The illegal sale of medicinal products to the public using the internet is a major threat to public health and safety.
From the 1st of July 2015 online pharmacies operating in the EU have had to display a common logo (that’s it on the right). Clicking on this logo ensures that the website is registered on one of the national lists of legally-operating pharmacies or supplier.
On the 19th August, World Humanitarian Day, Europe Direct Aberdeen are hosting a talk on the problem of human trafficking in the EU. The speaker, Brian Donald, Head of the Office of the Director at Europol (The European Police Office), will speak about how Europol is tackling the issue.
The event will take place in the Adult Lending section of Aberdeen Central Library on Rosemount Viaduct at 6pm on Wednesday 19th August. Entry is free and some light refreshments will be provided. For more information and to reserve a place, contact Europe Direct Aberdeen:
The Rowett is currently looking for volunteers to participate in the project, so if you are interested, aged between 65 and 75 and have a BMI of 25 or less, then do get in touch with the study team.
Results and progress updates for all European Commission funded research projects are made available through CORDIS (Community Research and Development Information Service). The latest periodic report summary for the project is here. CORDIS produce the research*eu focus and results magazines which are available on paper in the EDC or online.
Researchers from Full4Health appeared on a BBC Horizon Special entitled ‘What’s the Right Diet for You?’ Unfortunately it’s no longer available on the iPlayer, however if you are a University of Aberdeen student or staff member, you can watch all three parts via the ‘Box of Broadcasts‘ service (just search for the full title once you’re logged in). For more information about BoB National, click here.