News tagged with european countries

Europeans do not consume enough vitamins and minerals

A study has analysed intake of 17 basic micronutrients in people's diets across eight European countries. The results reveal that, although vitamin D is the most extreme case, European citizens - across all ...

Nov 01, 2013
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EU urges 'legal highs' fight

The European Commission on Tuesday urged member countries to coordinate their fight against "legal highs", the use of medical drugs and industrial chemicals for recreation which has killed many unwary thrill-seekers.

Sep 17, 2013
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European biobanks centre opens in Austria

A new centre for European biobanks opened its doors in Graz in southern Austria on Monday, aiming at giving medical researchers access to almost 20 million samples of human blood, plasma and urine.

Sep 16, 2013
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Europe and electronic cigarettes

France said on Friday it would apply the same bans to electronic cigarettes as it does to tobacco but would not completely outlaw the popular smokeless product. ...

Jun 01, 2013
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How the EU could help more children survive cancer

A leading expert in childhood cancer at The University of Nottingham is spearheading a Europe-wide lobby of the European Parliament to try to make it easier for doctors to develop and test new treatments on children and young ...

May 24, 2013
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Q&A: Chances of a horse meat scandal in the US?

(AP)—The horse meat scandal that is hitting Europe has yet to spread to the United States, allowing American consumers to rest easier when buying ground beef or sitting down for a plate of meatballs at ...

Feb 28, 2013
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