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Can low vitamin D levels cause chronic inflammation?

Can low vitamin D levels cause chronic inflammation?

A new study has found a link between low levels of vitamin D and conditions causing chronic inflammation. Inflammation normally supports the healing process following...
rare blood cancer

UVA Cancer Center receives $5.75 million to research rare blood cancers

Over $5.75m has been anonymously donated to fund rare blood cancer research to develop innovative treatments. UVA’s National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center will use...
long COVID symptoms

Long COVID symptoms experienced by one in eight COVID-19 patients

Evidence published in The Lancet suggests that one in eight adults (12.7%) infected with SARS-CoV-2 experience long COVID symptoms. The study, which was performed in...

Junk food advertising rules prevent 100,000 obesity cases and save NHS £200m

A University of Sheffield study suggests that policy restricting junk food advertising on Transport for London (TfL) networks has prevented nearly 100,000 obesity cases...
89% of Allied Health services plan to use telehealth consultations

89% of Allied Health services plan to use telehealth consultations

Researchers caution that the rise of telehealth consultation could increase inequalities in access for vulnerable people. The COVID-19 pandemic forced a shift in everyday life,...
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...
COVID-19 restrictions not linked to distress levels in England

COVID-19 restrictions not linked to distress levels in England

A new study has found that English people continued to experience psychological distress beyond COVID-19 restrictions. Researchers from the University College London (UCL) and King’s...
tuberculosis vaccine

New tuberculosis vaccine is safe and causes fewer side effects than BCG

Evidence suggests that a new tuberculosis vaccine – called VPM1002 – is equally as safe as the BCG vaccine and causes fewer side effects. Tuberculosis...
New NHS programme aims to provide Hepatitis C treatment

New NHS programme aims to provide Hepatitis C treatment

A new NHS screening pilot will give thousands of people the opportunity to access hepatitis C treatment. Hepatitis C is a virus that infects 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...
New lung cancer treatment stops cancer from worsening for over two years 

Lung cancer treatment stops cancer worsening for over two years 

A life-extending lung cancer treatment is available on the NHS, which could benefit over 550 patients a year. The revolutionary lung cancer treatment is called...
WHO recommends cabotegravir for HIV prevention

WHO recommends cabotegravir for HIV prevention

New WHO guidelines recommend countries implement cabotegravir into their HIV prevention strategy. The World Health Organization (WHO) has released new guidelines for cabotegravir (CAB-LA) and...
NHS saves £1.2 billion of taxpayer money on cutting-edge medications

NHS saves £1.2 billion of taxpayer money on cutting-edge medications

In a new press release, the NHS has stated they have saved £1.2bn on life-changing medications by securing cost-effective deals. The NHS has announced that...
Mental health and headaches in children worsened during the pandemic

Mental health and headaches in children worsened during the pandemic

A new study has found that mental health and headaches in children progressively worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers from the Children’s National Hospital have...
Digital support mobile tool helps reduce alcohol consumption

Digital support mobile tool helps reduce alcohol consumption

Linköping University has designed a digital support tool to help individuals reduce their alcohol consumption. A new study by researchers at Linköping University has found...
Study finds low-calorie sweetener that improves gut health

Study finds low-calorie sweetener that improves gut health

American Chemical Society has discovered a low-calorie sweetener that can help improve gut health. It is well-known that sweeteners and sugars can lead to health...

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Health Europa Quarterly Issue 22

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 22, which features fascinating expert insights in the fields of public health, Alzheimer's disease, antimicrobial resistance, women’s health, nutrition,...

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Are cannabinoid therapies the future of chronic pain management?

Health Europa Quarterly spoke to Dr Mikael Sodergren who leads the Medical Cannabis Research Group at Imperial College London about his research on novel...
Full-spectrum CBD oil: everything you need to know  

Full-spectrum CBD oil: everything you need to know  

What is full-spectrum CBD oil? It is an extract that contains all the compounds found in the hemp plant, including trace amounts of THC....
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Six benefits of using CBD oil for anxiety

What are the benefits of CBD oil for anxiety? Dr. Hemp Me outlines everything you need to know about supplementing with CBD oil. Anxiety disorders...
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CBD Oil for Pain: The Natural Solution for a Better Life

CBD oil is a natural remedy for pain that has been used for centuries. CBD oil is extracted from the hemp plant, which is...

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