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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.

Brexit and the pharma industry: the ABPI back the Brexit Draft Agreement

Brexit and the pharma industry: the ABPI back the Brexit Draft Agreement

Amid breaking news of UK cabinet minister resignations, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has publicly welcomed the Brexit Draft Agreement. The public response...
The long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors in Finland

The long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors in Finland

The prognosis of childhood cancer has improved during the last decades. Here, Dr Päivi Lähteenmäki discusses progress towards a structured long-term follow-up system after...
Digital mental health: the rise and struggle of mental health games

Digital mental health: the rise and struggle of mental health games

Amid fundraising, PsycApps' CEO shares the hurdles involved in commercialising a digital mental health game with SciTech Europa. Digital mental health has proven to be...
WHO reveals wide differences in antibiotic use between countries

WHO reveals wide differences in antibiotic use between countries

According to new WHO data, antibiotic use across the world suggests some countries are overusing antibiotics while others may not even have sufficient access. For...
Why we need a better structural knowledge of E.coli

Why we need a better structural knowledge of E.coli

Giovanna Fragneto, Head of Soft Matter Science and Support at the Institut Laue–Langevin (ILL), explains why a better structural knowledge of E.coli is needed...
Cardiovascular disease in Europe: the unfinished agenda

Cardiovascular disease in Europe: the unfinished agenda

Great strides have been made in reducing death rates from cardiovascular disease, says Susanne Løgstrup, Director of the European Heart Network (EHN), but more...
"Muscles work like cosmetics": muscle building and men's mental health

“Muscles work like cosmetics”: muscle building and men’s mental health

A new study has assessed the impact of preoccupations with muscle building and societal stereotypes of the male physique on men's mental health. The study focused on...

“No space for fake news”: the antimicrobial resistance threat

Experts in health and infectious diseases argued yesterday that there is "no space for fake news" on the increasing antimicrobial resistance threat. They advocate...

Resistance to antibiotics: a global health challenge

Paul Chapman, a partner at the intellectual property firm Marks & Clerk discusses the risk of resistance to antibiotics, and outlines why antimicrobial resistance is...
How a supermarket salad can transfer antibiotic resistance genes

How a supermarket salad can transfer antibiotic resistance genes

Researchers from Julius Kühn Institut, Germany found that a supermarket salad can transfer antibiotic resistance genes, which are difficult to detect. The research team analysed...

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