Solving EU health issues should be simple. But when those who appear to know better start to lecture us, things get complicated.
HTML clipboardASH 2009: Novartis looks to position Tasigna as an alternative to Gleevec in CML At this year’s American Society of Hematology meeting, researchers presented results from a Phase III study comparing Tasigna and Gleevec in newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia. While Tasigna’s efficacy is impressive, it is unlikely that the drug […]
This year’s American College of Rheumatology Annual Conference in Philadelphia. No ground-breaking data for rheumatoid arthritis therapies were presented; instead, systemic lupus erythematosus stole the limelight. ACR 2009: Benlysta outshines disappointing rheumatoid arthritis data This year’s American College of Rheumatology Annual Conference in Philadelphia. No ground-breaking data for rheumatoid arthritis therapies were […]
The following briefing note has been prepared by European Voice on behalf of the Moderator for Session 3, Lisbeth Kirk, at the 2009 European Business Summit. The summit – titled Dare and Care – will be held on 26th and 27th March 2009. Please feel free to comment before and after the session about the… » read more
That immigration is a part of our society is a fact. The opening of borders and the admission of new countries like members of the European Community have supposed a considerable flow of “new” citizens with same obligations but not always with same rights that “old” Europeans. These citizens have been an economic and social… » read more
As the biggest unregulated market in the world, the internet leaves patients who choose to buy online at particular risk of counterfeit/substandard medicines. The European Alliance for Access to Safe Medicines (EAASM) is conducting internet research to assess this growing threat. Thus far, some worrying results have been revealed, including: • 93.8% do not have… » read more
There are many examples of the failure to use the precautionary principle in the past, which have resulted in serious and often irreversible damage to health and environments. Appropriate, precautionary and proportionate actions taken now (e.g. children using mobile phones, WiFi, ICNIRP Guidelines revision or installation of mobile masts on residential properties revision)to avoid plausible… » read more