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Pharmacology - Health - 27.05.2020
Non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals linked to antibiotic resistance
Common non-antibiotic medications like anti-inflammatories and a lipid-lowering cholesterol drug can accelerate the spread of antibiotic resistance according to University of Queensland research. The study led by UQ's Advanced Water Management Centre 's Associate Professor Jianhua Guo said non-antibiotic pharmaceuticals made up more than 95% of the drug market worldwide yet their effects on antibiotic resistance was largely unknown.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.05.2020
Wales to play major role in national trial for COVID-19 vaccine
A leading university in the heart of a thriving capital city Over 95 % of our undergraduates enter employment or further study shortly after graduating (HESA 2016/17) Top 5 UK University for research

Health - 26.05.2020
UChicago scholar’s COVID-19 task force creates innovative solutions in India
Prof. Anup Malani awoke to 350 messages. It was March, and India had just instituted a nationwide lockdown.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.05.2020
Quantum technology offers improved planning for epilepsy surgery
A new project to harness quantum technology to enable better planning for patients undergoing epilepsy surgery has been funded by the UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing.

Health - Social Sciences - 26.05.2020
Yale survey of refugees in Bangladesh aims to help prevent COVID-19 spread
Cox's Bazar, a coastal city in southeast Bangladesh, is home to about 900,000 Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps. Like other forcibly displaced people across the globe - more than 70 million in all - the Rohingya are extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 infection.  Yale researchers recently surveyed 909 households in Cox's Bazar to better understand the prevalence of COVID-19 symptoms among the refugees and their host communities and how best to stop the disease's spread.

Health - Music - 26.05.2020
Rice’s COVID-19 research fund awards final grants
Third round backs research in , psychological and political effects, genetic tools, ventilator design, nursing needs and protocols for musicians The Rice University COVID-19 Research Fund Oversight a

Health - Event - 26.05.2020
Two Imperial researchers named World Economic Forum Young Scientists
Two Imperial researchers named World Economic Forum Young Scientists
Two researchers have been named World Economic Forum Young Scientists.

Health - Social Sciences - 26.05.2020
Using shelter in place as an opportunity to talk to youth about vaping
Using shelter in place as an opportunity to talk to youth about vaping
On: on on Facebook on edIn Vaping among teens has skyrocketed in recent years, and a recent University of Michigan study suggests that up to 60% of kids in some school districts vaped within the past month.

Health - Career - 26.05.2020
Migraine support in the workspace can significantly decrease the impact of the disease on affected employees
The patients that completed the Migraine Care pilot program reported over 50% reduction in migraine disability and a significant improvement in their patient activation measure after six months   Par

Environment - Health - 26.05.2020
Prescribed Burns May Introduce New Atmospheric Toxins
News › Stories › Archives › 2020 › May › Prescribed Burns May Introduce New Atmospheric Toxins May 26, 2020 CMU researcher studies forest fire management In many of the world's forested regions, wildfires are an u oidable fact of life. From the forests of Portugal, to the woods of California, to the recent devastation of the Australian bushfires, widespread fires are often a regular, annual concern.

Life Sciences - Health - 26.05.2020

Computer Science - Health - 25.05.2020
Swiss tracing app goes on trial
Swiss tracing app goes on trial
Today sees the start of the pilot phase for the long-awaited tracing app jointly developed by teams at ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne on behalf of the federal government.

Environment - Health - 25.05.2020
The next pandemic is coming, it’s time to take the ecological crisis seriously
126 Swiss researchers, including 6 from Eawag, want to draw the attention their Swiss compatriots to the scientific evidence showing the between the emergence of pandemics and human disturbance of the natural environment.

Economics / Business - Health - 25.05.2020
New report shows survival of the fittest and most agile will make or break retailers as lockdown eases
Customers panic buying in droves, running out of stock on many basic essentials, and imposing product purchase restrictions may now be less of a headache for retailers, but plenty of other hurdles li

Health - 25.05.2020
Researchers review the health emergency response in Ticino
In March 2020, the Swiss Learning Health System (SLHS), which is coordinated by the University of Lucerne, invited its partners - including USI - to think and work on ways current research efforts in

Health - Pharmacology - 25.05.2020
Historic funding boost for Queensland’s fight against ovarian cancer
Developing early and improved diagnostic tests to lift ovarian cancer survival rates are the focus of two research projects commencing at The University of Queensland.

Health - Psychology - 22.05.2020
Analysis: Coronavirus affects mental health too - here’s what we know
In a piece for the Guardian, Professor Anthony David (UCL Institute of Mental Health) writes about the potential mental health effects of Covid-19, partly based on new studies by Dr Jonathan Rogers (UCL Psychiatry) and Dr Daisy Fancourt (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health).

Health - Social Sciences - 22.05.2020
Opinion: The Sage advice must be published now to find where Britain got coronavirus wrong
Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health) calls for transparency and balance from the SAGE committees giving scientific advice to the UK Government during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Health - Politics - 22.05.2020
Opinion: How politicians talk about coronavirus in Germany, where war metaphors are avoided
Writing for The Conversation, Dr Dagmar Paulus (UCL SELCS) explains how German politicians are avoiding using war metaphors when discussing the Covid-19 virus.

Health - Psychology - 22.05.2020
£3.8m funds international psychotherapy trial with new mothers
A UCL team has been awarded £3.8 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to fund a new study in Lebanon and Kenya looking at the treatment of post-natal depression, child development, and the mother-child relationship.

Health - 22.05.2020
More than half of young adults not ’strictly’ sticking to lockdown guidelines
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 - Pharmacology - 22.05.2020
Researchers set to begin new phase of COVID-19 vaccine trials
The study will involve healthy volunteers aged between 18 and 55 with up to 500 participants to be recruited in Bristol and this phase of the trial will assess how well the vaccine works to prevent people from becoming infected with COVID-19.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.05.2020
Close ties between human and veterinary medicine
The recent COVID-19 outbreak is a profound example of the ties between human and veterinary medicine.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.05.2020
The Innovative Medicines Accelerator turns its focus on COVID-19
The Innovative Medicines Accelerator turns its focus on COVID-19
Plans for Stanford's new Innovative Medicines Accelerator arose before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, but now its programs are focused entirely on helping faculty generate and test new medicines to slow the spread of the disease.

Health - Social Sciences - 21.05.2020

Health - Computer Science - 21.05.2020
How to balance privacy while using contact tracing for COVID-19
Scientific experts agree that widespread testing, contract tracing and isolation of infected individuals will be critical for reopening society until a vaccine for coronavirus becomes available.

Health - Innovation - 21.05.2020

Health - Environment - 21.05.2020
UW research team seeks campus input with survey on coronavirus mobility impacts
Three professors are teaming for a study of the mobility impacts of the coronavirus - and they are inviting UW faculty, staff and students to complete a short online survey to assist the research.

Social Sciences - Health - 21.05.2020
New video, website explain coronavirus for kids
New video, website explain coronavirus for kids
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone, including children. And the complexity of this situation is especially difficult for little ones to understand.

Health - Law - 21.05.2020
Healthcare rationing could see 'unlawful deaths' from COVID-19, researchers claim
Healthcare rationing could see ’unlawful deaths’ from COVID-19, researchers claim
Current medical guidelines risk unlawful deaths of patients - with doctors, hospitals, and even the government potentially liable - if a second peak forces hard choices due to shortages of ventilators and other critical care resources.      Hospitals and doctors may end up acting unlawfully - and worse, patients may end up dying unlawfully Jeff Skopek While the initial coronavirus peak is starting to pass - in Europe, at least - without the ventilator shortages many feared, the spectre of a second wave or future outbreak means questions of medical rationing still hold sway.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.05.2020
Advanced respirators help surgeons treat coronavirus patients
Advanced respirators help surgeons treat coronavirus patients
A team of Imperial chemical engineers have sourced and developed respirator equipment to protect surgeons while they operate on coronavirus patients. The reusable personal protective equipment, known as powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs), is a personal respirator that filters the air, to remove hazardous fine particles, such as those from COVID-19.

Economics / Business - Health - 20.05.2020

Health - Economics / Business - 20.05.2020

Health - 20.05.2020
Coronavirus: religious services possible again, legal basis for SwissCovid app
Religious services can take place again as of the 28th May 2020. In order to achieve this, the various faith communities must develop protection concepts.

Environment - Health - 20.05.2020

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