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Today, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) publish their jointly developed European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC). The 21 patient-centred ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New figures published today (Wednesday) estimate that there will be nearly 1.3 million deaths from cancer in 2012 in the European Union (EU) 717,398 men and 565,703 women. Although the actual numbers have increased, ...
Cancer Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis said Monday the European Union will allow it to expand its use of the drug Glivec to treat certain rare forms of gastrointestinal cancer.
Medications Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Swiss drug giant Roche said on Monday it had been given European Union approval for its treatment to fight a highly aggressive form of skin cancer.
Cancer Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from the University of Bath Tobacco Control Research Group have found that the tobacco product snus can still be purchased on the internet in the EU despite sales being illegal.
Health Jan 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 2
A multiple sclerosis drug made by industry giant Novartis is under investigation after at least 11 patients taking the medicine died.
Medications Jan 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two major German employers' lobby groups called on Friday for workers to be banned from smoking cigarettes during work hours, saying it harmed productivity and cost firms money.
Health Jan 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
HIV infections continued to rise in Europe in 2010, but thanks to treatment the number of cases of full-blown AIDS has dramatically declined in recent years, according to a report published Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
British women and Maltese men topped European obesity rates according to data released Thursday that also undermined popular belief that all French women are thin.
Health Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The European Union warned Thursday of a sharp rise in deaths across the 27-nation bloc due to bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics.
Medications Nov 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
Brussels gave its green light Monday to the use of the age-old natural South American sweetener, stevia, in foods and drinks across the European Union.
Other Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
It's lights out in Europe this weekend for old-style cigarettes that manufacturers haven't adapted to burn themselves out if left unattended.
Health Nov 14, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
A major landmark study released today by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) sheds new light on the state of Europe's mental and neurological health. The study finds reveal that mental disorders have become ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
European women live longer than men, because of both biological and behavioural advantages, but women's longer lives are not necessarily healthy lives. Studies commented on by Dr Vannuzzo at the ESC Congress 2011, show that ...
Health Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
The EU is to invest 2.2 million euros in research on the new killer E.coli strain which infected almost 4,000 people and left 51 dead across Europe and caused massive losses to vegetable farmers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 1