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Altered speech could be one of the early signs of Parkinson’s disease

Altered speech could be one of the early signs of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers from Lithuania are using new technology to monitor changes in speech, which could be one of the early signs of Parkinson’s disease. Rytis Maskeliūnas...
High and low-dose exercise yields similar results for knee osteoarthritis

High and low-dose exercise yields similar results for knee osteoarthritis

Researchers from Karolinska Institutet have compared high-dose exercise therapy to low-dose therapy in patients with knee osteoarthritis. The research shows that both approaches to treating...
Younger generations suffered from worst mental illness during COVID-19

Younger generations suffered from worst mental illness during COVID-19

Mental illness was more common in younger generations compared to older age groups during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new study by University College London (UCL)...
Making mental health policy a core part of the EU agenda

Making mental health policy a core part of the EU agenda

Since joining the European Parliament in 2019 Maria Walsh has been a driving force for the improvement of mental health policy and awareness. Here,...
Aligning the healthcare sector with global climate goals

Aligning the healthcare sector with global climate goals

Don Lleber, Founder and Campaign Director of the First, Do No Harm campaign, discusses the urgent need for the healthcare sector to divest from...
Poor insecticide policy led to unnecessary malaria cases 

Poor insecticide policy led to unnecessary malaria cases 

A new study by University College Cork shows poor insecticide policy resulted in thousands of unnecessary malaria cases.  Malaria is a serious infection spread by...
From crisis support to COVID-19 pandemic preparedness

From crisis support to COVID-19 pandemic preparedness

The team behind the EU-funded EpiPose and ESCAPE projects discuss the value of data-driven modelling in the context of COVID-19 pandemic preparedness and their...
Higher physical activity levels linked to reduced respiratory tract infections in children 

Higher physical activity levels linked to reduced respiratory tract infections in children 

Higher levels of daily physical activity are associated with reduced susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections such as the common cold.  Upper respiratory tract infections...
Experts call for improved protection against public health crises 

Experts call for improved protection against public health crises 

Researchers have called for greater cooperation between human, animal, and environmental health organisations to improve response to public health crises.   A research team which includes...
How can UVC light help to keep your staff and visitors safe

How can UVC light help to keep your staff and visitors safe

UK-based manufacturers, BiocareUV, discuss their Far UVC solution created to tackle harmful pathogens, viruses, and bacteria in minutes. As the world struggles with the aftermath...
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...
Scientists explain emotional ‘blunting’ caused by SSRIs

Scientists explain emotional ‘blunting’ caused by SSRIs

The University of Cambridge scientists have discovered why selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) cause emotional ‘blunting’. In a new study, scientists have found out why...
Chemotherapy before surgery reduces the risk of colon cancer returning 

Chemotherapy before surgery reduces the risk of colon cancer returning 

Cancer Research UK finds that giving colon cancer patients chemotherapy before surgery cuts their risk of the disease returning. In a new Cancer Research UK-funded...
Oxford University leading research on programmable nucleic acid drugs

Oxford University leading research on programmable nucleic acid drugs

A consortium led by the University of Oxford researchers has been awarded £8m of funding to unlock the potential of programmable nucleic acid drugs.  Programmable...
Diabetes and high systolic blood pressure can increase dementia risk

Diabetes and high systolic blood pressure can increase dementia risk

People with multiple cardiometabolic conditions such as diabetes and high systolic blood pressure are more likely to develop dementia, according to the University of...

£5m award to transform the future of eye health

The Wolfson Foundation has awarded £5 million to University College London (UCL) for Oriel, the new hospital aiming to advance eye health.  The £5 million...
Researchers begin the development of a new liver disease treatment

Researchers begin the development of a new liver disease treatment 

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism that could help the development of a new alcohol-related liver disease treatment.  Alcohol-related liver disease is one of the...

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Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23, which features fascinating expert insights in the fields of infection control, future pandemic preparedness, antimicrobial resistance, women’s health,...

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Cannabis users should be considered as heart transplant donors

Cannabis users should be considered as heart transplant donors

Researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine have suggested that scientists should expand and re-contextualise their understanding of the role of cannabis users in...
Navigating Medical Cannabis in Europe

Navigating medical cannabis in Europe

Lorna Rothery spoke to Rainer Krüger from the recently formed European Cannabis Association about how the organisation is supporting the development of a stable...
Chemists are working towards a marijuana breath analyser

Chemists are working towards a marijuana breath analyser

A University of California, Los Angeles team are getting closer to developing a handheld tool marijuana breath analyser. The marijuana breath analyser device uses a...
How medical cannabis could be used to alleviate the opioid crisis

How medical cannabis could be used to alleviate the opioid addiction crisis 

A new study has found that medical cannabis could be used as an alternative to opioids for managing pain amid an opioid addiction crisis....

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