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#EAPM: Ground-breaking congress to tackle regulation in personalised medicine era

#EAPM: Ground-breaking congress to tackle regulation in personalised medicine era

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

In order to make the most of the rapidly developing personalised medicine arena – geared towards giving the right treatment to the right people at the right time – one key element is fit-for-purpose regulation, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine Executive Director Denis Horgan.  There is so much exciting innovation in the field, but […]

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#EAPM: Recent innovations in the health-care arena

#EAPM: Recent innovations in the health-care arena

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Imagine a conversation between a healthcare stakeholder (Iain) and a non-medical journalist (Amy). The latter is interested in the subject of innovation in health care, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Amy: OK, let’s start… Can you give me an example of recent innovations in the healthcare arena? Iain: Certainly, […]

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#EAPM: Screening for lung and other cancers in EU

#EAPM: Screening for lung and other cancers in EU

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Saturday (14 October), Yokohama in Japan will host a symposium on the Advances in Lung Cancer CT Screening, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  The event seeks to provide a forum for in-depth reviews of core issues regarding the current status of lung cancer screening. It will feature internationally recognized […]

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#EAPM: EU focus on eye diseases central to European Parliament White Paper

#EAPM: EU focus on eye diseases central to European Parliament White Paper

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

On the upcoming occasion of World Sight Day, the European Parliament will see the launch of a White Paper  entitled ‘Eyes Right: Preventable Blindness’, aimed at raising awareness of the importance of an EU focus on eye diseases, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The launch will be augmented by a workshop one-day ahead […]

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#EAPM: White Paper on Blindness to launch in European Parliament

#EAPM: White Paper on Blindness to launch in European Parliament

| October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

A White Paper on blindness, entitled ‘Eyes Right: Preventable Blindness’ is set to be launched in the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, 11 October, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The launch will be augmented by a workshop one day ahead of this year’s World Sight Day on 12 […]

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#MentalHealth nurses need support

#MentalHealth nurses need support

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Exposure to targeted, personal and verbal aggression by patients can adversely affect mental health nurses’ decision-making regarding physical restraint, new research published in the world’s leading nursing research journal reveals. While exposure to physical aggression and self-harm are known to have detrimental consequences for nurses working in mental health services in terms of staff […]

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Matchmaking for #Health – Healthcitizens.org

Matchmaking for #Health – Healthcitizens.org

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

EuropaColon has launched a new social networking opportunity for patients wishing to make contact with, and communicate with, people facing similar health challenges.  www.HealthCitizen.org is available to all patients with single or multiple conditions looking to connect with people on the same or a similar journey anywhere in the world. Registration is required and users […]

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