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Health - 15:34
£250K grant to fund ’game-changing’ immunotherapy research for prostate cancer
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have received a grant worth over £250,000 from health charity, Prostate Cancer UK, to explore an innovative immunotherapy treatment designed to help patients with advanced prostate cancer.

Health - Environment - 11:05
£20 million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential
A long-term initiative championed by the UK Research and Innovation Council (UKRI ) could significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa's youth.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.01.2019
Design teams shift their focus to developing recommendations to implement Stanford's vision for the future
Design teams shift their focus to developing recommendations to implement Stanford’s vision for the future
To foster community engagement, the university will create a vision to transform the White Plaza area into a vibrant town center.

Health - 21.01.2019
Women urged to put mental health on pre-conception checklist
Women who are depressed before conception are more likely to have children with poor psychosocial outcomes, University of Queensland researchers have found. UQ School of Public Health researcher Dr Katrina Moss said preconception depression was the first link in a chain of risk. “Women who are depressed before conception are more likely to have depression after birth, which can have a negative influence on parenting,” Dr Moss said.

Health - Careers / Employment - 20.01.2019

Health - 18.01.2019
Trading wild specimens and creating new lasers: News from the College
Trading wild specimens and creating new lasers: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From Imperial supporting the responsible trade of wild animal and plant specimens, to researchers fabricating a new kind of laser, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - Social Sciences - 18.01.2019
From Ebola and Zika to city violence and party drugs - experts say police, security forces and the health sector must pull together
From Ebola and Zika to city violence and party drugs - experts say police, security forces and the health sector must pull together
Experts have put global decision makers on notice that the world cannot afford the human and financial cost of continued disengagement between police, armed forces and the health sector.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 17.01.2019
Stanford historian traces military’s influence on modern American nutrition
During the 20th century, the U.S. government funded research on nutrition and human physiology to address a perceived "masculinity crisis" in wartime America.

Pharmacology - Health - 17.01.2019
FDA accepts Roche’s supplemental biologics license application for Tecentriq plus chemotherapy (Abraxane and carboplatin) for the initial treatment of metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer
Roche today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company's supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Tecentriq (atezolizumab) in combination with Abra

Health - Art and Design - 16.01.2019
Young dad thanks blood donors who saved his life
Young dad thanks blood donors who saved his life
Health + Behavior Tyler Bacon met some of the people who donated blood and platelets while he was being treated for cancer at UCLA Elaine Schmidt As Tyler Bacon gripped the lectern in Carnesale Commons and scanned the crowd gazing at him expectantly, he struggled to hold back tears.

Health - 16.01.2019
Dr. Nita Ahuja on her new role as Yale Medicine’s surgery chair
Yale Medicine's new surgery chair is a respected cancer specialist, an NIH-funded scientist, and a warm, caring clinician.

Health - Careers / Employment - 16.01.2019

Physics - Health - 16.01.2019
Optical tweezers control nano containers
Optical tweezers control nano containers
The renowned Journal "Optics & Photonics News" selected a publication of the Team of Prof. Cornelia Denz into the worldwide list of the 30 best publications in the year 2018.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.01.2019
Personalised treatments for Parkinson’s disease
Scientists at Cardiff University are helping to bring personalised treatments for Parkinson's disease closer to the clinic, thanks to a major investment of over £50,000 from American charity, The Summit for Stem Cell Foundation.

Pharmacology - Health - 16.01.2019

Careers / Employment - Health - 16.01.2019

Health - Psychology - 16.01.2019
California must build workforce to serve older adults’ behavioral health needs, UCLA report says
By 2030, there will be 9 million adults over age 65 in California — up from 6 million now — according to an estimate by the state's department of finance.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 16.01.2019
Partnership to supercharge vaccine production
Partnership to supercharge vaccine production
Vaccines to stop the world's next epidemic could be developed in record time under a $14.7 million partnership using technology developed at The University of Queensland.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.01.2019
Physician-scientist navigates own health challenges to reach heights of 25-year career
Eric Sibley was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis just as his career in pediatric gastroenterology was taking off.

Health - 15.01.2019
University resumes tree maintenance at People's Park
University resumes tree maintenance at People’s Park
This morning arborists working for UC Berkeley are removing five diseased or damaged trees from People's Park in order to complete tree maintenance work (pruning and removals) that has been taking place on more than a dozen campus sites.

Health - Materials Science - 15.01.2019
Ears from the 3D-printer
Ears from the 3D-printer
Cellulose obtained from wood has amazing material properties. Empa researchers are now equipping the biodegradable material with additional functionalities to produce implants for cartilage diseases using 3D printing.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 15.01.2019
Support for postdocs and postgrads to develop mental health tech ventures
Early-career researchers and postgraduates from all fields have until 20 January 2019 to apply to join a medical technology business accelerator.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.01.2019

Health - Business / Economics - 11.01.2019

Health - 11.01.2019
Repeatedly missing GP appointments may indicate greater risk of death from all causes
Repeatedly missing general practice (GP) appointments may be a risk marker for all-cause mortality, particularly in patients with mental health conditions, new research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine suggests.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.01.2019
Picture this: first exhibition of artists who lack "mind’s eye"
The first ever exhibition of paintings and works of art created by artists who have no “mind's eye” will cast new light on the creative brain when it goes on display from today.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 10.01.2019

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 09.01.2019
First smartphone app to detect opioid overdose and its precursors
First smartphone app to detect opioid overdose and its precursors
At least 115 people die every day in the U.S. after overdosing on opioids, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And in 2016, illegal injectable opioids became the most common drug involved in overdose-related deaths. This spike has led to a national public health crisis and epidemic.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2019
Drug sponge could minimize side effects of cancer treatment
Drug sponge could minimize side effects of cancer treatment
With the help of sponges inserted in the bloodstream to absorb excess drugs, doctors are hoping to prevent the dangerous side effects of toxic chemotherapy agents or even deliver higher doses to knock back tumors, like liver cancer, that don't respond to more benign treatments. The "drug sponge" is an absorbent polymer coating a cylinder that is 3D printed to fit precisely in a vein that carries the blood flowing out of the target organ - the liver in liver cancer, for example.

Health - Administration - 09.01.2019
Delving into community health and HIV in Brazil
In a landmark study, a UM researcher determined that community involvement, coupled with federal funding, improved health outcomes in most municipalities in Brazil.

Health - 08.01.2019
New materials designed with people who inject drugs to promote the benefits of low dead space equipment
New posters, a booklet and an animation, co-designed by service users from Bristol Drugs Project, are being launched later this month to promote the benefits of low dead space injecting equipment for people who inject drugs, alongside broader harm reduction messages.

Life Sciences - Health - 08.01.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 08.01.2019
Novartis investigational therapy crizanlizumab (SEG101) receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation for the prevention of vaso-occlusive crises in sickle cell disease
Crizanlizumab is a monthly infusion under development to prevent pain crises (also called vaso-occlusive crises, or VOCs) in patients with sickle cell disease   Sickle cell VOCs, which are triggered

Pharmacology - Health - 07.01.2019
Sandoz and Pear Therapeutics Announce US Launch of reSET-OTM to Help Treat Opioid Use Disorder
ReSET-O(TM)* is the first US FDA-cleared prescription digital therapeutic for patients with Opioid Use Disorder Cleared by the FDA in December, reSET-O is available immediately As part of a broader f

Health - Business / Economics - 07.01.2019

Health - 07.01.2019
Shaping the future of vaping research
PA02/19 Smokers, vapers and non-smokers are being invited to help shape the future of medical research into the safety of e-cigarettes by taking part in a new online survey run by the University of Nottingham's UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies.

Health - 04.01.2019
UChicago Medicine performs historic back-to-back triple-organ transplants
Two 29-year-old patients from Michigan and Illinois are recovering following back-to-back triple-organ transplants to replace their failing hearts, livers and kidneys, marking a first in U.S. health care history.

Innovation / Technology - Health - 04.01.2019

Health - 03.01.2019
A father-daughter relationship blooms amid Philippine flora
A father-daughter relationship blooms amid Philippine flora
For many of us, perhaps even most of us, the opportunity to go to college is a way to disconnect, even if ever so slightly, from our parents.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 03.01.2019
When medicine and computer science join forces
When medicine and computer science join forces
Dissertation prize for physician Dr. med. Robert Seifert, whose MD thesis is based on interdisciplinary collaboration supported by the Cells-in-Motion Cluster of Excellence. Medicine and Computer Science are two disciplines that many people would not automatically associate with each other. For Dr. Robert Seifert, however, they are, as he puts it, "a perfectly normal combination" and closely interlinked.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 02.01.2019
Ers bring scientific discoveries to market
Few people get a bigger whiff of the entrepreneurial spirit taking hold among biosciences faculty members than  Thelma Tennant.

Health - Earth Sciences - 02.01.2019
Ing health hazards of volcanic emissions
Ing health hazards of volcanic emissions
Researching health hazards of volcanic emissions There are 1,500 active volcanoes worldwide andKīlauea volcano in Hawaii is one of the most active.
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