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The Croatian Health Ministry has presented the first national lung cancer detection program for active smokers between 50 and 70 years of age, as well as those who have quit smoking within the last 15 years. This move makes Croatia the first EU country to introduce nationwide screening for early lung cancer detection. The program, […]

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The NeuHeart project seeks to extend decidedly the life expectancy of patients facing heart transplantations. An innovative neuroprosthesis has been developed to tackle the unsolved issue of lost neural connection from the vagus nerve in transplanted hearts. We are trying to do something nobody has ever tried to do. We call it a moon-shot – Guido […]

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Finding effective solutions to fight cancer is undoubtedly one of the main scientific challenges worldwide, whose success needs necessarily to build on innovative pathways of research. Mechano-Control aims to understand the physical forces that determine the spread of a wide range of diseases, with potentially vast impact on the development of new therapies. Mechano-control is […]

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The research team of the CResPace project has recently announced a futuristic and ground-breaking achievement in the field of bio-electronics. For the first time, brain cells have been accurately reproduced in a silicon chip, opening new avenues for the treatment of several severe conditions, such as heart failures and degenerative diseases, like Alzheimer. A historic […]

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During the six-month period, Croatia will lead the work of the Council, building co-operation and agreement between Member States in a spirit of consensus and mutual respect. The Croatian Presidency is coming at a time of great change for the European Union, at the beginning a new institutional and legislative cycle following the formation of […]

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Throughout their lives, people often need different types of health or social care services from multiple professionals such as nurses, social workers and doctors. However, these services are not always properly aligned. These services therefore have to be coordinated around people’s needs. In policy terms, this is called ‘integrated health services’. The World Health Organization, […]

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The opportunities created by enhanced computing power, availability of data, and progress in algorithms, have made Artificial Intelligence (AI) the main technological revolution of our times. Artificial Intelligence represents an area of strategic importance and a key driver of economic development. With the help of Elements of AI, the groundbreaking online course made by Reaktor […]

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Companion Report The Commission presents a Companion Report alongside the Country Health Profiles to shine a light on some horizontal observations – trends that can be found in most, if not all, EU Member States. Inevitably, this touches on demographic and technological changes, the shift towards primary care and prevention, and the burden put upon […]

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Wednesday 5th February, 11:00 – 12:00 Presented by Soo Hun, Programme Manager, Digital Health & Care NI, Health and Social Care Board Whilst the uptake of Digital Health solutions is growing, evidence shows that not all who can benefit from these solutions are being reached. Health and social care professionals, as well as patients, aren’t aware that condition-specific apps exist, […]

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A newly published report by LinkedIn concludes that while Europe has a relatively smaller pool of Artificial Intelligence (AI) talent compared to the US, it has strong ecosystems in place – driven by large, well-established companies in the industrial champions in Member States. With the right investments in training, further strengthening AI hubs and diversifying […]

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