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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.

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can prevent inflammatory bowel disease

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can prevent inflammatory bowel disease 

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can prevent up to 60% of inflammatory bowel disease cases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.   Lifestyle changes in people...
Is gravity the cause of irritable bowel syndrome?

Is gravity the cause of irritable bowel syndrome?  

According to a new theory, irritable bowel syndrome, the most common gastrointestinal disorder, may be caused by gravity.   Researchers believe the body’s inability to manage...
Older bone fracture patients are likely to have poorer general health

Older bone fracture patients are likely to have poorer general health 

According to research from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, older people who suffer a bone fracture are more likely to experience worse general...
Researchers to conduct the largest genetic study of ME disease 

Researchers to conduct the largest genetic study of ME disease 

The University of Edinburgh is inviting people with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) disease to partake in the world’s largest genetic study.  The new study named DecodeME...
Invasive emphysema treatment may no longer be necessary

Invasive emphysema treatment may no longer be necessary  

A randomised, controlled trial comparing two types of emphysema treatment has found a less invasive treatment to be as effective as invasive surgery.   The trial...
New cardiac rehabilitation programme guidelines set out by ICCPR

New cardiac rehabilitation programme guidelines set out by ICCPR

Women are less likely to attend a cardiac rehabilitation programme and will experience worse outcomes than men, according to the International Council of Cardiovascular...
Stopping statin therapy could substantially reduce protection against heart disease

Stopping statin therapy could reduce protection against heart disease

A study presented at the European Society of Cardiology congress 2022 has suggested that stopping statin therapy too early in life could reduce lifetime...
sex chromosome

One in 500 men has an extra sex chromosome that increases disease risk

New evidence suggests that around one in 500 men could be carrying an extra sex chromosome that increases their risk of a range of...
Foods high in Polyphenols

Foods high in Polyphenols may mitigate inflammation and chronic diseases

New evidence suggests that eating foods high in polyphenols may prevent inflammation and chronic diseases in older people. A study has identified that polyphenols-rich foods...
Life-changing therapy for short bowel syndrome recommended by NICE

Life-changing therapy for short bowel syndrome recommended by NICE

NICE recommends a potentially life-changing treatment for short bowel syndrome, a chronic condition affecting nutrient absorption. Short bowel syndrome causes the body to not absorb...
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...

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