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In the EU28 in 2011, cancer was the cause of death for 1,281 million persons, responsible for more than a quarter of all deaths (26.3%). Over the past ten ...
Environment and health concerns ignored by EU agriculture ministers
A statement by European agriculture ministers on the EU's common agricultural policy (CAP) ignores the impacts on public health and the environment, according ...
Tobacco track and trace system
A new EU-wide track and trace system adopted on 15 December 2017 is designed to ensure that tobacco products in the EU are easily traceable with a unique ...
Ebola outbreak in West Africa - EU response
The European Commission announced on 5 September EUR 140m of funding for the countries currently affected by the Ebola virus in West Africa: Guinea, Sierra ...
The home page of ESPAD – the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs. ESPAD is a collaborative effort of independent research teams in more ...
After pressure from industry: EU Commission wants to allow the import of genetically engineered "toxic" soybeans
Concerns about health risks due to residues from spraying glyphosate in combination with other herbicides
The European Drug Report 2015: Trends and Developments
Changing dynamics in the heroin market, the latest implications of cannabis use and new features and dimensions of the stimulant and 'new drugs' scene are ...
EU-OSHA is the European Union information agency for occupational safety and health. Its work contributes to the European Commission's Strategic Framework for ...
European Drug Report 2019: Trends and Developments
The Trends and Developments report presents a top-level overview of the drug phenomenon in Europe, covering drug supply, use and public health problems as well ...
2011 Annual report on the state of the drugs problem in Europe
The report on the state of the drugs problem in Europe presents the EMCDDA's yearly overview of the drug phenomenon. This is an essential reference book for ...
Scientific Opinion on the risk posed by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and other pathogenic bacteria in seeds and sprouted seeds
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has evaluated the public health risk of Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC)[1] and other pathogenic ...
Heart attacks or strokes kill 1 in 5 in EU
Heart attacks (around 644,000 deaths) and strokes (almost 433,000) - slightly more than 1 in 5 - were the cause of death for almost 1.1 million people in the ...
Health and Consumer Programmes 2014-2020 - guide
The European Commission has adopted proposals for the new Health for Growth and Consumer Programmes. The two programmes aim to foster a Europe of healthy, ...
Cancer death toll in Europe drops
Cancer mortality in Europe has declined at a steady pace over recent years. New figures now published online in the journal Annals of Oncology show a drop of ...
Parliament opens the door to safer medical devices
Laws defining medical devices will be shaken up after the European Parliament adopted the proposals in Strasbourg today. It is now over to the Council of ...
List of permitted Health Claims for use on Food - guide
In a meeting of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health, EU Member States supported the European Commission's draft Regulation to adopt a ...
One in four Europeans over 15 is a smoker
Nearly 1 in every 4 persons aged 15 or over in the EU was a current smoker in 2014, according to figures published Wednesday by Eurostat, the EU's the ...
Overview of smoke-free legislation and its implementation in the EU
Protection from second hand smoke has improved considerably in the EU, according to a report published by the European Commission on 22 February 2013. 28% of ...
Towards a new EU law on Tobacco Products
The European Commission on 18 December adopted a landmark proposal to revise the EU Tobacco Products Directive. The proposal is a substantial revision of the ...
Little progress in EU's fight against antimicrobial resistance: auditors
The EU's fight against 'superbugs', especially bacteria which have become resistant to antibiotics, has brought little progress to date, according to a new ...
Plant health pests and EU funding programmes to deal with them - guide
The European Union today earmarked 19 million euros to co-finance programmes in seven Member States aiming to combat organisms harmful to plants and to prevent ...
Commission proposals on animal cloning and novel food
The European Commission has today adopted three draft laws on animal cloning and on novel food which will provide legal certainty in this field. Two proposals ...
Health and Safety Package rightly aims to support micro-companies
UEAPME takes note of the Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) package published today by the EU Commission, following the in-depth evaluation of the various ...
Dangerous substances: a real cause of work-related illnesses
In the context of the European Week for Safety and Health at Work, UEAPME welcomes the raising awareness actions related to the campaign managed by OSHA.
Dancing the tango - The experience and roles of the European Union in relation to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
This paper analyzes the experience of the EU in the formation and application of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which came into force ...
European Framework for Safer Mobile Use by Younger Teenagers and Children
European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes has welcomed progress made by mobile phone operators on their work to keep children safe ...
Cheaper drugs incentive schemes ruled legal by European court
The European Court of Justice has ruled that public authorities may offer financial incentives to induce doctors to prescribe cheaper medicinal products.
Europe invested over EUR 1.4 billion in more than 200 collaborative research and innovation projects through the framework programmes related to rare diseases. ...
EU citizen's attitudes towards alcohol
Alcohol consumption in the European Union is at a similar level to four years ago, this Eurobarometer survey shows. Three out of four respondents said they ...
The availability of donor organs is often a question of life and death for patients requiring a transplant. With transplantation now a commonplace technique, ...
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