Monday, September 16, 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.

Scientists identify cause of resistance to breakthrough cancer drug

Scientists identify cause of resistance to breakthrough cancer drug

Scientists have identified a mutation that gives cancer cells resistance to a breakthrough cancer drug for breast cancer and ovarian cancer –  olaparib and...
Machine learning flags emerging pathogens

Machine learning flags emerging pathogens

A new machine learning tool that can detect whether emerging strains of the bacterium Salmonella are more likely to cause dangerous bloodstream infections rather...
DMCoach: enabling citizens with type 2 diabetes to take charge of their health

DMCoach: helping Type 2 diabetes patients to take charge of their health

Matteo Melideo, from the EIT Digital-supported DM Coach app project, explains how the new app can provide personalised guidance to people with Type 2...
How do individual cells move?

How do individual cells move?

Scientists have developed a new way to see inside individual cells and study how they move and operate inside the human body. Researchers at the...
Vaccine development: immune cells defend against mutating viruses

Vaccine development: immune cells defend against mutating viruses

Scientists have discovered that immune cells can fight different strains of the same virus – a finding which could help transform vaccine development. Vaccines become...
Metabolic dysfunction and prescription drugs – not without consequences

Prescription drugs – not without consequences

Professor Eugenia Carvalho discusses drug-induced metabolic dysfunction, which she describes as an understudied and underfunded area of research. Life as we know it has been...
AAL Programme supports new ‘Fearless’ product

AAL Programme supports new ‘Fearless’ product

The Fearless project was led by the Austrian company cogvis and funded by the AAL Programme, and has now become available on the market. Initially,...
Biomaterials: Improving the bodies response to implants

Biomaterials: Improving the bodies response to implants

Researchers at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), Spain, have devised a new surface treatment which, when applied to biomaterials, will reduce the rejection...
Fighting infection and immunity

Fighting infection and immunity

A new partnership at the McGill University Health Centre, USA will bring together over 250 researchers under the newly created McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in...
Blue light linked to breast and prostate cancer

Is blue light linked to breast and prostate cancer?

New research conducted by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain, reports that blue light emitted by LEDs and commercial outdoor lighting such as...

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