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Health Europa brings you the latest Research & Innovation News from across the field of European Healthcare & Social Care Policy.

Risk of Hypertension

Scientists reveal link between allergies and risk of hypertension

A research team from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) has demonstrated a link between adults with a history of allergies and an increased...
Lower risk of diabetes with healthy plant-based diets

Lower risk of diabetes with healthy plant-based diets

A new study finds that following healthy plant-based diets can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in generally healthy individuals. Plant-based diets emphasise...
Transforming liver disease treatment with kisspeptin

Transforming liver disease treatment with kisspeptin

Researchers have discovered that kisspeptin has therapeutic effects on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in a mouse study. The research team have made a potentially transformative...
male infertility

COVID-19 infection may be a cause of male infertility

Novel research has potentially uncovered a shocking long-term symptom of COVID-19, revealing that the disease might cause male infertility. Firuza Parikh and Rajesh Parikh pioneered...
Healthy Planet

WHO outlines the requirements to keep humans and the planet healthy

World Health Day 2022 focuses on bringing global attention to the urgent actions required to keep humans and the planet healthy. WHO has stressed that...

New WHO data: poor air quality affects 99% of the global population

New data from the World Health Organization (WHO) finds that low air quality affects billions of people and is threatening the population's health. A record...
Emergency Caesareans

Scientists investigate the risk of emergency caesareans on babies

A research team from Flinders University has investigated the risk of emergency caesareans on a baby’s development. Labour and natural childbirth cause stress on a...
The positive impact of physical fitness on primary school children

The positive impact of physical fitness on primary school children

A new study finds that primary school children that partake in physical fitness have a better quality of life and improved concentration. Physical fitness is...
virtual reality therapy

Virtual reality therapy breakthrough may solve the mental health crisis

A University of Oxford research team has pioneered groundbreaking virtual reality therapy to help patients with psychological disorders. In the most extensive clinical trial to...
Mental Health

Scientists assess men’s reluctance to seek mental health treatment

A research team from the University of Gothenburg has investigated male reluctance to receive mental health treatment. Why are men hesitant to obtain mental health...
self-harming

30% of young carers consider self-harming in the UK

Results from an extensive cross-national study have shockingly revealed that three in ten young carers in the UK think about self-harming. Findings from the Me-We...
Burnout

Artificial Intelligence technology to aid in detecting burnout

A research team from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has developed Artificial Intelligence technology that is capable of detecting burnout by analysing text...
The science behind pregnancy cravings

The science behind pregnancy cravings

A groundbreaking discovery by researchers from the University of Barcelona has identified the neuronal mechanisms that control pregnancy cravings. Pregnancy cravings are common and are...
Can weekly prednisone tablets treat obesity?

Can weekly prednisone tablets treat obesity?

A new study finds that obese mice consuming a high-fat diet and prednisone tablets once a week had improved exercise endurance, increased strength, increased...
AFib

Scientists develop a novel smartwatch app to detect AFib

A research team from the American College of Cardiology has developed a smartwatch app to detect AFib, with high levels of accuracy. Atrial fibrillation (AFib)...
Locum

Life for locum GPs: The challenges and struggles faced due to Covid-19

Luna Williams, a commentator for Arora Medical Education, outlines some of the key challenges faced by locum GPs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past...
Drones within healthcare: the sky is the limit for medical supplies

Drones within healthcare: the sky is the limit for medical supplies

Paul Kostek, IEEE senior member and systems engineer with Air Direct Solutions explores the revolutionary role of drones in improving the delivery of essential...
Exercise may reduce major depression symptoms and help with therapy

Exercise may reduce major depression symptoms and help with therapy

Exercising for 30-minutes may reduce symptoms of major depression for at least 75-minutes post-workout and improve therapy. Major depression is a mood disorder that causes...
Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer patient care to be improved with novel algorithm

Experts from the University of Portsmouth have utilised Artificial Intelligence and data analytics to improve bowel cancer patient care by predicting their stay in...
The importance of staying hydrated for heart health

The importance of staying hydrated for heart health

Staying hydrated may be associated with a reduced risk of developing heart failure, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Drinking fluids is...

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