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#EAPM: Major personalised medicine conference now only five weeks away

#EAPM: Major personalised medicine conference now only five weeks away

| February 22, 2018

With its upcoming sixth Presidency conference now only five weeks away, the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine is preparing for the ‘Personalised Medicine and the Big Data Challenge’  event in the historic Bibliothèque Solvay, Brussels, on 27-28 March, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Click here to register. As ever at the […]

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#EUAuditors to examine #OrganicFood control system

#EUAuditors to examine #OrganicFood control system

| February 22, 2018

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is conducting an audit of organic-food checks in the EU. The auditors will examine the control system governing the production, processing, distribution and import of organic products. They will seek to assess whether consumers can now have greater confidence that products are truly organic than they could at the […]

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Women’s Health: BHRT is not only safer but superior to #HRT

Women’s Health: BHRT is not only safer but superior to #HRT

| February 17, 2018

Millions of women rely on hormone replacement therapy to manage the symptoms of menopause. Hot flashes and night sweats affect two-thirds of all women as they transition into menopause, sometimes for years afterward, severely diminishing the quality of their lives. Unfortunately, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is poised to eliminate women’s access to medications that are often safer and more effective than […]

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The #Tobacco directive: how the European Commission side-lined the European Parliament

The #Tobacco directive: how the European Commission side-lined the European Parliament

| February 16, 2018

It’s not often that the European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) committee makes the news. Yet the upcoming February 20th meeting is slated to be a tense showdown between advocates for more European transparency and those trying to keep the European Commission’s opaque regulatory processes in place. On the ordre du jour […]

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#EAPM:  More co-operation needed to make HTA truly effective

#EAPM: More co-operation needed to make HTA truly effective

| February 16, 2018

Health technology assessment (HTA) is described by the World Health Organization as the systematic evaluation of properties, effects, and/or impacts of health technology, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. It is a multidisciplinary process used to evaluate the social, economic, organizational and ethical issues and the main purpose of conducting […]

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#Glyphosate found in popular lunch foods

#Glyphosate found in popular lunch foods

| February 15, 2018

New test results obtained by Moms Across America, show the presence of glyphosate, the declared active chemical in Monsanto’s Roundup to be contaminating American foods commonly found in our lunches. Many of the foods are expected to be healthy, wholesome, and relaxing. Batch testing of popular almond milks, various breads including organic, gluten free, white, […]

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#Eurocare specifies what should be on the bottle

#Eurocare specifies what should be on the bottle

| February 13, 2018

Eurocare has outlined what should be on the alcohol labels, while waiting for the industry self-regulatory proposal. Eurocare is very disappointed with the leaked draft to Politico that alcohol producers will ask their customers to just go online and try to figure out the composition of their drinks. Eurocare is still hopeful that the industry […]

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