Thursday, December 5, 2019

Diseases & Conditions News

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

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...
Low vitamin D levels exacerbate IBS symptoms

Low vitamin D levels exacerbate irritable bowel syndrome symptoms

A new study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that the level of vitamin D in the system can contribute...
A platform for pancreatic cancer

A platform for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is set to be Europe’s second leading cause of cancer death by 2020. Why, then, is funding so low? Pancreatic Cancer Europe...
Lifestyle change can prevent cognitive decline in APOE4 gene carriers

Lifestyle change can prevent cognitive decline in APOE4 gene carriers

A new study has found that having lifestyle counselling can prevent cognitive decline in those carrying the APOE4 gene, a common risk factor of...
Number of lymph nodes to determine head and neck cancer prognosis

Number of lymph nodes to determine head and neck cancer prognosis

A new set of guidelines have been implemented when assessing the severity of head and neck cancers based on the number of lymph nodes,...
An HIV activist

The HIV epidemic in Ukraine

Years of military conflict in Ukraine are threatening to undo hard-fought gains in the fight against HIV. Elena Voskresenskaya, of International Charitable Foundation "AIDS...
CBT-I is now widely recommended as the first-line treatment for chronic insomnia

What’s new in insomnia research?

Dr Dieter Riemann, the founder of the European Insomnia Network, reflects on the evolving field of insomnia research and considers how modern society has...
Hay fever vaccine ready within three years

Hay fever vaccine ready within three years

Scientists from the Medical University of Vienna have said that a vaccine to combat hay fever could be available in three years after successful...

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