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Chronic diseases can be defined as those that persist for a long period of time, in most cases causing the sufferer health issues for longer than a period of 3 months. Chronic diseases in most cases cannot be prevented by vaccines or cured by medication, nor do they just disappear.

Some of the most common chronic diseases include Asthma, Coronary Artery Disease, Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Osteoporosis to name but a few.

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 21

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,...
non-communicable diseases

$140bn funding could prevent 39 million deaths from non-communicable diseases

Global analysis has revealed that $140 billion will need to be invested to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs) globally, funding that could potentially save 39...
IgA nephropathy

£1 million awarded to enhance IgA nephropathy kidney disease research

UK researchers have been provided with a substantial £1 million in funding to advance research into IgA nephropathy, a type of incurable chronic kidney...
ketogenic diet plan

Ketogenic diet plan potentially improves quality of life for MS patients

A new US study suggests that following a ketogenic diet plan may be safe for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and even improve their...
Liver cirrhosis: Highest mortality rate of all chronic diseases

Liver cirrhosis: Highest mortality rate of all chronic diseases

Liver cirrhosis, a disease in which tissue in the liver becomes dysfunctional and scarred, is the final stage of most chronic liver diseases and...
cyproterone acetate

Cyproterone acetate drug may increase benign brain tumour risk

A UK study has signified that high doses of a commonly used hormonal treatment – cyproterone acetate – may elevate the risk of benign...
ovarian cancer treatment

Ovarian cancer treatment significantly enhanced by trametinib medication

New research suggests that a drug used to combat other cancers could be employed as an effective ovarian cancer treatment, mitigating the disease, and...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 20

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 20

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 20, which comprises thought-provoking content that analyses topics such as COVID-19, holistic health, chronic diseases, digital health, gender...
diabetic foot

Improving prevention of diabetic foot ulcers

Endocrinologist, Dr Frank Nobels explains why education around diabetic foot, and preventative strategies to mitigate the development of foot ulcers, are integral parts of...
non-communicable diseases

Continuum of care for non-communicable diseases in the EU

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Europa speaks to the European Commission about how it plans to safeguard the continuum of care for...
SCOPE 2021: it is time to prioritise osteoporosis and fracture prevention in Europe

SCOPE 2021: Prioritising osteoporosis and fracture prevention in Europe

Professor John A. Kanis, Honorary President of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and lead author of ‘SCOPE 2021: a new scorecard for osteoporosis in Europe’...
lifestyle medicine in Europe

The growing landscape of lifestyle medicine in Europe

Dr Alicja Baska, Executive Director and co-founder of the Polish Society of Lifestyle Medicine, provides an introduction to lifestyle medicine in Europe. The last few...
Lifestyle medicine: The blueprint for reframing healthcare and public health

Lifestyle medicine: The blueprint for reframing healthcare and public health

Lifestyle-related diseases are a growing threat to public health, but is enough being done to mitigate the risks? To discuss this, HEQ spoke with...
Long-term use of blood pressure drugs may cause kidney damage

Long-term use of blood pressure drugs may cause kidney damage

New kidney research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has raised concerns that long-term use of heart failure and blood pressure drugs...
liver disease

Exploring the growing burden of liver disease

With one in five people at risk of developing liver disease, Dr Michael Lutz discusses what can be done to tackle this growing threat. According...
ong-term vitamin D tablets usage does not affect incidence of chronic diseases

Using vitamin D tablets does not affect incidence of chronic diseases

A trial by the University of Eastern Finland found that taking a high dose of vitamin D tablets for five years did not affect...
wound healing

UK scientists develop cutting-edge wound healing technique

A research team based in the UK has designed a novel printing technique that produces an effective skin equivalent, a significant breakthrough in wound...
Diabetes medication that could revolutionise heart failure treatment

Diabetes medication that could revolutionise heart failure treatment

A diabetes medication used to treat the chronic disease is the first to help people with heart failure and could revolutionise treatments, according to...
Exercise increases the body’s own ‘cannabis’ which reduces chronic inflammation

Exercise increases the body’s own ‘cannabis’ which reduces chronic inflammation

According to a new study, exercise increases the body’s own cannabis-like substances, which as a result, reduces chronic inflammation and could potentially help treat...
bone marrow transplant

Drug enhances bone marrow transplant outcomes for leukaemia patients

Experts have identified a drug that reduces the risk of leukaemia recurring when administered in combination with a bone marrow transplant. A team of researchers...

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