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Health - Life Sciences - 07:06
Medical suite to advance brain disorder research and treatment
Medical suite to advance brain disorder research and treatment
A clinical suite at a University of Queensland health research facility is ready to help unlock the mysteries of neurological conditions experienced by one billion people worldwide. Launched recently, the Neurosciences Clinical Research Suite (NCRS) at UQ's Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) will be a go-to place for scientists, clinicians and health professionals to work directly with clinical trial patients to help find new treatments for brain disorders.

Health - 07:01
Corona Immunitas Ticino: functional immunity through vaccines and previous infections
New results are out for the Corona Immunitas Ticino project, the epidemiological study launched in 2020 to assess the spread of coronavirus and the development of immunity in the Ticino population.

Health - Chemistry - 23.09.2022
Flexible movement sensors and bacterial toxins
Flexible movement sensors and bacterial toxins
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From flexible clothing sensors that detect body movement, to a newly-discovered toxin that can kill bacteria, here is some quick-read news from across the College. Flexible movement sensors researchers have developed flexible clothing sensors that can detect body movement, with potential applications in injury rehabilitation, human-computer interaction systems, and athletic training.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.09.2022
Reusable contact lenses more than triple risk of rare preventable eye infection
People who wear reusable contact lenses are nearly four times as likely as those wearing daily disposables to develop a rare sight-threatening eye infection, finds a study led by UCL and Moorfields researchers.

Health - Economics / Business - 23.09.2022
New consortium to ensure access to gene therapies for children with rare diseases
New consortium to ensure access to gene therapies for children with rare diseases
A new consortium tackling the growing economic hurdles that prevent life-saving gene therapies from reaching children who need them the most has been co-founded by a UCL researcher.

Health - Social Sciences - 23.09.2022
NIH grant to establish U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention as national research coordinating center
The University of Michigan has received a $5.5 million federal grant to launch a National Institutes of Health firearm research coordinating center that will oversee community-based research p

Health - Life Sciences - 23.09.2022
Everyday Australians help deliver better treatment for concussions
A Curtin-led research team will develop a new range of online tools that will help predict life-changing consequences for the 200,000 everyday Australians who suffer mild traumatic brain injuries and concussions every year.

Health - 23.09.2022
New research tests wearable sensors for children with cerebral palsy
Children with cerebral palsy will wear specially designed wearable sensors as part of new Curtin research that seeks to overcome the alarming statistic that these children can spend 96 per cent of their day seated or lying down.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.09.2022
We must face the ethical challenges of engineering life
Scientists have a duty to initiate a dialogue with the public on cellular engineering, says Daniel Müller.

Health - 23.09.2022
Expert Insight: We are preventing some dementias now - But how?
Expert Insight: We are preventing some dementias now - But how?
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Vladimir Hachinski and Potamkin Prize winner says a positive approach to brain health may help reduce incidences of stroke, heart disease and dementia Schulich Medic

Health - Innovation - 22.09.2022

Health - Computer Science - 22.09.2022
Study looks at impact of artificial intelligence on primary health care
Study looks at impact of artificial intelligence on primary health care
Research shows primary health care and digital health stakeholders are "cautiously optimistic" about AI implementation Whether we're ready or not, artificial intelligence (AI) already plays a role in many healthcare settings. However, cautiously developing, deploying and even defining further AI advancements will determine its impact and efficacy in the years ahead, according to a new Western study.

Health - Life Sciences - 22.09.2022
Finger-prick blood test identifies immunity to COVID-19
Finger-prick blood test identifies immunity to COVID-19
A finger-prick blood test can identify people most at risk of being reinfected with COVID-19. The simple test, developed by a small biotech firm based in Cardiff (ImmunoServ Ltd) in close collaboration with Cardiff researchers, measures the presence of immune T cells that can recognise SARS-CoV-2. Over 300 volunteers were recruited from across the UK in early 2022 to assess the novel test.

Innovation - Health - 22.09.2022

Health - Career - 22.09.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 22.09.2022
Through mentorship, a deeper understanding of brain cancer metabolism grows
As an MSRP-Bio student in the Vander Heiden lab, Alejandra Rosario helped to reveal how cancer cells maintain access to materials they need to grow. Alejandra Rosario's enthusiasm for research is infectious. When she talks about studying cancer cells, or the possibility of getting a PhD, her face lights up.

Health - Psychology - 21.09.2022
Child neurodevelopment and autism research unit launches in South Asia
A £6.95 million Global Health Research Unit on Neurodevelopment and Autism for children in South Asia is to launch with the help of University of Manchester expertise. The NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Neurodevelopment and Autism in South Asia Treatment and Evidence - known as NAMASTE - has been awarded by National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) using UK aid from the UK Government which supports global health research.

Health - Social Sciences - 21.09.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 21.09.2022
Pia Gattinger receives Life Science Research Award from Austrian Society for Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology
Pia Gattinger from MedUni Vienna's Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology has received the Life Science Research Award in the "Applied Research" category from the Austrian Society for Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology (ÖGMBT).

Health - Life Sciences - 21.09.2022
Western scientists attract $1.7M to tackle global challenges
Western scientists attract $1.7M to tackle global challenges
Seven Western researchers have been awarded a total of $1.7 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to tackle national and global research challenges. This funding will help advance work in important areas, including health and well-being, climate change, and sustainable energy sources.

Health - Innovation - 21.09.2022
In Denmark, Nemo Healthcare proves that home monitoring is safe and efficient
In Denmark, Nemo Healthcare proves that home monitoring is safe and efficient
For the next four years, Nemo will be the exclusive supplier in Denmark. In 2021, all Danish hospitals chose the fetal monitoring system from Nemo Healthcare, a spin-off of the Maxima Medical Center Maxima Medical Center and Eindhoven University of Technology.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.09.2022
A ’golden era’ to study the brain
"We can't think of the brain only as neurons," says PhD candidate Mitch Murdock, who explores the cellular basis of Alzheimer's disease.

Life Sciences - Health - 20.09.2022
More maths, fewer mice: web tool helps reduce lab animal use
In clinical efficacy trials for medical treatments, mathematical corrections are often used during the course of the study to optimise the number of participating patients.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.09.2022
Experts create tool to help doctors avoid prescribing drugs to treat other drugs’ side effects
Medications are effective and powerful treatment options for protecting and advancing human health - but, if taken incorrectly, they can also cause harm, particularly among older adults who are taking multiple medications over long periods of time.

Health - Social Sciences - 20.09.2022
Tools aim to improve care for people experiencing substance use stigma 
Tools aim to improve care for people experiencing substance use stigma 
Stigma and discrimination associated with substance use have been shown to contribute to barriers to care, especially among marginalized and Indigenous communities.

Health - Environment - 20.09.2022
How air pollution can cause lung cancer in non-smokers revealed
How air pollution can cause lung cancer in non-smokers revealed
A new study led by researchers at UCL and the Francis Crick Institute has demonstrated for the first time how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people who have never smoked. T he research  found that exposure to tiny pollutant particles that are 3% of the width of a human hair, called PM 2.5, promotes the growth of cells carrying cancer-causing mutations in the lungs.

Health - Life Sciences - 19.09.2022
Healthier living in the right light
Healthier living in the right light
It has long been proven that daylight has a positive influence on physical and mental health. Nevertheless, this knowledge is still little used in everyday life and in the clinic.

Computer Science - Health - 18.09.2022
Protecting maternal health in Rwanda
An interdisciplinary team is developing a mobile health platform that uses AI to detect infection in Cesarean section wounds.

Mechanical Engineering - Health - 16.09.2022
Why mechanical ventilation can harm preterm lungs
Why mechanical ventilation can harm preterm lungs
In Germany, about ten per cent of all children are born before the 37th week of pregnancy and are thus considered premature.

Health - History / Archeology - 16.09.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 16.09.2022
Ghent University and VIB open new research building with unique BioSafety Level 3 facility for airborne pathogens
Ghent University and VIB open new research building with unique BioSafety Level 3 facility for airborne pathogens
To meet the increasing demand for customized lab infrastructure, VIB (Flanders' leading life sciences institute) and Ghent University have opened a new research building at the Tech Lane Ghent Science Park in Zwijnaarde.
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