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#EAPM: Change is coming – but not all for the best, it seems

#EAPM: Change is coming – but not all for the best, it seems

In the world of health, despite the fact that we’ve been blessed with amazing advances of late – the advent of personalised medicine is just one example – ‘change’ for most citizens seems slow, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. There are discrepancies in availability of the best care for […]

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#EAPM: Fifth personalised medicine conference imminent: Congress follows late November

#EAPM: Fifth personalised medicine conference imminent: Congress follows late November

This year promises to be an even bigger one than usual for the Brussels-based European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) with not one, but two major events taking place during 2017. The Alliance’s fifth annual conference will be held at the prestigious Bibliothèque Solvay, close to the European Parliament in Brussels, next week, Tuesday, 28 […]

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#China tightens supervision of online catering services 

#China tightens supervision of online catering services 

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

China’s top food safety watchdog said at a press conference on 27th February that it will tighten the supervision of the booming online catering services to prevent and control food risks, writes Huang Fahong. Only licensed restaurants can accept online orders and they have to ensure a same quality between the products they sell online […]

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#UniteForParkinsons

#UniteForParkinsons

Parkinson’s stakeholders all over the world will unite on 11 April 2017 to raise unprecedented amounts of awareness about the disease, using a dedicated campaign hashtag: #UniteForParkinsons. Each year, Parkinson’s organisations and individuals across the world observe 11 April as World Parkinson’s Day. However, this year’s World Parkinson’s Day is a landmark anniversary. The date momentously marks […]

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#ECCAM17: Screening helped me detect #cancer at an early stage

#ECCAM17: Screening helped me detect #cancer at an early stage

Two years ago I was diagnosed with colorectal cancer which was detected in its early stages and I was operated upon successfully, writes Anthony Rossi, Malta. I am now free of the cancer. For this, I have to thank the National Health Screening Programme in Malta because together with a friend of mine who urged me […]

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With #ECHA finding on glyphosate, science has prevailed

With #ECHA finding on glyphosate, science has prevailed

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week’s finding by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) that glyphosate, the world’s most widely used weed killer, is not a carcinogen has been welcomed by watchers. The assessment is based on extensive evaluation of all the available information, including human evidence and the weight of evidence of all the animal studies available, writes Martin […]

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#EAPM: Last registration days for cutting-edge conference on personalised medicine

#EAPM: Last registration days for cutting-edge conference on personalised medicine

Time is running out to register for the fifth annual European Alliance for Personalised Medicine conference, to be held in Brussels on 28 March. The final date for registration is 23 March. While the conference, entitled ‘Innovation, Guidelines and Screening: The Case of Lung Cancer’ will take a close look at lung-cancer screening, its general […]

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