"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

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Joint Strathclyde iPRI institute to deal with global health issues

NEWS RELEASE A major initiative to tackle global health problems was launched today at the University of Strathclyde. The Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health is a new collaboration in research and education between the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) in Lyon, France. The Institute will develop new,…

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8th National Cancer Institute Directors meeting, Lyon, 10-12 July, 2013

The eighth meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors will take place in Lyon between 10th and 12th July, 2013. As requested by participants, the focus on cancer care will continue to increase with the sharing of experience in a wide variety of resource settings underlined. Highlights this year will include: the launch of State of…

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Institute of Global Public Health established in Lyon and Glasgow

Profs Boyle and Miller sign MOU

NEWS RELEASE Glasgow, Scotland (UK) / Lyon, France, 12 December 2012 — The University of Strathclyde has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Prevention Research Institute to establish the Institute of Global Public Health. The new Institute will be based in Glasgow and Lyon and have the objective of developing novel, collaborative…

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ESMO 2012

New studies that reveal for the first time the real economic and human costs of caring for cancer patients in Europe have been presented during the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology, in Vienna. “Here we have two studies of enormous importance,” noted Prof Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention…

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Diabetes may up breast cancer risk

WOMEN with type II diabetes are nearly 30 per cent more likely to get breast cancer, according to results of a comprehensive review made by researchers at the International Prevention Research Institute, and published in the British Journal of Cancer on Friday September 14th. iPRI scientists have analysed the results of 40 separate studies examining…

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Higher springtime UV radiation in Northern Europe

Based on a multi-year EU-funded study (EuroSun), the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) in Lyon, has concluded that UV radiation in Europe appears earlier in the year and farther north than originally believed. Data gathered between 1988 and 1992 demonstrates that in spring, parts of Sweden, in Northern Europe, have as much UV radiation exposure…

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