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Repairing the brain
Press Release
December 12, 2017
youris.com GEIE
European scientists are studying a new generation of neuro-prostheses. The target patients are people with motor disabilities due to brain injuries, such as stroke
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Hot food under pressure
Publication
November 30, 2017
youris.com GEIE
European researchers carried out final tests on an innovative technique to lengthen shelf life of food
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Smoother ice creams, greener peas and ecological tomatoes
Publication
November 29, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Three projects on novel food processing took the stage at the international conference of the European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST) to present their findings
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VulnerABLE: Pilot project related to the development of eviden...
Report
November 9, 2017
health-inequalities.eu...
VulnerABLE: Pilot project related to the development of evidence based strategies to improve the health of isolated and vulnerable persons
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Public Health England and other health organisations have concluded that the health risks of vaping are unlikely to exceed five per cent of the risks of smoking. Early fears about e-cigarettes acting as a ‘gateway’ to smoking appear to be unfounded
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The Conservative Party’s manifesto for the June 2017 general election included a policy to replace free school lunches with free school breakfasts for all school children. After the election, the policy was abandoned.
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Discovering short food supply chains good practices in urban a...
Press Release
October 30, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The Short Supply Chain Knowledge and Innovation Network, SKIN, is where good practices and local stories of innovation in the short food chains domain are. This is the place where food plays an essential role in bringing producers and society values ...
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Facts and figures about the corporations that control what we eat 2017
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Public consultation on transformation of health and care in th...
Consultation
October 12, 2017
beuc.eu...
Public consultation on transformation of health and care in the digital single market
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Confronting discrimination Overcoming HIV-related stigma and d...
Report
September 29, 2017
unric.org...
Confronting discrimination Overcoming HIV-related stigma and discrimination in healthcare
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Zero miles to our mouths: shortening food supply chains
Publication
September 12, 2017
youris.com GEIE
New technologies are being used to cut the distance our food travels from source to table. It could revolutionise the way we buy and consume groceries in future, boosting the sale of local produce and landing fresher fare on our plates
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Digital in 4D
Working Paper
September 4, 2017
Moradabad Institute of Technology
Transformation of Public Health, Environmental Health, Healthcare and Preventive Medicine
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How food and beverage companies tackle forced labor risks in s...
Report
August 27, 2017
foodnavigator.com...
How food and beverage companies tackle forced labor risks in sugarcane supply chains
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Organic waste and insects: animal feed of the future?
Publication
August 14, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Right now, the European Union doesn’t have enough animal feed of its own to nourish livestock, forcing it to bring in supplies from beyond the bloc’s borders. To face this unsustainable dependency, researchers are looking for alternative protein ...
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Could ‘superfoods’ stop disease?
Publication
August 11, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Lentils and broccoli, algae and insects: science is investigating traditional and new diets in a bid to reduce the risks of us getting ill
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In the absence of smoking, the government would spend an extra £9.8 billion annually in pension, healthcare and other benefit payments (less taxes forgone). Duty paid on tobacco products is £9.5 billion a year. In total, the gross financial benefit...
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Climate change threatens some of the world’s best wines
Publication
July 31, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Global warming is affecting the taste and production of wine growing regions across the world. Finding genes better suited to stress and pests can boost resilience
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Beyond the CAP - Policies to support better UK meat and dairy ...
Report
July 28, 2017
foodnavigator.com...
Beyond the CAP - Policies to support better UK meat and dairy production post-Brexit
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The objective of this report is to provide insights into the factors that enable the development and delivery of urban food policies and how these enablers can be harnessed and barriers over - come. By exploring a series of case studies, the report s...
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Long live your food
Publication
May 31, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Can a novel technique, which combines high pressure with temperature, be the ace in the hole of the food industry to tackle bacteria, reduce the energy required for food processing and improve quality as well?
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Europe's food and drink industry launches a Call for Action to help improve diets and promote good nutrition and health. Only by working together to improve diets can we make a difference. This is why we ask all interested parties and stakeholders to...
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Adolescent obesity and related behaviours: trends and inequali...
Report
May 8, 2017
unric.org...
Adolescent obesity and related behaviours: trends and inequalities in the WHO European Region, 2002–2014
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Dawn of a new era for European Short Food Supply Chains
Press Release
May 4, 2017
youris.com GEIE
An ambitious initiative is taking its first steps towards setting up a European network on Short Food Supply Chains (SFSC), where food is conceived as a place for trust, where producers and society must meet for the economy of the future.
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Why the health system needs old-age reserve funds
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Food preservation: a never ending story
Publication
April 21, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Prolonging food life has always been a crucial challenge giving rise to many inventions and innovation processes
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Is your home healthy? Ask the DNA
Publication
April 12, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Genetic investigations are the latest tool for busting unsafe microorganisms and improving air quality in buildings
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In Europe today, our food is arguably safer and more accessible than ever before. Despite this, there appears to be an increasing lack of public confidence in the food supply. A proactive approach to communicating about food would help to reassure th...
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Implementation of drug, alcohol and tobacco-related brief inte...
Report
March 23, 2017
emcdda.europa.eu...
Implementation of drug, alcohol and tobacco-related brief interventions in the European Union Member States, Norway and Turkey
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Fighting botulism: new technique to process food
Publication
March 20, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Combining high pressure and temperature for food processing could produce high quality products that stay fresh for weeks. But can it safely tackle deadly food borne illnesses such as botulism?
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Cannabis is the drug most often mentioned in reports of drug law offences in Europe. In 2014, the drug accounted for 57 % of an overall estimate of 1.6 million offences (EMCDDA, 2016). Cannabis is also Europe’s most commonly used illicit drug. It i...
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