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#FemTech – Millions of women could benefit from new non-invasive treatment for pelvic floor dysfunctions

#FemTech – Millions of women could benefit from new non-invasive treatment for pelvic floor dysfunctions

| July 23, 2019

Dr. Elan Ziv has developed a device that could transform the lives of women living with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Visiting Brussels, we took the opportunity to interview him and find out more about a completely novel non-surgical and disposable management option for women with POP.  ConTIPI develops non-invasive and disposable vaginal devices for various […]

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#Trade – #EUAgri-FoodExports continue growing at record pace

#Trade – #EUAgri-FoodExports continue growing at record pace

| July 23, 2019

The latest monthly agri-food trade report published on 22 July shows that a strong increase in exports observed from the beginning of the year continues. According to the latest monthly data available (May 2019), agri-food exports are now doing 13% better than a year ago. The best performing exports include pork meat, spirits and liqueurs, wine […]

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#EAPM – Presidencies change…but #Brexit lingers on

#EAPM – Presidencies change…but #Brexit lingers on

| July 19, 2019

Good morning, and welcome to EAPM’s latest update, in a week made lively by a successful crowning as Queen of the European Commission of Ursula von der Leyen, and Frans Timmermans (pictured)being a bit rude about Brexit-related matters, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. We also bring you a review of the […]

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Vinayak M Prasad (World Health Organization) – #BigTobacco should be taxed more to pay for the health costs of smoking

Vinayak M Prasad (World Health Organization) – #BigTobacco should be taxed more to pay for the health costs of smoking

| July 18, 2019

There are more than a 1.1 billion smokers in the world, and it’s estimated that 8 million people die every year as a result of their addiction to cigarettes. By any reasonable metric, smoking is perhaps the greatest and most salient public health emergency of our time. The scale of this crisis is magnified even […]

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#EAPM – Plenty say ‘nein’, but Ushi seals top job…by nine

#EAPM – Plenty say ‘nein’, but Ushi seals top job…by nine

| July 17, 2019

Greetings, and welcome to our latest update in the middle of a week that has already made history, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Two of Germany’s most high-profile women have cause for celebration today (17 July). First of all, it’s Chancellor Angela Merkel 65th birthday, and secondly, the ‘Queen of Europe’ […]

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Improving #EUPublicHealth – measures explained

Improving #EUPublicHealth – measures explained

| July 15, 2019

  The EU helps to improve public health though funding and legislation on a wide range of topics, such as food, diseases, clean air and more. Why health policies are needed at EU level National goverments are primarily responsible for organizing and delivering healthcare and social security. The EU’s role is to complement and support […]

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#VonDerLeyen, Fearne and a British baroness…

#VonDerLeyen, Fearne and a British baroness…

| July 12, 2019

Greetings, and here’s EAPM’s latest update ahead of the weekend, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. It’s mid-July already and this week has seen the Greens flex their improved muscles in the European Parliament by saying that they will not support the candidacy of would-be European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. The […]

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