Monday, January 27, 2020

Research & Innovation News

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

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...
Is low muscle strength a key to identifying early onset ALS?

Is low muscle strength a key to identifying early onset ALS?

A study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has identified low muscle strength during later teen years as a risk factor for the neurological...
Scientists have developed blood tests that can detect the build-up of toxic protein amyloid beta

Can blood tests find Alzheimer’s proteins?

Scientists have developed blood tests that can detect the build-up of toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease. The work published in the journal Nature...
Biomarker blood tests win innovation prize © keepingtime_ca

Biomarker technology wins innovation prize

A pioneering blood testing biomarker technology has been recognised as one of the health innovations of the year by the Health Awards 2018. The new...
Commissioner Jyrki Katainen welcomed the health technology proposal © European People's Party

EU proposes closer co-operation on health technology

The European Commission has announced a proposal to reinforce co-operation between member states on the assessment of health technology. The proposal for a regulation on...

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