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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
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
Mechanisms of prevention of type 2 diabetes by lifestyle intervention in subjects with pre-diabetes or at high-risk for progression
ID: 279228
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is preventable by sustained changes in diet and physical exercise. Despite this, modern societies are already approaching 10% population prevalence of diabetes, and another 15% with pre-diabetes. The costs of T2DM are huge, approaching 10% of all health...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 101811
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
Fast Automated Multiplex Analysis of Neonatal Sepsis Markers on a Centrifugal Microfluidic Platform
ID: 258759
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2014-06-30
The global frequency of neonatal sepsis is 1-21 newborns per 1000 live births with mortality rates as high as 35-70%, amounting to 100,000s of annual cases. The consortium has identified a real and pressing need for increasing diagnostic efficacy in a setting that imposes a d...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97617
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
Randomised controlled trial to evaluate electronic Symptom Management using the Advanced Symptom Management System (ASyMS) Remote Technology for patients with cancers
ID: 602289
Start date: 2014-02-01, End date: 2019-01-31
The eSMART programme of work will demonstrate the effects of a real-time, mobile phone based, remote patient monitoring intervention on key patient outcomes and delivery of care provided to people with cancer during and after chemotherapy. Utilising the remote patient monitor...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 109341
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
Global initiative on gene-environment interaction on diabetes/obesity risk
ID: 602068
Start date: 2013-10-01, End date: 2017-09-30
The overall goal of InterConnect is to establish a global network that will facilitate the co-ordination of population research on the interaction between genetic and environmental factors in the aetiology of obesity and diabetes. We aim to establish mechanisms for identifica...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 109333
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
European multicentre, randomised, phase III clinical trial of hypothermia plus best medical treatment versus best medical treatment alone for acute ischaemic stroke
ID: 278709
Start date: 2012-02-01, End date: 2018-07-31
The consortium led by UKER and EuroHYP, the European Stroke Research Network for Hypothermia, proposes a large, multicentre clinical trial which will assess mild hypothermia as a novel treatment for ischemic stroke. Stroke is the second cause of death world-wide and the secon...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 102106
Last updated on: 2017-08-27
MEsenchymal stem cells to Reduce Liver INflammation
ID: 602363
Start date: 2014-02-01, End date: 2019-01-31
Prevalence of liver disease is c6% (29 million people) in the EU with mortality rates from chronic liver diseases estimated at 14.3 per 100.000 in the EU-25 in 2004. Most liver diseases have a significant inflammatory component that underpins liver damage and fibrogenesis, ye...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 109461
Last updated on: 2017-07-16
Rational Therapy for Breast Cancer: Individualized Treatment for Difficult-to-Treat Breast Cancer Subtypes
ID: 258967
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2018-06-30
Cancer genotyping has identified a number of correlations between mutations in specific genes and responses to targeted anti-cancer drugs, with many mutations occurring in kinases or downstream signaling components. While there are several ongoing large-scale genome re-sequen...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97660
Last updated on: 2017-07-16
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