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

The importance of cilia cells, the hairs inside your brain

The importance of cilia cells, the hairs inside your brain

According to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), cilia cells are essential for the brain to develop normally. Cells along the brain's cavities...
Health Europa talk digital medicine and digital health companies

Health Europa talk digital medicine and digital health companies

With many digital health companies involved in mergers & partnerships, and with a positive shift in the world of digital medicine and health, significant...
Digital medicine: helping young children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism

Digital medicine: helping young children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

CHOP researchers evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment for young children with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Can a...
Male-female brain differences may be unlocked with new findings

Male-female brain differences may be unlocked with new findings

Columbia University, USA, researchers have identified a genetic pathway to sexual maturation in roundworms that show male-female brain differences. Researchers have identified a group of...
Phantom limb pain treatment: rerouting nerves during amputation

Phantom limb pain treatment: rerouting nerves during amputation

Ohio State University find life-altering benefits by rerouting nerves during amputation - could this be a form of phantom limb pain treatment? Doctors at The...
Artificial intelligence in healthcare – has there been a misdiagnosis of the benefits?

Artificial intelligence in healthcare – has there been a misdiagnosis of the benefits?

In regards to artificial intelligence in healthcare, F5 Networks’ Ralf Sydekum asks: Can human doctors ever really be replaced by AI-enabled apps? Looking further into...
Are scientists one step closer to giving artificial intelligence human hearing?

We’re one step closer to giving artificial intelligence human hearing

Researchers have simulated the process of the sensory sounds coding for artificial intelligence by modelling human hearing. Scientists of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic...
Examining the vascular system of the hominin, Little Foot

Examining the vascular system of the hominin, Little Foot

The 3.67 million-year-old brain of our ancient human relative hominin, otherwise known as Little Foot, reveals a vascular system like humans. MicroCT scans of the...
Study has found that artificial light is harming ecosystem health

Study has found that artificial light is harming ecosystem health

According to Ohio State University, USA, artificial light at night isn't just a health problem - it also hurts the entire outdoor ecosystem health. When...
Gut microbiota linked to obesity and mental disorders

Gut microbiota linked to obesity and mental disorders

EU-funded project 'MyNewGut' finds new gut microbiota that may help battle obesity and mental disorders. The MyNewGut project has discovered new gut microbiota, specifically bacterial...
Has a new solution to battle the NHS waiting room mayhem been found?

Has a new solution to battle the NHS waiting room mayhem been found?

Dealing with 1 million patients every 36 hours comes at a cost, but could using something as simple as telephone communication prevent the NHS...
Organically farmed food has greater climate impact than farmed food

Organically farmed food has greater climate impact than farmed food

Researchers have found that organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required. A...

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