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Spotlight on nanoparticles' imperceptible effects»  europa.eu

From the clothes and make-up we wear to the electronic devices we use every day, nanotechnology is becoming ubiquitous. But while industry has mastered the production of such materials, little is kno[...]

Regional Committee opens in Turkey»  who.int

Health ministers and senior officials from 51 Member States in the WHO European Region are in Çeşme Izmir, Turkey, from 16-19 September 2013 for the sixty-third session of the WHO Regional Committee [...]

Regional Committee opens in Turkey»  who.int

Health ministers and senior officials from 51 Member States in the WHO European Region are in Çeşme Izmir, Turkey, from 16-19 September 2013 for the sixty-third session of the WHO Regional Committee [...]

EFSA Info Session on Applications – Workshop with Member States, applicants and stakeholders on EFSA Guidance Document on the Risk Assessment of Plant Protection Products on Bees (Apis mellifera, Bombus spp. and solitary bees)»  europa.eu

Published on: EFSA held a workshop with pesticide specialists from Member States, industry and consumer groups to present, exchange points of view and clarify the main points of the Authority's Guida[...]

[EPHA Briefing] Public health nutrition, food security and consumer considerations of EU Biofuel strategy»  epha.org

As the EU Biofuels policy is being pushed through the European Union institutions (most recently the European Parliament), the European Public Health Alliance would like to raise awareness and add to[...]

Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 2-5 September 2013»  europa.eu

The Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) gave recommendations on two medicines and started one new safety review at its September 2013 meeting.[...]

Registration open for orphan-product-designation and -grant workshop»  europa.eu

Registration is open for the orphan-product-designation and -grant workshop.[...]

Executive Agency for Health and Consumers launched 2 new calls for tender in the area of public health»  europa.eu

The Executive Agency for Health and Consumers implements the EU Health Programme, the Consumer Programme and the Better Training for Safer Food initiative[...]

Register for EFSA’s stakeholder conference»  europa.eu

Published on: 4 September 2013 How can technical data and information used in EFSA's risk assessments be made available to the wider scientific community? How can EFSA make the risk assessment proces[...]

UNFPA - Latin America, Caribbean Conference on Population, Development Opens on International Youth Day»  unfpa.org

Conference should tell region’s 140 million young people 'we want to join forces to provide opportunities,' UNFPA Head Urges (left to right) Uruguay Foreign Minister, Luis Almagro; Alicia Barcena, E[...]

Speech - A united, strong and open Europe»  europa.eu

European Commission José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission A united, strong and open Europe Address to European Union Heads of Delegation/Brussels 3 September 2013 Ladies and [...]

Speech by President Barroso at the European Forum Alpbach: "European ideas for fair globalisation"»  europa.eu

European Commission José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission European Forum Alpbach/Alpbach 31 August 2013 President of the European Forum Alpbach, Dr. Fischler, President Fisch[...]

Report - Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization in the Union - A7-0263/2013 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety»  europa.eu

REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization in t[...]

Junior ERUS session to open ERUS Congress in Stockholm»  uroweb.org

The 2013 EAU Robotic Urology Section Congress is set to start on September 3rd, opening with a special Junior ERUS session, aimed at the needs of younger generation of minimally invasive surgeons. Th[...]

Guidance on the environmental risk assessment of genetically modified animals - Just Published - EU Bookshop»  europa.eu

Guidance on the environmental risk assessment of genetically modified animals[...]

Open access to research publications reaching 'tipping point'»  europa.eu

European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2013 The global shift towards making research findings available free of charge for readers-so-called 'open access'-was confirmed today in a stud[...]

Personalised nutrition perceived positively by consumers but they lack confidence in health-data management»  eufic.org

Researchers from the Food4Me project have published findings about a consumer focus-group study to identify motivating factors toward personalised nutrition. The results, published in peer-reviewed j[...]

Digital content contracts for consumers - Just Published - EU Bookshop»  europa.eu

Analysis of the applicable legal frameworks and suggestions for the contours of a model system of consumer protection in relation to digital content contracts[...]

Consumer markets scoreboard - Just Published - EU Bookshop»  europa.eu

Making markets work for consumers December 2012[...]

Application open for travel and accommodation grants for Roma health advocates to attend the 4th EPHA Annual Conference 4th - 5th September 2013»  epha.org

The Open Society Foundations Roma Health Project has made available up to 5 travel and accommodation grants for Roma health advocates to participate in the 4th EPHA Annual Conference [...]

Guidance on expert knowledge elicitation – EFSA launches public consultation»  europa.eu

Published on: 13 August 2013 EFSA is consulting on draft guidance to help the Authority access specialist knowledge for use in risk assessment when relevant information is not available in scientific[...]

UNFPA - Latin America, Caribbean Conference on Population, Development Opens on International Youth Day»  unfpa.org

Conference should tell region’s 140 million young people 'we want to join forces to provide opportunities,' UNFPA Head Urges MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — The First session of the Regional Conference on Pop[...]

'Easy to read science' on nano zinc oxide in sun screens»  europa.eu

Some sunscreens now contain nanoparticles, smaller than 100 nanometres in at least one dimension. Such nanomaterials may have physical and chemical properties which differ from earlier preparations o[...]

Opening up new pathways for treating inflammatory bowel diseases»  europa.eu

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic condition affecting 1 in 250 people in Europe. Current treatment is ineffective for many. However, a team of European scientists has increased understand[...]

Advanced nanotechnologies for diagnosing cancer»  europa.eu

One promising area in the fight against cancer is the use of nanotechnology - the manipulation of matter at an atomic and molecular scale for specific medical aims. The EU-funded NAMDIATREAM ('Nanote[...]

Events - NanoFATE project Open Day - Nano ecotoxicology and safety assessment - 25 September 2013, Wallingford, UK »  europa.eu

NanoFATE Coordinator Claus SVENDSEN (NERC-CEH, UK) invites you to attend our Open Day (preceded by a 2-day OPEN PhD WORKSHOP - ask us about it!) On Wednesday 25 September in Wallingford (near Oxford,[...]

Food is main source of BPA for consumers, thermal paper also potentially significant»  europa.eu

EFSA is the EU risk assessment body for food and feed safety. It provides independent scientific advice to risk managers.[...]

Food is main source of BPA for consumers, thermal paper also potentially significant»  europa.eu

Published on: 25 July 2013 EFSA's scientific experts have provisionally concluded that for all population groups diet is the major source of exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and exposure is lower than p[...]

Consumer Scoreboard: more action needed for a true single market for consumers»  europa.eu

Protection of consumer rights still varies greatly between EU countries. Only 35% of Europeans are confident buying online from sellers in other EU countries and seven out of ten consumers do not kno[...]

Risk of further MERS-CoV cases in Europe remain: Rapid Risk Assessment on MERS-CoV updated»  europa.eu

The latest and sixth update of ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment on Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)addresses the epidemiological situation since the previous Rapid Risk Assessment of[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on the evaluation of medicinal products for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

This guideline intends to address the EU regulatory position in the main topics of clinical development of new medicinal products in the treatment of patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).[...]

Regulatory and procedural guideline: Qualification opinion of a novel data driven model of disease progression and trial evaluation in mild and moderate Alzheimer’s disease, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

On 20 March 2013 the Applicant Critical Path Global Ltd. requested qualification opinion for the proposed Disease Progression and Trial Evaluation Model.[...]

Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee: one year of public health promotion and protection»  europa.eu

In a busy, exciting and productive first year establishing the new Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC), the Committee has proactively grasped the opportunities of the new pharmacovigil[...]

Research Headlines - Managing food risk information in an online world»  europa.eu

Food scares can undermine consumer confidence, ruin business reputations and create unnecessary panic. If these scenarios are to be avoided, industry needs to develop more effective strategies for co[...]

Pesticides and aquatic organisms – EFSA publishes new guidance»  europa.eu

Published on: 18 July 2013 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued revised guidance for assessing the risks posed by pesticides to aquatic organisms - such as fish, amphibians, invertebr[...]

Speech - Opening remarks of President José Manuel Barroso at the 6th EU – South Africa Summit»  europa.eu

European Commission José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Speech - 6th EU-South Africa Summit/Pretoria 18 July 2013 Mr President, I want to associate myself with the words of[...]

Periodic Report Summary - GMSAFOOD (Biomarkers for post market monitoring of short and long-term effects of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on animal and human health)»  europa.eumsw8

MEDIZINISCHE UNIVERSITAET WIEN Highlights of the main results achieved in the project for this period are: 1.) Evaluation of the effects of whole meal GM Bt-maize on healthy and sensitised (soybean m[...]

Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 8-11 July 2013»  europa.eu

The Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has marked the successful completion of its first year of operation.[...]

Health-EU newsletter - Special Edition - Scientific Committees»  europa.eu

In April 2013, new members of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) were elected for the term 2013-2016 in Luxembourg. This Committee – active since its mention in the Cosmetics Directi[...]

Are health and nutrition claims influencing organic consumers?»  eufic.org

In recent years, both functional food and organic food products have become increasingly popular, not least due to the health benefits, or perceived health benefits, associated with them. Studies, ho[...]

EFSA in 2012: marking the first 10 years, preparing for future challenges»  europa.eu

EFSA is the EU risk assessment body for food and feed safety. It provides independent scientific advice to risk managers.[...]

[EPHA Open Letter] to Spanish Prime Minister - Smoking should be banned at "Eurovegas"»  epha.org

Dear Prime Minister Rajoy Brey, I am writing to you in response to reports that the Spanish government is considering modifying Spanish anti-tobacco legislation in order to allow smoking in the propo[...]

Online application for ESC Fellowship now open»  escardio.org

You can now apply online to become part of the prestigious ESC Fellowship community. Join and support this distinguished group of leading cardiologists and give your voice to their worldwide activiti[...]

Registration opens for workshop on Conflicts of Interests»  europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is inviting expressions of interest in its Workshop on Conflicts of Interests on 6 September 2013.[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft concept paper on the need for revision of the note for guidance on manufacture of the finished dosage form, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

This concept paper addresses the need to update and revise the CPMP/QWP/486/95 note for guidance on manufacture of the finished dosage form (1).[...]

Do you want to see EFSA’s risk assessment in action? Come and join our panel meetings!»  europa.eu

Published on: 2 July 2013 EFSA recognises that stakeholders want to better understand the risk assessment process. If advice and action in relation to food safety risks are to be trusted, it is cruci[...]

Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the EU – Priorities in health sector»

Lithuanian Minister of Health Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis has named the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive, concentration on sustainable heath systems, continuity of Ireland's efforts to reach general approach on clinical trials on medicinal products for human use and mediating the discussions on the Regulations on medical devices as well as on in vitro diagnostic medical devices as the priorities during the Lithuanian EU Council Presidency.

Scientific guideline: Draft note for guidance on clinical investigation of medicinal products for treatment of asthma, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

This document is intended to provide guidance for the clinical evaluation of new medicinal products for the treatment of asthma.[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft concept paper on the need for a reflection paper on statistical methodology for the comparative assessment of quality attributes in drug development, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

The reflection paper (RP) should provide an overview of statistical principles with a potential of useful application in the context of the comparison of quality attributes as mentioned above. For si[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on adjustment for baseline covariates, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

The note for guidance on statistical principles for clinical trials (ICH E9) briefly addresses the problem of adjustment for covariates. It advises experimenters `to identify the covariates expected [...]

Proposal for fees for pharmacovigilance payable to the European Medicines Agency adopted today»

The Commission has  adopted a legal proposal which would see pharmaceutical companies pay specific fees for Union-wide pharmacovigilance activities.

Registration open for workshop on the clinical investigation of medicines for the treatment of multiple sclerosis»  europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is inviting expressions of interest in attending its workshop on the clinical investigation of new medicines for the treatment of multiple sclerosis on 17 October [...]

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus: updated guidance in ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment»  europa.eu

Latest on the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV, previously the novel coronavirus), including travel guidance and aircraft contact tracing guidance in updated ECDC Rapid Risk As[...]

Periodic Report Summary - ENNSATOX (Engineered nanoparticle impact on aquatic environments: structure, activity and toxicology)»  europa.eumsw8

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS Project context and objectives: The main aims and objectives of the ENNSATOX project are to: 1. Source and comprehensively characterise a representative group of nanoparticles: Zn[...]

EU drugs and maritime agencies open their doors to the public on inauguration of Praça Europa»  europa.eu

The EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) will open their doors to the public this Thursday 20 June on the occasion of the inauguration of Praça Europa, the square o[...]

New publication: Scientific Committees - 2012 Opinions CD now available»  europa.eu

European Commission - When preparing its policy and proposals relating to consumer safety, public health and the environment, the Commission relies on independent Scientific Committees to provide it [...]

Message by Tonio Borg on the occasion of the 54th GIRP's Annual General Meeting - 17 June 2013»

Message by Tonio Borg on the occasion of the 54th GIRP's Annual General Meeting - 17 June 2013

Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety SCCS: Perfume Allergies»

 A layman version is now available for the 'Opinion on Fragrance allergens in cosmetic products'

Registration opens for workshop on EMA-HTA parallel scientific advice in drug development»  europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is inviting expressions of interest in attending its workshop on parallel scientific advice in drug development with health-technology-assessment (HTA) bodies on 2[...]

Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 10-13 June 2013»  europa.eu

The Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) made recommendations on four safety referrals at its June 2013 meeting.[...]

Food: Questions and Answers on new rules for specific groups of consumers»  europa.eu

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 June 2013 What does this Regulation change? The Regulation amends the legislation that applies to foods for particular nutritional uses ('dietetic foods'). For e[...]

US - Coming soon? Nutritional labels on alcohol (1.6.13)»  eurocare.org

Alcohol beverages soon could have nutritional labels like those on food packaging, but only if the producers want to put them there. Read more[...]

Examining food labelling across Europe»  europa.eu

The FLABEL project ('Food Labelling to Advance to Better Education for Life') was the first EU-funded research programme to examine nutrition labelling when it was launched three years ago. Now havin[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on similar biological medicinal products containing biotechnology-derived proteins as active substance: non-clinical and clinical issues, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

This guideline lays down the non-clinical and clinical requirements for a biological medicinal product claiming to be similar to another one already marketed ([...]

US - Coming soon? Nutritional labels on alcohol (1.6.13)»  eurocare.org

Alcohol beverages soon could have nutritional labels like those on food packaging, but only if the producers want to put them there. Full article[...]

Scientific guideline: Guideline on good pharmacovigilance practices (GVP): Module VI – Management and reporting of adverse reactions to medicinal products, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

This Module addresses the legal requirements detailed in Title IX of Directive 2001/83/EC [DIR] and Chapter 3 of Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 [REG], which are applicable to competent authorities in Me[...]

Scientific guideline: Guideline on good pharmacovigilance practices (GVP): Module XVI– Risk minimisation measures: selection of tools and effectiveness indicators, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

Risk minimisation measures are public health interventions intended to prevent or reduce the occurrence of adverse reactions associated with the exposure to a medicine, or to reduce their severity or[...]

Regulatory and procedural guideline: Draft guideline on the acceptability of names for human medicinal products processed through the centralised procedure, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

The current update of this guideline provides further recommendations on the requirements for acceptability and submission of proposed (invented) names of medicinal products processed through the cen[...]

Evidence confirms that urgent improvements are needed in alcohol labelling»  eurocare.org

This month the European Journal of Public Health Advance Access published an article by renowned researchers confirming the need for better labelling of alcoholic beverages.[...]

Public consultation open on guideline on the acceptability of names for human medicines»  europa.eu

The European Medicines Agency has released the sixth revision of the guideline on the acceptability of names for human medicinal products processed through the centralised procedure for public consul[...]

Scientific guideline: Concept paper on the need for revision of the guideline on clinical investigation of medicinal products for the treatment of venous thromboembolic disease, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

Since the publication of the EMA Guidance on clinical investigation of medicinal products for the treatment of venous thromboembolic disease (CPMP/EWP/563/98) in 2000, there has been an intense resea[...]

Scientific guideline: Draft guideline on the clinical development of medicinal products intended for the treatment of pain, draft: consultation open»  europa.eu

This document is intended to give guidance on the investigation of medicinal products to be used in the treatment of nociceptive pain and / or of central and peripheral neuropathic pain.[...]

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