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The robots are coming – and they are here to help

As Europe’s population ages, the number of people requiring rehabilitation following neurological diseases such as stroke is expected to rise. Specialist care from physiotherapists and occupational therapists offers a chance of regaining independence by recovering lost movement.


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23 August 2016
Understanding the fate of food

What exactly happens as we digest food and what are the implications for our health? Answering these questions will help design healthier foods that could curb the rising rates of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.


16 August 2016
‘Toxic gases’ as targets for new medicines

Gases once thought of only as environmental pollutants are now known to be produced by the body. A European research network has identified direct links between these gases and heart failure and cancer, and is now focusing on new drugs to treat such diseases.


08 August 2016
Measuring brain blood flow helps diagnose dementia

A network of over 200 scientists, clinicians and industry partners developed a cost-effective diagnostic tool for measuring the tell-tale signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s.


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This section features the work of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO), including the policy-driven Targeted Networks. read more

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