HEDIMED @ ICDS2022

HEDIMED @ ICDS2022

Some of our key investigators took part in the 19th International Celiac Disease Symposium ICDS2022 in Sorrento, Italy. The symposium is the key forum for scientists, clinicians, health allied professionals, patient associations and industry to meet and exchange knowledge and improve cooperation across care and prevention of celiac disease. The bi-annual meeting aims to mainstream…

Satellite data and health research

Satellite data and health research

Research on environmental health is increasingly using satellite data. In addition to studying environmental and climatic changes on Earth, satellite observations have recently been used to track and forecast health consequences and disease outbreaks as well. Satellites broadcast information, for instance, on the level of urban development, air pollution, vegetation, and water quality. Geospatial data…

EHEN newsflash

EHEN newsflash

Our HEDIMED representatives took part in EHEN network meeting in Barcelona in May. With several abstracts, presentations, project updates and working group sessions being held, the highly interesting scientific meeting was received beneficial and inspiring. The event was hosted by Equal-Life and ATHLETE projects, and the next one will now be hosted by LongITools and…

Project catch-up

Project catch-up

After a busy first half of the year, we want to wrap up some past events and highlight the upcoming ones. Our science has taken big steps and we are glad to announce that some practical steps, such as samples transfers to different laboratories are in active phase, meaning lab analyses are also ongoing and…

What’s behind the ‘epidemic of immune-mediated diseases’?

What’s behind the ‘epidemic of immune-mediated diseases’?

Many infectious diseases have dramatically decreased during the last 100 years in developed countries. Meanwhile, epidemiologic statistics indicate an increasing incidence in allergic disorders, like asthma, rhinitis and atopic dermatitis and autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis (MS) and celiac disease.1 As these diseases impact millions of people especially in Western  nations,…