Monday, October 14, 2019

Research & Innovation News

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

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...
IMI launches €82m call for proposals on immune-mediated diseases

IMI launches €82m call for proposals on immune-mediated diseases

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is today launching a new €82m call for proposals which focus on immune-mediated diseases, imaging and digital clinical trials. Better...
UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL receiving £40m boost in funding

UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL receiving £40m boost in funding

The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI), headquartered at University College London, is set to receive £40m (~€45m) of UK government funding to help...

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