Health & Social Care Reports

Labrador Institute of Memorial University

Implementing a community-driven environment and health surveillance program with Inuit in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut

For Inuit across the Canadian North, notions of good wellbeing are multi-faceted – including physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions – and are...
SIforAGE

SIforAGE: Envisioning the new world for older people

SIforAGE is an European project of the VII Framework Programme, (Science-in-Society 2012-2016) which aims at promoting Active and Healthy Ageing (AHA) in society by...
Pfalzklinikum

Pfalzklinikum fur Psychiatrie und Neurologie Ador – Experts by experience

Intermediates between patients and therapists “Do you know what it’s like to hear voices, to have fear of death out of a sudden or to...
Pfalzklinikum

Projects by the Initiative ‘The Palatinate makes itself/you strong – ways to resilience’

The Palatinate makes itself/you strong – ways to resilience’ initiative was founded by Pfalzklinikum for psychiatry and neurology in the Palatinate, in Southwest Germany....
Escote

Health and social care services to living rooms

Eksote discusses Health and social care services for an ageing population... Eksote’s new models of mobile care and integrated service system.      The ER in Your Livingroom...
Escote

Health Care: Using lean to transform a hospital into a rehabilitation centre

South Karelia Social and Health Care District (Eksote) provides publicly funded social and health care to 133 000 citizens of South Karelia in South-Eastern...
BRIPPED Project

Intravenous Access

Obtaining vascular access is a critical first step in resuscitation and initiating treatment to patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED). Patients may have...
Department of Paediatrics - University of Illionois at Chicago

A Public Health Approach to Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines child maltreatment as, “… the abuse and neglect that occurs to children under 18 years of age. It...
Cancer

Development of integrated non-invasive methods for cancer diagnosis and treatment

Stuart J. Corr1,2,3, Steven Curley1,4, Zhihui Wang5,6, and Vittorio Cristini5,6 1Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA 2Department...
Pfalzklinikum

Pfalzklinikum and the Alliance against Depression Landau-Südliche Weinstraße e.V.: Challenges in 2016

The targets of the Alliance’s work are information on depression and its treatment possibilities, destigmatization as well as information on concrete contact points and...
Pfalzklinikum

Peer work in mental health – The major break-through of obstinacy?

Now we see it happen again: an apparently new term appears in the sky of psychiatry: "peer work".  It means that now ill people...

Gynaecological cancers –prevention and early detection

Murat Gultekin, Vice-President of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) highlights the importance of early detection of gynaecological cancers for prevention…  According to World...
mental health

Connecting the dots between physical and mental health

Ophelie Martin, Communications Officer at Mental Health Europe shares insights on the link between physical and mental health, illustrating facts with her own personal...

Citizens with mental illness are helped by tele-rehabilitation using video technologies

Citizens with mental disorder face a number of challenges returning to everyday life following discharge from psychiatric hospital. The citizens often feel insecure, anxious,...
acute medicine

Research opportunities in Acute Medicine

Dinesen L1, 2, Poots AJ1, Bell D1, 2. 1.NIHR CLAHRC NW London, Imperial College London 2.Dept. Acute Medicine, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital What is Acute...
Cancer

Prediction of cancer treatment outcome using physics

Vittorio Cristini1,2, Eugene J. Koay3, and Zhihui Wang1,2 1Department of NanoMedicine and Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77054, USA 2Brown...

Illustration of Variation in Muscle Radiodensity

Our research group has developed a novel lens with which to view cancer patients: using computed tomography (CT) images routinely taken during clinical assessment,...

Change in perspective

3 of 4 special reports on non-chemical cell communication. When we add the cell’s endogenous electrodynamic fields into our models about cell dynamics we also change...
Saint Gobain

Saint-Gobain Puts Comfort First

We spend roughly 90% of our time indoors or in vehicles, so it’s fair to say that the buildings we live, work and play...
BRIPPED Project

Pneumothorax detection with bedside ultrasound

Without prompt treatment, a pneumothorax may progress to cardiac arrest and death. Pneumothorax develops as air becomes trapped in the pleural space from traumatic,...

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