Sunday, July 5, 2020

Research & Innovation News

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

Rapid diagnostic technologies versus antimicrobial resistance

Rapid diagnostic technologies versus antimicrobial resistance

Rapid diagnostic technologies could play a key role in efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance, so why isn’t their uptake being more widely encouraged? Melina...

Therapies for fibromyalgia may be on the horizon

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Harvard University, USA, have made a groundbreaking step towards finding new therapies for fibromyalgia. Therapies for fibromyalgia have been...
Lab experiment eliminates malaria virus carried in mosquitos

Lab experiment eliminates malaria virus carried in mosquitoes

For the first time, research has been able to completely block the reproductive capacity of the malaria virus using a designer molecular approach. Researchers from...
Research uncovers new findings on oral chronic pain disorder

Research uncovers new findings on oral chronic pain disorder

Researchers are finally taking steps towards providing better diagnosis and treatment for the oral chronic pain disorder known as the Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS). BMS...
DTU Biosustain receives investment to tackle harmful insecticides

DTU Biosustain receives investment to tackle harmful insecticides

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain) formed a spinout, BioPhero, which has receiving €3m in funding to develop products replacing the...
Mental health illness could be tackled with a contemporary approach

Mental health illness could be tackled with a contemporary approach

Four locations across the UK are set to establish creative approaches to improving mental health illness, thanks to £3.4m (~€3.8m) in National Lottery funding. Living...
Consuming whole grain foods can effectively prevent type 2 diabetes

Consuming whole grain foods can effectively prevent Type 2 diabetes

Studies have indicated that individuals who eat any type of whole grain foods are less susceptible to developing Type 2 diabetes. Researchers at Chalmers University...
Alzheimer's disease treatment: Amyloid β-protein could be making a comeback

Alzheimer’s disease treatment: Amyloid β-protein could be making a comeback

For many years, amyloid β-protein has been a promising therapeutic target, but the study results have been disappointing. New studies have now shown these...
Could paracetamol use in infancy be a cause of asthma

Could paracetamol use in infancy be a cause of asthma?

Specific variants in the GST genes seem to play a role in greater susceptibility to lung problems and possibly be a cause of asthma...
Is there a cocaine cure on the horizon

Is there a cocaine cure on the horizon?

A stem cell implant has been developed by gene therapists that could assist in overcoming addiction and avert overdoses. Could this be the new...
Cancer immunotherapy to be funded by NHS England

Cancer immunotherapy to be funded by NHS England

NHS England have announced personalised blood cancer immunotherapy to be offered to some children and young adults with leukaemia. Such funding makes this a great...
Gene technology: is this a more precise method of identifying the cause of diabetes

Gene technology: is this a more precise method of identifying the cause of diabetes?

Decades of research with animal and cellular models have expanded the knowledge regarding molecular mechanisms producing beta-cells to dysfunction, the main cause of diabetes. With...

Health Special Reports

Health eBooks

Health Partners

Pin It on Pinterest