In many European countries, medicines promotion is governed by voluntary codes of practice administered by the pharmaceutical industry under its own system of self-regulation. Involvement of industry organizations in policing promotion has been proposed to deter illicit conduct, but few detailed studies on self-regulation have been carried out to date. The objective of this study was to examine the evidence for promotion and self-regulation in the UK and Sweden, two countries frequently cited as examples of effective self-regulation.

In four European cohorts, we investigated the cross-sectional association between long-term exposure to air pollution and intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery (CIMT), a pre-clinical marker of atherosclerosis.

THE CHEAPEST AND cleanest energy choice of all is not to waste it. Progress on this has been striking yet the potential is still vast.

DHAKA : Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Isabella Lovin today said Sweden would remain beside Bangladesh in its efforts to face climate change challenges, reports BSS.

Phthalates are used as plasticizers in soft polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and in a large number of consumer products. Due to reported health risks, di-isononyl phthalate (DiNP) has been introduced as a replacement for diethyl hexyl phthalate (DEHP) in soft PVC. This raises concerns since animal data suggest that DiNP may have anti-androgenic properties similar to DEHP. The anogenital distance (AGD) – the distance from the anus to the genitals – has been used to assess reproductive toxicity.

SAN FRANCISCO — In 2008, when the archbishop of the Church of Sweden convened a conference on the threats posed by climate change, the church’s investment managers took notice.

Sweden’s Green Party has joined the government for the first time in its 33-year history and now wants to use that power to shutter the country’s aging nuclear reactors in the face of opposition fr

Sweden is at least 600 times bigger than Bangalore but their population is almost the same. On an average, 250 people die in Swedish road accidents against 750 in Bangalore.

A planned World Bank fund will employ options to spur climate-protection investment using rules created by carbon markets.

Around 99 per cent of Sweden's garbage is now recycled and the country is so efficient at managing waste they are importing it from other European countries.

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