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Health - 09.08.2019
Genetic analyses indicate that the effect of being overweight and obesity on cancer risk is at least double what was previously thought
The effect of being overweight and obesity on risk of cancer is at least twice as large as previously thought according to new findings by an international research team that included University of Bristol academics.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.08.2019
Tiny biodegradable circuits for releasing painkillers inside the body
Tiny biodegradable circuits for releasing painkillers inside the body
EPFL researchers have developed biodegradable microresonators that can be heated locally with a wireless system.

Health - 05.08.2019
Doctors’ attitudes toward lesbians and gays shaped early in medical school
Attitudes towards lesbians and gay men can be shaped early on in medical training, with early-career doctors expressing less bias towards sexual minorities two years after medical school the more contact and favorable interactions they had with members of the LGBT community during medical school. Conversely, the more negative views students were exposed to about sexual minorities during medical school the greater the bias they exhibited by the second year of their medical residency, researchers from Yale and Oregon Health & Science University report Aug.

Pharmacology - Health - 05.08.2019
Roche’s Tecentriq plus platinum-based chemotherapy reduced the risk of disease worsening or death in people with previously untreated advanced bladder cancer
IMvigor130 is the first positive Phase III study of a cancer immunotherapy combination in previously untreated advanced bladder cancer Data will be shared with health authorities globally, including

Health - 05.08.2019
Sepsis plan needs action
Doctors from leading Australian institutions including The University of Queensland have called on the government to implement a national action plan to fight one of Australia's biggest killer diseases, sepsis.

Health - Environment - 02.08.2019
Healthcare industry is a major source of harmful emissions
Climate change presents an unprecedented public health emergency and the global healthcare sector is contributing to the worldwide crisis, argues Jodi Sherman, M.D. , associate professor of anesthesiology at the Yale School of Medicine in a commentary published Aug.

Health - Career - 02.08.2019
Scientists win ERC grants for 'blue skies' research
Scientists win ERC grants for ’blue skies’ research
Two researchers have won prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Proof of Concept grants to explore frontier research.

Social Sciences - Health - 31.07.2019
Researchers receive $17 million grant to fight opioid addiction in prisons
It's estimated that more than 130 people die every day from opioid-related drug overdoses.

Life Sciences - Health - 31.07.2019
Protective protein not only guards against DNA damage, but could help better target fast-growing cancer cells
The discovery that an essential protein plays a protective role during cell division, could open the door to better targeted treatment of fast-growing cancer cells. Polo-like kinase (PLK1) was previously thought to have a major function - helping chromosome alignment during mitosis for cell division.

Pharmacology - Health - 30.07.2019
Yale and Mayo Clinic awarded FDA grant to study opioid prescribing and use
Yale University and Mayo Clinic have been awarded a grant for up to $5.3 million over two years by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to study patients' experiences with pain and use of opioids prescribed for acute pain. This project is part of the Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) , a joint effort between Yale, Mayo Clinic, and the FDA.

Health - 30.07.2019
Online resource to help sufferers ease back pain
A comprehensive tool to help people manage back pain has been developed by a team of international health experts led by University of Queensland researchers.

Health - Psychology - 30.07.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 30.07.2019
$1.5 million awarded for dementia prevention study
Researchers have secured funding from the National Health Medical Research Council for a first-ever trial of both screening and intervention for obstructive sleep apnoea in older people at risk for dementia.

Business / Economics - Health - 30.07.2019
A summer break to remember
Stanford faculty members look back at the memorable experiences from their college summers that helped shape who they are today.

Life Sciences - Health - 29.07.2019
Personalized blood pressure management may aid stroke recovery
Personalized blood pressure management may aid stroke recovery
Post-stroke management - particularly the regulation of blood pressure - is crucial to achieve the best outcome for patients.

Life Sciences - Health - 29.07.2019
Thanks to science, parasite can have sex in mice, not just cats
Laura Knoll is a professor of medical microbiology in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.07.2019
Superbugs: A Pop-Up Science Shop (29th July - 11th August)
Ever wondered what micro-organisms are living on your skin? Drop into our interactive lab in the heart of Cardiff's busy shopping centre to find out, and you can even get pictures of them! Cardiff Un

Pharmacology - Health - 26.07.2019
Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Lucentis treatment
Lucentis (ranibizumab), if approved in the EU for this indication, will be the first and only pharmacological therapy for ROP in these vulnerable infants Positive opinion is based on the landmark Pha

Pharmacology - Health - 26.07.2019
CHMP recommends EU approval of Roche’s Tecentriq in combination with chemotherapy
Decision based on results from first Phase III study to show a cancer immunotherapy-based combination significantly improved overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival (PFS) in over 20 years

Health - Physics - 26.07.2019
Golden partnership to advance UQ cancer test
Golden partnership to advance UQ cancer test
The development of a rapid cancer test at The University of Queensland will be aided by a $300,000 donation from an Australian gold mining company.

Life Sciences - Health - 24.07.2019
Plant virology and vector-transmitted disease experts join forces to help African farmers
Farmers in African countries who face failing harvests due to insect vector plant diseases are being helped through a new training programme set up by leading experts in plant virology and vector-transmitted diseases.

Health - Administration - 23.07.2019

Health - 23.07.2019
Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes
Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes
When time matters in hospitals, automated system can detect an early biomarker for the potentially life-threatening condition.

Health - 22.07.2019
Christian Guilleminault, researcher who coined ’obstructive sleep apnea syndrome,’ dies at 80
Christian Guilleminault, a prolific researcher who helped build Stanford's sleep disorders clinic into an influential, full-service sleep center, died July 9 of cancer.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.07.2019
Scientists map our underappreciated 'little brain'
Scientists map our underappreciated ’little brain’
Scientists at UC Berkeley and Western University in Canada have used brain imaging to map the cerebellum, a formerly underappreciated neural region that contains the vast majority of the brain's neurons, hence its Latin moniker "little brain.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.07.2019
Vampire algae killer's genetic diversity poses threat to biofuels
Vampire algae killer’s genetic diversity poses threat to biofuels
Multiple species of pathogen challenge commercial algae production DNA sequences show what are likely different species, suggesting a much larger diversity in this family than we originally assumed. Blake Hovde LOS ALAMOS, N.M., July 22, 2019-New DNA analysis has revealed surprising genetic diversity in a bacterium that poses a persistent threat to the algae biofuels industry.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.07.2019
Vampire algae killer's genetic diversity poses challenge to biofuels
Vampire algae killer’s genetic diversity poses challenge to biofuels
Multiple species of pathogen could impact commercial algae production DNA sequences show what are likely different species, suggesting a much larger diversity in this family than we originally assumed. Blake Hovde LOS ALAMOS, N.M., July 22, 2019-New DNA analysis has revealed surprising genetic diversity in a bacterium that poses a persistent threat to the algae biofuels industry.

Health - 20.07.2019
EPFLoop ready to roll in Los Angeles
EPFLoop ready to roll in Los Angeles
The finals of the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition will take place this Sunday. The crowning race will play out in an airless tube, and EPFL's student team is among the top three contenders.

Health - Electroengineering - 19.07.2019
Berkeley Talks: The health risks of cell phone radiation
Read a transcript. When the first cell phone went on the market in the U.S. in 1984, it was big, clunky and very expensive. The Motorola DynaTAC sold for a whopping $3,995. That's almost $10,000 today. And, to make it even less worth the investment, it got bad reception because there were very few cell towers in the country at the time.

Environment - Health - 19.07.2019
A miserably hot, humid, and potentially fatal weekend looms
The National Weather Service predicts the heat index, which combines temperature with humidity, will be well above 100 degrees in many places across the United States through Monday.

Health - Business / Economics - 19.07.2019
Big Sugar and neglect by global health community fuel oral health crisis
Channels McGill University News and Events Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long, despite the major global public health burden of oral diseases, according to a Lancet Series on Oral Health, published today in The Lancet.

Health - Career - 18.07.2019
Stanford’s resilient researcher
Noel Vest, PhD, hasn't let his past experiences with addiction and incarceration keep him from a science career.
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