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EU HEALTHCARE & SOCIAL CARE NEWS

Over seven million Europeans estimated to have a skin cancer diagnosis

Over seven million Europeans estimated to have a skin cancer diagnosis

A new survey indicated that 1.71% of the adult European general population reported a skin cancer diagnosis. The European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)...
Detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s with cognitive performance data

Detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s with cognitive performance data

New research concludes that subjective impairments in cognitive performance are a strong indicator of early-stage Alzheimer’s. When an individual acknowledges their memory or other mental...
2022 European Mental Health Week: Speak up for mental health

2022 European Mental Health Awareness Week: Speak up for mental health

It is European Mental Health Week and now, more than ever, it is time to speak up to shape the future of the younger...
New midwives recruited to boost NHS maternity care

New midwives recruited to boost NHS maternity care

Up to 500 new international midwives are set to join maternity units across England under a new NHS England initiative. In a 2020 survey from...

A voice for nurses worldwide

HEQ spoke to Howard Catton, CEO of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) about the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nursing...
MEP Interest Group on AMR

How the MEP Interest Group on AMR is tackling antimicrobial resistance

Cristina Pricop and Jean-Yves Stenuick outline the key objectives of the MEP Interest Group on AMR whose remit is centred on driving forward the...
high fibre diet

High fibre diet reduces risk of antibiotic resistant infections

Eating a high fibre diet may be an effective way to reduce antimicrobial resistance (AMR), with research suggesting that consuming soluble fibre reduces antibiotic...
Are antibiotics the answer to recurrent urinary tract infections?

Are antibiotics the answer to recurrent urinary tract infections?

New research suggests that antibiotics may increase recurrent urinary tract infections by disrupting the gut microbiome. Urinary tract infections are caused by bacteria in the...
Epstein-Barr virus

Vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus to undergo a clinical trial

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH) has announced performing an early-stage clinical trial to assess an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) vaccine. The Phase...
UV-C air disinfection

UV-C air disinfection: A powerful weapon for combatting airborne diseases

Troy Cowan, coordinator of the Ultraviolet Working Group at the International Ultraviolet Association outlines the integral role of UV-C air disinfection in fighting the...
Monitoring handwashing effectiveness with UV-light

Monitoring handwashing effectiveness with UV-light

Researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have developed a luminescent hydroalcoholic gel aimed at monitoring the quality of disinfection following handwashing. There are...
Life-saving arthritis drugs can treat Covid patients

Life-saving arthritis drugs can treat Covid patients

The NHS is repurposing a cutting-edge arthritis drug to treat the most seriously ill Covid patients in the hospital. The RECOVERY trial carried out through the...
treatment for dementia

Sodium selenate drug may provide a new treatment for dementia

Research pioneered at Monash University has potentially discovered an effective new treatment for dementia, specifically for a rare form of the disease called behavioural...
Medical imaging

Nanotech medical imaging – the future of disease detection?

A team of Australian researchers has pioneered an innovative medical imaging device with nanotechnology that can fit into the lens of a smartphone camera,...
vibration therapy

The history of vibration therapy

Dave Crucefix explores the history of whole-body vibration therapy, culminating in advanced Low-intensity Vibration (LiV) and the Marodyne LiV device. From the ancient Greeks to...

Latest Publication

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 21

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 21, which insightfully explores women’s health, antimicrobial resistance, health policy, infection control, COVID-19, cutting-edge health technology, medical cannabis,...

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LATEST HEALTH EBOOKS

The wonders of holistic wellbeing

Health Europa is excited to introduce our latest eBook on holistic wellbeing, exploring the wonders and impact of how mind, body and lifestyle influence...

Nordic Lab and TENAK: Revolutionising cold storage technology

In this eBook, Nordic Lab and TENAK, industry pioneers of cold storage solutions for the medical industry, illustrate how their innovative range of cold...

Quantifying balance problems to enhance human neuro performance

This latest eBook from Ainone takes a fascinating delve into the impacts of balance problems on human neuro performance, elucidating how their cutting-edge Ainone...

B Medical Systems: Reliable cold chain solutions for every need

Discover more about B Medical Systems’ wide range of solutions available to support the vaccine cold chain, medical refrigeration, and blood management fields. B Medical...

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Nova Biologicals: high standard microbiological testing service

Under the leadership of Paul J Pearce, Ph.D., Nova Biologicals has provided microbiological testing services to businesses and households across the globe since 1993. Nova...

Vektor Pharma: leaders in thin film drug formulations

Vektor Pharma TF GmbH and its team have been leaders in the design, testing, and manufacture of thin film drug formulations. Vektor Pharma TF GmbH ...

Defence Therapeutics: Transforming drug delivery and improving treatment

Defence Therapeutics is continuously expanding on its portfolio of solutions to enhance drug delivery and improve treatment outcomes for patients with cancer and infectious...

NervGen: Vying to disrupt the treatment of degenerative diseases

Backed by over three decades of thorough research, NervGen’s latest drug candidate has the potential to reverse damage caused by degenerative conditions. Canadian R&D innovator...

XPhyto Therapeutics diversifies into psychedelics with new labs

XPhyto Therapeutics is diversifying into psychedelic medicines by launching XPhyto Laboratories. Among the leading contenders in the race to pioneer new blockbuster psychiatric drugs is...

MEDICAL CANNABIS NETWORK

cannabinoid distillates

Always Pure Organics: The power of tailor-made cannabinoid distillates

Always Pure Organics outlines the advantages of distillates and shares a collection of their tailor-made cannabinoid distillate products. According to Forbes.com the US CBD market...
Medical marijuana use could result in rapid onset cannabis use disorder

Medical marijuana use could result in rapid onset cannabis use disorder

Researchers discover that treating health problems with medical marijuana could lead to the development of cannabis use disorder (CUD). A new study, carried out by...
gateway drug

E-cigarettes may act as a “gateway drug” for cannabis use

A new study performed by researchers at Georgia State suggests that e-cigarettes are potentially a "gateway drug" for using cannabis, although this is significantly...
colon cancer treatment

Cannabis-based colon cancer treatment kill 90% of deadly cells

A new study performed by Cannabotech has demonstrated that the company's range of Integrative-Colon products may be an effective colon cancer treatment, killing 90%...

Latest MCN Publication

Medical Cannabis Network Quarterly Issue 4

Welcome to the fourth edition of Medical Cannabis Network Quarterly, which examines the evolution of the cannabis industry in the face of shifting legislation,...

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