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Pharmacology - Health - 15.11.2019
Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Mayzent (siponimod) for the treatment of adult patients with active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS)
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG If approved, Mayzent (siponimod) will be the first and only oral treatment specifically indicated for patients with active seconda

Life Sciences - Health - 15.11.2019
World’s longest running birth cohort to shed light on ageing brain
Neurologists and epidemiologists at UCL hope to gain fresh insights into brain ageing and dementia, as part of a new Alzheimer's study, assessing the records of people whose health and health-related behaviours has been uniquely documented since birth.

Event - Health - 14.11.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 14.11.2019
$20 million fundraising effort will support efforts to improve treatment for lung disease
UCLA Health has launched a $20 million fundraising initiative to create a new center for advanced lung disease at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Pharmacology - Health - 14.11.2019
U of M Expert: U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week
U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week , which raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use, is November 18-24, 2019. The Centers for

Health - Life Sciences - 13.11.2019
Award for project on Heart Transplantation
Award for project on Heart Transplantation
This year's Johanna Dürmüller-Bol DBMR Research Award of the Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR) of the University of Bern goes to Maria-Nieves Sanz.

Environment - Health - 13.11.2019
Research global challenges
The University of Bristol has committed £800,000 from its Quality Related (QR) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) allocation to support research activities with partners in low and middle income countries.

Social Sciences - Health - 13.11.2019
Puberty may offer window to reset effects of early deprived care on a key stress-response system
Puberty may offer a window of opportunity to recalibrate how children who experienced early life adversity respond to stress, according to a new study by University of Minnesota researchers published in the  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) .

Life Sciences - Health - 12.11.2019
Weill Neurohub will fuel race to find new treatments for brain disease
One of the key goals of the Weill NeuroHub is to explore the brain's circuitry using the most powerful MRIs available, developed at UC Berkeley.

Life Sciences - Health - 12.11.2019
New Weill Neurohub will unite UCSF, UC Berkeley, UW in race to find new treatments for brain diseases
New Weill Neurohub will unite UCSF, UC Berkeley, UW in race to find new treatments for brain diseases
$106 million initiative will accelerate neuroscience research by embracing artificial intelligence, engineering, data science, other 'nontraditional' fields Gift brings Weill Family Foundation philan

Pharmacology - Health - 12.11.2019
New Novartis PREVENT data show Cosentyx delivers early relief in axial spondyloarthritis
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG 42.2% of patients with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA) treated with Cosentyx had improved ASAS40 scores

Health - Pharmacology - 12.11.2019
Sandoz presents real-world data showing effectiveness of Erelzi (etanercept-szzs) in rheumatic disease treatment
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG Interim results from COMPACT, a multi-country, real-world study of Erelzi for approved rheumatic diseases presented at 2019 ACR/AR

Health - 12.11.2019
Finds children become less active each year of primary school
Monitoring the behaviour of more than 2,000 children from 57 schools across South West England during primary school, the study found children became 17 minutes less active per week every year.

Life Sciences - Health - 12.11.2019
Stanford opens 'team science' complex for brain research and molecular discovery
Stanford opens ’team science’ complex for brain research and molecular discovery
The Stanford ChEM-H Building and the Stanford Neurosciences Building are opening this month as part of a new research complex dedicated to improving human health.

Social Sciences - Health - 12.11.2019
Inactivity linked to teen suicide risk in developing countries
Not enough physical activity and too much sitting and screen-time have been linked with suicidal thoughts and behaviours in adolescents in developing countries, in a University of Queensland-led study. UQ School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences researcher Associate Professor Asad Khan said suicide-related issues had become a major public health challenge in low and middle income countries, particularly in Africa and the Western Pacific.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.11.2019
Professor Jonathan Schott named ARUK’s first Chief Medical Officer
National dementia research charity Alzheimer's Research UK (ARUK) has appointed UCL Professor Jonathan Schott as the charity's first ever Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

Health - Pharmacology - 11.11.2019
£2.5 million EU grant to help save NHS patients fighting for life
A new multi-million pound EU-funded research project could help NHS staff provide life-saving treatment to some of the country's most ill patients.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 11.11.2019
Maintain weight and quit smoking to reduce menopausal symptoms
Maintain weight and quit smoking to reduce menopausal symptoms
Maintaining normal weight and quitting smoking before the age of 40 may significantly prevent symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats in menopausal women, known as vasomotor symptoms (VMS).

Pharmacology - Health - 11.11.2019
Roche’s Gazyva (obinutuzumab), in combination with standard of care, more than doubles the percentage of lupus nephritis patients achieving complete renal response, compared to standard of care alone
Roche today announced data from the phase II NOBILITY study, investigating the safety and efficacy of Gazyva (obinutuzumab) for adults with proliferative lupus nephritis.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.11.2019
Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat
University of Birmingham experts joined medical professionals in India to lead work in improving care for surgical patients.

Health - Life Sciences - 08.11.2019
Injectable, flexible electrode could replace rigid nerve-stimulating implants
By electrically stimulating nerves, neuromodulation therapies can reduce epileptic seizures, soothe chronic pain, and treat depression and a host of other health conditions without the use of conventional drugs like opioids.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.11.2019
German Research Foundation approves new Clinical Research Group
German Research Foundation approves new Clinical Research Group
They are quiet - and in many cases fatal: systemic inflammatory reactions such as sepsis are the third most frequent cause of death in Germany.

Innovation - Health - 06.11.2019
ETH plans competence centre for holistic rehabilitation
ETH plans competence centre for holistic rehabilitation
ETH researchers are planning to partner with clinics, foundations, public authorities and other institutions through a broad-based initiative aimed at improving the quality of life and participation of people with physical disabilities.

Health - Environment - 06.11.2019
What caused air pollution in New Delhi? Sydney experts respond
On Sunday, air pollution in New Delhi, India reached its worst levels for the year, with authorities declaring a public health emergency and ordering the closure of schools.

Health - 06.11.2019
Australia’s rural doctors speak up to boost regional health services
A national study has found that longer rural doctor postings and more rural training positions are needed to provide regional areas with the right doctor, at the right time and in the right place.

Life Sciences - Health - 05.11.2019
EPFL bioengineering team wins global iGEM competition
EPFL bioengineering team wins global iGEM competition
EPFL's student bioengineering team has won the Grand Prize of the 2019 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition, as well as the Best Environment Project.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.11.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 04.11.2019
Man on a mission
During his last three years as an undergraduate, Cody Aros spent a lot of time asking strangers deeply personal questions.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.11.2019
Novartis Cosentyx shows encouraging results versus Humira * from first-of-its-kind head-to-head trial in psoriatic arthritis
Cosentyx narrowly missed statistical significance for superiority in ACR 20, the primary endpoint of the EXCEED trial, while showing numerically higher results versus Humira *   Statistically signifi

Health - Pharmacology - 01.11.2019
UQ antibody progresses to clinic with $20m investment
A potential therapy targeting difficult-to-treat immune system disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis will progress to clinical trials next year after securing $20 million in Series A funding.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.11.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 31.10.2019
National Cancer Institute awards UCLA prostate cancer program an $8.7 million grant
The prostate cancer program at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UCLA Health has been awarded an $8.7 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence, or SPORE, grant from the National Cancer Institute.

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