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Social Sciences - Health - 02.06.2020
Domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic
First major study on the experiences of women and children in Germany Around 3 percent of women in Germany were subject to physical violence at home during the strict lockdown period and 3.6 percent were raped by their partner. In 6.5 percent of all households, children were subjected to violent forms of punishment.

Social Sciences - Health - 02.06.2020
Translating COVID messages vital for Indigenous health
Translating COVID messages vital for Indigenous health
COVID-19 has underlined the urgent need for a coordinated national framework of interpreters and translation services for Australia's Indigenous languages, say leading experts.

Health - Social Sciences - 02.06.2020
Resuming research during COVID-19
Resuming research during COVID-19
A perspective article co-authored by senior research officers from six leading research universities, including Stanford, argues for a gradual, stepwise approach to reopening of academic research that is informed by public health expertise.

Health - 02.06.2020
Acute illnesses and injuries raise seniors’ risk of severe disability
Older patients have a much higher chance of developing a severe disability when they are hospitalized for an acute illness or injury such as a fall, according to a new Yale study.

Health - Social Sciences - 02.06.2020
Coronavirus pandemic worsens food insecurity for low-income adults
As states started closing schools and issuing stay-home orders in March because of the coronavirus, four out of 10 low-income Americans were already struggling to afford enough food for their households, say University of Michigan researchers.

Health - Administration - 02.06.2020

Health - Economics / Business - 02.06.2020

Life Sciences - Health - 01.06.2020
Where mathematics and biology meet
Theoretical population biology - a field focused on mathematical modeling of biological phenomena - informs research in demography, ecology, evolution, epidemiology and genetics. One of the premier journals in the field, started at Stanford, celebrates its 50th anniversary. Theoretical population biology is a field you've likely never heard of but the problems it tackles are familiar subjects within the natural and social sciences, medicine and public health.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.06.2020
Directory errors linked to bills for out-of-network mental health providers
Encountering incorrect information in the directory of an insurance provider is associated with use of out-of-network mental health providers and unexpected bills for outpatient services, researchers led by the Yale School of Public Health found in a new study. The research, done in collaboration with NYU School of Medicine, is published in the journal Health Affairs.

Life Sciences - Health - 01.06.2020
Of virulent viruses and reservoir hosts
As the public health community races to contain the current global pandemic, researchers are working diligently to understand the novel coronavirus.

Health - Life Sciences - 01.06.2020
AMD gives supercomputer to Rice for COVID-19 research
AMD gives supercomputer to Rice for COVID-19 research
CTBP, others will benefit from petaflop system due online in fall AMD is donating a petaflop-scale supercomputer to Rice University to speed progress on pandemic-related research.

Social Sciences - Health - 01.06.2020
Nationwide protests over death of George Floyd: U-M experts can discuss
EXPERTS ADVISORY The recently broadcasted video recording deaths of African American men, including George Floyd in Minneapolis, has sparked protests nationwide.

Social Sciences - Health - 01.06.2020
Impact of children’s loneliness today could manifest in depression for years to come
The research, which draws on over 60 pre-existing, peer-reviewed studies into topics spanning isolation, loneliness and mental health for young people aged four to 21, is published today [1 June] in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry . According to the review - led by the University of Bath in partnership with researchers at Bristol, UCL, Reading and Edinburgh - young people who are lonely might be as much as three times more likely to develop depression in the future, and that the impact of loneliness and depression could last for at least 9 years.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.05.2020
Switzerland's lockdown has sharply reduced the cases of COVID-19
EPFL researchers have modeled the effects of measures taken in the country to slow the spread of coronavirus. According to their estimates, the contamination rate has fallen by between 53% and 92%, depending on the canton, and people's movements have been reduced by 30% to 80%. Have the Swiss government's lockdown measures been effective in stemming the pandemic? That's the question a team of EPFL researchers set out to answer by analyzing data dating back to 28 February, the day the Swiss government banned groupings of over 1,000 people.

Health - Social Sciences - 29.05.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 29.05.2020

Health - 29.05.2020
Esther Duflo's salute to the advanced degree recipients
Esther Duflo’s salute to the advanced degree recipients
"Pick your issue [to address], and go for it with all your heart, all your mind, and all your knowledge.

Health - 29.05.2020
People are optimistic about own Covid-19 risk, pessimistic about society
Most people believe themselves to be less at risk from Covid-19 than others of their own age and gender, indicating an optimism bias, according to a recent UCL survey conducted in the US. The findings, published as a pre-print on  PsyArXiv  ahead of peer review, also show that most people surveyed see Covid-19 as a grave danger to society.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.05.2020

Health - 29.05.2020
Imperial develops coronavirus outbreak simulation tools for 137 countries
Imperial develops coronavirus outbreak simulation tools for 137 countries
Imperial have developed coronavirus outbreak simulation tools for 137 countries to help healthcare services plan their response to the pandemic.

Health - Architecture - 29.05.2020
Structural changes: How the pandemic could influence architecture
Disease has often driven change in architecture and design. Cities cleared slums and opened up public spaces in response to the bubonic plague, and widened boulevards and added indoor plumbing due to yellow fever and cholera.

Health - Social Sciences - 29.05.2020
Just over half of adults strictly sticking to lockdown guidelines as confidence in government falls
Strict adherence to Government Covid-19 lockdown guidelines and overall confidence in government are at all-time lows, according to UCL's Covid-19 social study of over 90,000 adults during the coronavirus epidemic.

Health - Mathematics - 29.05.2020
¤16.5m for Münster University research projects: Twofold success
¤16.5m for Münster University research projects: Twofold success
A great success at the University of Münster: The German Research Foundation (DFG) will be providing 6.5 million euros to fund the new Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) “Geometry: Deformations and Rigidity” at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Economics / Business - Health - 28.05.2020
To reopen cities during pandemic, focus on neighborhoods
With unemployment rising to its highest rate since the Great Depression and labor participation plummeting, many local government leaders in the United States have taken steps to reopen their cities-w

Health - Pharmacology - 28.05.2020
UChicago partners on effort to pair public with researchers in fight against COVID-19
The University of Chicago has joined eight top universities and hospitals in launching a movement and free tool to match the public with health research opportunities that need volunteers in the hunt

Pharmacology - Health - 28.05.2020
Immunotherapy for bowel cancer could change clinical practice
A large international trial involving UCL and UCLH has found that pembrolizumab, a form of immunotherapy, more than doubled the 'progression free survival' time of patients with a specific subtype of advanced bowel cancer, when compared with chemotherapy. 'Progression free survival' is the length of time during and after the treatment of a disease, such as cancer, that a patient lives with the disease but it does not get worse.

Health - Social Sciences - 28.05.2020
UCLA creates multilingual website for coronavirus information
All content Arts + culture Environment + climate Faculty + staff Health + behavior Nation, world + society Science + technology Students + campus University news UCLA in the community UCLA 100 UCLA M

Health - 28.05.2020
Forecasting a Pandemic
Infectious disease modeler predicts how interventions limit spread of COVID-19 in San Diego, including as part of campus Return to Learn program A student participates in the UC San Diego Return to Learn Program.

Health - 28.05.2020
And wellbeing bounce back during coronavirus crisis
And wellbeing bounce back during coronavirus crisis
Government measures to arrest the economic impact of COVID-19 have helped stop further job losses and declines in working hours, new ana lysis from T he Australian National University (ANU) shows. The steadier jobs outlook has also boosted Australians' sense of wellbeing. The analysis builds on a first - of - its - kind longitudinal ANU survey in April , which showed more than 670, 000 Australians had lost their jobs due to the crisis - an unprecedented drop in employment.

Health - Politics - 28.05.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 28.05.2020
Lab-free COVID-19 test trialled in London hospitals
Lab-free COVID-19 test trialled in London hospitals
DnaNudge's MHRA-approved rapid COVID-19 test is now rolling out in urgent patient care across London hospitals. DnaNudge 's rapid, lab-free COVID-19 test, developed by Imperial College London's Regius Professor of Engineering Chris Toumazou , offers gold-standard accuracy and sample-to-result in around an hour.
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