Archive: 'Nov 2018' :

NEWS RELEASE: Thursday 29 November 2018 EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe and ECHAlliance partnership to foster innovation for the health and care of the 30 million patients living with a rare disease in Europe EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe and European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) announce a long-term strategic partnership to develop awareness on rare diseases, to promote initiatives aiming […]

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  As a general-purpose technology Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to bring about far-reaching effects on business and society. Worldwide, governments have launched ambitious programmes to support the development of AI-based technologies and achieve technology leadership. Against this background, this study was commissioned by the Policy Department A upon request of the ITRE Committee to […]

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The FET Proactive project MECHANO_CONTROL is investigating how external mechanical forces affect biological processes, including tumor growth. This project could open up new avenues for cancer research. Mechanical forces transmitted through specific molecular bonds drive biological function, and their understanding and control hold an uncharted potential in oncology, regenerative medicine and biomaterial design. Unfortunately, this […]

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Under the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme, and specifically FET-Proactive, 15 new research and innovation contracts have been signed. These projects will strive to create and consolidate science-to-technology breaktroughs, establish multidisciplinary research communities and help develop innovation around them. The essence of FET Proactive is to encourage researchers from different disciplines to work together to open […]

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  For better or worse, many of us are hooked to our digital devices. We use them to socialize, learn about the world around us, and have a few laughs. The Consumer Goods Forum Health & Wellness initiativealso sees opportunities to empower people to live healthier lives and drive shared value with a digital framework. Do […]

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  Researchers find clues to depression in what people do online Consider two questions. First: Who are you? What makes you different from your peers, in terms of the things you buy, the clothes you wear, and the car you drive (or refuse to)? What makes you unique in terms of your basic psychological make-up—the […]

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DigiTwins partner Prof. George Church from Harvard Medical School and his group are taking multiple approaches towards the medicine of the future with advances in long-read sequencing and cell/organoid differentiation for autologous transplantation.  The induced-pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology has opened new frontiers to regeneration and organ replacement. Many protocols have been generated and optimized […]

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This is the first national survey of children’s mental health to take place since 2004 and will update key statistics on the prevalence of mental disorders in children and young people. Read the document using link below : Mental Health of Children and Young People in England 2017 [PAS]   More Details The Mental Health […]

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Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 presents comparative analyses of the health status of EU citizens and the performance of the health systems of the 28 EU Member States, 5 candidate countries and 3 EFTA countries. It is the first step in the State of Health in the EU cycle of knowledge brokering. This publication […]

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Industry leaders and innovative startups have agreed to work together with Governments and the European Commission to support the development of blockchain technology. This will reinforce the chances of developing the right conditions for this technology to flourish and boost Europe’s chances of maintaining its leadership in this field. The EU Blockchain Industry Roundtable, which […]

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