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Portugal introduces national telehealth plan, the first of its kind in the world

Portugal is leading telehealth developments across the world with the newly introduced National Strategic Telehealth Plan (PENTS) PENTS was launched by the Portuguese Ministry of...
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Copenhagen crowned Europe’s healthiest city accumulated expansive data on 46* of Europe’s capital cities and have named Copenhagen the healthiest. The cities were ranked on a number of variables...
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The science of senolytics: breakthroughs in the future of ageing

Is there a cure for ageing? So far, the quest for immortality has been an unsuccessful one with no evidence or promising discoveries. Until...
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Finland creates digital tools to help seniors stay at home

The Helsinki Service Centre, Palvelukeskus, is creating tech-enabled tools for senior citizens to manage their wellbeing and tackle problems of loneliness Across Europe, the population...
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BraineHealth to bring e-health solutions to developing countries

Medical innovators, BraineHealth, are working with InEmpathy, a charity who have global goals to bring healthcare solutions to places in dire need. InEmpathy is a...

How can we strengthen the healthcare system in and across Europe?

The idea of reshaping healthcare systems in Europe is daunting but integrating a stronger health ecosystem across the continent is a challenge EIT Health...
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A probiotic drink could hold the key to antibiotic resistance

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have engineered a probiotic drink that can potentially combat drug resistant bacteria. The scientists have patented a key genetic...
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Fat fighter: trials for obesity reversing drug underway

Research from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Centre, have discovered a potential new drug that prevents obesity in mice. The researchers discovered that a receptor,...
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Discover Public Health England’s commercial opportunities

Professor Nigel Silman of PHE explains how they can help you to further your research. Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the...
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Research suggests that the economic cost of cancer is £7.6bn

A new report from think tank Demos, on behalf of Pfizer, reveals the economic and social impact of cancer patients across Britain is £7.6bn,...
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AI system matches professional expertise in prostate cancer diagnosis 

Lancet Oncology published results of a study that demonstrates the accuracy of an AI system that diagnoses prostate cancer in tissue samples. The study, which...
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Is exercise the new prescription drug? Experts say yes

Experts on the BBC 5 Live podcast, All Hail Kale, advise that exercise can be just as powerful as prescription drugs in boosting mental health.  Professor of...

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