Thursday, August 22, 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.

Air pollution and autism: can traffic increase the risk of autism?

Air pollution and autism: can traffic increase the risk of autism?

A new research study suggests that air pollution caused by traffic may play a role in the development of autism. The Canadian study has been...
Treating a peanut allergy with peanut protein

Treating a peanut allergy with peanut protein

Children diagnosed with a severe peanut allergy took part in a trial where they were given increasing amounts of peanut protein over a year. Children...
Immunotherapy for thoracic cancer: a real revolution

Immunotherapy for thoracic cancer: a real revolution

Dr Alessandra Curioni-Fontecedro explains recent incredible progress for thoracic cancer treatment with immunotherapy. Cancer cells can be recognised and controlled by the immune system through...
Caring for children in Europe with very rare tumours

Caring for children in Europe with very rare tumours

Improving diagnosis and treatment outcomes for children with very rare tumours demands an international, collaborative response. SIOP Europe, PARTNER and ERN PaedCan explain why. The...
Does soy protein build muscle mass as effectively as animal protein?

Does soy protein build muscle mass as effectively as animal protein?

Stephanie De Vriese of Alpro discusses analysis that shows that soy protein can build muscle mass and strength as effectively as animal protein. According to a...
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...

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