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inflammatory bowel disease

Using antibiotics may cause inflammatory bowel disease

Research performed by a team at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine suggests that antibiotic use may cause older adults to develop inflammatory bowel...
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...
Top health benefits of drinking water

Top health benefits of drinking water

Drinking water is crucial for health and provides many benefits, from weight maintenance to improving mood. Drinking water provides a wealth of benefits for humans....
New lung cancer treatment stops cancer from worsening for over two years 

New lung cancer treatment stops cancer from worsening for over two years 

A new life-extending lung cancer treatment is now available on the NHS, which could benefit over 550 patients a year. The revolutionary lung cancer treatment...
Pfizer Covid vaccine

Pfizer Covid vaccine prevented over 110,000 deaths in the US

A new study has revealed that the Pfizer Covid vaccine prevented over 110,000 deaths since its widespread implementation in the US. The Pfizer Covid vaccine...
Robotic surgery reduces readmission rates by 52%

Robotic surgery reduces hospital readmission rates by 52%

New research into robotic surgery highlights the benefits of this technology for patients’ recovery time. Is robotic surgery the future of healthcare? A new study...
young people's mental health

How can we improve young people’s mental health?

As we approach the culmination of 2022 European Mental Health Week, Mental Health Europe has outlined policy recommendations to safeguard and enhance young people’s...
How does exercise intensity impact your mood?

How does exercise intensity impact your mood?

New research may explain why exercise intensity could determine your mood state the following day. Exercise naturally increases ‘feel-good’ endorphins, the body’s natural happiness chemicals....
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,...
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)...
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...
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...
How to get strong and healthy bones

How to get strong and healthy bones

Read our latest tips on achieving strong and healthy bones and how to reduce your risk of osteoporosis and broken bones. Healthy bones protect our...
pancreatic cancer awareness

Social media – a powerful tool for elevating pancreatic cancer awareness

Pioneering research from Creation Healthcare illuminates that social media is an incredibly effective platform for driving pancreatic cancer awareness. A new study investigating pancreatic cancer-related...
Obesity in pregnancy increases cardiovascular disease in offspring

Obesity in pregnancy increases cardiovascular disease in offspring

New research finds that obesity in pregnancy impairs heart health and function of the foetus in a mice study. Obesity in pregnancy can lead to...
robot therapy

Robot therapy may be the future of chronic stroke rehabilitation

A new trial performed in Japan has analysed the potential of employing robot therapy to help chronic stroke patients recover from the condition, finding...
Researchers find two novel treatments for muscle spasms

Researchers find two novel treatments for muscle spasms

Researchers have found two innovative ways to provide relief for muscle spasms and alleviate the challenges faced by patients. Muscle spasms are uncontrolled and sometimes...
EIT Health

EIT Health is searching for three new Supervisory Board members

EIT Health, one of the Knowledge and Innovation Communities of the European Institute for Innovation and Technology, is seeking candidates with leadership experience in...
Indoor tanning ban would reduce death from melanoma skin cancer

Indoor tanning ban would reduce death from melanoma skin cancer

Research indicates that an indoor tanning ban would substantially reduce deaths from melanoma skin cancer. Melanoma cancer develops from cells called melanocytes that begin to...

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