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Life Sciences - Health - 11.06.2009
Dangerous liaisons: bacterial ‘sex’ causes antibiotic resistance
Dangerous liaisons: bacterial ‘sex’ causes antibiotic resistance
Dangerous liaisons: bacterial ?sex? causes antibiotic resistance Pneumococci with DNA from other species are more resistant to antibiotics, says study - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Und

Health - Life Sciences - 11.06.2009
UCL Partners: managing director and programme directors appointed
Seven key appointments for UCL Partners (UCLP), Europe's largest academic health science centre, were announced today, including a managing director of the partnership and six programme directors who

Health - 10.06.2009
WHO responds to findings of UCL-led commission with landmark resolution
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has agreed a landmark resolution in response to the final report of the UCL-led Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH).

Health - 10.06.2009
WHO responds to findings of UCL-led commission with landmark resolution
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has agreed a landmark resolution in response to the final report of the UCL-led Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH).

Health - 10.06.2009
Mainstreaming disability within the UN Millennium Development Goals
Professor Nora Groce (Leonard Cheshire Disability & Inclusive Development Centre at UCL) chaired the United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Mainstreaming Disability in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), at the World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.06.2009

Health - Life Sciences - 09.06.2009
Fast pandemic detection tool ready to fight flu
Fast pandemic detection tool ready to fight flu
Researchers are developing new tools for rapidly characterizing biological pathogens that could give rise to potentially deadly pandemics such as Influenza A (H1N1). Los Alamos and Agilent Technologies develop first high-throughput system to be deployed at UCLA's new Global Bio Lab LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, June 9, 2009—In a joint effort by national laboratory-, universityand private-sector institutions, researchers are developing new tools for rapidly characterizing biological pathogens that could give rise to potentially deadly pandemics such as Influenza A (H1N1).

Health - Social Sciences - 08.06.2009
Unique new bone research centre opened
The University of Sheffield opened a centre of excellence for bone research today (Tuesday 9 June 2009), to mark a new phase of its outstanding research into bone related diseases in both adults and children.

Health - Economics / Business - 08.06.2009

Health - Chemistry - 05.06.2009
Stimulus funds for UC Berkeley research now total $8.6 million
BERKELEY — With the announcement this week that the University of California, Berkeley, will receive more than $5 million in new research funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment

Health - Psychology - 04.06.2009
Appeal to help the silent sufferers
PA 153/09 A unique research project into the highly sensitive problem of domestic violence towards older women is appealing for more volunteers to come forward to share their past or present experience confidentially.

Health - Environment - 03.06.2009
Commonwealth Health Ministers briefings published
Six briefing papers on managing the health effects of climate change ‘ commissioned from UCL by the Commonwealth Secretariat for the May 2009 meeting of Commonwealth Health Ministers ' have been published.

Health - Environment - 03.06.2009
Commonwealth Health Ministers briefings published
Six briefing papers on managing the health effects of climate change ‘ commissioned from UCL by the Commonwealth Secretariat for the May 2009 meeting of Commonwealth Health Ministers ' have been published.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 03.06.2009
2009 Childhood Obesity Conference addresses new challenges, approaches to improving children's health
BERKELEY — Focusing on proven strategies to improve children's health and prevent obesity is even more important during times of economic turmoil, according to organizers of the upcoming 2009 Childhood Obesity Conference.

Health - Economics / Business - 02.06.2009
Revolutionising the diagnosis of serious disease
Revolutionising the diagnosis of serious disease
PA 151/09 Revolutionary ultrasonic nanotechnology that could allow scientists to see inside a patient's individual cells to help diagnose serious illnesses is being developed by researchers at The University of Nottingham.

Health - Economics / Business - 02.06.2009
Design input accelerates new technologies' route to market
Design input accelerates new technologies’ route to market
PA 150/09 Thermo-chromic window films which regulate room temperature; a heart and breathing rate monitor which could revolutionise the monitoring of babies during childbirth; and improved tests for

Art and Design - Health - 02.06.2009
2009 President's Commencement Remarks
"In Pursuit of Purpose and Meaning" Delivered by President Shirley M. Tilghman June 2, 2009 It is a great pleasure for me to continue Princeton's longstanding tradition of letting the president have the first word at Opening Exercises and the last word at Commencement.

Health - Environment - 01.06.2009
Researchers Develop the First Climate-Based Model to Predict Dengue Fever Outbreaks in the Tropics
Researchers Develop the First Climate-Based Model to Predict Dengue Fever Outbreaks in the Tropics
June 02, 2009 — News story — Scientists use climate variables and vegetation indices to predict and mitigate Dengue epidemics in the American Tropics Dengue Fever (DF) and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) are the most important vector-borne viral diseases in the World.

Health - Chemistry - 31.05.2009
Is your environment damaging your health New Centre aims to find out
Is your environment damaging your health New Centre aims to find out
Is your environment damaging your health? New Centre aims to find out New £5m MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health at Imperial College London and King's College London is launched %0A " The dam

Chemistry - Health - 28.05.2009
Bright Club launches with Lust at the Wilmington Arms
Young Londoners with an appetite for lust got the chance to learn about the subject from every angle at an innovative new variety show this week.

Chemistry - Health - 28.05.2009
Bright Club launches with Lust at the Wilmington Arms
Young Londoners with an appetite for lust got the chance to learn about the subject from every angle at an innovative new variety show this week.

Health - 28.05.2009
Benefit of aspirin for healthy people is uncertain
A new study has shown that, while taking aspirin is beneficial in preventing heart attacks and strokes among people with established cardiovascular disease (secondary prevention), its benefits don't clearly outweigh the risks in healthy people (primary prevention). Researchers at the Clinical Trial Service Unit at the University of Oxford analysed data from a number of primary and secondary prevention trials that had compared long-term aspirin use against controls.

Health - 28.05.2009
Disparities Continue When Treating Breast Cancer
May 29, 2009 — Miller School of Medicine — Researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have found that dramatic disparities in breast cancer outcomes continue to exist for African-American women, regardless of the age at which they are diagnosed, extent of the cancer, type of treatment or socioeconomic status.

Health - 27.05.2009
GP pay incentives have little impact on patient care
The implementation of GPs' performance management and payment scheme has not had the dramatic impact on diabetes care that was predicted when it was introduced five years ago, according to research carried out at the University of Birmingham. The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) was introduced in 2004 and rewards GPs for implementing good practice within surgeries.

Health - Psychology - 27.05.2009
Creativity and emotion new exhibition explores mental health
Creativity and emotion new exhibition explores mental health
PA 146/09 An exhibition examining the interaction between creativity and mental health is showcasing the work of local artists on Jubilee Campus.

Physics - Health - 27.05.2009
Bagger Elected to National Space Biomedical Research Institute Board
Office of News and Information Johns Hopkins University 901 South Bond Street, Suite 540 Baltimore, Maryland 21231 Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9920 Jonathan A. Bagger has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI).

Health - Law - 27.05.2009
Contracts adding legal twist to family health care
Law professor Richard L. Kaplan says the rise in so-called family caregiver agreements is far from a groundswell, and most people still bristle at the notion of being paid to care for parents or other relatives who may have once cared for them.

Physics - Health - 26.05.2009
Capital funding for science research has far reaching benefits says new report
Capital funding for science research has far reaching benefits says new report
Capital funding for science research has far reaching benefits says new report Second Science Research Investment Fund has supported 15 different projects at Imperial - %0A " Wednesday 27 May 2009 By

Health - 26.05.2009
Fatal Neglect: Forgotten issues in child health A UCL Global Health Symposium
Members of the UCL community are invited to the next UCL Institute for Global Health Symposium, 'Fatal Neglect: Forgotten issues in child health', on 10 June 2009.

Health - Chemistry - 26.05.2009
Advancing DNA research safely and securely
Jeremy Garson (UCL Centre for Virology) and Jim Huggett (UCL Centre for Infectious Diseases and International Health) have been at the heart of developing a new set of guidelines on the way scientists the world over use qPCR - a technology crucial to forensic analysis and diagnosing diseases. Below Huggett explains how and why they went about it.

Health - 26.05.2009
Fatal Neglect: Forgotten issues in child health A UCL Global Health Symposium
Members of the UCL community are invited to the next UCL Institute for Global Health Symposium, 'Fatal Neglect: Forgotten issues in child health', on 10 June 2009.

Health - Chemistry - 26.05.2009
Advancing DNA research safely and securely
Jeremy Garson (UCL Centre for Virology) and Jim Huggett (UCL Centre for Infectious Diseases and International Health) have been at the heart of developing a new set of guidelines on the way scientists the world over use qPCR - a technology crucial to forensic analysis and diagnosing diseases. Below Huggett explains how and why they went about it.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.05.2009
UCL town meeting: Developmental cognitive neuroscience new venue
Staff are advised that the 'town meeting? on developmental cognitive neuroscience on 9 June 2009 will now be held at the Kennedy Lecture Theatre in the UCL Institute of Child Health due to the high number of participants.

Art and Design - Health - 26.05.2009
Chancellor Block ’greatly concerned’ about budget deficit
Category: Academics & Faculty , Arts & Humanities , Campus News , Health Sciences , Research , Student Affairs To the Campus Community: In the wake of last Tuesday's election, we are all greatly concerned about the budget deficit and its impact on the University of California and UCLA.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.05.2009
Beyond cochlear implants: awakening the deafened brain
Beyond cochlear implants: awakening the deafened brain
PA 144/09 Pioneering research, being carried out in Nottingham, into the development of cochlear implants — hearing devices that convert sound into neural signals — and the future of this technology will feature in a special focus on Tuesday 26 May 2009. The focus issue ‘How do we hear?' looks at the neurobiology of hearing and highlights the work of the MRC Institute of Hearing Research (IHR) and the National Biomedical Research Unit in Hearing (NBRUH) in partnership with The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH).

Health - Event - 25.05.2009
Award for pioneering stem cell research to mend broken bones
Award for pioneering stem cell research to mend broken bones
Award for pioneering stem cell research to mend broken bones New funding could lead to the development of new and better treatments for broken bones and other orthopaedic problems %0A > Tuesday 26

Health - Life Sciences - 25.05.2009
Award for pioneering stem cell research to mend broken bones
PA 142/09 The University of Nottingham has been awarded £1.12m to play its part in pioneering research which could lead to the development of new and better treatments for broken bones and other orthopaedic problems associated with ageing.

Health - Architecture - 21.05.2009

Economics / Business - Health - 21.05.2009

Health - Administration - 20.05.2009
Pioneering new ways to help cancer survivors
Researchers at the University of Sheffield, in conjunction with the North Trent Cancer Network, have today (21 May 2009) announced the launch of two pioneering projects to gain more knowledge about the problems faced by cancer survivors, from 16 years to old age.

Health - Environment - 20.05.2009
UCL at Commonwealth and WHO health meetings
Shortly after the publication of the UCL?Lancet Commission on Managing the Health Effects of Climate Change report, UCL was represented at the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting on Health & Cl

Health - Environment - 20.05.2009
UCL Town Meeting on Risk & Disaster Reduction
UCL Town Meeting on Risk & Disaster Reduction
A UCL Town Meeting on Risk & Disaster Reduction (RDR), held on 20 May 2009, heard that the number and severity of disasters worldwide was growing, and that to reduce both risk of disasters and disasters themselves would require the application of the breadth of UCL's expertise.

Health - Environment - 20.05.2009
UCL at Commonwealth and WHO health meetings
Shortly after the publication of the UCL?Lancet Commission on Managing the Health Effects of Climate Change report, UCL was represented at the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting on Health & Cl

Health - History / Archeology - 19.05.2009

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