Monday, May 20, 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.

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...
Handheld device sequences human genome

Handheld device sequences human genome

Scientists have used a device that fits in the palm of the hand to sequence the human genome, which could open up the possibilities...
New protein found to fight breast cancer

New protein found to fight breast cancer

Researchers at the institute for research in biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) have identified a protein that keeps metastatic breast cancer cells dormant. Breast cancer metastases –...
How technology helps the blind see the world

How technology helps the blind see the world

Glasses that can translate images of physical objects into soundscapes and a belt that turns images into vibrations are helping blind people build up...
New peptide could fight cancer

New peptide could fight cancer

Biologists have designed a new peptide that can disrupt a key protein in many types of cancers, including some forms of lymphoma, leukaemia and...

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