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Health - Life Sciences - 07:07

Pharmacology - Health - 07:02
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.

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

Pharmacology - Health - 09.01.2020
Contaminating a fake rubber hand could help people overcome OCD
Contaminating a fake rubber hand could help people overcome OCD
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Health - Pharmacology - 09.01.2020
One out of every two transplant recipients at risk of infection
One out of every two transplant recipients at risk of infection
Swiss researchers, including UNIGE, show that 50% of transplant recipients develop severe infections within a year of the operation, which can lead to death.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.01.2020
Novartis ligelizumab (QGE031) more effective than Xolair at inhibiting immunoglobulin E pathway responsible for chronic spontaneous urticaria
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG Data show ligelizumab binds to immunoglobulin E (IgE), a key driver of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU), with significantly hig

Health - 09.01.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 08.01.2020
Heart patients in China may be receiving substandard hospital care
A new study suggests that China needs a national strategy to improve hospital care for heart patients. The study, a collaboration among researchers in China and the United States, appears Jan. 8 in the journal JAMA Network Open. Harlan Krumholz, M.D., cardiologist and director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), is co-senior author of the study along with Chinese researcher Jing Li, M.D. The Chinese government has made heart patient care a priority in the past decade, initiating extensive health care reforms.

Health - Life Sciences - 07.01.2020
U of M Chronic Wasting Disease Resource Center names fourteen international experts to executive committee
The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota established the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Resource Center in August 2019.

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 03.01.2020
That Matters to Maternal Medicine
CMU's AI and human decision-making researchers create an app to improve maternal mortality. Tamar Krishnamurti worries about the alarming rates of preterm birth and maternal mortality in the United States, particularly for black mothers.

Health - Veterinary Science - 02.01.2020
Revolutionary treatment cures beloved family pet
A novel immunotherapy treatment has saved family dog Griffin from a rare type of cancer, thanks to collaborative research at The University of Queensland. The Rottweiler was diagnosed with T cell lymphoma in December 2017 and given three months to live. UQ's Dr Rachel Allavena and her PhD student, veterinarian Dr Annika Oksa, enrolled Griffin in a medical trial that had helped around 30 per cent of dogs suffering from cancer.

Veterinary Science - Health - 31.12.2019
Talking caring for your dog with U of M
As 2020 nears, dog owners may consider setting New Year's resolutions around caring for their furry friends.

Business / Economics - Health - 30.12.2019
Twenty-two UChicago faculty receive named, distinguished service professorships
Twenty-two University of Chicago faculty members have received named professorships or have been appointed distinguished service professors.

Health - Mathematics - 28.12.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 23.12.2019
Theodor-Billroth-Preis an ForscherInnen der MedUni Wien
Der Theodor-Billroth-Preis der Wiener Ärztekammer ging heuer dreigeteilt mit Roman Reindl-Schwaighofer, Philipp Tschandl und Lucian Beer an drei Forscher der MedUni Wien.

Health - 23.12.2019
Simple steps to avoid food poisoning this Christmas
Summer is a 'danger period' for food poisoning in Australia, but there are simple steps we can take to reduce the risk, say researchers at ANU.
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