Sunday, May 26, 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.

An image of a cat near a food bowl to illustrate the concept of homemade cat food

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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Walnuts and a low saturated fats diet can help to reduce blood pressure for...

A new study has found that eating walnuts can reduce blood pressure in people at risk of heart disease when combined with a low...
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A new mechanism for angiogenesis could help to form new blood vessels and regenerate...

Inducing angiogenesis in ischemic tissues could help to promote the formation of new blood vessels and tissue regeneration in cardiovascular disease. Scientists of the National...
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How the erectile dysfunction drug Taladafil can be used for heart failure treatment

Taladafil, which is sometimes used as an erectile dysfunction drug, can also be used for heart failure treatment, according to the University of Manchester. The...
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Rare disease research: the RD-Connect ‘Genome-Phenome Analysis Platform’

SciTech Europa speaks to Sergi Beltran about the role GPAP plays in rare disease research. According to EU classification, for a disease to be ‘rare’...
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Asthma inhaler technique: many children who are confident using an inhaler are misusing it

A new study has found that many children with asthma who think they are using their inhaler medications correctly are actually using an incorrect...

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