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Health - Pharmacology - 15:33
The universities of Bern and Zurich offer continuing education in gender-specific medicine
The universities of Bern and Zurich offer continuing education in gender-specific medicine
There is increasing evidence that health behavior and disease manifestation differ substantially between women and men.

Social Sciences - Health - 28.01.2020
Unhealthy and unhappy - the mental toll of troubled relationships
Some forms of domestic violence double victims' risk of depression and anxiety disorders later in life, according to University of Queensland research.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.01.2020
Six patients with rare blood disease are doing well after gene therapy clinical trial
UCLA researchers are part of an international team that reported the use of a stem cell gene therapy to treat nine people with the rare, inherited blood disease known as X-linked chronic granulomatous disease, or X-CGD.

Pharmacology - Health - 27.01.2020
Roche submits supplemental Biologics License Application to the FDA for Tecentriq in combination with Avastin for the most common form of liver cancer
Application is being reviewed under FDA's Real-Time Oncology Review pilot programme Roche today announced the completion of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) submission to the US Fo

Health - Environment - 24.01.2020
Coronavirus: U-M experts can discuss
Coronavirus: U-M experts can discuss
EXPERTS ADVISORY Mary Gallagher , professor of political science and director of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, is an expert on Chinese politics, U.S.-China relations, labor and workers in China, and employment and labor law in China.

Life Sciences - Health - 24.01.2020
Potential predation prevention: Remind cattle they are herd animals
A heard of curious cows watches Louchouarn place a trail camera on the Spruce Ranching Co-op field site in Alberta, Canada.

Health - 24.01.2020
Hardcore football fans experience intense levels of physical stress during matches
Fans who are 'fused' with their team are more likely to experience intense - potentially dangerous - levels of stress while watching live football.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.01.2020
Q&A: Coronavirus outbreak and health policy implications
The outbreak of a novel coronavirus that began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China "is evolving and complex," said the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) after its emergency committee convened

Pharmacology - Health - 23.01.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 23.01.2020

Materials Science - Health - 23.01.2020
Audio explainer: Exploring the fields of bioprinting and biohybrid materials
Audio explainer: Exploring the fields of bioprinting and biohybrid materials
The following audio excerpt and transcript features an explanation of bioprinting and biohybrid materials by MIT graduate student Rachel Smith of the Mediated Matter Group at the Media Lab.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.01.2020
Antiviral treatments inspire new kind of cancer drug
Antiviral treatments inspire new kind of cancer drug
An effort to thwart viral diseases like hepatitis or the common cold led to a new collaboration and a novel class of cancer drugs that appears effective in mice. Stanford virologist Jeffrey Glenn did not set out to tackle cancer. For years, he and his lab have worked to develop new ways of battling viruses like the ones that cause hepatitis delta and the common cold - but the lessons they've learned fighting viruses has led to a new kind of drug that has been effective at treating cancer in mice.

Health - Art and Design - 22.01.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 21.01.2020
American dreams come true for Fulbright scholars
American dreams come true for Fulbright scholars
University of Queensland scientists are heading ‘stateside' with the support of 2020 Fulbright scholarships.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.01.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 21.01.2020
European Commission approves Roche’s Polivy for people with previously treated aggressive lymphoma
Novel combination regimen includes first-in-class antibody-drug conjugate that specifically targets CD79b Targeted off-the-shelf treatment provides much-needed new option for people with relapsed or

Pharmacology - Health - 20.01.2020
Novartis announces EU approval of Mayzent (siponimod) for adult patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) with active disease
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG Mayzent (siponimod) is the first and only oral treatment specifically indicated for patients with secondary progressive multiple s

Health - Life Sciences - 20.01.2020
Team win ¤22.5m EU funding to develop rapid test for serious illnesses
Team win ¤22.5m EU funding to develop rapid test for serious illnesses
A rapid test to diagnose severe illnesses, using personalised gene signatures, is being developed by scientists at Imperial College London.

Health - 17.01.2020

Life Sciences - Health - 17.01.2020
Seven Questions with... Shail Bhatt
This week MSci Cell Biology student Shail Bhatt shares his experience taking part in UCL's Global Citizenship Programme and as a student quality reviewer where he worked in partnership with staff to improve teaching at UCL.

Health - Pedagogy - 17.01.2020
UChicago surgeon gives cochlear implants to two generations: a father and infant son
The audiologist clicked a link on her computer screen, and 10-month-old Dennis Hill perked up. His eyes began to dart around the room.

Health - Life Sciences - 16.01.2020
Ground-breaking ceremony for
Ground-breaking ceremony for "Research Campus East"
At a traditional ground-breaking ceremony today (January 16), building work began officially on a large-scale project worth millions at Coesfelder Kreuz - the so-called Research Campus East, where a l

Life Sciences - Health - 16.01.2020
Jumbo Undertaking: Elephant Milk Under the Microscope
UC San Diego and San Diego Zoo Global collaborate to improve overall health and survival of elephant calves An elephant calf drinks milk from the mother at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.01.2020
We must be smarter about how we use antibiotics, says Imperial researcher
Not enough focus is being paid to using antibiotics more appropriately to minimise the threat of drug-resistant bugs, said an expert in a recent talk. Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases at Imperial College London and Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, is leading a newly created centre to tackle drug-resistant infections.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.01.2020
Involving family in care for bipolar disorder helps children and teens stay healthier, longer
In a UCLA-led study, children and adolescents with a high risk for developing bipolar disorder stayed healthier for longer periods when their family members participated in their psychotherapy sessions.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.01.2020
Drug resistance is "up there with climate change" as a global threat
The threat posed by drug resistant infections should be taken as seriously as climate change, says an Imperial expert.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.01.2020
Genome editing at the crossroads of scandal and cure
Genetic modification of babies in China one year ago was universally condemned. At the same time, CRISPR treatments are on their way into our clinics.

Life Sciences - Health - 15.01.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 14.01.2020
A life's work for stem cell research
A life’s work for stem cell research
"Tech-Histories Alive" on January 21 with Prof. Christian Peschel A life's work for stem cell research Today blood stem cells are frequently used in therapy to treat leukemia and lymphoma.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.01.2020
New heart disease drug to be made available to NHS patients through ground-breaking collaboration
Up to 30,000 lives could be saved over the next decade thanks to a proposed pioneering government collaboration with pharmaceutical company Novartis to tackle heart disease - a leading cause of death in the UK.

Health - 13.01.2020
Smokers have become less dependent but also less motivated to stop
Smokers today show fewer signs of dependence than a decade ago but are less inclined to try to stop smoking, according to a study led by researchers at UCL.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.01.2020
Project aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for patients with anaemia
Ambulatory care specialists at the University of Birmingham, with support from Vifor Pharma UK Limited (VPUK), are working to develop and implement a population based anaemia diagnosis and treatment decision support service for routine healthcare delivery.

Pharmacology - Health - 10.01.2020
New partnership with international pharmaceutical company provides up to $10 million for drug development research at U-M
New partnership with international pharmaceutical company provides up to $10 million for drug development research at U-M
The University of Michigan and Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company have launched a partnership to accelerate the development of potential new medicines for a wide range of diseases. The new venture will provide up to a total of $10 million in financial support and in-kind industry resources to move various promising drug-discovery research projects within the university toward the ultimate goal of new therapies for patients.

Health - Pharmacology - 10.01.2020
Cancer researchers call for ambitious survival targets for the 2020s
The NHS should raise their five-year lung cancer survival targets to 35% by 2030, concludes a new 'state of the nation' policy report conducted by UCL.

Health - Materials Science - 10.01.2020
COPD care and composite creations: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From new research into lung disease treatment in the UK, to a grant to develop high performance polymer composites, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Life Sciences - Health - 09.01.2020
Stanford biochemist David Hogness, a founder of genomics, dies at 94
See us on twitter See us on youtube See us on linkedin See us on instagram David Hogness, a biochemist whose work was foundational to the fields of developmental biology and genomics, died Dec.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.01.2020
At gun safety events, 40% of gun owners reported not locking all household guns - even around kids
At gun safety events, 40% of gun owners reported not locking all household guns - even around kids
While waiting for free firearm storage devices at gun safety events held in sporting goods stores across Washington, nearly 3,000 people filled out a one-page survey asking how they stored guns at home and other household information.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2020
First patient for Parkinson's disease trial recruited
First patient for Parkinson’s disease trial recruited
The trial, funded by a £2.1 million grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) , will test whether a commonly prescribed dementia drug could prevent debilitating falls for people with the disease.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.01.2020
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