International Women’s Day 2017

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Celebrating it’s 21st Anniversary and International Women’s Day 2017, the European Institute of Women’s Health calls on both key stakeholders and citizens of Europe to #BeBoldForChange to forge a more inclusive, gender equal world 7th of March 2017—International Women’s Day has been held on the 8th of March each year…

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FORUM ON THE FUTURE OF GENDER EQUALITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION!

EVENT FORUM ON THE FUTURE OF GENDER EQUALITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION! The European Commission is running an event of two days of interactive discussion with other stakeholders on achieving gender equality in Europe. This dialogue will be translated into defining priority areas for political action to take place over the coming years. The Gender…

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Sex, gender in medicines regulation and medical education

PRESS RELEASE Expert workshop on sex and gender in medicines regulation and medical education The European Institute of Women’s Health hosts expert workshop on sex and gender in medicines regulation and medical education 4 March 2015, Brussels, Belgium—As part of the FP7-funded European Gender Medicine (EUGenMed) Project, the European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) organised…

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Expert Workshops: Sex and Gender in Medicine Regulation, Medical Education

EVENT Expert Workshops on Sex and Gender in Medicines Regulation and Medical Education 4th March 2015, 0900-1730. Room TRE7701, 7th floor, Trèves Building, 74 Rue de Trèves. European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels Research addressing Sex and Gender (S&G) in biomedical science and health research is a novel and highly promising field. The interaction of…

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Consumers want high-quality, affordable food.

Consumers want high quality, affordable and safe food. What is food safety? Food safety is the idea that food will not be harmful as long as its user guidelines are followed when prepared or eaten. Food today is less exposed to hazards than in the past as measures to prevent and control these have improved…

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New treatment for children with severe epilepsy

New treatment for children with severe epilepsy derived from the cannabis plant. UK doctors are to test medicine that does not contain the ingredient that produces the high associated with recreational cannabis use.  The treatment, Epidiolex, is based on one of the non-psychoactive components of the cannabis plant, called CBD.Early US studies show that CBD…

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US: Science community to focus on sex !

Science community to focus on sex Has 2014 reached its potential to be a big year by realising equality in women’s health research and care? Do let us know! Attention to sex differences by the (National Institutes of Health (NIH) director will go a long way toward encouraging the basic science community to focus on…

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African American women reduce cancer with exercise

Regular exercise, e.g. brisk walking may decrease incidences of breast cancer in African American women. A recent study in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers from Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center found strong evidence linking physical exercise to a lower rate of breast cancer in African American women, a group in which previous evidence has…

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A long overnight success to defeat cervical cancer!

New therapy for women  may reduce risk of the cervical cancer and generate a cure. Ian Hampsona a molecular virologist and an understanding the relationship between viruses and cancer, thinks that his team with his wife, Lynne, may have found a revolutionary therapy for women with pre cancerous cell changes in the cervix. At their…

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Press release Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 19-25 Jan 2014 The European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) invites its members, friends and colleagues to join us to celebrate the 8th Annual European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week to help stop this uniquely preventable cancer, the second most common cancer worldwide in women under the age of 44….

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