Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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

Nobel Prize research opens up new anaemia and cancer treatment

Nobel Prize research opens up new anaemia and cancer treatment

This year's Nobel Prize research winners have paved the way for promising new strategies for fighting anaemia, cancer treatment and other diseases. Nobel Prize in...
VIDEO: researchers offer rare glimpse into viruses assembling

VIDEO: researchers offer rare glimpse into viruses assembling

For the first time, researchers have captured images of the formation of individual viruses, offering a real-time view into the kinetics of viral assembly. The...
Major grant will support early diagnosis of Parkinson's via skin testing

Major grant will support early diagnosis of Parkinson’s via skin testing

A group of experts have received a five-year, $3.6m (~€3.28) grant from the National Institutes of Health for diagnosing Parkinson's disease (PD) via an...
Computer kidney can help us understand effects of dehydration

Computer kidney can help us understand effects of dehydration

A new computer kidney developed at the University of Waterloo could tell researchers more about the impacts of medicines taken by people who are...
New defensive mechanism against bacterial wound infections discovered

New defensive mechanism against bacterial wound infections discovered

Researchers have discovered a new defensive mechanism which enables our skin to actively kill bacteria. Central to this mechanism is a cellular messenger molecule known...
Scientist designs ‘express courier service’ for immune cells

Scientist designs ‘express courier service’ for immune cells

Immunotherapy is a promising cancer treatment that uses genetically modified immune cells to fight cancer. The immune cells used in the therapy can be used as...
New 3D printing technique for biomaterials offers a major step forward

New 3D printing technique for biomaterials offers a major step forward

A new way of 3D printing soft materials such as gels and collagens offers a major step forward in the manufacture of artificial medical...
Brain-mimicking environment created to grow 3D tissue models of tumours

Brain-mimicking environment created to grow 3D tissue models of tumours

Researchers have developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue culture models of paediatric and adult brain cancers in a brain-mimicking microenvironment. The development, led by a team of...
Smartphone technology detects early signs of eye disorders in children

Smartphone technology detects early signs of eye disorders in children

Researchers have designed a prototype smartphone app that can detects early signs of eye disorders in children. The Baylor University researcher's app is designed to...

New viral vector for improved gene therapy in sickle cell disease created

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a new and improved viral vector – a virus-based vehicle that delivers therapeutic genes...

Olympus and Inhealthcare create a digital solution for wasted appointments

Olympus and Inhealthcare are excited to announce the launch of a brand new digital education service which will cut the number of wasted appointments. The...

Unemployed men across the globe face a worrying wellbeing crisis

A new report has shown that unemployed men across the world are facing a wellbeing crisis - with white males showing the least hope...

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