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The EU has just announced recommendations on a new approach of ‘screening more and screening better’ to combat cancer cases.
Scientists are studying how positive thoughts can be reactivated in brain circuits during sleep and, in the process, improve your night’s rest. Image Credit: Kinga Cichewicz via Unsplash
Scientists are probing what happens in the brain as people slumber and how they can enjoy the restorative…
Medical model of a human spine
Scientists are seeking ways to treat spinal injuries with graphene-based implants while VR gaming could help…
Regenerating lost body parts is impossible for humans, but cracking the cellular code of salamanders could help to treat serious wounds.
As the Earth warms, heatwaves are expected to occur more often, with sharper intensity and for longer periods. Rising temperatures adversely affect worker productivity and human health, but for…
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Lack of trust in health authorities, combined with the fear and uncertainty about the disease, created fertile ground for false rumours to spread about Covid-19 vaccines. Countering the rumours may…
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The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) was established in 2021 to become the operational arm of the European Union’s space ambitions. That means they manage the commercialisation…
Would you eat more chocolate or less if you thought it was healthful? Or just the same? To mark World Chocolate Day 2022 we're dipping into a delicious project when some of Europe's scientists turned…
Prevention and the HPV vaccine is helping to reduce the numbers of women dying with cervical cancer but new portable screening kits and new types of lab tests will improve diagnosis and earlier…
Aphasia is a devastating diagnosis that affects your ability to speak or understand language. It’s a little-known condition that effects 300 000 Europeans every year and recently made headlines when…
Ask anyone in a choir why they enjoy it, and they will tell you about the euphoric effects singing has on their mental health. A team of neuroscientists and clinical psychologists based at the…
Vaccine potency drops in the elderly and little is known about why this happens. Now European scientists are on a mission to understand waning immunity and to develop strategies that make vaccines…
Most of us think about getting older from time to time, noticing how the years slip by and counting the grey hairs. Some of us even try and fight back, rubbing anti-ageing creams into our cheeks and…