Sunday, December 8, 2019

Research & Innovation News

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

World-first: new 4D printing technique has biomedical applications

World-first: new 4D printing technique has biomedical applications

A group of researchers have made a world-first discovery that can be used for biomedical applications. Delivering cancer drugs more efficiently and tissue engineering are...
Housing associations could revolutionise delivery of health and social care

Housing associations could revolutionise delivery of health and social care

A new report highlights how housing associations could help to revolutionise the way health and social care is delivered in the UK. The report published...
CT scan radiation associated with increased risk for cancer

CT scan radiation associated with increased risk for cancer

A new study has shown that people who have thyroid cancer and leukaemia are more likely to have received a CT scan. A new study...
Little progress made in the EU fight against antimicrobial resistance

Little progress made in the EU fight against antimicrobial resistance

The EU’s fight against superbugs, especially bacteria which have become resistant to antibiotics, has brought little progress to date. While EU action has led to...
AI in psychiatry: detecting mental illness with artificial intelligence

AI in psychiatry: detecting mental illness with artificial intelligence

Advances in AI has allowed for computers to help doctors in diagnosing disease and help monitor patients’ vital signs from any location. A team of...
Maternal diet causes excess endocannabinoids impacting foetal brain

Maternal diet causes excess of endocannabinoids impacting foetal brain

A new study has shown that high-fat maternal diets can cause life-long changes in the brain of unborn offspring. A team from MedUni Vienna’s Center...
Researchers are one step closer to cancer precision medicine

Researchers are one step closer to cancer precision medicine

A new, computational model has brought us one step closer to precision medicine for cancer. Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and the Institute for...
New study looks at the links between fitness and dementia

New study looks at the links between fitness and dementia

Those looking to reduce the likelihood of getting dementia in later life should think about their fitness regime. Are there links between fitness and dementia?...
China’s voluntary organ donation 'failure' exposes organ harvesting crimes

China’s voluntary organ donation ‘failure’ exposes organ harvesting crimes

A new report has concluded that figures disclosed by the Chinese Government conform almost precisely to a mathematical formula. The publication of the first ever...
Using VR in hospitals instead of anaesthetic to reduce pain in children

Using VR in hospitals instead of anaesthetic to reduce pain in children

The use of Virtual Reality (VR) in hospitals in place of general anaesthetics to alleviate pain for young patients is being trialled in hundreds...
New AI tool can predict life expectancy in heart failure patients

New AI tool can predict life expectancy in heart failure patients

Physicists and cardiologists have utilised machine learning to come up with a new algorithm. This new Artificial Intelligence algorithm can predict life expectancy in heart...
Technology and healthcare: working together for a healthier future

Technology and healthcare: working together for a healthier future

As technology has evolved, so too has our ability to offer better healthcare and surgery. So, how are technology and healthcare working together to revolutionise...

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