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

New AI algorithm can predict TBI death with 85% accuracy

New AI algorithm can predict TBI death with 85% accuracy

Traumatic brain injury is a significant global cause of mortality and morbidity with an increasing incidence, especially in low-and-middle income countries. Now, a new Artificial...
NHS trust to increase capacity at community health operations centre

NHS trust to increase capacity at community health operations centre

Inhealthcare, a UK leader in digital health, has partnered with Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust to transform services. The partnership between the Lincolnshire NHS...
New reports sheds light on top three HIV and AIDS researchers

New reports sheds light on top three HIV and AIDS researchers

UK and South Africa are chasing the US in run for the place as top producer of HIV/AIDS related research, A new Elsevier report...
NHS staff fear ‘big tech’ firms analysing patient data

NHS staff fear ‘big tech’ firms analysing patient data

NHS staff are uncomfortable with multinational ‘big tech’ companies analysing anonymised patient data, according to a new survey. A YouGov poll of 1,027 healthcare professionals,...
Would Virtual Reality make attending therapy easier for stroke survivors?

Would Virtual Reality make attending therapy easier for stroke survivors?

Researchers have created a virtual reality clinic to make it easier for stroke survivors to attend their physical and occupational therapy sessions. Results from a...
Can we use smartphones to detect mental and physical stress?  

Can we use smartphones to detect mental and physical stress?  

New technologies are transforming healthcare, and smartphones may offer a new solution for detecting mental and physical stress. A team led by Professor Enrico Caiani...
Artificial Intelligence can design new TB drug regimens

Artificial Intelligence can design new TB drug regimens

Despite the availability of TB vaccines, 1.5 million people died from TB in 2018. With a shortage of new tuberculosis drugs in the pipeline, a...
EESC warns Artificial Intelligence must benefit everybody

EESC warns Artificial Intelligence must benefit everybody

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is adopting a firm stance on Artificial Intelligence. The EESC has insisted that Artificial Intelligence must benefit everyone...
EIT Health, TeiaCare and €1.1m in funding for pioneering digital monitoring technology

EIT Health, TeiaCare and €1.1m in funding for pioneering digital monitoring technology

With the help of EIT Health Investor Network, TeiaCare raises €1.1m in funding for pioneering digital monitoring technology. Italian start-up TeiaCare announced today that they...
Is diagnosing cancer with a urine test a possibility?

Is diagnosing cancer with a urine test a possibility?

Feeling anxious around needles is common – the NHS estimates that around 1 in 10 people have a fear of medical procedures that involve needles or...
Urban green spaces: exposure to greenery can prevent premature deaths

Urban green spaces: exposure to greenery can prevent premature deaths

The largest ever study to look at urban green spaces has outlined how green areas can impact mortality. According to a systematic review and meta-analysis...
Apply to take part in trials using psilocybin to treat depression

Clinical trials will look at using psilocybin to treat depression

A new wave of scientific research into psilocybin has opened up new avenues for treating depression. King’s College London's Psychedelic Trials Group at the Centre...

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