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Professor Dame Margaret Whitehead of the University of Liverpool will lead an independent review into potential ethnic bias in the design and use of medical devices in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 7-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, a public research university, has announced that its professor of public health Dame Margaret Whitehead will be leading a review into potential ethnic bias in the design and use of … Read the full press release

European Commission funded project YOUNG 50 aimed at preventing cardiovascular disease risk factors in people aged 50 launches in Luxembourg, Lithuania and Romania

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 29-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), a public biomedical research organisation, has announced that a project called YOUNG 50 and funded by the European Commission launches in Luxembourg with the aim to screen and … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow: new research suggests heavy smokers are more likely to develop pot bellies

GLASGOW, 24-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Fear of weight gain is one reason smokers give for not kicking the habit, but new research suggests heavy smokers are more likely to develop pot bellies. Scientists at the University of Glasgow found that … 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