Monday, June 24, 2019

Research & Innovation News

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

New system helps early prostate cancer detection

New system helps early prostate cancer detection

Researchers at Universitat Politècnica de València and the Universidad de Granada, Spain, are developing a new system which will help the early diagnosis of...
Cell discovery could help with research on genetic diseases

Cell discovery could help with research on genetic diseases

Research into cell discovery and genetics carried out by the University of Kent, UK, has discovered the first information on an organelle that is...
New non-hormonal contraceptive to be developed

New non-hormonal contraceptive to be developed

Researchers in Sweden have developed a non-hormonal contraceptive for women with no side effects. The contraceptive is one promising use for a new technique...
Can honeybees help us understand human behaviour?

Can honeybees help us understand human behaviour?

New research has discovered that looking at honeybees in a colony in the same way as neurons in a brain could help better understand...
Managing cancer pain with basic bedside chart system

Managing cancer pain with basic bedside chart system

A new study from Edinburgh University, UK, has shown how the treatment and management of a patient’s cancer pain can be improved by a...
Treating psychotic illness with antioxidants and amino acids

Treating psychotic illness with antioxidants and amino acids

A scientific paper has revealed that certain nutrients found in food may help reduce the symptoms of psychotic illness when used in the early...
Intense exercise could prevent side effects of mental illness medication

Intense exercise could prevent side effects of mental illness medication

A new study has revealed that a single session of exercise performed just before taking a dose of olanzapine for mental health illness could...
Ageing research and the VELUX FONDEN

Ageing research and the VELUX FONDEN

Ane Hendriksen sets out the VELUX FONDEN’s commitment to supporting ageing research projects that contribute to improving the quality of life for elderly people. By...
CRUK research does not support concern that e-cigarettes trigger smoking

CRUK research does not support concern that e-cigarettes trigger smoking

Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has responded to the media’s misinterpretation that e-cigarettes influence young people to try cigarette smoking, saying the study did not...
Does the male contraceptive pill show promise?

Does the male contraceptive pill show promise?

Researchers have said that a new male contraceptive pill is showing positive signs when being used daily for a month, with hormone responses consistent...
How does Alzheimer’s disease affect blood vessels?

How does Alzheimer’s disease affect blood vessels?

New research from the University of Barcelona, Spain, has found that mice suffering from Alzheimer’s also have malfunctions in small blood vessels. The study also...
Questionable obesity paradox challenged in new study

Questionable obesity paradox challenged in new study

The idea that it might be possible to be overweight or obese but not at increased risk of heart disease, also known as the...

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