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More emphasis on #health should underscore Juncker’s EU vision

More emphasis on #health should underscore Juncker’s EU vision

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

    Last week, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his now annual ‘State of the Union’ address at the Parliament in Strasbourg, but observers in the field were surprised to hear little mention of healthcare, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine executive director Denis Horgan. In one small section Juncker did, however, state that it […]

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Innovation in personalised medicine and healthcare

Innovation in personalised medicine and healthcare

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Innovation in personalised medicine and healthcare as a whole is here among us and is moving swiftly, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine executive director Denis Horgan. But policy, rules and regulations must keep up if we are to make the most of the many breakthroughs, optimise the use of Big Data and bring novel […]

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#EAPM Belfast Congress – latest news

#EAPM Belfast Congress – latest news

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine’s personalised medicine EU Presidency congress in Belfast is fast approaching. This prestigious event in Northern Ireland’s capital will be held in partnership with the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and is entitled ‘Personalising Your Health: A Global Imperative!’. This will be the first ever pan-European, […]

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#Endocrine disruptors: adoption of scientific criteria for #biocides

#Endocrine disruptors: adoption of scientific criteria for #biocides

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the endorsement by Member States, on 4 July, of the scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the field of pesticides or plant protection products  the European Commission adopted today  the scientific criteria for biocides. This will allow to fully align the criteria in both legislations, as the objective is to have the same criteria […]

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#Animal Welfare – #Tesco commits to 100% cage-free eggs throughout Europe by 2025

#Animal Welfare – #Tesco commits to 100% cage-free eggs throughout Europe by 2025

Tesco PLC announced on Friday that it will exclusively source 100% cage-free eggs throughout their central European stores covering Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland by 2025. The decision follows the retailer’s similar commitment in 2016 to source 100% cage-free eggs in the United Kingdom. Today’s announcement is the result of extensive conversations with The […]

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Programme announced for high-level #e-health conference taking place in #Estonia

Programme announced for high-level #e-health conference taking place in #Estonia

The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, HIMSS Europe, and the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) have announced the programme for the high-level conference ‘Health in the Digital Society. Digital Society for Health’ (#ehealthtallinn) taking place on 16-18 October in Tallinn, Estonia. The eHealth Tallinn 2017 conference will offer a number of […]

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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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