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Health - Economics / Business - 09.06.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 08.06.2020
Clean cold experts explore how people in Africa can access COVID-19 vaccine
Scientists are launching a key study to help African nations prepare for the sustainable distribution of an eventual COVID-19 vaccine.

Health - Life Sciences - 08.06.2020

Health - Event - 08.06.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 08.06.2020
The neurobiology of social distance
Never before have we experienced social isolation on a massive scale as we have during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

Health - 05.06.2020
COVID-19: 'R' number increasing across England and highest in North West
COVID-19: ’R’ number increasing across England and highest in North West
The R number for COVID-19 - the number of people an infected individual passes the virus onto - has risen to above 1 in the North West of England and to 1 in the South West, according to the latest findings published by the Medical Research Council Biostatistics Unit at the University of Cambridge.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.06.2020
No clinical benefit from use of hydroxychloroquine in hospitalised patients with COVID-19
A new statement has been released from the Chief Investigators of the Randomised Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY (RECOVERY) Trial on hydroxychloroquine. Professor Peter Horby and Professor Martin Landray, chief investigators of the RECOVERY Trial, said 'In March this year, RECOVERY was established as a randomised clinical trial to test a range of potential drugs for COVID-19, including hydroxycholoroquine.

Health - Administration - 05.06.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 05.06.2020
Are crowd-control weapons dangerous? Very, says UC Berkeley expert
Police officers prepare to fire rubber bullets during a protest in Los Angeles over the death of George Floyd, a black man killed in police custody on May 25 in Minneapolis.

Environment - Health - 05.06.2020
Plastic: the new fantastic?
On World Environment Day, hear how Cambridge researchers are working towards eliminating plastic waste and making best use of one of the most successful materials ever invented. As a chemist I look at plastic and I see an extremely useful material that is rich in chemicals and energy - a material that shouldn't end up in landfills and pollute the environment Erwin Reisner Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society.

Health - Social Sciences - 05.06.2020
New resources on talking to children about illness and death during the COVID-19 pandemic | University of Oxford
The news that children currently face may seem almost unspeakable. But, together, we must find words, and ways, to give voice to their experience and prevent millions of children struggling with their fears and uncertainty alone.

Computer Science - Health - 05.06.2020
Lauzhack, or how to rescue your semester project in three days
The Lauzhack hackathon gave students a chance to redirect their semester projects towards issues related to the coronavirus.

Health - Life Sciences - 05.06.2020
Microbiology offers relief for
Microbiology offers relief for "colicky" babies
Vanesa Rocha Martin is studying how bacteria can be used to treat infant colic. As part of her Pioneer Fellowship, she is now turning her findings into a first-line therapy with a proven effect.

Health - 05.06.2020
Need for speed in COVID-19 digital contact tracing
Australia's COVIDSafe app needs to be faster and have higher uptake rates to be effective as the nation's digital contact tracing solution, according to a working paper released by The University of Queensland's Institute for Social Science Research.

Health - Criminology / Forensics - 04.06.2020
Alumna’s skills assist New York Times’ alarming George Floyd video
Haley Willis, a 2019 UC Berkeley graduate with degrees in sociology and media studies, is now a visual investigations reporter and video producer at the New York Times .

Health - Social Sciences - 04.06.2020
Handgun ownership associated with much higher suicide risk
Men who own handguns are eight times more likely to die of gun suicides than men who don't own handguns, and women who own handguns are 35 times more likely than women who don't.

Health - Economics / Business - 04.06.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 04.06.2020
New resources on talking to children about illness and death during the COVID-19 pandemic
The news that children currently face may seem almost unspeakable. But, together, we must find words, and ways, to give voice to their experience and prevent millions of children struggling with their fears and uncertainty alone.

Health - Computer Science - 04.06.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 04.06.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 04.06.2020
Novartis PREVENT data show Cosentyx helps patients realize early and lasting relief in axial spondyloarthritis
Phase III PREVENT data show Cosentyx 150 mg provided significant and sustained improvement in signs and symptoms of non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) up to Week 52 1   nr-axSpA is t

Pharmacology - Health - 04.06.2020
The key lies in the genes
The key lies in the genes
Whether or not patients will respond to a drug can be determined in advance. In this way, side effects can be avoided and patients benefit, writes Ernst Hafen. "All things are poison, and nothing is without poison, the dosage alone makes it so a thing is not a poison." These were the words of Paracelsus, a Swiss physician who recognised back in the 16 th century that every medicine has its benefits and risks, and that for a medicine to work, the individual dose is crucial.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.06.2020
Heralding a new era in protein analytics
Heralding a new era in protein analytics
Systems biologist Paola Picotti receives this year's Rössler Prize for her groundbreaking work in the field of proteomics.

Health - 04.06.2020
Pregnant women are not at greater risk of severe COVID-19 than other women | University of Oxford
Researchers from the , in collaboration with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the Universities of Leeds and Birmingham, Kings and Imperial Colleges London, have published new research that suggests pregnant women are no more likely to become ill with severe COVID-19 than non-pregnant woman.

Health - 03.06.2020
New report confirms deprived areas at higher risk of Covid-19 infection
Following a new report released by the UK Government which identifies risk factors in catching Covid-19, Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Health) adds that the more deprived the area, the higher the mortality from the coronavirus.

Health - Economics / Business - 03.06.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 03.06.2020
University of Minnesota trial shows hydroxychloroquine has no benefit over placebo in preventing COVID-19
Today, University of Minnesota Medical School researchers published the results from the first randomized clinical trial testing hydroxychloroquine for the post-exposure prevention of COVID-19.  The trial results, which were published in the New England Journal of Medicine , determined that hydroxychloroquine was not able to prevent the development of COVID-19 any better than a placebo.

Health - Social Sciences - 03.06.2020
Recommendations to eliminate COVID-19 racial and ethnic disparities in long-term care facilities
Across the U.S., COVID-19 deaths have disproportionately clustered in nursing homes and other long-term care settings.

Computer Science - Health - 02.06.2020
Satellite images, phone data guide pandemic aid in at-risk developing countries
Governments in Bangladesh and other developing countries have turned to the UC Berkeley Center for Effective Global Action for help in using advanced technology to support relief programs for people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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