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Health - Business / Economics - 27.09.2009
Sheffield report analyses effects of minimum pricing for alcohol in Scotland
A University of Sheffield report, commissioned by the Scottish Government to help ministers make decisions about alcohol policy, shows that minimum pricing combined with an off-licence discount ban could reduce alcohol consumption and have significant effects on reducing alcohol-related harm. The findings, which were published today (28 September 2009) by the Scottish Government, are the results of an independent academic study.

Health - 24.09.2009
Study of new swine flu vaccines for children
University of Oxford paediatricians are looking for 250 children to take part in a study of the two swine flu vaccines due to be used in the UK this winter.

Health - Life Sciences - 24.09.2009
New research to explore statin side effects
New research to explore statin side effects
PA 251/09 They have been hailed as wonder drugs - lowering cholesterol and helping heart patients recover their health - but side effects of some statin therapies may be loss of muscle mass and premature fatigue, especially in older people, the largest patient group taking them. In older people there is a clear relationship between the maintenance of muscle mass and quality of life and longevity.

Health - Life Sciences - 24.09.2009
Record-breaking grants year for UCLA School of Nursing; funding tops $18M
The UCLA School of Nursing is well on its way to fulfilling one of they key goals Dean Courtney Lyder set when he took the reins a year ago: enhancing the school's research structure.

Health - 23.09.2009
Cafe Scientifique in the Print Room Cafe
The Crucible Centre at UCL is running a 'café scientifique? from the Print Room Cafe on the first Thursday of every month at 6pm. Each month a speaker (or speakers) is invited to give a brief talk (a maximum of 20 minutes) about a scientific issue and the audience is then invited to join in informal discussion about what they have heard.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 23.09.2009
Q&A: UCL computer scientist hails runaway success of iphone stethoscope
Peter Bentley readily admits he developed a piece of software that turned an iphone into a stethoscope as a bit of ‘fun'.

Health - 23.09.2009
Cafe Scientifique in the Print Room Cafe
The Crucible Centre at UCL is running a 'café scientifique? from the Print Room Cafe on the first Thursday of every month at 6pm. Each month a speaker (or speakers) is invited to give a brief talk (a maximum of 20 minutes) about a scientific issue and the audience is then invited to join in informal discussion about what they have heard.

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 23.09.2009
Q&A: UCL computer scientist hails runaway success of iphone stethoscope
Peter Bentley readily admits he developed a piece of software that turned an iphone into a stethoscope as a bit of ‘fun'.

Health - 23.09.2009
Patient panel for skin disease research
Patient panel for skin disease research
PA 250/09 People who suffer from skin disease are being asked to help make research more effective by joining a new ‘Patient Panel'.

Health - Environment - 22.09.2009
New research shows small increase in hospital mortality rates in the first week of August
New research shows small increase in hospital mortality rates in the first week of August
New research shows small increase in hospital mortality rates in the first week of August Study finds six percent higher mortality rate for people admitted in an emergency on first Wednesday in Augus

Health - 22.09.2009
Improving maternity care in Africa
Improving health facilities and access to drugs could mean 60,000 fewer maternal deaths in Africa per year from post-partum bleeding and sepsis, according to a UCL study.

Health - 22.09.2009
Improving maternity care in Africa
Improving health facilities and access to drugs could mean 60,000 fewer maternal deaths in Africa per year from post-partum bleeding and sepsis, according to a UCL study.

Health - Life Sciences - 22.09.2009
Rethinking Alzheimer’s disease and its treatment targets
The standard explanation for what causes Alzheimer's is known as the amyloid hypothesis, which posits that the disease results from of an accumulation of the peptide amyloid beta, the toxic protein f

Health - Life Sciences - 21.09.2009
Stem cell research awareness day
Links: UCL Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine UCL iPSC working group members 2009 Stem Cell Awareness Day UCL podcasts: Stem cell research - the science, the methods and the applications UCL will this week mark Stem Cell Awareness Day (23 September) in a tradition honoured within research universities across the world.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.09.2009
Stem cell research awareness day
Links: UCL Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine UCL iPSC working group members 2009 Stem Cell Awareness Day UCL podcasts: Stem cell research - the science, the methods and the applications UCL will this week mark Stem Cell Awareness Day (23 September) in a tradition honoured within research universities across the world.

Law - Health - 21.09.2009
UM Establishes Nation's First Therapeutic Jurisprudence Center
UM Establishes Nation’s First Therapeutic Jurisprudence Center
September 22, 2009 — Coral Gables — The University of Miami School of Law announces the establishment of the Therapeutic Jurisprudence Center.

Health - Administration - 21.09.2009
Study of UCLA hospital relocation provides insights for disaster planning
By restricting elective surgeries, limiting incoming transfers and enhancing the efficiency of the discharge process, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center was able to reduce capacity before its relocati

Health - Business / Economics - 21.09.2009
Whither healthcare reform Policy experts at Berkeley offer insights and predictions on the debate
Whither healthcare reform Policy experts at Berkeley offer insights and predictions on the debate
BERKELEY — National healthcare reform continues to dominate the headlines, with Congress laboring over various proposals and President Obama making his case for reform to the public.

Health - Chemistry - 20.09.2009
Bradbury Science Museum takes part in Smithsonian’s Museum Day Sept. 26
Los Alamos, New Mexico, September 21, 2009 - Los Alamos National Laboratory's Bradbury Science Museum is participating in the Smithsonian's fifth annual Museum Day on Saturday, September 26.

Health - 18.09.2009
Ooo, my knee!
Ooo, my knee!
PA 248/09 Once we reach the age of 55 there's a 25 per cent chance that we will be suffering from bad knees. Of that 25 per cent, half will experience some sort of associated disability, such as difficulty carrying out everyday activities, and most of us will have reached for the painkillers. However, experts at The University of Nottingham have just completed one of the largest and longest running studies of its kind which backs up international recommendations emphasising the importance of lifestyle interventions to ease those painful knees.

Health - Administration - 18.09.2009
UCLA Breathmobile hits the road to help kids with asthma
Children in Southern California may soon be breathing a little easier, thanks to the UCLA Breathmobile, an asthma clinic on wheels that provides free diagnosis, treatment, medication and education at school sites for children with asthma.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.09.2009
Postmenopausal women benefit from endurance training as much as younger women
Postmenopausal women benefit from endurance training as much as younger women
Zinta Zarins with one of the 10 subjects who participated in a study of the cardiovascular effects of endurance training - 60 minutes daily on an exercise bicycle - on postmenopausal women. (Credit: George Brooks/UC Berkeley photo) BERKELEY — Marilyn Graham was 56 when she signed up for a grueling hour of cycling each morning for 12 weeks, occasionally decked out in a mask, a heart monitor and a bag of intravenous fluid and subjected to needle pricks to obtain blood samples.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 16.09.2009
Helping the obese fight loss of muscle function
Helping the obese fight loss of muscle function
PA 243/09 Experts at The University of Nottingham are working on ground-breaking research to determine, for the first time, precisely what damage obesity can inflict on the muscles in our body.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.09.2009
Sending science down the phone: new technology will map research across the world
Sending science down the phone: new technology will map research across the world
Sending science down the phone: new technology will map research across the world New mobile phone software will also help 'citizen scientists', say researchers - %0A " Imperial College London News R

Environment - Health - 15.09.2009
Copenhagen climate change conference vital for human future
Failure to agree radical reductions in carbon dioxide emissions at the Copenhagen climate change conference in December would spell a global health catastrophe, warn Professor Sir Michael Marmot (Dir

Environment - Health - 15.09.2009
Copenhagen climate change conference vital for human future
Failure to agree radical reductions in carbon dioxide emissions at the Copenhagen climate change conference in December would spell a global health catastrophe, warn Professor Sir Michael Marmot (Dir

Health - 15.09.2009
Blind Patient Regains Sight with
Blind Patient Regains Sight with “Eyetooth” Implanted in Her Eye
September 16, 2009 — Miami — Blind for nine years, Sharron 'Kay' Thornton has just regained her sight through a first-in-the-U.S.

Health - 15.09.2009
Identifying genes that may help diagnose and treat cancer
Identifying genes that may help diagnose and treat cancer
PA 240/09 A team of scientists involving The University of Nottingham have helped to identify two genes which could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer patients.

Environment - Health - 15.09.2009
Two UC Berkeley faculty among 10 recipients of $100,000 Heinz Awards
Two UC Berkeley faculty among 10 recipients of $100,000 Heinz Awards
BERKELEY — Two researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, are among 10 recipients being recognized for their environmental achievements with the 15th annual Heinz Awards, announced today (Tuesday, Sept.

Health - Life Sciences - 14.09.2009
Master gene that switches on disease-fighting cells identified by scientists
Master gene that switches on disease-fighting cells identified by scientists
Master gene that switches on disease-fighting cells identified by scientists Imperial-led researchers discover gene that drives blood stem cells to become Natural Killer cells %0A " Imperial College

Health - Life Sciences - 14.09.2009
UCLA School of Dentistry to build new cancer research facility
The UCLA School of Dentistry consistently ranks among the country's top dental schools in National Institutes of Health funding.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.09.2009
Scientists help to identify master gene
UCL scientists have helped to identify the master gene that causes blood stem cells to turn into disease-fighting 'Natural Killer? (NK) immune cells. The discovery could one day help scientists boost the body's production of these frontline tumour-killing cells, creating new ways to treat cancer. The researchers have 'knocked out? the gene in question, known as E4bp4, in a mouse model, creating the world's first animal model entirely lacking NK cells, but with all other blood cells and immune cells intact.

Health - Environment - 13.09.2009
Engineering may be the key to curbing swine flu
A team of UCL experts led by Ka Man Lai (UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering) is investigating how revolutionising the design and building of our living spaces could dramatically reduce the spread of swine flu and other infectious diseases.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.09.2009
Scientists help to identify master gene
UCL scientists have helped to identify the master gene that causes blood stem cells to turn into disease-fighting 'Natural Killer? (NK) immune cells. The discovery could one day help scientists boost the body's production of these frontline tumour-killing cells, creating new ways to treat cancer. The researchers have 'knocked out? the gene in question, known as E4bp4, in a mouse model, creating the world's first animal model entirely lacking NK cells, but with all other blood cells and immune cells intact.

Health - Environment - 13.09.2009
Engineering may be the key to curbing swine flu
A team of UCL experts led by Ka Man Lai (UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering) is investigating how revolutionising the design and building of our living spaces could dramatically reduce the spread of swine flu and other infectious diseases.

Health - Life Sciences - 11.09.2009
Muscle: 'hard to build, easy to lose' as you age
Muscle: ’hard to build, easy to lose’ as you age
PA 233/09 Have you ever noticed that people have thinner arms and legs as they get older? As we age it becomes harder to keep our muscles healthy. They get smaller, which decreases strength and increases the likelihood of falls and fractures. New research is showing how this happens — and what to do about it.

Life Sciences - Health - 10.09.2009
Beanz defences meanz bacteria get evolutionary helping hand
Beanz defences meanz bacteria get evolutionary helping hand
Beanz defences meanz bacteria get evolutionary helping hand Plants' attempts to defend themsleves against pathogens may have surprising side effect %0A " Imperial College London press release Strictl

Health - Social Sciences - 10.09.2009
Vast majority of adolescent deaths occur in low and middle-income countries
A study of global death rates for young people aged 10?24 years shows that the vast majority of deaths in this age group (97%) occur in low- and middle-income countries.

Health - Social Sciences - 10.09.2009
Vast majority of adolescent deaths occur in low and middle-income countries
A study of global death rates for young people aged 10?24 years shows that the vast majority of deaths in this age group (97%) occur in low- and middle-income countries.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.09.2009
Pandemic flu can infect cells deep in the lungs, says new research
Pandemic flu can infect cells deep in the lungs, says new research
Pandemic flu can infect cells deep in the lungs, says new research Study shows pandemic flu binds to extra receptors in the lungs %0A " One in seven cases of bird flu could be prevented by closing sc

Health - Life Sciences - 08.09.2009
UCLH/UCL research showcase
UCLH and UCL will showcase their research work during an open event in London on September 17. The event will present some of the pioneering research work ahead of the second anniversary of the UCLH/UCL National Institute for Health Research Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre (CBRC).

Health - Life Sciences - 08.09.2009
UCLH/UCL research showcase
UCLH and UCL will showcase their research work during an open event in London on September 17. The event will present some of the pioneering research work ahead of the second anniversary of the UCLH/UCL National Institute for Health Research Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre (CBRC).

Health - Life Sciences - 08.09.2009
UCLA hosts conference on successful aging in a high-tech world Oct. 30
The UCLA Center on Aging's second annual "UCLA Technology and Aging Conference: Living Better Longer Through Technology" will feature national academic and industry leaders who will explore cutting-e

Health - Business / Economics - 07.09.2009
Study Examines Why Organizations Repeat Big Mistakes
AUSTIN, Texas - On the 30th anniversary of the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle, recent research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin examines why large organizations as diverse as NASA and BP have a tendency to make the same mistakes again and again, sometimes with serious and far-reaching consequences.

Health - Life Sciences - 06.09.2009
Scientists discover new genetic variation that contributes to diabetes
Scientists discover new genetic variation that contributes to diabetes
Scientists discover new genetic variation that contributes to diabetes Discovery uncovers potential targets to treat type 2 diabetes %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict embargo fo

Health - Life Sciences - 03.09.2009
Research reveals a broccoli boost for arteries
Research reveals a broccoli boost for arteries
Research reveals a broccoli boost for arteries Discovery could explain evidence behind Mums? mantra ?eat your greens? - British Heart Foundation News Release For immediate release Friday 4 September

History / Archeology - Health - 03.09.2009

Health - Computer Science / Telecom - 02.09.2009
Researchers rebuild a voice
A new technique designed to reconstruct the voices of people who have had their vocal cords removed, has been applied by researchers at the University of Sheffield.

Event - Health - 01.09.2009
Los Alamos technology strikes a chord with algal Bbiofuels
Award-winning acoustic focusing technology will help create ?green gold? Los Alamos, New Mexico, September 2, 2009—An award-winning Los Alamos National Laboratory sound-wave technology is helping Solix Biofuels, Inc.

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