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Health - Pharmacology - 28.10.2009
Novartis biological drug Ilaris® approved in EU to treat children and adults with CAPS, a rare debilitating auto-inflammatory disease
28.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Ilaris is a monoclonal antibody that selectively targets and blocks interleukin-1 beta (IL-1Ɵ), the trigger for inflammation and tissue damage in CAPS pat

Environment - Health - 27.10.2009
Expect the unexpected when adapting to climate change in Africa, says leading researcher
Expect the unexpected when adapting to climate change in Africa, says leading researcher
Expect the unexpected when adapting to climate change in Africa, says leading researcher Professor Sir Gordon Conway publishes paper on climate change in Africa %0A " Imperial College London news rel

Health - 27.10.2009
Scientists use world's fastest supercomputer to create the largest HIV evolutionary tree
Scientists use world’s fastest supercomputer to create the largest HIV evolutionary tree
Researchers are using the supercomputer to analyze vast quantities of genetic sequences from HIV infected people in the hope of zeroing in on possible vaccine target areas.

Health - Event - 26.10.2009
Major research collaboration will improve British athletes’ performance on world stage
Major research collaboration will improve British athletes’ performance on world stage
Major research collaboration will improve British athletes? performance on world stage Imperial and partners launch £8.5 million sporting initiative %0A " For Immediate Release Tuesday 27 Octo

Health - Physics - 26.10.2009
NCI awards $15.2 million to create Princeton Physical Sciences-Oncology Center
Princeton - Princeton Princeton University physical scientists will partner with researchers at four other institutions to explore the driving forces behind the evolution of cancer under a five-year, $15.2 million award from the National Cancer Institute.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.10.2009
New $16 million center to push, pinch and probe cancer cells & tissues
BERKELEY — The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded the University of California, Berkeley, $15.7 million over five years to allow physical scientists and engineers to open a new front in the war on cancer.

Event - Health - 25.10.2009
Innovation and creativity wins top award for Imperial researchers at awards ceremony
Innovation and creativity wins top award for Imperial researchers at awards ceremony
Innovation and creativity wins top award for Imperial researchers at awards ceremony Institute of Biomedical Engineering wins prestigious Times Higher Education award %0A " Monday 26 October 2009 By

Pharmacology - Health - 23.10.2009
Novartis receives approval in the European Union for Exforge HCT®, a new 3-in-1 treatment for high blood pressure
23.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Basel , October 23, 2009 - The European Commission has granted Novartis marketing authorization for Exforge HCT" a new 3-in-1 treatment for people with high blood pressure.

Health - 22.10.2009
Patients with skin disease deserve better treatment
Patients with skin disease deserve better treatment
PA 273/09 Better access to specialists, more relevant training for health professionals and the introduction of reliable data to manage services effectively — these are the recommendations of a

Health - Pharmacology - 22.10.2009
Novartis delivers strong new product momentum and operational performance in first nine months of 2009
22.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Net income of USD 6.1 billion down 8% due to negative currency impact, Alcon-related financing costs and USD 189 million of associated companies cha

Health - 21.10.2009
Focal therapy and prostate cancer
UCL researcher Hashim Uddin Ahmed is conducting a series of world-first trials into an alternative form of treatment for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting men in the UK, with conventional treatment for the disease causing many distressing sid effects. Mr Ahmed is a Medical Research Council Clinical Research Fellow in the UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science.

Health - 21.10.2009
Focal therapy and prostate cancer
UCL researcher Hashim Uddin Ahmed is conducting a series of world-first trials into an alternative form of treatment for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting men in the UK, with conventional treatment for the disease causing many distressing sid effects. Mr Ahmed is a Medical Research Council Clinical Research Fellow in the UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science.

Business / Economics - Health - 21.10.2009
At LANL-sponsored networking forum— Businesses make their pitch for Recovery Act work
At LANL-sponsored networking forum— Businesses make their pitch for Recovery Act work
Lab hosts ?speed-dating? event POJOAQUE, New Mexico, October 22, 2009— Los Alamos National Laboratory today hosted a business “speed-dating” event for Recovery Act subcontractors&md

Health - 21.10.2009
Older workers are the healthy 'survivors' of the workplace
Older workers are the healthy ’survivors’ of the workplace
PA 271/09 Experts at The University of Nottingham say our stress levels at work peak when we reach about 50 to 55 years of age and decrease as we head towards retirement. In the first comprehensive report into age related stress and health at work to be carried out in Britain researchers from the Institute of Work, Health and Organisations also found that the effects of stress in our working lives can stay with us well into retirement.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.10.2009
Standards for a new genomic era
Standards for a new genomic era
A team of geneticists has recently proposed a set of standards designed to elucidate the quality of publicly available genetic sequencing information.

Life Sciences - Health - 20.10.2009
First Venture Research Fellowship awarded to Dr Nick Lane
Press Release Media coverage The first UCL Venture Research Fellowship has been awarded to Nick Lane, UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment.

Life Sciences - Health - 20.10.2009
First Venture Research Fellowship awarded to Dr Nick Lane
Press Release Media coverage The first UCL Venture Research Fellowship has been awarded to Nick Lane, UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment.

Environment - Health - 20.10.2009
CSIS and Knight Center for International Media Launch Yearlong Event Series
October 21, 2009 — Washington, D.C. — The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) and the University of Miami Knight Center for International Media are pleased t

Health - Pharmacology - 20.10.2009
New Phase II data show ACZ885 gave better pain relief and flare prevention for patients with chronic gout than an injectable corticosteroid
20.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Basel, October 20, 2009 - New Phase II results show that the novel biological therapy ACZ885 (canakinumab) is significantly more effective than an injectab

Pharmacology - Health - 20.10.2009
Novartis drug Tasigna® meets primary endpoint in pivotal trial against Glivec® as first-line treatment in chronic myeloid leukemia patients
20.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Basel, October 20, 2009 - Novartis announced today that TasignaĀ® (nilotinib) met its primary endpoint in the first head-to-head comparison with the company's groundbreaking drug GlivecĀ® (imatinib).

Health - 19.10.2009
New films show how patients are benefiting from Academic Health Science Centre
New films show how patients are benefiting from Academic Health Science Centre
New films show how patients are benefiting from Academic Health Science Centre Four new short films launched to celebrate the second birthday of the Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC).

Environment - Health - 19.10.2009
Age of Stupid director attends screening and discussion
Franny Armstrong (UCL Zoology 1994), director of 'The Age of Stupid', participated in an audience discussion following the film's screening at UCL on 19 October 2009.

Environment - Health - 19.10.2009
Age of Stupid director attends screening and discussion
Franny Armstrong (UCL Zoology 1994), director of 'The Age of Stupid', participated in an audience discussion following the film's screening at UCL on 19 October 2009.

Pharmacology - Health - 19.10.2009
Novartis receives Complete Response letter from FDA for QAB149, an investigational bronchodilator for COPD
19.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Basel, October 19, 2009 - Novartis has received a Complete Response letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of the US regulatory revi

Health - Pharmacology - 19.10.2009
Leading Dengue and TB scientists discuss new clinical research approaches and models of excellence for clinical research and trials in endemic regions
19.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis NEHCRI is a unique role model for clinical TB and Dengue research in endemic regions, utilizing local input to build capacity and develop health infrastruc

Health - Linguistics / Literature - 19.10.2009
U. of I. professors featured in exhibit about body-mind-spirit connection
Taiji master Yang Yang, an adjunct professor of kinesiology at the University of Illinois, is featured in a new, permanent exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

Health - Life Sciences - 19.10.2009
Amphetamine use in adolescence may impair adult working memory
University of Illinois psychology professor Joshua Gulley and his colleagues found that amphetamine use in adolescence can lead to long-term impairments in memory. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, lll. Rats exposed to high doses of amphetamines at an age that corresponds to the later years of human adolescence display significant memory deficits as adults - long after the exposure ends, researchers report.

Health - Business / Economics - 15.10.2009
Sheffield expert to lead new research into alcohol policy
A team of national and international experts, led by an academic at the University of Sheffield, has been awarded funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to look at new methods of researching addiction.

Health - Administration - 14.10.2009
New research reveals 41% increase in children's short stay hospital admissions
New research reveals 41% increase in children’s short stay hospital admissions
New research reveals 41% increase in children's short stay hospital admissions Researchers say the increase may be linked to problems accessing out-of-hours primary care services - %0A " Imperial Col

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.10.2009
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes New Imperial-led project aims to support farmers to provide healthy food for children - %0A " Imperial College London News Release For I

Health - 13.10.2009
UCLA gets $4.8M to create Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center
The UCLA School of Public Health has received a major grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to establish a center that will facilitate research to strengthen th

Pharmacology - Health - 12.10.2009
Novartis enters into agreement for exclusive US and Canadian rights to Fanapt(TM), an FDA-approved oral therapy for schizophrenia
12.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Basel, October 12, 2009 - Novartis Pharma AG has entered into an agreement for exclusive US and Canadian rights to Fanapt(TM) (iloperidone), a new oral med

Health - Life Sciences - 12.10.2009
Ironing out the genetic cause of hemoglobin problems
Ironing out the genetic cause of hemoglobin problems
Ironing out the genetic cause of hemoglobin problems Gene associated with hemoglobin regulation identified in new research - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict embargo for 18&per

Health - Social Sciences - 12.10.2009
Sheffield Professor´s research could save NHS millions
A study led by a Sheffield Professor could save the NHS millions a year - by proving that treating leg ulcers with inexpensive dressings works just as well as the widely used expensive alternatives.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.10.2009
UCL co-ordinates project to advance cardiovascular engineering
UCL is co-ordinating a project to help young researchers develop careers in cardiovascular engineering.

Health - Life Sciences - 12.10.2009
UCL co-ordinates project to advance cardiovascular engineering
UCL is co-ordinating a project to help young researchers develop careers in cardiovascular engineering.

Health - 12.10.2009
A new scan for lung diseases
A new scan for lung diseases
People with chronic lung disease and asthma could soon be offered better treatment thanks to a new type of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan being pioneered at The University of Nottingham. A purpose-built MRI research unit has been established to study a range of respiratory diseases. The unit is based at the Queens Medical Centre and will allow doctors to virtually ‘see inside' the lungs of patients using a new, specifically-adapted MRI scanner.

Health - 12.10.2009
Breast tenderness during hormone replacement therapy linked to elevated cancer risk
Women who developed new-onset breast tenderness after starting estrogen plus progestin hormone replacement therapy were at significantly higher risk for developing breast cancer than women on the combination therapy who didn't experience such tenderness, according to a new UCLA study. The research, published in the Oct.

Health - 12.10.2009
National pain research centre will bring hope to millions
National pain research centre will bring hope to millions
PA 264/09 An expert network of doctors and research scientists is forming the world's first national centre for research into understanding pain in arthritis. Backed by medical research charity the Arthritis Research Campaign and The University of Nottingham, it will aim to improve treatments for arthritis - the most common cause of chronic pain - which affects more than ten million people in the UK.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.10.2009
Juggling enhances connections in the brain
The research, funded by the Wellcome Trust and Medical Research Council and published , appears to show improved connectivity in parts of the brain involved in making movements necessary to catch the balls. 'We tend to think of the brain as being static, or even beginning to degenerate, once we reach adulthood,' says Dr Heidi Johansen-Berg of the Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, who led the work.

Health - 08.10.2009
Sugar Canes Conventional Medicines as Curing Agent
Sugar could provide a natural, clean and cost effective alternative to conventional treatments for wounds, a University of Birmingham student has found. A pioneering new study conducted by Moses Murandu into the healing effects of sugar has found that sugar acts to restore to health wounds that have previously failed to heal with conventional medicines.

Life Sciences - Health - 08.10.2009
Scientists Decipher the 3-D Structure of the Human Genome
Cambridge, Mass. October 8, 2009 - Scientists have deciphered the three-dimensional structure of the human genome, paving the way for new insights into genomic function and expanding our understanding of how cellular DNA folds at scales that dwarf the double helix. In a paper featured this week on the cover of the journal Science, they describe a new technology called Hi-C and apply it to answer the thorny question of how each of our cells stows some three billion base pairs of DNA while maintaining access to functionally crucial segments.

Health - Life Sciences - 07.10.2009
UCL and Yale unite to improve global health
UCL and Yale University have formed an alliance to improve global health through scientific research, clinical and educational collaboration.

Health - Life Sciences - 07.10.2009
UCL and Yale unite to improve global health
UCL and Yale University have formed an alliance to improve global health through scientific research, clinical and educational collaboration.

Health - Environment - 07.10.2009
Researchers study pre- and post-Katrina corals
October 08, 2009 — Washington, D.C. — Mass coral bleaching has devastated coral colonies around the world for almost three decades. Now scientists have found that bleaching can make corals more susceptible to disease and, in turn, coral disease can exacerbate the negative effects of bleaching.

Health - Psychology - 07.10.2009
Walking back to happiness
Walking back to happiness
PA 261/09 A unique exercise programme which has been proven to help women living with depression has been unveiled by researchers from The University of Nottingham.

Health - 07.10.2009
Insured African Americans more likely to use emergency room than other insured groups
Yet in a policy brief released today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, researchers found that in California, privately insured African Americans enrolled in HMOs are far more likely to u

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