Thursday, October 29, 2020

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

Farxiga granted Fast Track Designation for heart failure treatment

Farxiga granted Fast Track Designation for heart failure treatment

The drug Farxiga has been granted Fast Track Designation in the US for evaluation in the treatment of heart failure. AstraZeneca has been granted Fast...
Potential treatment for rare degenerative disease discovered

Potential treatment for rare degenerative disease discovered

Researchers have discovered a potential treatment for the rare Wolfram Syndrome – a degenerative disease. Researchers from Yale have uncovered the mechanism behind a rare...
Bridging the gap in heart failure awareness

Bridging the gap in heart failure awareness

While heart failure affects 64 million people worldwide, a new Global survey shows that heart failure is a ‘blind spot’ for the public and...
MicroRNA antiviral rescue treatment for COVID-19

MicroRNA antiviral rescue treatment for COVID-19

OmniSpirant Ltd is developing an extracellular vesicle microRNA antiviral rescue treatment for COVID-19 to dampen exaggerated immune responses and combat inflammation. OmniSpirant is an Irish...
Gut health: “You need to introduce a systemic change”

Gut health: “You need to introduce a systemic change”

Ali Kazemi, founder of nature-derived healthcare solution provider Metaceutic, tells HEQ about the holistic importance of gut health. CEO Ali Kazemi, PhD, founded Copenhagen-based Metaceutic...
Salmonella linked to autoimmune responses, arthritis, and Alzheimer's

Salmonella linked to autoimmune responses, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s

New research has shown that Salmonella infections can cause autoimmune responses and arthritis in animals, and has presented a possible link to neurodegenerative diseases. The...
Australian and UK researchers identify new dementia biomarker

Australian and UK researchers identify new dementia biomarker

Researchers have identified a new biomarker for dementia which they believe could lead to therapeutic treatments for the condition. Medical researchers in the UK and...
Key genes could regulate T cells to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer

Key genes could regulate T cells to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer

Researchers have discovered a way to control regulatory T cells that help the human body’s immune response. The researchers at Salk, led by Ye Zheng,...
Diabetes device market expected to reach €23.6m by 2022

Diabetes device market expected to reach €23.6m by 2022

A global report has projected the Diabetes Care Devices Market to reach €23.6m ($26,710.3m) by 2022. The report, published by Meticulous Research, has projected the...
Flaccid myelitis: researchers identify antibodies for rare children’s disease

Flaccid myelitis: researchers identify antibodies for rare children’s disease

Protective antibodies for the rare children’s disease – flaccid myelitis – have been identified by researchers, who hope the find could lead to future...
Study shows triple-combination therapy reduces COPD exacerbations

Study shows triple-combination therapy reduces COPD exacerbations

Results from a Phase III trial have shown how a triple-combination therapy reduces the rate of moderate or severe COPD exacerbations. The results from the...
Ultra-processed foods: an EU health crisis

Ultra-processed foods: an EU health crisis

Many European countries have seen a dramatic increase in the consumption of ultra-processed foods in recent decades, with research estimating that these food products...

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