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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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Britain’s new leader – #BrexiteerBorisJohnson to be prime minister

Britain’s new leader – #BrexiteerBorisJohnson to be prime minister

| July 23, 2019

Image copyright: REUTERS Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday (23 July), write Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper. His victory catapults the […]

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Britain’s anti-#Brexit Liberal Democrats name Jo Swinson as new leader

Britain’s anti-#Brexit Liberal Democrats name Jo Swinson as new leader

| July 23, 2019

Britain’s anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party named lawmaker Jo Swinson (pictured) as its new leader on Monday (22 July), as the party looks to translate a surge in voter support for its pro-European Union agenda into influence in a deadlocked parliament, write William James and Kylie MacLellan. Swinson, 39, won just under 48,000 votes, beating her […]

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Greater #Eurasia – Moving towards a common future

Greater #Eurasia – Moving towards a common future

| July 23, 2019

A major event important not only for Kazakhstan, but for all European and Asian countries will take place in our capital this autumn. On 23-24 September, the city of Nur-Sultan will host the Fourth Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments titled Greater Eurasia: Dialogue. Trust. Partnership, writes Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Chairman […]

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#Huawei – Government decision on 5G rollout delayed

#Huawei – Government decision on 5G rollout delayed

| July 23, 2019

A decision on whether controversial Chinese firm Huawei should be excluded from the rollout of 5G mobile phone networks in the UK has been postponed, writes the BBC. Culture secretary Jeremy Wright said the government is “not yet in a position” to decide what involvement Huawei should have in the 5G network. Wright said the […]

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EU pushes ahead with #5G security plan

EU pushes ahead with #5G security plan

| July 23, 2019

A majority of European Union member states have completed the first step of a far-reaching risk assessment for 5G networks, advancing a process which is due to complete on 1 October. In a statement, Security Union Commissioner Julian King, and Digital Economy and Society Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, said member states had “responded promptly to our […]

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#SecurityUnion – EU-US co-operation on tackling terrorist financing continues to produce results

#SecurityUnion – EU-US co-operation on tackling terrorist financing continues to produce results

| July 23, 2019

Co-operation between the EU and the US on tracking terrorist financing has continued to yield positive results with over 70,000 leads generated between 2016 and 2018 – some of which were instrumental in bringing forward investigations relating to terrorist attacks on EU soil, including those in Stockholm, Barcelona and Turku. According to the Joint Report, […]

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