Friday, December 6, 2019

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

Malaria research method sees patients deliberately infected with parasite

Malaria research method sees patients deliberately infected with parasite

To aid malaria research, a new process from the University of Tubingen, Germany, has been tested whereby individuals are infected with malaria to help...
Failing to recognise own memory problems is a predictor of Alzheimer’s

Failing to recognise own memory problems is a predictor of Alzheimer’s

A team of researchers at McGill University, Canada, have confirmed that people susceptible to dementia who are unable to recognise their memory problems are...
Strong link to cancer and ultra-processed foods

Strong link to cancer and ultra-processed foods

New research from the Universite Sorbonne Paris Cite, France, suggests there is a substantial link between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and risk of...
Short children have higher risk of having a cerebrovascular accident

Short children have higher risk of having strokes

New Danish research has found a link between shorter children and an increased risk of having a cerebrovascular accident later in adult life. The study...
Playing video games can improve motility after a cerebral infarction

Playing video games can improve motility after a cerebral infarction

New research reveals that motility issues following a cerebral infarction can be improved by a type of cognitive training which includes video games. The study,...
CureVac’s influenza and malaria vaccines receive further funding

CureVac’s influenza and malaria vaccines receive further funding

German-based biopharmaceutical company CureVac has been awarded two new grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue helping develop influenza and malaria...
Sibling bullying severely increases risk of psychotic disorders

Sibling bullying severely increases risk of psychotic disorders

New research from the University of Warwick, UK, has found that victims of sibling bullying in childhood are three times more likely to develop...
Memory loss provides potential early Alzheimer’s identifier

Memory loss provides potential early Alzheimer’s identifier

A new cognitive test has been developed by the University of Exeter and University College London, UK, that helps detect subtle memory loss years...
Glucagon delivery system reduces post-bariatric hypoglycaemia

‘Smart’ glucagon delivery system reduces post-bariatric hypoglycaemia

A new smart glucagon delivery system has been created so that people with post-bariatric hypoglycaemia are able to live without dangerous complications. The new glucagon...
Fertility treatments could be improved after human eggs grown in lab

Fertility treatments could be improved after human eggs grown in lab

Scientists at Edinburgh University, UK, have fully grown egg cells in a laboratory, and there is now hope that this could lead to improved...
New vaccine which eliminates tumours to start human clinical trial

New vaccine which eliminates tumours to start human clinical trial

A new injection that successfully eliminated tumours in mice is to begin its human clinical trial and be tested on lymphoma patients. The study from...
World Cancer Day: new website launches to aid geographical research

World Cancer Day: new website launches to aid geographical research

To contribute to the prevention, early detection, and adequate treatment of cancer, the European Cancer Information System (ECIS) website launched on World Cancer Day...

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