Tuesday, April 23, 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.

CED focusing on health inequalities

CED focusing on oral health inequalities

All Europeans, regardless of their socio-economic status, are entitled to proper healthcare. This focus on health inequalities includes oral health which cannot be neglected...
Could the eye be the window to brain degeneration?

Could the eye be the window to brain degeneration?

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, have shown for the first time that the eye could be a surrogate for brain degeneration such...
Reinforcing EU and US collaborations on drug development

Reinforcing EU and US collaborations on drug development

Senior officials from the European Commission, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the United States Food and Drug administration (FDA) held their 2018 bilateral...
Developing influenza vaccines for the future

Developing influenza vaccines for the future

Annual Influenza vaccines are successful in many ways, however, their success rate falls short of many other vaccines, which is partly because flu strains...
Low-cost plastic sensor could monitor a range of health conditions

Low-cost plastic sensor could monitor a range of health conditions

An international team of researchers have developed a low-cost plastic sensor that can be used to diagnose or monitor a wide range of health...
How is nanomedicine changing healthcare?

How is nanomedicine changing healthcare?

Nanomedicine – the application of nanotechnology to achieve innovation in healthcare – uses properties developed by a material on a nano-scale; the size offers...
Researchers find new information surrounding Huntington’s disease

Researchers find new information surrounding Huntington’s disease

In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, have discovered an unknown error in the transport of glutamine between astrocytes and...
A new eye research institute to accelerate clinical applications for blinding conditions

A new eye research institute to accelerate clinical applications for blinding conditions

The Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) will address the challenge of vision loss due to ophthalmic diseases as a highly collaborative...
A better way of measuring consciousness and a tale of cultural loss

Better measures of consciousness and a tale of cultural loss

Human Brain Project researchers are working to develop new ways of measuring consciousness in order to help doctors to make decisions on treatment and...
The challenges of Complex Traits Genetics

The challenges of Complex Trait Genetics

Professor Danielle Posthuma speaks to SciTech Europa about her work at the Complex Traits Genetics lab. Professor Danielle Posthuma is statistical geneticist at the Vrije...

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