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Patients to trial at-home health checks to ease NHS pressure 

Patients to trial at-home health checks to ease NHS pressure 

Cornwall will be the first area in England to trial NHS Digital Health Check as part of plans to digitise face-to-face health checks.  The digital...

Oxford Longevity Project: Empowering patients to slow ageing and disease through autophagy

Leslie Kenny, Oxford Healthspan founder, provides interesting insight into the Oxford Longevity Project and its vital role in slowing ageing.  In Spring 2021, during the...
Is self-driven healthcare the future? 

Is self-driven healthcare the future? 

New research shows that self-driven healthcare can improve health outcomes and reduce costs, helping promote a sustainable future.   Self-driven healthcare is an umbrella term introduced...
Smoking tobacco increases the risk of 56 diseases in Chinese adults 

Smoking tobacco increases the risk of 56 diseases in Chinese adults 

A new study has found that smoking tobacco increases the risk of 56 diseases and kills over one million adults in China each year.   In...
New Alzheimer’s drug Lecanemab shows promising results in trial 

New Alzheimer’s drug Lecanemab shows promising results in trial 

A new clinical trial for lecanemab reveals positive results for the future of Alzheimer’s disease treatment.  Study results presented at the 15th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s...
Increasing protein intake helps women reduce hip fracture risk

Increasing protein intake helps women reduce hip fracture risk

A new study by the University of Leeds has found new ways women could reduce their risk of hip fracture.  A study conducted by food scientists...
Discovering the oral bacteria that could be behind common diseases

Discovering the oral bacteria that could be behind common diseases

Researchers have identified oral bacteria that could play a key role in causing other common diseases, such as cancer. A team from the Karolinska Institutet...
New life-extending treatment recommended for rare gastroesophageal cancer

New life-extending treatment recommended for rare gastroesophageal cancer

Around 3,000 people could be eligible for a new life-extending combination therapy to treat rare forms of gastroesophageal cancer. Gastroesophageal cancer, also known as gastroesophageal...
Poor oral health affects nearly half of the world’s population

Poor oral health affects nearly half of the world’s population

A new report provides the first-ever analysis of oral health with data profiles for 194 countries, providing insight into the burden of oral diseases...
New hope for treatment to slow neurodegenerative disease 

New hope for treatment to slow neurodegenerative disease 

Scientists have discovered a new drug treatment that could slow neurodegenerative disease, offering fresh hope.   The new study featuring researchers from the University of Glasgow’s...
The bacteria behind leprosy disease could regenerate livers

The bacteria behind leprosy disease could regenerate livers

In a groundbreaking discovery, researchers have found that parasites behind leprosy disease can reprogramme cells to increase the size of a liver. The latest findings...
Biomarkers could predict severe pre-eclampsia  

Biomarkers could predict severe pre-eclampsia  

A new study has found biomarkers could predict severe pre-eclampsia, preventing death and serious illness in women.   In a study of pregnant women in the...
A new function of the autonomic nervous system has been discovered

A new function of the autonomic nervous system has been discovered 

The autonomic nervous system also spontaneously restores muscle function following a nerve injury, according to MedUni Vienna.  The autonomic nervous system is responsible for involuntary...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23, which features fascinating expert insights in the fields of infection control, future pandemic preparedness, antimicrobial resistance, women’s health,...
Autism diagnosis: does postcode come into play? 

Autism diagnosis: does postcode come into play? 

New autism diagnoses tend to be clustered within specific NHS service regions, suggesting that location may influence autism diagnosis likelihood.  New research by the University...
myPOCacademy – a point-of-care testing medical education platform

myPOCacademy – a centralised point-of-care testing medical education platform

myPOCacademy is a medical education platform for healthcare professionals (HCPs). myPOCacademy is an independent and scientifically validated content to help HCPs stay up to date...
Blood pressure medication is equally effective at any time of day

Blood pressure medication is equally effective at any time of day

A new study by the University of Edinburgh finds that blood pressure medications are effective regardless of whether it’s administered in the morning or...
Enzyme therapy shows promise for infantile Batten disease

Enzyme therapy shows promise for infantile Batten disease

A new study finds potential treatment for infantile Batten disease, a condition that causes dementia and early death in children. Infantile Batten disease, also known...
Screening programmes for childhood hearing loss need improvement 

Screening programmes for childhood hearing loss need improvement 

A new thesis from Karolinska Institutet reports that screening programmes for childhood hearing loss need urgent improvement.  According to the World Health Organization, around 34...
What role can technology play in alleviating the radiology crisis?

What role can technology play in alleviating the radiology crisis?

With healthcare systems across the world struggling to keep up with the rising demand for radiology services, especially during the pandemic recovery, technology to...

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