EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
14 Jul 2017 – 10:30 | No Comment

Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

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Role of CLIMA policy in shaping Europe’s future
14 Jul 2017 – 09:05
Role of CLIMA policy in shaping Europe’s future

The EU played an instrumental role in shaping the Paris Agreement – the first-ever universal, legally binding climate change deal. Staying at the forefront of the global clean energy transition is an opportunity to strengthen …

What does Tory opposition mean to the Dieselgate inquiry?
14 Jul 2017 – 09:00
What does Tory opposition mean to the Dieselgate inquiry?

Voting to maintain vital safeguards for European neighbours after Brexit, Keith Taylor MEP expresses his thoughts on the future of Europe through the prism of air quality
The Dieselgate scandal was extensive in its reach with …

Clinical and policy cooperation important in fight against cancer
08 Dec 2016 – 17:30
Clinical and policy  cooperation important in fight against cancer

While the work done by the European Parliament’s informal group MEP’s against Cancer and the European Partnership for Action Against Cancer will continue to develop on cancer prevention in Europe and improve policy between member …

NATO’s new role in tackling cyber threats
07 Dec 2016 – 15:00
NATO’s new role in tackling cyber threats

We may not see cyber-attacks but they are happening every day, and with increasing severity. In the UK, 90% of large organisations have reported cyber breaches over the last two years and the average cost …

Girding for battle in the cyber arena
07 Dec 2016 – 14:47
Girding for battle in the cyber arena

The digital age has opened up new possibilities to connect, allowing people to participate actively in social, cultural and political spheres. As a result, our economies have become more vulnerable to cyber threats. Afzal Khan …

How do we solve the hardest challenges in cancer?
06 Dec 2016 – 17:22
How do we solve the hardest  challenges in cancer?

Cancer Research UK has made lung cancer a priority and has increased funding towards the deadly disease as against other cancer types.   Dr. Karen Noble, Head of Research Training and Fellowships, Cancer Research UK, makes …

Children with cancer can’t wait any longer
06 Dec 2016 – 10:09
Children with cancer can’t wait any longer

The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has benefited a series of childhood diseases, yet only two innovative anti-cancer drugs have been authorised so far. Francoise Grossetete MEP analyses the impact of the legislation and points out …

Europe must do more to ensure children don’t miss out on life-saving treatments
05 Dec 2016 – 10:17
Europe must do more to ensure children don’t miss out on life-saving treatments

The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has resulted in far fewer treatments being made available for children than there should be. Glenis Willmott MEP reviews the regulation and points out what crucially needs changing  regarding current …

Relevance of policy in shaping personalised medicine and tackling lung cancer
05 Dec 2016 – 10:16
Relevance of policy in shaping personalised medicine and tackling lung cancer

Policymakers have a significant role to play in bringing about a Europe in which personalised medicine, in all its forms, can be integrated into healthcare systems. Denis Horgan, Executive Director, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine, …

‘Low-dose CT screening best for high-risk patients’
05 Dec 2016 – 10:14
‘Low-dose CT screening best for high-risk patients’

In the European Union, lung cancer is the 4th cancer in incidence with 313,000 new cases per year, but remains the number one killer, accounting to 268,000 deaths per year. Lung cancer represents 21% of all cancer deaths in …