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Adult cancer survivors have a 42% higher risk of cardiovascular diseases

Adult cancer survivors have a 42% higher risk of cardiovascular diseases

Adult cancer survivors have a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases later in life when compared with adults without cancer. In a long-term study following around...
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...
young people’s mental health

Urgent action needed to support young people’s mental health

Following this year’s European Mental Health Week, Health Europa Quarterly spoke to Mental Health Europe about the importance of supporting young people’s mental Health. Mental...
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...
MRI technique shows the cause behind long Covid symptoms

MRI technique shows the cause behind long Covid symptoms

An innovative lung-imaging technique developed by Western University shows what potentially causes long Covid symptoms. Long Covid has been widely reported, and sufferers report symptoms...
variants of COVID

Llama nanobodies may protect against all variants of COVID

An international research team has discovered that immune particles in llama blood may provide robust protection from all variants of COVID and can potentially...
antibiotic resistant MRSA

Antibiotic-resistant MRSA can be transmitted from pigs to humans

Research from the University of Cambridge has discovered an antibiotic-resistant MRSA strain that can be transmitted from infected pigs to humans. The University of Cambridge...
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...
Down syndrome

Lamivudine HIV drug improves Down syndrome cognitive impairment

An antiretroviral drug that is traditionally used to treat HIV – known as lamivudine – has been shown to improve cognitive abilities in a...
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)...
mixed reality

Mixed reality technology – the future of medical training?

A University of Cambridge project will potentially transform the future of how medical professionals are trained, utilising mixed reality technology to train doctors and...
NHS surgical waiting lists set to triple in England by 2030

NHS surgical waiting lists set to triple in England by 2030

NHS surgical waiting lists will continue to grow unless there is a minimum investment of £9 billion to clear the current backlog. A new study...
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Health Europa achieves Living Wage Employer accreditation

We are delighted to announce that Health Europa is now an accredited Living Wage Employer! This means that every member of staff working for...

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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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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...

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Banking and finance in the medicinal cannabis industry

Banking and finance in the medicinal cannabis industry

Mitch Ratajkoski of LeafCann explores how the banking industry is limiting operations and growth for companies in the medicinal cannabis industry. Banking has become an...
 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...

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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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