Thursday, December 12, 2019

Health Research News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Health Research News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

Exploring different imaging technologies for prostate cancer

Exploring different imaging technologies for prostate cancer

Did you know that estimates from published studies indicate that 50% of men older than 50 years of age have prostate cancer? Learn more...
Influenza

Dr Ann Moen on the global influenza strategy

Dr Ann Moen, Chief of the WHO’s Influenza Preparedness & Response Unit (IPR), explains the importance of their latest strategy: the Global Influenza Strategy...
Bone

Reducing implant rejection using soluble polymers

The staff of the Laboratory of Chemical Technologies is modifying the surface of the materials from which implants are made to replace bone. The approaches...

Dietary fibre: Relating functionality to molecular structure

Dietary fibres confer numerous benefits as part of a healthy diet, but these are specific to which fibres are consumed. Dietary fibres are indigestible carbohydrates...

Disease diagnosis and environment-specific tissue engineering

We speak to G.E.R.N Director, Prof B Rolauffs, about tackling the problems with the current translation of tissue engineering towards clinical use. G.E.R.N. is the...

Preclinical drug development for childhood cancers

Research at Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (Greehey CCRI) has been at the forefront of improving relevant preclinical models for developing new therapeutics. Cancer in...
denovoSkin

Automated tissue therapy for burn victims

SciTech Europa Quarterly speaks to CUTISS’ CEO, Dr Daniela Marino about their plans for the next financing round for automated tissue therapies. Skin is the...

Chronic hepatitis B remains a global health problem

Re-designing the hepatitis B vaccine: helping WHO achieve one of the 2030 elimination targets as Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) remains a global health problem. According...
Neuro-electric waves in the brain

Neuro-electric waves in the brain

Neural Engineering is a new discipline at the interface between engineering and neuroscience; Dr Durand’s research combines computational neuroscience, engineering and electrophysiology to solve...

Nature chemistry on the highway to health

From biosynthetic versatility to applications in therapeutics, Andrade’s team has been travelling through marine and terrestrial organisms. Over the last two decades, the group of...

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