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Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2013-02-15 15:41:18 -0800 | health-news

The EU this week will hold a special meeting in Brussels dedicated to the scandal with deliveries to European stores under the guise of beef horsemeat, the Minister of Agriculture of France Stéphane Le Foll. The results of investigations conducted...
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Breaking News: First time health spending down in Europe since 1975
Posted by: Rodolfo Buccico

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-11-28 03:54:40 -0800 | health-news

According to the report Health at a Glance: Europe 2012 published in collaboration between the OECD and the European Commission health spending fell across the EU in 2010, this drop reverses increases seen in the years before the economic crisis,...
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Breaking News: Gene therapy treatment being considered for approval in Europe
Posted by: arkar

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-07-22 23:54:34 -0700 | health-news

While it may sound invasive, gene therapies, used to alter a person’s DNA usually in the case of hereditary diseases, will be shortly approved for sale and prescription in Europe - which has been described as a ‘landmark moment’ for...
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Source: Kansas City Star

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-06-19 09:28:38 -0700 | business-news

The European Union's competition regulator says it has approved Johnson & Johnson's $21.3 billion acquisition of Swiss orthopedics maker Synthes.The European Commission said Thursday J&J's promise to sell its trauma business ensured "the merged entity would continue to face competition"...
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Source: Reuters

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-04-09 15:02:58 -0700 | technology-news

Topics Claudia Rolon holds one of the silicone gel breast implants manufactured by the now-defunct French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) that she had to have removed, during an interview with Reuters at her home in La Matanza, on the...
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Source: BBC

Cambridge :: United Kingdom | updated 2012-03-29 20:40:04 -0700 | political-news

Only eight people out of several thousand who received counterfeit drugs from the NHS in an incident in 2007 have been identified. Of those eight, only three have been informed about the incident, a BBC investigation has learned...A new EU...
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Source: BBC

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-03-25 18:21:03 -0700 | political-news

London hospitals write off 'over 90%' owed by foreign patients Investigations producer, BBC London The government has said it is reviewing access to NHS care by overseas patients Some London hospitals have written off more than 90% of what they...
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Posted by: dunite

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-07-27 17:51:14 -0700 | health-news

EU officials have prohibited bottled water manufacturers from claiming that water could prevent dehydration or face a two-year jail sentence if they defy the order, which comes into force in the UK next month, the Telegraph said. The European Food...
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Source: Consumer Reports Health Blog

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-01-19 17:23:47 -0800 | entertainment-news

The scanners screen airline passengers for hidden explosive devices, hundreds of which were installed at airports across the United States after the failed Christmas Day attack in 2009 by the so-called "underwear bomber." Soon after the new full-body X-ray machines...
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Breaking News: New hope against malaria: vaccine reduces risk of getting 50%
Posted by: saadkhan

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-11-02 15:22:17 -0700 | health-news

The vaccine, called RTS, S and developed by the pharmaceutical British giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in a laboratory in Belgium, is the first of its kind seeking to block a parasite rather than a bacterium or virus.Experts considered the clinical trial...
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Breaking News: "Buy ugly fruit '
Posted by: saadkhan

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-04-07 15:03:11 -0700 | health-news

Look what tomatoes! All equal in shape, size, color ... Have you ever seen a tomato in the garden?Ever.What were all the same size as they have here in the supermarket?No.Because nature does not make the same but different tomatoes!...
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Source: Consumer Reports Health Blog

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2011-12-11 11:07:01 -0800 | technology-news

The Toxin-Free Infants and Toddlers Act protects children in that state from bottles and sippy cups containing the chemical Bisphenol-A, which studies have shown can be harmful to child development...Consumers Union was a co-sponsor of the bill, and supports such...
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Source: Novinite

Ankara :: Turkey | updated 2011-12-01 12:12:17 -0800 | technology-news

He went on to say that Bulgaria firmly supported the newly passed EU rules forcing all producers to mark the fat, sugar and salt contents on prepackaged food from 2014. Under the rules approved Thursday by EU ministers, packaging will...
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Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-07-27 18:20:31 -0700 | health-news

When it comes to immune systems men just have a weaker response Men just seem to have a weaker immune system so when flu season starts they seem to have the “man flu”. Leading us to the question of the...
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Breaking News: Aldi lager wins Belgian beers
Posted by: nabeela2001

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-03-08 14:22:11 -0800 | health-news

The beer beats the bigger, well-known Belgian lager brands Maes, Jupiler and Stella Artois. The best tasting beer, according to the test Bockor, although no known name, Test Achats reported in the newsletter of October. Test Achats, the Belgian equivalent...
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