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Identifying best practices for care-dependent elderly by Benchmarking Costs and outcomes of community care
ID: 305912
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Problem: The need for cost effective health systems in Europe is imperative in the context of an increasing demand for health care by growing numbers of elderly people and a shrinking working force. Many health care systems are changing and looking for mechanisms to ensure, m...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 106350
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
Platform for sharing best practices for management of rare diseases
ID: 305690
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
RARE-Bestpractices will develop a sustainable networking platform, supporting the collection of standardized and validated data and efficient exchange of knowledge and reliable information on rare diseases (RD). RD are characterized by low prevalence (EU – 5:10000 persons). T...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 105806
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
Improving the organisation of maternal health service delivery, and optimising childbirth, by increasing vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) through enhanced women-centred care
ID: 305208
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2017-02-28
Optimal, healthy pregnancy followed by normal birth is the ideal. Caesarean section (CS) doubles the risk of mortality and morbidity (hysterectomy, blood transfusion), and increases the risk of postnatal infection by 5, compared with vaginal birth (WHO Global Survey on Matern...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 105309
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
Epilepsy Pharmacogenomics: delivering biomarkers for clinical use
ID: 279062
Start date: 2011-11-01, End date: 2015-10-31
The purpose of the project is to identify genome-based biomarkers for use in clinical practice to individualise treatment of epilepsy, and stratify patients for clinical trials, aiming to avoid chronicity, prevent relapse and reduce adverse drug reactions (ADRs). The need for...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 101997
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
Virtual reality-Treadmill combined Intervention for enhancing Mobility and reducing falls in the Elderly
ID: 278169
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
Falls are a major public health concern that directly affects millions of elderly Europeans, the healthcare system, and the adult children and caregivers of older people. The V-TIME approach combines cutting edge technology with emerging concepts from gerontology, neuroscienc...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 101785
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
A European Platform for Translational Cancer Research
ID: 260791
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Europe has a number of advantages as regards developing translational cancer research, yet there is no clear European strategy to meet the increasing burden posed by cancer. The FP6 Eurocan+Plus project analysed the barriers underlying the increasing fragmentation of cancer r...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97701
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
Long-term, prospective study evaluating clinical and molecular biomarkers of epileptogenesis in a genetic  model of epilepsy – tuberous sclerosis complex
ID: 602391
Start date: 2013-11-01, End date: 2018-10-31
Despite a great progress in the management of epilepsy, still one third of patients is refractory to available medications. The incidence of epilepsy is highest in infancy and 50% of children experience epilepsy-related comorbidities, such as developmental delay and autism. T...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 110144
Last updated on: 2017-09-03
International study for treatment of childhood relapsed ALL 2010 with standard therapy, systematic integration of new agents, and establishment of standardized diagnostic and research
ID: 278514
Start date: 2011-10-01, End date: 2017-09-30
Though survival of children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) has improved, relapse remains a leading cause of mortality in childhood cancer. Given the rarity of the disease, only a large international cooperative group can recruit sufficient patients for prospective s...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 102104
Last updated on: 2017-09-03
DRIVERS:  Addressing the strategic Determinants to Reduce health Inequality Via 1) Early childhood development, 2) Realising fair employment, and 3) Social protection
ID: 278350
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2015-02-28
There is evidence that social gradients in health exist both between and within countries. This research proposal will build on the recommendations of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) and the Marmot Review of Health Inequalities, as well as on two Europe...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 101791
Last updated on: 2017-09-03
ERA-Net on Rare Diseases
[PROJECT] E-RARE-2 - ERA-Net on Rare Diseases
ID: 266608
Start date: 2010-10-01, End date: 2014-11-30
Rare diseases represent an important public-health issue, affecting 26-30 million persons across Europe, and a major challenge for research. The fragmentation of resources and knowledge for the 6000-8000 rare diseases and the lack of treatment for the majority of them necessi...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97885
Last updated on: 2017-09-03
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