Directorate General Health & Consumers
Newsletter Salute-UE - Valutazione delle tecnologie sanitarie Newsletter Salute-UE - Valutazione delle tecnologie sanitarie
“We Love Eating”: Project to promote healthy lifestyles launches in 7 EU cities An EU-financed pilot project, “We Love Eating” is officially being launched in seven cities across the EU. This European initiative, takes a fun and upbeat approach to healthy eating. Although aimed at the general public, the project is targeted to three main groups: children, pregnant women and older people.
New Action Plan on Youth Drinking and on Heavy Episodic Drinking endorsed The new Action Plan focuses on prevention of alcohol-related harm in the fields of youth drinking and binge drinking. The two-year plan (2014 – 2016) is designed to support Member States in reducing alcohol-related harm
Research shows under-nutrition is a cause as well as a consequence of functional decline in ageing 'You are what you eat', but evidence just published by the EU Joint Research Centre on the prevention and treatment of age-related diseases suggests that 'you age how you eat' as well.
Online comments welcome concerning safety of dental amalgams SCENIHR opinion The Commission and SCENIHR has launched a public consultation, continuing through 16 November 2014, on the preliminary opinion on “The safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users".