Month: August 2017

OSCE: Teachers from Moldovan vocational schools acquire skills to promote gender equality values in their work

Teachers from Moldovan vocational schools acquire skills to promote gender equality values in their work, Chisinau, 23 August 2017. (OSCE/Igor Schimbator) Photo details MOLDOVA, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Forty-six teachers from vocational schools throughout Moldova completed a Train the Trainer programme and learned new techniques for achieving gender equality and improving their skills in the promotion

EU Civil Protection Mechanism: European Commission helped mobilise firefighting aircraft for Italy to battle forest fires

BRUSSELS, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Commission has helped mobilise firefighting aircraft for Italy, through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, following another request by the country for assistance to battle forest fires. Responding immediately to the request, France has offered 3 planes (2 Canadairs and a reconnaissance aircraft). This is the third time Italy has received EU support to

Novartis: ACZ885 reduced the rate of lung cancer incidence and mortality among study participants

Review of blinded, pre-planned oncology safety analyses revealed a 77% reduction in lung cancer mortality and 67% reduction in lung cancer cases in patients treated with 300mg of ACZ885 CANTOS is the first Phase III clinical trial to support a long-established hypothesis from pre-clinical models that inhibition of IL-1ß impacts cancer incidence and mortality  CANTOS cardiovascular study

Experian: Fraudulent credit applications against people in their twenties soar

Younger people increasingly targeted as fraudulent applications against over 60s drop LONDON, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fraudulent credit applications against people in their twenties have soared in the last three years, according to new research from Experian. The proportion of frauds against those under 30 years old has risen by 6% since 2014, while those aged