Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Research & Innovation News

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

Research and business opportunities in clinical microbiomics

Research and business opportunities in clinical microbiomics

Health Europa attended the 5th Microbiome R&D Business Collaboration Forum, and carries the words of Jacob Bak Holm from Clinical Microbiomics. Exploring areas of research...
£2.6m invested in new research to reduce risk of Type 2 diabetes

£2.6m invested in new research to reduce risk of Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes UK has invested £2.6m (~€3m) into 19 new projects that aim to make life-changing improvements in diabetes care and reduce people’s risk of...
The EU Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research

The EU Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research

Professor Philippe Amouyel, chair of the EU Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research, discusses the initiative’s new call to support health and social care...
Blockchain technology: supporting continuity of care

Blockchain technology: supporting continuity of care

Paul de Raeve, of the European Federation of Nurses Associations, discusses the potential of blockchain technology to assist in the continuity of care. Patients’ empowerment...
Working with One Health – learning from equine tendon disease

Working with One Health – learning from equine tendon disease

Professor Roger KW Smith, of the Royal Veterinary College, provides a valuable insight into how research in equine tendon disease is paving the way...
VEST US pivotal trial to evaluate technology for coronary artery bypass

VEST US pivotal trial to evaluate technology for coronary artery bypass

Vascular Graft Solutions Ltd (VGS) has initiated the VEST US pivotal trial that will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of VEST technology, an external...
Shorter courses of prostate cancer radiotherapy are more beneficial

Shorter courses of prostate cancer radiotherapy are more beneficial

New research presented at the ESTRO 37 conference has outlined that shorter courses of prostate cancer radiotherapy in higher doses are safer and more...
New collaboration announced to maximise benefits of radiation oncology

New collaboration announced to maximise benefits of radiation oncology

The European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) are joining forces to...
Celebrating ten years of the Innovative Medicines Initiative

Celebrating ten years of the Innovative Medicines Initiative

Executive director Pierre Meulien looks back on the successes of the Innovative Medicines Initiative as the pioneering public private partnership celebrates its tenth anniversary. The...
Exercise following a heart attack could be life-saving

Exercise following a heart attack could be life-saving

Being more physically active after suffering a heart attack can halve the risk of dying within four years, according to new research presented at...
A renewed focus on neurodegenerative disease research

A renewed focus on neurodegenerative disease research

Health Europa places a special focus on the projects funded through the EU Joint Programme for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND), the largest international research...
New MIPS Protection helmets will further aid avoidance of brain injuries

New MIPS Protection helmets will further aid avoidance of brain injuries

Swedish brain safety technology company MIPS has continued its product expansion by bringing force-dampening technology to more helmets in an effort to help reduce...

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