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Sanofi launches worldwide stock purchase plan reserved for its employees

A plan taking place in almost 80 countries Subscription per five shares entitle the employee to one matching share[1] PARIS, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi launches today “Action 2018”, a worldwide stock purchase plan reserved for its employees. In doing such a … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow published two reports on the impact of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on the health and wellbeing of the city’s East End communities

GLASGOW, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has improved the environment and economic activity in Scotland’s largest city. However there has been little impact on the number of people who are physically active or the rates of participation in … Read the full press release

Helmholtz Association, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Deutsche Hochschulmedizin to work for fast and targeted transfer of pre-clinical research results into useful medical applications and therapies that benefit people

In the development of new medications and medical engineering, there is a gap between the discovery of new potential active ingredients and products and their further development into medicinal products and medical devices by the industry. The Helmholtz Association and … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool to explore and assess the mental health and well-being of football players

LIVERPOOL, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool has launched a new study to explore and assess the mental health and well-being of academy and professional football players. The subject of mental health in football is an area that has … Read the full press release

Merck: EMD Serono, Pfizer Canada receive approval for BAVENCIO™ from Health Canada

First Health Canada approved treatment for rare and aggressive type of skin cancer MISSISSAUGA, ON, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Merck, which operates as EMD Serono in the US and Canada, and Pfizer Canada Inc. announced that Health Canada has approved BAVENCIO™ … Read the full press release

Valio to reduce salt and sugar content in its products by 2020

Valio has announced its nutrition agreement for improving the health and wellbeing of consumers. The ambitious targets for reducing salt and sugar content in Valio’s products by 2020 are part of our sustainability programme and continued efforts to improve public … Read the full press release

ALUMINIUM of GREECE wins two top awards at the Health & Safety Awards 2016

Maroussi, Greece, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Carrying away two top awards at the Health & Safety Awards 2016 ceremony event, organised by Boussias Communications, ALUMINIUM of GREECE (AoG), a MYTILINEOS Group subsidiary, proved that it rightfully ranks among Greece’s enterprises which are … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool researchers to evaluate green health and well-being programme launched in Liverpool, St Helens and Sefton

LIVERPOOL, 18-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A green health and well-being programme launched in Liverpool, St Helens and Sefton will be evaluated by researchers at the University of Liverpool. The Mersey Forest Nature4Health programme, funded by the National Lottery, plans to … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool: new global initiative to advance the development of a vaccine for river blindness launched

LIVERPOOL, 18-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the University of Liverpool, together with UK and international partners, have launched a new global initiative to advance the development of a vaccine for river blindness. Onchocerciasis, or river blindness, is a parasitic disease caused … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool researchers use latest technologies to identify the genes responsible for glaucoma

LIVERPOOL, 16-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the University of Liverpool are using the latest technologies to identify the genes reponsible for glaucoma. The research, co-funded by Fight for Sight and The International Glaucoma Association, aims to uncover what role … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool scientists found that outbreaks of plague in Madagascar are linked to naturally occurring climate event in the tropical Pacific

LIVERPOOL, 20-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that outbreaks of plague in Madagascar are linked to a naturally occurring climate event in the tropical Pacific. The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is an ocean-atmosphere … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool study recommends investing in dog owner education and facilities to target physical inactivity and obesity

LIVERPOOL, 27-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A study from the University of Liverpool has recommended investing in dog owner education and facilities as a strategy to target physical inactivity and problems such as obesity in both people and their pets. In a review … Read the full press release

Universities of Liverpool and Manchester in partnership with Chester Zoo carried out first comprehensive study of captive black rhino reproduction in Europe

LIVERPOOL, 27-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The first comprehensive study of captive black rhino reproduction in Europe highlights how hormone analysis could improve the success of breeding programmes. Researchers from the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester, in partnership with Chester Zoo, carried out … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool research demonstrates the effectiveness of fibre-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food

LIVERPOOL, 27-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists from the University of Liverpool have demonstrated the effectiveness of a fibre-based dietary ingredient that makes people feel less hungry and consume less food. Hunger is a major barrier to successful weight control and consumers need … Read the full press release

László Andor welcomes EP’s adoption of new rules to protect EU workers from harmful electromagnetic fields

Brussels, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion László Andor today welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of the Commission’s proposal for a Directive to update and improve EU rules to protect workers from electromagnetic fields … Read the full press release

Tonio Borg: we must strive to make tobacco products and smoking less attractive to young people

Tonio Borg – Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner  Brussels, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “On the eve of World No Tobacco Day, I call on Members of the European Parliament and on Europe’s Health Ministers to support the Commission’s proposal on tobacco products. As … Read the full press release