Tag: europe

Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president sentenced to jail in historic ruling

President from 2007 to 2012, he was found guilty of trying to illegally obtain information from a senior magistrate in 2014 about an ongoing investigation...

Weary of COVID Variants, EU Leaders Push to Step Up Vaccination

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union must prepare to vaccinate for new COVID-19 variants over the coming years after EU...

CAR T-cell Products Shine, Reveal New Insights

Real-world experience with chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapies for large B-cell lymphomas compares favorably with experience in commercial and trial settings and provides new...

Netherlands: Plane’s engine catches fire, dropping debris that injures two people in a Dutch town

Pieces of metal fell on the town of Meerssen after a Boeing 747 cargo plane experienced an engine fire shortly after taking off from Maastricht,...

Boris Johnson’s government is ‘gaslighting’ Britain about the realities of Brexit, critics say

In that time, British exporters have struggled with new trade barriers. In some cases, orders have been slowed down by paperwork; in others, fresh produce...

Caught in a vaccine no man’s land, these European countries are scrambling for Chinese and Russian shots

Kosovo, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina are still waiting to receive their first vaccine shipments, while rollouts in Albania and Northern Macedonia have so far...

Prince Philip spends second night in London hospital

Prince Philip: Decades in public life Britain’s Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, poses in his military dress uniform circa 1990. Prince Philip: Decades in...

Stonehenge may be a rebuilt stone circle from Wales, new research suggests

The researchers revealed in 2019 the stones came from an ancient quarry on the north side of the Preseli Hills in western Wales, which meant...

WHO says Europe still ‘vulnerable’ despite falling Covid cases

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned of a “false sense of security” in Europe, saying most of the continent’s nations were still vulnerable despite...

Polish court orders historians to apologize over Holocaust book

More than seven decades on, the conflict remains a live political issue in Poland, where the ruling nationalists say studies showing complicity by some Poles...

MRI-Guided Prostate Biopsy Prevails in PRECISE Trial

Here’s welcome news for men of a certain age: new results support a less invasive approach to investigations for suspicion of prostate cancer. An approach...

Increased Risk of Meningioma With Cyproterone Acetate Use

New details confirm an increased risk of developing intracranial meningiomas after prolonged use of the hormonal product cyproterone acetate. Cyproterone acetate is a synthetic progestogen...

Oxford Finds COVID-19 Shot 76% Effective for 3 Months After Single Dose

LONDON (Reuters) – Oxford University and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine showed in a study it had 76% efficacy against symptomatic infection for three months after a...

Patients With Early Arthritis May Need Tailored Treatments

Patients with early, undifferentiated arthritis may benefit from milder or stronger treatments, depending on the number of their risk factors for developing rheumatoid arthritis, researchers...

Expert Highlights Advances in DRESS

Mounting evidence suggests it’s a mistake to reject the diagnosis of drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms, or DRESS, simply because the interval between...

Curious Variation in AF Incidence, Mortality Across Europe

The prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) and its related mortality have been holding fairly steady in Europe overall during the past 3 decades, but a...

COVID Vaccine Effectiveness Falls Against South African Variant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Novavax say their coronavirus vaccines work better...

German officials say AstraZeneca vaccine shouldn’t be given to over-65s, citing lack of data

The Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) at Germany’s Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the country’s main public health authority, found there is insufficient data on the...

Poland abortion law: New restrictions go into effect, resulting in a near-total ban on terminations

Under the new rules, abortion in Poland will only be legal in two scenarios — if the pregnancy threatened the mother’s life and health, or...

Pfizer Cuts Vaccine Deliveries by as Much as Half to Some EU Countries

BUCHAREST/PRAGUE/SOFIA (Reuters) – Pfizer has slashed in half the volume of COVID-19 vaccines it will deliver to some EU countries this week, government officials said...

Alexey Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Navalny was taken away by police officers without explanation, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh tweeted. His lawyer, who had also flown in from Berlin, was not...

Alexey Navalny says he will return to Russia on Sunday after poisoning

On Instagram, Navalny said that he purchased a plane ticket to Russia on Wednesday morning after realizing that “he is almost healthy and can finally...

Ireland’s mother and baby homes: 9,000 babies and children died in 18 mother and baby homes, report says

Around 56,000 people — from girls as young as 12, to women in their 40s — were sent to the 18 institutions investigated, where some...

Expert Offers Clinical Pearls on Leg Ulcer Therapy

Chronic leg ulcers of all types feature a significant inflammatory component for which medical compression therapy is absolutely the best form of anti-inflammatory therapy, Elena...

Differences in Right vs Left Colon in Black vs White Individuals

The right colon appears to age faster in Black people than in White people, perhaps explaining the higher prevalence of right-side colon cancer among Black...