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Fighting diseases: The challenges ahead

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Health & Consumers 19-12-2016

Cardiovascular health in the UK

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Although death rates have fallen substantially, cardiovascular disease remains the single biggest killer in the UK and Europe, as well as a sizeable economic burden. EurActiv looks at the many facets of cardiovascular disease.
Health & Consumers 12-12-2016

Diabetes: The next global challenge

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Diabetes is a growing health challenge that has raised concerns among policymakers. The World Health Organisation says that 422 million adults have diabetes worldwide and projects that this chronic disease will be the 7th leading cause of death in 2030.
Health & Consumers 05-12-2016

European Accessibility Act

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Debate about policies in favour of people with disabilities has climbed up a notch on the agenda with the publication in December of new European Commission proposals for a European Accessibility Act.
Health & Consumers 02-11-2016

Is Europe ready for Alzheimer's?

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The European Union has launched a series of initiatives to support people living with Alzheimer's disease, a mental deterioration typically associated with old age that impairs memory, thinking and behaviour. EurActitv brings you the latest from the 26th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Copenhagen.
Sustainable Dev. 18-04-2016

Can Energy Union build healthier homes?

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The EU’s Energy Union strategy has the twin goals of fighting climate change and boosting energy security but could it also build healthier homes for European citizens, 80 million of which live in damp and leaky buildings.
Health & Consumers 30-09-2015

European Health Forum Gastein 2015

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From budget austerity to the Ebola crisis, and the ongoing refugee crisis, policymakers at this year’s European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) in Austria have no lack of challenges to tackle.
Health & Consumers 07-09-2015

Cardiovascular health

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EurActiv reports from the European Society of Cardiology 2015 congress, the largest and most influential cardiovascular event.
Health & Consumers 15-06-2015

Physical inactivity: A ticking timebomb in the EU

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This week, EurActiv reports on how the EU has tackled the societal and economic burden of physical inactivity in Europe, including an angle on mental health and the benefits of a healthy work environment.
Health & Consumers 30-03-2015

Alcohol in the EU's policies

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EurActiv reports on the latest news and updates regarding what the European Union is doing to prevent alcohol harm, from rules on food and drinks labelling, to the EU's Alcohol Strategy.
Health & Consumers 23-03-2015

Cardiovascular disease and cholesterol

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EurActiv reports from the European Atherosclerosis Congress 2015 in Glasgow, focusing on cardiovascular diseases, and the overlooked consequences of high levels of bad cholesterol.
Development Policy 23-02-2015

Fighting diseases: The challenges ahead

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Billions of people in developing nations lack the health and social protections that most Europeans take for granted. In the fight against global diseases, the European Union is expected to take a collective approach.


Health & Consumers 19-12-2016

Cardiovascular health in the UK

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Although death rates have fallen substantially, cardiovascular disease remains the single biggest killer in the UK and Europe, as well as a sizeable economic burden. EurActiv looks at the many facets of cardiovascular disease.
Health & Consumers 12-12-2016

Diabetes: The next global challenge

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Diabetes is a growing health challenge that has raised concerns among policymakers. The World Health Organisation says that 422 million adults have diabetes worldwide and projects that this chronic disease will be the 7th leading cause of death in 2030.
Health & Consumers 05-12-2016

European Accessibility Act

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Debate about policies in favour of people with disabilities has climbed up a notch on the agenda with the publication in December of new European Commission proposals for a European Accessibility Act.
Health & Consumers 02-11-2016

Is Europe ready for Alzheimer's?

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The European Union has launched a series of initiatives to support people living with Alzheimer's disease, a mental deterioration typically associated with old age that impairs memory, thinking and behaviour. EurActitv brings you the latest from the 26th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Copenhagen.
Sustainable Dev. 18-04-2016

Can Energy Union build healthier homes?

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The EU’s Energy Union strategy has the twin goals of fighting climate change and boosting energy security but could it also build healthier homes for European citizens, 80 million of which live in damp and leaky buildings.
Health & Consumers 30-09-2015

European Health Forum Gastein 2015

Download PDF  

From budget austerity to the Ebola crisis, and the ongoing refugee crisis, policymakers at this year’s European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) in Austria have no lack of challenges to tackle.
Health & Consumers 07-09-2015

Cardiovascular health

Download PDF  

EurActiv reports from the European Society of Cardiology 2015 congress, the largest and most influential cardiovascular event.
Health & Consumers 15-06-2015

Physical inactivity: A ticking timebomb in the EU

Download PDF  

This week, EurActiv reports on how the EU has tackled the societal and economic burden of physical inactivity in Europe, including an angle on mental health and the benefits of a healthy work environment.
Health & Consumers 30-03-2015

Alcohol in the EU's policies

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EurActiv reports on the latest news and updates regarding what the European Union is doing to prevent alcohol harm, from rules on food and drinks labelling, to the EU's Alcohol Strategy.
Health & Consumers 23-03-2015

Cardiovascular disease and cholesterol

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EurActiv reports from the European Atherosclerosis Congress 2015 in Glasgow, focusing on cardiovascular diseases, and the overlooked consequences of high levels of bad cholesterol.
Development Policy 23-02-2015

Fighting diseases: The challenges ahead

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Billions of people in developing nations lack the health and social protections that most Europeans take for granted. In the fight against global diseases, the European Union is expected to take a collective approach.