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World Alzheimer Day: Funding Dementia Research

22.09.2014

On 21 September, the world celebrated Alzheimer Day, an event which serves as an opportunity to reflect on the importance of research on this incurable ailment which touches two to eight percent...

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mHealth can help insure the Viability of our Health Systems

19.09.2014

Chronic diseases such as diabetes have proven to be a burden for health systems around the globe. In such a context, remote monitoring with mHealth seems to have the potential to reduce healthcare...

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Special Olympics: Sport to fight Discrimination

17.09.2014

The Special Olympics are taking place in Antwerpen (Belgium) from 9 to 20 September, under the slogan “A great performance deserves a great audience. The event appeals for reflexion around the issue...

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Open Letter to President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker on the move of medicinal products and health technologies to the portfolio of the Commissioner for internal market and industry

17.09.2014

The letter, signed by 20 NGO’s in the field of health, criticizes the announcement to move medicinal products and health technologies to the portfolio of the Commissioner for internal market and...

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Long Working Hours, a Threat to Health

16.09.2014

The European Commission is working in a review of the Working Time Directive while studies carried out around the globe clearly show that a spreading of working hours would have a negative impact on...

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Is Education really a key Factor in our Social Well-being?

15.09.2014

Conclusions compiled in a report by the Joint Research Center’s Centre for Research on Education and Lifelong Learning (CRELL) show that citizen’s skills and abilities play a key role in their...

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