Bad eating generates huge costs to society, experts warn

By |julij 31st, 2019|diabetes, junk food, News, obesity|

The EU should not lower the guard on non-communicable dietary-related diseases such as obesity and diabetes, as they have a relevant economic impact on citizens' daily life, according to food and nutrition experts.

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23 million people fall ill every year because of contaminated foods

By |junij 7th, 2019|diabetes, Food safety, foodstuffs, Foodwatch, Germany, News, Nutrition and health, obesity, World Health Organisation|

Despite tight control networks, foods contaminated with pathogens continue to be regularly sold in the EU and their effects on health can be deadly. Consumer protectors are therefore requesting greater transparency and a rethink of what is considered '...

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European Commission urged to deliver on new EDCs strategy

By |maj 25th, 2018|cancer, diabetes, European Commission, European Parliament, European Parliament elections 2019, Health, News, obesity|

MEPs and civil society representatives urged the European Commission on 24 May to act soon on defining a new strategy following the rejection by the European Parliament last autumn of its endocrine disruptor chemicals (EDC) definition.

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MEPs step up action to protect terminally ill workers in the EU

By |maj 7th, 2018|breast cancer, cancer, diabetes, Hepatitis, News, patients|

A group of EU lawmakers has taken the UK-led “Dying to Work” campaign to the EU in an effort to mobilise support for terminally ill patients across Europe, who face unfair treatment at work.

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Commission sees biotech as ‘integral part’ of EU healthcare

By |marec 15th, 2017|Biotechnology, cancer, diabetes, Hepatitis, medical research, medical technology, News|

Biotechnology-derived medicinal products are fully part of EU healthcare but there are still many unknowns which call for adequate controls, the European Commission told EURACTIV.

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