Friday, July 19, 2019

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Health Europa brings you the latest Pharma News the field of European Healthcare & Social Care Policy.

Systemic corticosteroids: can severe asthma patients benefit from this?

Systemic corticosteroids: can severe asthma patients benefit from this?

Physicians may have discovered a way to predict which patients with severe asthma are likely to benefit from treatment with systemic corticosteroids. With the help...
Could there be a new treatment for ovarian cancer?

Could there be a new treatment for ovarian cancer?

According to scientists from the University of Sheffield, UK, a drug compound could be a new treatment for ovarian cancer. Typically, chemotherapy is still the...
Did you know drug combination could treat advanced kidney cancer?

Did you know drug combination could treat advanced kidney cancer?

According to researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA, a drug combination could potentially become the first-line treatment for patients with advanced kidney cancer. Patients who...
Treating opioid addiction may be harder than you think

Treating opioid addiction may be harder than you think

OHSU study finds it's easy to get opioids but increasingly difficult to get medical assisted help when it comes to treating opioid addiction. According to...
MCSS: the digital transformation of medication handling

MCSS: the digital transformation of medication handling

CEO Ulrika Kjellberg tells Health Europa more about how the medication handling has transformed nursing home and residential care in Sweden. Appva’s fully digital Medication...
The New Modalities Ecosystem: a much-needed boost for rare diseases

The New Modalities Ecosystem: a much-needed boost for rare diseases

The collaborative New Modalities Ecosystem unites academia, pharma and technology companies to drive real and meaningful progress in research and treatments for rare diseases. IN...
Psoriasis medication may have the ability to improve heart disease

Psoriasis medication may have the ability to improve heart disease

For patients with the skin condition, researchers found that psoriasis medication may have improved heart disease and coronary artery plaque. Published today in Cardiovascular Research,...
Did you know that the opioid crisis is predicted to worsen?

Did you know that the opioid crisis is predicted to worsen?

According to the MGH Institute for Technology, USA, the opioid crisis is predicted to get worse, particularly the overdose epidemic. A study from investigators at...
Horses running in field

Want to know the latest in vaccines for animal diseases?

The development of new and better vaccines holds enormous promise in efforts to tackle a range of animal diseases, from post-weaning diarrhoea to deadly...
A nurse or doctor prescribing medication

Do you feel like you’re being overprescribed with antibiotics?

According to the National Health Service, researchers estimate that as much as 23% of recommended antibiotics could be inappropriately prescribed. A new study in the...
Reducing use of Medicines in Agriculture

Reducing use of medicines in agriculture

Gwyn Jones, chairman of RUMA, talks reducing unnecessary use of antimicrobials and medicines in agriculture and their dissemination into the environment. Chairman of the Responsible...
Self-administer long-term contraception via microneedle patch

Self-administer long-term contraception via microneedle patch

A new long-term contraception has been designed for women to self-administer using a microneedle patch. Providing a new family planning option, particularly in developing nations...

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