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Health Research News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Health Research News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

Low-cost plastic sensor could monitor a range of health conditions

Low-cost plastic sensor could monitor a range of health conditions

An international team of researchers have developed a low-cost plastic sensor that can be used to diagnose or monitor a wide range of health...
How is nanomedicine changing healthcare?

How is nanomedicine changing healthcare?

Nanomedicine – the application of nanotechnology to achieve innovation in healthcare – uses properties developed by a material on a nano-scale; the size offers...
Researchers find new information surrounding Huntington’s disease

Researchers find new information surrounding Huntington’s disease

In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, have discovered an unknown error in the transport of glutamine between astrocytes and...
A new eye research institute to accelerate clinical applications for blinding conditions

A new eye research institute to accelerate clinical applications for blinding conditions

The Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) will address the challenge of vision loss due to ophthalmic diseases as a highly collaborative...
A better way of measuring consciousness and a tale of cultural loss

Better measures of consciousness and a tale of cultural loss

Human Brain Project researchers are working to develop new ways of measuring consciousness in order to help doctors to make decisions on treatment and...
The challenges of Complex Traits Genetics

The challenges of Complex Trait Genetics

Professor Danielle Posthuma speaks to SciTech Europa about her work at the Complex Traits Genetics lab. Professor Danielle Posthuma is statistical geneticist at the Vrije...
The Therapeutic Ultrasound Network for Drug Delivery and Ablation Research

The Therapeutic Ultrasound Network for Drug Delivery and Ablation Research

Professor Gail ter Haar, leader of the Therapeutic Ultrasound Team at The Institute of Cancer Research, UK reflects on the impressive potential of therapeutic...
Commission calls for innovations in the space sector

Is Europe prepared? Detection of high-threat pathogens at EU level

The Joint Action EMERGE is working to deliver an efficient response to emerging and high-threat pathogens at the EU level, as Roland Grunow, of...
Working towards a preventive treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Working towards a preventive treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

As there is still no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, nor are the causes of the disease fully understood, the EU-based project AETIONOMY is working...
Avatar teaches patients to recognise heart attack symptoms

Avatar teaches patients to recognise heart attack symptoms

An avatar-based application (app) can teach patients to recognise heart attack symptoms allowing them to call emergency services, according to a new study presented...

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