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Health - 03.08.2020
Emergency department visits plunged as COVID-19 cases climbed
A new study from researchers at Yale and the Mayo Clinic found that emergency department (ED) visits dropped significantly in March as the public responded to messages about staying home as a result of the pandemic.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.08.2020
Merkin Institute Catalyzes COVID-19 Research at Caltech
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Health - Pharmacology - 03.08.2020
UCL Technology Fund announces first close of 100m Fund 2
UCL Technology Fund (UCLTF), managed by AlbionVC in collaboration with UCL Business (UCLB)(the university's commercialisation company and part of UCL Innovation & Enterprise), announces first close of a 100m target Fund 2.

Pharmacology - Health - 03.08.2020
Novartis Cosentyx receives EU approval for first-line systemic treatment in pediatric psoriasis
EU approval is based on two Phase III studies showing Cosentyx provides fast and strong skin clearance, along with significant improvement in quality of life and a favorable safety profile 1 Modera

Social Sciences - Health - 03.08.2020
First dynamic modelling of national suicide prevention strategies released
University of Sydney researchers are recommending urgent national strategies to reduce the mental health impact in Australia due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dynamic modelling by researchers from the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre , has revealed key findings that show what strategies are required to help prevent suicide in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic impacts on mental health.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.08.2020
Waisman Biomanufacturing partners with Heat Biologics to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine
Waisman Biomanufacturing staff operate a centrifuge that allows for cell separation. The UW-Madison biopharmaceutical contract manufacturer is partnering with Heat Biologics to produce a COVID-19 vaccine for phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials.

Health - Administration - 03.08.2020
ANU stands ready to steer Australia through crisis
ANU stands ready to steer Australia through crisis
Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt has said ANU "is reporting for duty again", as Australia looks to recover from devastating bushfires and meet the challenges of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Life Sciences - Health - 31.07.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 30.07.2020
Four in 10 dementia cases could be prevented or delayed
Modifying 12 risk factors from childhood to late life could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases, according to a new report led by UCL researchers.

Health - Life Sciences - 30.07.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 30.07.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 30.07.2020
Sowing Seeds of Compassion During Pandemic
UC San Diego Health nurse helps start farm that will provide free food to community in Mexico hurt by COVID-19 On a small plot of land within a 5-acre ranch in the Mexican community of Primo Tapia, an idea is bearing fruit in the form of tomatoes, plus corn, beans and peppers.

Health - 30.07.2020
723 cases is a bad number for Victoria. But we can’t freak out over a single day’s figure
Victorian premier Daniel Andrews said on Thursday the state had recorded 723 new COVID-19 cases, a huge jump from the 295 new daily cases announced the day before.

Pharmacology - Health - 30.07.2020
Diabetes drug could prevent kidney failure
An affordable diabetes drug could save generations of Australian families who live with polycystic kidney disease from kidney failure.

Health - 30.07.2020
Q&A: Peter Fisher discusses JASON report on reopening university laboratories
Q&A: Peter Fisher discusses JASON report on reopening university laboratories
MIT physicist led government-backed effort to study the challenges and solutions surrounding campus lab work.

Health - 29.07.2020
Got COVID-19 antibodies? Donate blood and find out
Here's an extra incentive to contribute blood to sick people who need it. The next time you donate to the UCLA Blood & Platelet Center , staff will screen your blood for antibodies to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Health - Social Sciences - 29.07.2020
To investigate links between COVID-19 and ethnicity
UCL academics will play key roles in three new nationally funded research studies, which aim to improve our understanding of the links between COVID-19 and ethnicity.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.07.2020
Images of Antibodies as They Neutralize the COVID-19 Virus
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Health - Pharmacology - 29.07.2020
Novartis receives Piqray approval in Europe - the first and only targeted medicine for HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer with a PIK3CA mutation
Piqray (alpelisib) is the only treatment approved specifically to address PIK3CA mutation, underscoring Novartis commitment to reimagining cancer care Approval based on SOLAR-1 Phase III trial showing Piqray plus fulvestrant nearly doubled median PFS (11.0 vs.

Social Sciences - Health - 29.07.2020
Kenyan government must tackle pandemic-related sexual and domestic violence
Urgent action is needed to protect women and girls in Kenya from increased sexual and domestic violence in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. The team investigated ways in which the pandemic has heightened the risk of violence across the whole population in Kenya.

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 29.07.2020
Science Fiction During a Science-Fictional Moment
A deadly virus rages around the world, emptying workplaces, restaurants and movie theaters. After weeks and months in isolation, civilization begins to emerge.

Innovation - Health - 29.07.2020
Destiny leads AIBN researcher to UQ
Even before being awarded her PhD at the University of Queensland, Yun (Amy) Liu's research had reached stratospheric heights. She was part of the Zhao research group at AIBN , a team developing new ways to improve medicine delivery for people with cancer through the use of nanoparticles. “My research has the potential to overcome a long-existing challenge in the nanomedicine field by loading an extraordinarily high content of drugs in the nanoparticles,? Dr Liu said.

Pharmacology - Health - 29.07.2020
’Rewiring the heart’: UChicago cardiologist provides relief for recurring fainting spells
A procedure conducted for the first time in the United States at the University of Chicago Medicine has provided much-needed relief for a patient who suffered from recurrent fainting spells.

Health - 29.07.2020
COVID-19: Social media users more likely to believe false information
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Montreal, July 29, 2020 A new study led by researchers at McGill University finds that people who get their news from social media are more likely to have misperceptions about COVID-19.

Life Sciences - Health - 29.07.2020
Black swan genome could be our secret weapon to combat next pandemic
Black swan genome could be our secret weapon to combat next pandemic
Scientists have mapped the genome of the black swan in an effort to understand immune responses to the deadly ‘bird flu' virus and better protect public health.

Social Sciences - Health - 28.07.2020
Practitioners who support young adults needed to take part in digital technology study
The study, led by the University of Bristol and supported by the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute , will work with key stakeholders, including health and social care practitioners, to explore questions

Health - Life Sciences - 28.07.2020
Immunoprotein impairs Sars-Cov-2
An international team with researchers of the Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) of the University of Bern and the Swiss Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) showed that an endogenous protein prevents the virus from fusing with host cells.

Health - 28.07.2020
Explores how coronavirus travels indoors
A new study from the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering analyzes how the coronavirus spreads indoors-information that could help businesses and schools take precautions to reduce the chance of COVID-19 transmission as they reopen.

Veterinary - Health - 28.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 27.07.2020
New pinprick blood test for Covid-19
A convenient, low-cost blood test for Covid-19 has been developed by scientists in Wales. Dried blood spot (DBS) samples have been used since the 1960s to test newborn babies for inherited disorders.

Health - 27.07.2020
In nation’s 2 largest metros, Blacks and Latinos are more likely to die from COVID-19
A study published today by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative found that Latino and Black residents of Los Angeles County and New York City are roughly twice as likely as white residents to die from COVID-19.

Health - 27.07.2020
Naveed Sattar contributes to key PHE COVID-19 obesity paper
Professor Naveed Sattar contributes to key PHE COVID-19 obesity paper Professor Naveed Sattar, the University of Glasgow's professor of metabolic medicine and an expert in prevention and management o

Life Sciences - Health - 27.07.2020
Ultra-low power brain implants find meaningful signal in grey matter noise
Ultra-low power brain implants find meaningful signal in grey matter noise
Drastically reducing the power and computation needed to identify our intentions, researchers open up a future of advanced therapies and machines enabled by our thoughts.

Health - Computer Science - 27.07.2020
CHF 12 million funding for cutting-edge surgical technology
CHF 12 million funding for cutting-edge surgical technology
Researchers at the University of Basel have a vision: an individually configurable robot will revolutionize surgical procedures and provide numerous benefits for patients.

Pharmacology - Health - 27.07.2020
New Novartis analysis shows wet AMD patients achieved sustained fluid control faster with Beovu versus aflibercept
A post-hoc analysis of the HAWK and HARRIER trials presented at ASRS showed >=50% of patients achieved sustained retinal dryness by weeks 8 and 4 with Beovu and by weeks 12 and 8 with aflibercept,

Health - Psychology - 27.07.2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Negatively Influenced Subjective Well-Being
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Negatively Influenced Subjective Well-Being
In addition to the medical and economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic has also affected many people's subjective well-being.

Health - Politics - 27.07.2020
Battling misinformation when health is at stake
As a researcher and mother of a child with autism, PhD student Kristin Lunz Trujillo was appalled by the harmful misinformation being spread about vaccines causing autism.
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