International Women’s Day 2017 – Ethics: Including women in clinical trials

International Women’s Day 2017 #BeBoldForChange The Ethics of including women in clinical trials On International Women’s Day 2017, the EIWH wishes to congratulate CIOMS’s on its carefully deliberated and bold step to revise their International Ethical Guidelines on health-related research to include vulnerable population groups. The new guidelines emphasise the scientific and social value of…

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ICT4AWE 2017 Workshops April 28 – 29, 2017

These Workshops are part of ICT4AWE 2017 and they are accepting submissions of complete papers or position papers, within the given topic areas. Submission Deadline: February 21, 2017 They will be held within the scope of ICT4AWE 2017 April 28 – 29, 2017 at Porto, Portugal. PUBLICATIONS All papers accepted to these satellite events are…

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Next Meeting – ENVI

Meeting Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety will be in Brussels, 30-31 January 2017. They will vote inter alia on a recommendation for second reading on official controls in the food chain, a report on EU options for improving access to medicines, a motion for a resolution following an oral question on…

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Link between human exposure to aluminium and incidence of Alzheimer’s

Link between human exposure to aluminium and the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease. A strong link between human exposure to aluminium and the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease is well known.  Aluminium content of brain tissue in late-onset or sporadic Alzheimer’s disease is significantly higher than is found in age matched controls. Yet higher levels of aluminium…

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US -Ireland R&D Partnership Programme

US – Ireland R&D Partnership Programme Summary: The guidelines for this call were updated in January 2017 following a review in conjunction with SFI and the Health & Social Care R&D Division in Northern Ireland. The scheme will now cover the entire NIH remit, and the Health Research Board will co-fund the Republic of Ireland…

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NeuWalk: creates hope for paraplegic patients

NeuWalk Research Project: new hope for paraplegic patients Neuwalk, an EU funded research project, has results that bring new hope to people with severe spinal cord injuries. Non-human primates can regain control of their paralyzed leg – as early as six days after spinal cord injury – thanks to neuroprosthetic interfaces that acts as a…

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Women and Homelessness: A Health Overview

Women and Homelessness: A Health Overview Peggy Maguire and Kristin Semancik European Institute of Women’s Health Women and their children are the fastest growing group within the homeless community. Yet, there is a lack of information on and understanding of homeless women and families, particularly about their health status and healthcare needs, facing many health…

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Enterprising Women in Tech – showcasing best practices

EVENT Enterprising Women in Tech – showcasing best practices Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2016, WeHubs is organising Enterprising Women in Tech, Brussels, next Thurs 17th. Nov 2016 Join and learn how to be part of a network with:  300 Women Web Entrepreneurs (WWEs)  90 Business Support Organisations (BSOs) 30 Women Associations  15 mentorsMore than 9…

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1st Congress – Coordination and Management of EU funded Health Research Projects

1st Congress, Coordinating and Managing EU Health Research Projects. This Congress will be held on November 8th, 2016; at the “Fundación para la Investigatión del Hospital Clínico de la Comunidad Valenciana”  Valencia. It’ s part of the activities of the European Health Projects Office – Valencia Region (www.opesval.eu). Its mission is to promote international initiatives…

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