on mental health in men and the high rate of male self-harm...
Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms worsen with menopause

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms worsen with menopause

A new study from the British Society for Rheumatology suggests that women with the menopause suffering from rheumatoid arthritis are in greater physical decline. The...
Women suffer more with insomnia in late stage of pregnancy

Women suffer more with insomnia in late stage of pregnancy

A new study led by the University of Granada, Spain, has revealed that 64% of pregnant women suffer from insomnia in the third trimester...

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