Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Research & Innovation News

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

Improving the efficiency of chemotherapy with a new molecule

Improving the efficiency of chemotherapy with a new molecule

Researchers from the CNRS and Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, have demonstrated that methiothepin, a small molecule, can improve the efficiency of chemotherapy by...
Mapping immune signalling

Mapping immune signalling

Anders Linden on the mapping of immune signalling via the cytokine interleukin-26 to identify novel diagnostic and therapeutic targets in COPD. In the research group...
AI could be set to improve prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

AI could be set to improve prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

Data-driven artificial intelligence (AI) could help contribute to better prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, according to researchers at Sweden’s Science for Life Laboratory. Cancer tumours...
An effective new treatment for cerebral malaria in mice found

An effective new treatment for cerebral malaria in mice found

Scientists from the universities of Manchester and Glasgow in the UK have found a potentially new way of treating cerebral malaria in a study...
Professor Mel Greaves recognised for work in childhood cancer research

Professor Mel Greaves recognised for work in childhood cancer research

Professor Mel Greaves, of the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, has been awarded the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, USA,...
A new type of small-cell lung cancer has been discovered

A new type of small-cell lung cancer has been discovered

Researchers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in the USA have discovered a new kind of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), which is going to help...
£12m grants issued to help tackle antimicrobial resistance on global scale

£12m grants issued to help tackle antimicrobial resistance on global scale

Four UK-based universities have been awarded multimillion pound grants to conduct research into the biological, cultural, social and economic drivers behind the development of...
Samsung and Babylon Health tech offers live video doctor appointments

Samsung and Babylon Health tech offers live video doctor appointments

In partnership with Samsung, Babylon Health has launched ‘Ask an Expert, powered by Babylon’, a new system that allows users to check symptoms and...
Further research supporting theory that e-cigarettes help smokers quit

Further research supporting theory that e-cigarettes help smokers quit

E-cigarettes are known to help people stop smoking, even when they don’t want to, according to new research from the University of East Anglia...
Initiative will analyse 500,000 blood samples to aid global medical research

Initiative will analyse 500,000 blood samples to aid global medical research

Nightingale Health and UK Biobank announce a major initiative which aims to analyse half a million blood samples to facilitate global medical research. Announced today,...
The psychiatric patient and the ED - the evolution of emergency psychiatry

The psychiatric patient and the ED

Marc Sabbe discusses the evolution of emergency psychiatry, highlighting issues such as deinstitutionalisation and cost containment. There is no doubt that the amount and intensity...
Combining two different malaria vaccines could reduce cases by 91%

Combining two different malaria vaccines could reduce cases by 91%

Combining two experimental diverse malaria vaccines can significantly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies, a new study from Imperial College London,...

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