Tuesday, March 19, 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.

European Society of Cardiology 2017, focusing in on those relating to diet and nutrition and their link to cardiovascular disease

ESC 2017: cardiovascular disease research

SEQ outlines some of the announcements at the European Society of Cardiology 2017 event, focusing in on those relating to diet and nutrition and...
The recently-discovered structures look like small fishnets tightly wrapped around neurons, and long-term memories are lost if they are removed.

Long-term memories protected by tiny ‘fishnets’ in the brain

Researchers from the University of Oslo, Norway, are the first in the world to discover that structures on the outside of neurons play an...
Clinical Trials Directive is soon to be replaced by the Clinical Trials Regulation

How are clinical trials in Europe governed?

SciTech Europa Quarterly takes a look at the regulatory framework governing clinical trials in Europe. The high standards of quality and safety of medicinal products...
AAT-AD/PD Focus Meeting 2018

AAT-AD/PD Focus Meeting 2018

The AAT-AD/PD Focus Meeting 2018 in Torino, Italy is a new joint meeting between the International Geneva/Springfield Symposium on Advances in Alzheimer Therapy (AAT)...
Antibiotic resistance: Can old antibiotic compounds be used in new drugs?

Antibiotic resistance: Can old antibiotic compounds be used in new drugs?

Scientists at the UK’s University of Leeds are looking back at previously discarded chemical compounds to see if any could be developed for new...
E-cigarettes: a force for change?

E-cigarettes: a force for change?

Norman Lamb MP, Chair of the Commons Science and Technology Committee, discusses his committee’s inquiry into e-cigarettes. The decline in smoking rates in the UK...
Pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance

Pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance

In 10 years, the European Network of Centres for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (ENCePP) has made a major contribution to the benefit‐risk evaluation of medicinal...
Although it is estimated that ABL affects around 10% of adult population in developed countries, the prevalence of ABL increases with age

Bowel Incontinence: low awareness, big impact

My-qup Medical’s Anna Echegaray and Dr Laura Lagares underline how the impact of ABL goes far beyond the patient. In 1948, the World Health Organization...
Fighting cancer with immunotherapy

Fighting cancer with immunotherapy

Using immunotherapy to stimulate or enhance a person’s own immune system to fight cancer is not a new concept, but scientists are taking it...
3D printing of living cells

3D printing of living cells

Scientists at the University of Twente in the Netherlands have succeeded in printing 3D structures with living cells by using a new technique called...

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