NATO’s new role in tackling cyber threats
07 Dec 2016 – 15:00 | No Comment

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 …

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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 …

Policies to improve lung cancer prevention, treatment, and research in Europe
02 Dec 2016 – 17:13
Policies to improve lung cancer prevention, treatment, and research in Europe

People diagnosed with lung cancer face many challenges that include stigma, delayed diagnosis, and access to optimal treatment. Lydia Makaroff, Director and Francesco Florindi, Policy Coordinator, European Cancer Patient Coalition, assess these challenges and offer …

Why more needs to be done to help children with cancer
30 Nov 2016 – 16:28
Why more needs to be done to help children with cancer

More than 60 types of cancer occur in children and more than 6,000 children and adolescents die of cancer within Europe every year. Professor Martin Schrappe, University Hospital Kiel, Kiel, Germany analyses the many factors …

Innovative therapies must be made accessible to all
30 Mar 2016 – 17:27
Innovative therapies must be made accessible to all

Access pathways must foster innovation to address unmet needs, align evidence requirements as treatment options move earlier in the disease course, and remove barriers to access for patients. Jane Griffiths, Group Chairman, Janssen Europe, Middle …

Calling for a compulsory screening mechanism in UK
30 Mar 2016 – 17:06
Calling for a compulsory screening mechanism in UK

All cancers are required to be diagnosed sufficiently early if treatment should to be successful and prostate cancer appears to be the most difficult as patients often show no early symptoms. Gary Steele, M.B.E, Chairman, …

Europe must take control of the migration crisis
30 Mar 2016 – 12:43
Europe must take control of the migration crisis

Will 2016 be a better year for migrants? It will be, if we take urgent action to stop Europe from falling apart. Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Founder and President, Migration Policy Institute Europe, offers a five-point-cluster …

Europe needs to promote a climate of zero tolerance
30 Mar 2016 – 10:05
Europe needs to promote a climate of zero tolerance

Labour exploitation is not an isolated phenomena. Despite its pervasivness, it has received little attention from researchers. The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights has recently investigated labour exploitation, from the perspective of experts in the …

Time to defuse the diabetes time bomb
30 Sep 2015 – 10:00
Time to  defuse the  diabetes time bomb

Identifying problems within diabetes policy, Mayur Mandalia from IDF Europe and co-author of Diabetes in Europe: Policy Puzzle, creates a template for change and shares best practices for tackling the challenge
With over 32 million people …

Canvassing for a European semester for healthcare policy
28 Sep 2015 – 09:05
Canvassing for a European semester for healthcare policy

Similar to an economic semester for growth,  Alojz Peterle, President of the MEPs Against Cancer (MAC) group calls for a semester for health
Despite being an essential part of economic and social success, health systems in …

Renewable Energy: Shifting Sources of Power
27 Nov 2013 – 11:24
Renewable Energy: Shifting Sources of Power

By Rick Bosman[1] & Daniel Scholten[2]

Renewable energy sources are often hailed as the panacea for a plethora of challenges associated with the use of fossil fuels. Partly for good reasons; while a large-scale utilization of …