Friday, April 19, 2019

Research & Innovation News

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

paediatrics

Discoveries in paediatrics

Health Europa Quarterly discusses some of the research discoveries showcased at the Excellence in Paediatrics conference. The ninth Excellence in Paediatrics (EIP) conference was held...
Does depression shorten survival rate for head and neck cancer

Does depression shorten survival rate for head and neck cancer?

A new study has found that people with depressive symptoms who suffer from head and neck cancer have a poorer overall survival rate. Depression affects...
Commonly used agent found that could help fight against malaria

Commonly used agent found that could help fight against malaria

A study by a robot scientist called ‘Eve’ at the University of Cambridge, UK, has revealed that an antibacterial and anti-fungal agent found in...
Is the Palaeolithic diet vital to preventing risk of cardiovascular disease

Is the Paleolithic diet key to preventing risk of cardiovascular disease?

A study from Umeå University, Sweden, has revealed that a Paleolithic diet can help manage weight loss in the long term, as well as...
Testing entire population for breast and ovarian cancer would be cost-effective

Testing entire population for ovarian cancer would be cost-effective

New research led by Queen Mary University of London, UK, reveals that screening the whole population for ovarian and breast cancer would be cost...
Attacking this major gene could prevent Alzheimer’s

Attacking this major gene could prevent Alzheimer’s

The ApoE4 gene has been recognised as a major risk factor for Alzheimer’s; now, a new study has shown that targeting this gene would...
How might maths be used to fight cancer?

How might maths be used to fight cancer?

A study from the University of Waterloo, Canada, has found that using applied mathematics can be a useful tool to help predict the evolution...
‘Western diet’ makes body’s defences more aggressive

‘Western diet’ makes body’s defences more aggressive

Research from the University of Bonn, Germany, has found that high fat and sugar diets can make the immune system react like it’s fighting...
Component of turmeric may help Alzheimer's drug testing

Component of turmeric may help Alzheimer’s drug testing

New research from the Salk Institute in California, US, has found key components within the popular curry spice turmeric which may be a vital...
Hormone replacement therapy may stop depression during menopause

Hormone replacement therapy may stop depression during menopause

A new study suggests that using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can help manage the depressive symptoms that exist in women going through the menopause. The...
Prepare yourself

Prepare yourself with the citizenAID™ app

In the aftermath of a terror attack, swift action by the public can save lives. citizenAID™’s Timothy J Hodgetts tells Health Europa Quarterly how. 22...
US-based health group investment to benefit Europe

US-based health group investment to benefit Europe

US-based digital health group StartUp Health has received a €16m investment to help improve health innovation hubs throughout Europe. StartUp Health supports digital health companies...

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