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Soft drinks industry to reduce added sugars a further 10% by 2020
15-05-2017

Soft drinks industry to reduce added sugars a further 10% by 2020

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The European soft drinks industry has been on a sugar reduction journey since the 1970's and the introduction of the first no calorie drinks.

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Rare Diseases in the EU
29-02-2016

INFOGRAPHIC: Rare diseases in the EU

Rare diseases affect more than 30 million Europeans, many of whom are children! What is the European Union doing about it?

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Familial hypercholesterolemia
15-12-2015

INFOGRAPHIC: Call to action on Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)

MEPs and patient organisations call EU to action on Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH), a genetic disease characterised by high levels of the 'bad' cholesterol in the patients.

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27-11-2015

INFOGRAPHIC: Knowledge of cardiovascular disease in the European Parliament

Knowledge of cardiovascular disease among members of the European Parliament is fairly low, according to a survey by ComRes.

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06-10-2015

Significant and Enduring Burden of Cardiovascular Disease in Europe

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death among women and men in Europe, causing over 4.35 million deaths each year in the 53 member states of the World Health Organization European Region and more than 1.9 million deaths each year in the European Union

Getting Europe Moving
18-06-2015

Getting Europe Moving

A new study shows the costs of ‘doing nothing’: the inactivity time bomb is killing 500,000 Europeans, and costing over € 80 billion per year. ISCA (International Sport & Culture Association) is campaignin to get 100 million Europeans to move more by 2020. Read the full report and find out what you can do to help get Europe moving at http://inactivity-time-bomb.nowwemove.com.

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Infographic: ?Familial Hypercholesterolemia
19-03-2015

Familial Hypercholesterolemia

What is FH?

FH is an inherited condition associated with high “bad” cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol or LDL-C) and may predispose a person to premature cardiovascular disease (CVD). People with FH are unable to process the body’s natural supply of cholesterol, leading to very high levels of “bad” cholesterol that can block arteries and lead to a heart attack or stroke.

Development Policy 26-02-2015

INFOGRAPHIC: Vaccine R&D leaders

Vaccination may be the most effective public health intervention of all time. This is especially true in developing countries, where many families can’t find or afford health care when they get sick. The prevention offered by vaccines can be life-saving.

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Infographic: Europe's Cancer Challenge
20-02-2015

Europe’s Cancer Challenge

Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the European Union. New approaches are urgently needed to address the growing number of cancer cases diagnosed each year.

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Diabetes
19-02-2015

INFOGRAPHIC: Europe losing the battle against diabetes

56 million in Europe have diabetes. By 2035, this number is expected to grow to nearly 70 million, underlining shortcomings of existing policies to fight the disease.

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Cholesterol
10-12-2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Europe has the highest prevalence of high cholesterol in the world

133 million suffer from so-called "bad cholesterol" in the In the EU's five biggest countries - Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the UK -, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Overall, Europe is the continent with the highest prevalence of the chronic disease, latest statistics show.

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Investing in the future of health
04-12-2014

Investing in the future of health

In a bid to highlight the important yet highly delicate nature of Europe’s innovative industries, a new report, produced by the Deloitte Health Economics Group and commissioned by Janssen, has sought to evaluate the comparable risks incurred across five major industries.

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Development Policy 19-11-2014

INFOGRAPHIC: 19 November, World Toilet Day

In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly designated 19 November as World Toilet Day. In the Western world, people take the toilet for granted, and don’t realise to what extent the lack of such facilities hampers the lives of millions of people.