Thursday, May 23, 2019

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

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How do adverse childhood experiences affect lupus symptoms in adults?

The University of California has studied adults who had adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and how this affects their lupus symptoms. The study of 269 patients with...
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How blocking an enzyme involved in protein digestion could improve metabolic health

Blocking an enzyme involved in protein digestion could improve metabolic health, according to a new study. The study is titled "Intestinal serine protease inhibition increases...
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A study found no developmental differences in children conceived with assisted reproductive technology such...

A study has found that children conceived with assisted reproductive technology had no developmental differences. Some children in the study were conceived with assisted reproductive technology...
An image of KU Leuven library, which is at one of the universities which make up the EIT health network. The EIT health network takes some of the top spots on the rankings for the most innovative universities in Europe

The most innovative universities in Europe: the EIT Health network takes the top spots

Many of the top spots on Reuter's list of the most innovative universities in Europe are occupied by universities from the EIT Health network. Last...
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World Asthma Day 2019: EIT Digital’s new digital prescription service improves asthma therapy adherence

Today is World Asthma Day 2019. EIT Digital has launched its new digital prescription service to improve adherence to asthma therapy. Amiko, Reply and the...
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Pet nutrition: what are the risks of a homemade cat food diet?

Researchers at the University of California, Davis have assessed the risks of a homemade cat food diet, and whether this type of diet can...
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Novice runners training for their first marathon could be “reversing” the ageing of their...

Novice runners who are training for their first marathon could be "reversing" the ageing of their major blood vessels, according to new research. The study...
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Water polo injuries: how frequent are head injuries and which positions are most vulnerable?

The University of California Irvine has analysed water polo injuries, to answer the questions of how frequent head injuries are in the sport, and...
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Secondary cancer: the risk of brain metastasis for elderly cancer survivors

The American Association for Cancer Research has found that elderly cancer survivors of three common cancers face a persistent risk of brain metastasis. Brain metastasis...
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Diabetic macular edema: the strategy for monitoring it in people who still have good...

A new study has been published on the strategy for monitoring diabetic macular edema. The research, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association....

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