Prevention

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News • Awareness

Fujifilm Europe supports World Cancer Day

Fujifilm has announced its partnership with World Cancer Day, to reduce the global cancer burden, promote greater equity, and integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda.

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News • Preventing EBV reactivation

Liver transplantation: Finding the "sweet spot" of immuno-suppression

Dutch physicians have developed a system to determine the right dose of immunosuppressive drugs for patients to receive a donor liver - to prevent the activation of the Epstein-Barr virus.

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News • Osteoporosis bone damage

New model to accurately identify fracture risk

A more accurate approach to predicting fractures due to osteoporosis could help protect patients, particularly people with multiple health conditions, according to new research.

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News • The benefits of inefficient activity

How "silly walks" can improve cardiovascular health (no, really)

And now for something completely different: Adults could achieve global physical activity targets by walking inefficiently for just a few minutes each day, finds a study in the BMJ.

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News • A winning combination

‘Cocktail’ vaccines to offer protection against future Covid-19 variants

Covid-19 vaccinations that combine two or more distinct variants of SARS-CoV-2 could offer protection against current and future ‘variants of concern’, say scientists from UK and Austria.

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News • Gender bias

Dangerous double standard in heart disease prevention advice for women and men

Women are told to improve their lifestyle to prevent heart disease while men are advised to take statins. That’s the finding of a study presented at the ESC Asia scientific congress.

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Sponsored • Periprosthetic protection

Bone cements containing antibiotics for infection prophylaxis – quo vadis?

Periprosthetic infections and revisions are on the rise in Germany and worldwide, with significant consequences for affected patients as well as for the healthcare systems. Precisely because the number of patients at higher risk of infection in arthroplasty continues to rise, attention is increasingly focused on how this dreaded complication can be avoided.

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Article • Infection prevention

Vaccination: why ‘positive consensus’ is crucial

Vaccination projects across the world are at a pivotal post-Covid moment, according to one of the leading experts in the field. Speaking to Healthcare in Europe ahead of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) congress in Qatar – where vaccination will be a central topic – Dr Jerome Kim said there is an urgent need to regain a ‘positive consensus’ around the value of vaccines. He…

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