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Food allergies in children can be reduced by early food introduction

Food allergies in children can be mitigated by early food introduction

Infants consuming peanut, milk, wheat, and egg from three months old had a lower risk of developing a food allergy at three years old. Researchers...
Parkinson’s disease life expectancy

Parkinson’s disease life expectancy determined by genetic mutations

A research team based in France has identified new gene variants that may predict Parkinson’s disease life expectancy. The groundbreaking discovery may help to...
risk genes for Alzheimer's disease

International study identifies new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease

Professor Jean-Charles Lambert, who spearheaded the most extensive ever genome-wide association study for Alzheimer's disease, outlines how the project has discovered 75 risk genes...
Bite Back 2030: ‘The food system is rigged against us’

Bite Back 2030: ‘The food system is rigged against us’

The young campaigners of Bite Back 2030 are calling for more to be done to protect children from diet-related ill-health. Here, they tell Health...
Tackling obesity in children

Tackling obesity in children

With record numbers of overweight and obesity in children, Health Europa Quarterly discusses the key risk factors and challenges around policy and care delivery...
Women are still underrepresented in key disease clinical trials

Women are still underrepresented in key disease clinical trials

A new study finds that women are underrepresented in clinical trials for key disease areas, such as psychiatric and cardiovascular. Investigators from Brigham and Women’s...
Chemically modified plant compounds fight against hepatitis E virus

Chemically modified plant compounds fight against hepatitis E virus

In a search to find an effective drug for the hepatitis E virus, researchers discover a plant compound that prevents the replication of viruses. Researchers...
what is polio

What is polio? Everything you NEED to know

What is polio? Health Europa brings you everything you need to know about the disease, its origins, symptoms, how you can catch it, and...
Covid vaccines estimated to have prevented 19.8 million deaths in the first year

Covid vaccines prevented 19.8 million deaths in the first year

A modelling study has quantified that Covid vaccines have prevented 19.8 million out of a potential 31.4 million deaths in the first year. In the...
New guidelines aim to reduce MRSA infection prevalence

New guidelines aim to reduce MRSA infection prevalence

Infection prevention specialists, GAMA Healthcare, explain the evidence behind the guidelines and solutions that could help MRSA infection management. There are few pathogens as synonymous...
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...
Scientists create a vaccine basis for a common pollen allergy

Scientists create a vaccine basis for a common pollen allergy

New research could mean scientists are getting closer to a vaccine for mugwort, a common pollen allergy. A research team at MedUni Vienna has discovered...
New targeted treatment for early-stage breast cancer available on NHS

New targeted treatment for early-stage breast cancer available on NHS

Provisional approval by NICE could see a step-change in treatment for early-stage breast cancer following surgery. The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE)...
NHS treats first sickle cell disease patients with new drug

NHS treats first sickle cell disease patients with new drug

One of the first sickle cell disease patients has received a life-changing drug called crizanlizumab, the first new treatment for the disease in over...
Could an intermittent fasting diet heal nerve damage?

Could an intermittent fasting diet heal nerve damage?

New research finds that an intermittent fasting diet changes gut bacteria activity in mice, increasing the ability to recover from nerve damage. Imperial College London...
health data

A European health data ecosystem can unlock personalised healthcare

Oliver Bleck discusses the rise of platform ecosystems in healthcare, the value of personalised healthcare and the need for an agile environment to support...
Smart global healthcare and the future of MedTech

Smart global healthcare and the future of MedTech

The future of MedTech and healthcare is in our hands and in our homes, writes Angelica Kohlmann, Founder of Bloom Diagnostics. Whether it’s our phones,...

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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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 Labelling of cannabis strains fails to reflect accurate chemical make-up

 Labelling of cannabis strains fails to reflect accurate chemical make-up

Are the labels of cannabis strains confusing and misleading? New research analyses 90,000 samples to find out. Cannabis strains such as Indica, Sativa and hybrid...
black market cannabis

Black market cannabis sales remain high despite legalisation

Research from the University of Waterloo has identified that despite being legalised in various parts of North America, black market cannabis sales are still...
More adolescents are vaping cannabis than ever before

More adolescents are vaping cannabis than ever before

Vaping cannabis in adolescents is quickly becoming the most popular method of cannabis intake in the United States. New research at Columbia University Mailman School...
Using medical cannabis for cancer reduces painkiller usage

Using medical cannabis for cancer reduces painkiller usage

A new study finds that using medicinal cannabis for cancer can reduce pain and the need for opiate painkillers. A comprehensive assessment of the benefits...

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