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EU-funded researchers are aiming to develop a new class of drugs to treat and even cure multiple sclerosis, building on groundbreaking research into previously unexploited mechanisms of an ancestral metabolic molecule the helps regulate the immune system of all humans and mammals.
Published: 26 May 2020
A revolutionary approach to neuro-rehabilitation developed by EU-funded researchers could help intensive care patients to recover, including survivors of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published: 23 April 2020
EU-funded researchers hope a greater understanding of interactions between pertussis bacteria and the immune system, together with a toolkit for testing new vaccines, will help prevent whooping cough disease and deaths in babies worldwide.
Published: 27 March 2020
A medicine developed by EU-funded researchers has been approved to treat children with the degenerative and fatal genetic disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A major clinical trial is expected to announce positive results soon.
Published: 19 March 2020
An EU-funded knowledge-sharing project has made cutting-edge non-invasive prenatal testing techniques available to couples undergoing IVF in Estonia, boosting chances of pregnancy for those struggling with infertility there.
Published: 18 March 2020
Across the EU, many people are worried about the novel coronavirus and its rapid spread. The EU project PREPARE, which began in 2014, is responding to COVID-19 by rapidly assessing Europes preparedness and deploying vital clinical research.
Published: 12 March 2020
Improved cancer screening programmes are set to be rolled out across Europe thanks to an EU-funded project that is deploying new tools and techniques to help healthcare systems optimise preventive care, reduce costs and save lives.
Published: 6 March 2020
A team of EU-funded researchers has developed an accurate and non-invasive way to detect cancer through a person's breath. The hand-held sensor can be used by anyone without medical supervision in combination with their smart phone. Tests reveal the accuracy of the sensor is about 93 %.
Published: 15 January 2020
EU-funded researchers studied the way attention affects how we perceive pain, in the hope of improving the performance of psychological methods for treating chronic pain for the millions of people around the world who suffer from it.
Published: 7 November 2019
EU-funded researchers have developed a hands-free, voice-controlled system for smart homes to facilitate and improve the day-to-day lives of seniors and the disabled, enabling them to operate appliances and go online without ever touching a device.
Published: 30 October 2019