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

The power of ultrasound: detecting vascular disease symptoms

The power of ultrasound: detecting vascular disease symptoms

Researchers have found that by conducting ultrasound before a patient develops symptoms could improve early detection of diseases in blood vessels, such as identifying...
Does chronic sleep loss adversely impair body composition

Does chronic sleep loss adversely impair body composition?

Researchers have found that the risk for obesity and Type 2 diabetes is elevated in those who suffer from chronic sleep loss or who...
A new way to target lung cancer could be on the horizon

A new way to target lung cancer could be on the horizon

A key molecular player has been identified by scientists in a sub-type of lung cancer which could lead to a new way to tackle...
Steam treatment used to tackle benign prostate enlargement

Steam treatment used to tackle benign prostate enlargement

The NHS has presented a new breakthrough procedure using steam that shrinks the enlarged prostate gland, making the treatment of benign prostate enlargement less...
Locked-In Syndrome patients given new revolutionary AI-powered device

Locked-In Syndrome patients given new revolutionary AI-powered device

Patients with Locked-In Syndrome have been given a new sense of freedom with the first ever wearable continuous communication device. The EyeControl is a groundbreaking...
Cannabis could be used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases

Cannabis could be used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases

New findings suggest an ingredient in marijuana could mimic the body’s inflammation off-switch, potentially leading to a new drug targeting different types of bowel...
Have scientists found a way to reverse the effects of ageing?

Have scientists found a way to reverse the effects of ageing?

A team of scientists at the University of Exeter, UK, have discovered a breakthrough which could be the basis for reversing the effects of...
Detect kidney cancer 5 years earlier through blood test

Detect kidney cancer five years earlier through blood test

According to research published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, a marker in the blood could help predict the risk that a person will...
New nanoparticle cancer therapy can directly tackle cancer cells

New nanoparticle cancer therapy can directly tackle cancer cells

A new nanoparticle cancer therapy, which will help deliver a combination therapy direct to cancer cells, could be imminent according to new research from...
Gender and BMI could help avoid harmful side effects in Type 2 diabetes

Gender and BMI could help avoid harmful side effects in Type 2 diabetes

Factoring in simple characteristics such as sex and BMI can help clinicians make a decision on the correct drug to prescribe and improve control...
Vaccines for animal and human health

Vaccines for animal and human health

Vaccines are understood to be one of the greatest breakthroughs in modern medicine. Here, Health Europa explores how vaccines have benefitted not only humans...
The potential of advanced therapy medicinal products in Europe

The potential of advanced therapy medicinal products in Europe

Together, the European Commission and the European Medicines Agency are working to bring game-changing advanced therapy medicinal products to the patients who need them. So-called...

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