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The onset of obesity is caused by multiple and inter-related genetic, behavioural, physiological, environmental, psychological and social factors
Mar 04 2021
On a newly dedicated section on obesity in its Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Knowledge Gateway, JRC publishes a first set of facts and figures as well as policy guidelines on the prevention of obesity and related illnesses.
The JRC is developing new and innovative digital technologies to support law enforcement
Feb 26 2021
The JRC works at the cutting edge of innovations to help law enforcement at all stages of criminal investigations: from identifying victims and perpetrators of crime, to tracking down and bringing criminals to justice.
The EU’s health and long-term care workforce will need to grow by 11 million workers between 2018 and 2030 to meet the demands of an ageing population
Feb 25 2021
A JRC study published today analyses the EU’s changing demography and the impact on demand for health and long-term care.
 Forests' vulnerability to insect outbreaks has increased, especially in the rapidly warming northern forests.
Feb 23 2021
Climate change has made Europe’s forests more vulnerable to hazards like fires, insect outbreaks, windthrows, or a combination of the three.