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Pharmacology - Health - 10.08.2020
FDA approves Roche’s Evrysdi (risdiplam) for treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in adults and children 2 months and older
In two clinical trials, Evrysdi improved motor function in people living with SMA over a broad spectrum of ages and levels of disease severity, including Types 1, 2, and 3 SMA Evrysdi helped infants

Health - 10.08.2020
Opinion: Why did England have Europe’s worst Covid figures? The answer starts with austerity
In an op-ed for the Guardian, Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Health) comments how increased life expectancy, growing health inequalities and a decrease in local UK Government spending all contributed to England having the worst Covid-19 death rates in Europe.

Health - 10.08.2020
A scientist’s plea on coronavirus: now is not the time to relax
Dr Lena Ciric (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) urges people not to be complacent about UK Government guidelines on social distancing and to remain careful when going out and seeing others.

Social Sciences - Health - 09.08.2020
Researchers warn of impact of ’lost decade’ in adult social care
The crisis is partly the result of a 'lost decade' in which policymakers systematically failed to act on alarms raised back in 2010, say the researchers. Photograph:Dorminik Lange Urgent reform of the funding of UK adult social care is needed to save a desperately overstretched system which has now reached breaking point, warn policy experts at the University of Birmingham.

Environment - Health - 07.08.2020
British and Indian experts join forces to battle ’superbugs’
University of Birmingham experts are joining forces with their counterparts in India to investigate the impact that antibiotic manufacturing has on the spread of potentially fatal drug-resistant infections or ‘superbugs'.

Environment - Health - 07.08.2020
British and Indian experts join forces to battle ’superbugs’
University of Birmingham experts are joining forces with their counterparts in India to investigate the impact that antibiotic manufacturing has on the spread of potentially fatal drug-resistant infections or ‘superbugs'.

Health - 07.08.2020
’Cummings effect’ led to loss of confidence in UK Government
Public confidence in the UK Government's ability to handle the Covid-19 pandemic dropped sharply following the news that Dominic Cummings, senior aide to the Prime Minister, had seemingly broken lockdown rules, finds new analysis by UCL researchers.

Pharmacology - Health - 07.08.2020
UK-India experts’ drive to stop antibiotic waste creating more ’superbugs’
Waste generated by India's drug manufacturing industry could be damaging environmental bacteria and creating ‘superbugs' that are resistant to antibiotics - prompting a UK-India scientific intervention. British and Indian researchers are joining forces to investigate the impact of waste release on microbial ecosystems - determining how much active antibiotic is released and which other potentially toxic chemicals are contained in the waste that may affect bacteria.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.08.2020
UK-India experts’ drive to stop antibiotic waste creating more ’superbugs’
Waste generated by India's drug manufacturing industry could be damaging environmental bacteria and creating ‘superbugs' that are resistant to antibiotics - prompting a UK-India scientific intervention.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.08.2020
Qualcomm Institute-based Startup Receives Funding to Continue Development of Opioid Sensor
CARI Therapeutics, a member of UC San Diego's Qualcomm Institute Innovation Space , has received additional funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) to refine their tiny implantable biosensor that could help combat the deadly and destructive opioid crisis in the United States.

Health - Economics / Business - 06.08.2020
Worries about COVID-19 divide along racial, ethnic lines, state poll finds
People of color are a large part of the low-paid service sector workforce that keeps the U.S. economy functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health - Social Sciences - 06.08.2020
Mental health concerns: New survey finds majority of LGBTQ+ community showing signs of stress and depression
“Similarly, the results show unambiguously that younger LGBTQ+ people in the sample had markedly higher levels of stress and depressive symptoms during the pandemic than older LGBTQ+ people.

Health - 06.08.2020
Preventive Measures against Heat Contribute to Health Protection
Preventive Measures against Heat Contribute to Health Protection
On behalf of the Federal Office of Public Health, the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) analysed the health consequences of the hot and dry summer of 2019 and compared it to the hot summers of 2003, 2015 and 2018. The results were published this week in the report "Health effects of heat in Switzerland and the importance of prevention measures".

Life Sciences - Health - 06.08.2020
New Partnership Seeds Microbiome Research
At the February workshop organized by the National Microbiome Data Collaborative, the MOU creating the Tri-institutional Partnership for Microbiome Research was formally signed.

Life Sciences - Health - 06.08.2020
For Regents Scholars, Matchmaking is a Research Affair
UC San Diego's initiative gives freshmen an early start in research As an incoming freshman, Luke Sztajnkrycer was given an opportunity to do something off limits to most first-year college students: work in the lab of a faculty researcher whose work mirrored his own academic interests.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.08.2020
University of Minnesota expands clinical investigation of engineered iPSC-derived natural killer cells, opening U.S. clinical trial for the treatment of COVID-19
The first patient has received treatment in a new clinical trial that has opened at the University of Minnesota to test whether a novel cell therapy currently under clinical investigation as a treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and lymphoma can be effective as a treatment for COVID-19.

Social Sciences - Health - 05.08.2020
Online 'booster' improves attitudes toward hearing health among farm youths
Online ’booster’ improves attitudes toward hearing health among farm youths
Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Researchers at the University of Michigan are interested in changing the behavior of some 2 million farm youths affected by hazardous noise exposure and hearing loss in the United States.

Life Sciences - Health - 05.08.2020
Implanted Neural Stem Cell Grafts Show Functionality in Spinal Cord Injuries
In mouse studies, the specialized grafts integrated with host networks and behaved much like neurons in a healthy, undamaged spinal cord Using stem cells to restore lost functions due to spinal cord injury (SCI) has long been an ambition of scientists and doctors.

Sport - Health - 05.08.2020
Grad student’s research focuses on ’cutting’ from sports teams
When high schools cut athletes from sports teams it can be a painful for those who didn't make the team.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.08.2020
Imitation May Be a Sincere Form of Treatment
NIH to launch study of experimental monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID-19; a Q&A with the trial's protocol chair: Davey Smith, MD, at UC San Diego School of Medicine Neutralizing antibodies are th

Pharmacology - Health - 05.08.2020
Novartis announces NEJM publication of Phase III ASCLEPIOS trials demonstrating superior efficacy of ofatumumab in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis
Ofatumumab is a targeted B-cell therapy that delivers superior efficacy with a similar safety profile when compared with teriflunomide, a commonly prescribed oral treatment for multiple sclerosis 1

Health - 05.08.2020

Health - Economics / Business - 05.08.2020
Rural areas have higher individual health insurance premiums and fewer plan choices
A study by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health examining the choice and pricing of individual health insurance plans across the U.S. found that rural areas have the fewest options and pay the highest premiums.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.08.2020
Suggests embryos could be susceptible to coronavirus as early as second week of pregnancy
Suggests embryos could be susceptible to coronavirus as early as second week of pregnancy
Genes that are thought to play a role in how the SARS-CoV-2 virus infects our cells have been found to be active in embryos as early as during the second week of pregnancy, say scientists at the University of Cambridge and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

Health - 04.08.2020
Covid-19 leaves unpaid carers without physical and mental health treatment
Carers have had to provide more care for older, disabled or seriously ill relatives or friends, and millions more people took on an unpaid caring role.

Pharmacology - Health - 04.08.2020
Novartis announces Kymriah meets primary endpoint at interim analysis of pivotal study in follicular lymphoma
Global ELARA trial demonstrated clinically meaningful benefit in patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) follicular lymphoma (FL) as measured by complete response rate Kymriah previously receive

Health - Social Sciences - 04.08.2020
Mental health impact of ’lockdown fatigue’ requires urgent response
Serious concerns are being raised about people's capacity to comply with Victoria's new lockdown orders and the mental health impacts of such prolonged social isolation, writes Professor Ian Hickie.

Health - Computer Science - 04.08.2020

Economics / Business - Health - 04.08.2020
Masks mandates have major impact
Analysis shows requiring masks for public-facing U.S. business employees on April 1 would have saved tens of thousands of lives. The research described in this article has been published as a working paper but has not yet been peer-reviewed by experts in the field. Masks reduce the spread of Covid-19.

Health - Innovation - 03.08.2020
UCL receives Research England grant as part of TenU
UCL, working in partnership with ten of the world's top universities, has been awarded a share of 1.5 million in two grants from The Research England Development (RED) Fund to share and develop improved approaches to commercialising university research for societal and economic benefit, both internationally and in the UK.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.08.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 03.08.2020
Company Co-Founded by Caltech Researcher to Participate in COVID-Testing Push
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