Thursday, April 25, 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.

Advances in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Advances in CMR

SEQ looks at some of the research presented at CMR 2018, illustrating advances in the field of cardiovascular magnetic resonance. In February, the international cardiovascular...
Typhoid outbreak: Genetic cause of extensive drug-resistance found

Typhoid outbreak: Genetic cause of extensive drug-resistance found

The genetic cause behind a strain of typhoid resistance to five classes of antibiotics has been uncovered from a study into a typhoid outbreak...
Sepsis and the World Health Organization

Sepsis and the World Health Organization

Is the tide turning against sepsis? SciTech Europa Quarterly highlights the response of the World Health Organization (WHO) to this life-threatening condition. Sepsis is a...
Does calcium play a role in the development of Parkinson’s disease?

Does calcium play a role in the development of Parkinson’s disease?

Researchers have found that excess levels of calcium in the brain may lead to the formation of toxic clusters, Lewy bodies, that are the...
Progress in dementia research

Progress in dementia research

SEQ spoke with Dr Matthew Norton, Director of Policy and Strategy for Alzheimer’s Research UK, about progress made since 2015, where dementia research stands...
Bone bioengineering: technology for a dynamic organ

Bone bioengineering: research on a dynamic organ

Professor Paolo Cinelli discusses the identification of stem cells for the development of bone bioengineering technologies. Bone is often considered as a rigid organ that...
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)...

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