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Health - 25.07.2022
£2bn cost of mental ill health in the North of England
£2bn cost of mental ill health in the North of England
A report out today (Monday, July 25) by the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) and northern National Institute for Health and Care Research Applied Research Collaborations (NIHR ARCs), with cont

Career - Health - 25.07.2022
Alternative workers fill gaps in formal care offering
Alternative care workers are undervalued in the current care system, according to VUB PhD candidate Sylvia Hoens.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.07.2022
Better data needed to defeat misinformation
Better data needed to defeat misinformation
JHU COVID-19 tracking experts: Better data needed to defeat misinformation Global COVID map creator Lauren Gardner and data lead Beth Blauer say scientists can reclaim public standing with better com

Health - 25.07.2022
Watch: Cells flatten themselves to better move through mucus
Watch: Cells flatten themselves to better move through mucus
"Ruffle" appendages on certain cells help them sense the viscosity of fluids around them, allowing them to transform their shape to better move around A team led by Johns Hopkins University engineers figured out how and why human cells move much faster through thick mucus than thinner varieties.

Innovation - Health - 22.07.2022

Health - Psychology - 21.07.2022
Pictures speak louder than words: pioneering psychosis therapy trial launches
Pictures speak louder than words: pioneering psychosis therapy trial launches
A clinical trial of a pioneering therapy which helps people with psychosis and schizophrenia to control frightening and intrusive images is launching in Manchester.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.07.2022
A Novel COVID-19 Vaccine Using Modified Bacterial DNA
Experimental vaccine based on altered plasmid DNA produced antibody response in mice that effectively blocked cell infection across all variants of concern tested Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, describe a different way to build a COVID-19 vaccine, one that would, in theory, remain effective against new and emerging variants and could be taken as a pill, by inhalation or other delivery methods.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.07.2022
Human memory B cells are highly stable while plasmablasts are recurrent
It is known that memory B cells persist throughout life and rapidly differentiate into antibody-producing plasma cells when they encounter antigens.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.07.2022
Novel gene therapy could reduce bleeding risk for haemophilia patients
A single gene therapy injection could dramatically reduce the bleeding risk faced by people with haemophilia B, finds a study involving UCL researchers. For the paper, published in the New England Journal of Medicine , experts from UCL, Royal Free Hospital and biotechnology company Freeline Therapeutics trialled and continue to evaluate a new type of adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy candidate, called FLT180a, to treat severe and moderately severe cases of the condition.

Environment - Health - 21.07.2022
UBC experts on heat waves and extreme heat
UBC experts on heat waves and extreme heat
UBC experts are available to comment on the health effects of heat waves and extreme weather as B.C. experiences another heat wave.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.07.2022
After fleeing Syria, Aiman Ali finds a new home as co-ordinator of a University of Toronto dentistry lab
After fleeing Syria, Aiman Ali finds a new home as co-ordinator of a University of Toronto dentistry lab
Aiman Ali and his family fled war in Syria six years ago and came to Canada in hopes of a better life.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 21.07.2022
Extent of suboptimal vaccination practice in sheep and barriers to training for farmers
New research from the Royal Veterinary College has revealed the large extent of suboptimal vaccination practice in the UK sheep industry and the impact of the lack of awareness of training for farmers. The research also identified the barriers farmers face accessing training. This provides valuable information for the industry to help guide education of vaccination technique.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.07.2022
The human being at the heart of care
Plans for a first-ever "living ethics" laboratory get off the ground at UdeM and the IRCM. Patients - and issues of ethics - may well be at the heart of healthcare, but with the system so challenging these days they often get overlooked and lost in the shuffle of daily operations.

History / Archeology - Health - 20.07.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 20.07.2022
Research recognised in national biomedical incubator
Groundbreaking UQ research into developing new treatments for conditions such as cancer, inflammatory diseases and type 1 diabetes has received recognition and funding support from a national incubator for biomedical startup companies.

Health - Environment - 20.07.2022
New Western-led project probes health benefits of parks in Canada
ParkSeek project coordinators Catherine Reining and Alexander (AJ) Wray in Narrow Hills Provincial Park, Saskatchewan.

Life Sciences - Health - 19.07.2022
Genomics England data set to propose updated global guidelines to improve rare disease diagnosis
Stock-photo-dna-helix-gene-molecule-spiral-loop-d-genetic-chromosome-cell-dna-molecule-spiral-of-blue-light-1559659808.jpg DNA helix, gene molecule spiral loop, 3D genetic chromosome cell.

Health - 19.07.2022
ANU to evaluate Australia's first drug testing facility
ANU to evaluate Australia’s first drug testing facility
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) will evaluate Australia's first drug testing facility, which launched in Canberra today.

Art and Design - Health - 19.07.2022
Art Extraordinary collection finds new home at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
A unique collection of Scottish 'outsider art' is being celebrated with its first-ever permanent display at Glasgow Life's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

Health - Social Sciences - 19.07.2022
Efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 disproportionately affected women and girls
Efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 disproportionately affected women and girls
While the safety measures taken at the beginning of the pandemic saved lives, a full accounting of COVID-19's impact must include the economic, social, and health effects of pandemic response strateg

Health - 19.07.2022
Omicron update: The summer of subvariants
Omicron update: The summer of subvariants
Omicron subvariants and the changing landscape of COVID-19 With five versions of omicron circulating, vaccines are working against severe disease, not against infection.

Health - Career - 18.07.2022
Call to count breast milk in food statistics
Call to count breast milk in food statistics
Milk produced by breastfeeding mothers is an important indicator of a nation's food security, according to an international study led by The Australian National University (ANU).

Health - Social Sciences - 18.07.2022

Health - Research Management - 18.07.2022

Veterinary - Health - 18.07.2022
Permanent veterinary services coming to Kuujjuaq
Permanent veterinary services coming to Kuujjuaq
Doctoral candidate Léa Delesalle travelled to Kuujjuaq to document the impact of a program aimed at improving human cohabitation with canines in the northern Quebec community.

Health - Career - 15.07.2022

Health - Computer Science - 15.07.2022
Open-source tech enables 3D-printed surgical table
The cost of a surgical fracture table generally costs more than $250,000. A Western Engineering-led team has designed and developed a new 3D-printed prototype using open source hardware.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.07.2022
One for all? A class of antibodies targeting all types of coronavirus
A study conducted by Federica Sallusto's Laboratory (IRB-USI, Bellinzona and ETH Zurich) and David Veesler's Laboratory (University of Washington, Seattle), recently published in Science , describes

Environment - Health - 14.07.2022
Millions more at risk from dangerous summer temperatures if climate goals aren’t met
Health-threatening heatwaves will become more intense due to climate change, putting millions more people at risk from dangerous summer temperatures, new research has revealed.

Health - Psychology - 14.07.2022
The psychedelic Rx: Hallucinogens and mental health
The psychedelic Rx: Hallucinogens and mental health
Can drugs like psilocybin and ecstasy effectively treat depression, PTSD, addiction and other conditions? UCLA and UC researchers are working to find out Can drugs like psilocybin and ecstasy effectively treat depression, PTSD, addiction and other conditions? UCLA and UC researchers are working to find out For more than three decades, UCLA's Dr. Charles Grob has engaged in research that is guaranteed to make him a hit at cocktail parties, if not always among gatherings of traditional funders of scientific studies.

Health - Psychology - 14.07.2022
Breaking up is hard to do - but many men find healthy ways to cope
Breaking up is hard to do - but many men find healthy ways to cope
The popular stereotype that men don't want support during a breakup, separation or divorce is simply not true, according to a new paper by researchers at the UBC school of nursing.

Health - 14.07.2022
Over 250,000 Australians will die from cancers caused by cigarette smoking over the next 25 years
New research estimates the overall number of deaths from smoking-related cancers is set to increase by 32 percent over the next 25-year period.

Health - 14.07.2022
Most children with obesity aren’t screened properly for related conditions
Most children in the United States diagnosed with obesity do not receive recommended laboratory tests for co-occurring conditions such as diabetes and liver disease, a new Yale study finds. Many also receive potentially unnecessary tests, and both can be harmful to patients, the researchers say. The study was published July 14 in JAMA Network Open.

History / Archeology - Health - 13.07.2022
Bones of men and horses bring home the horrors of war at Waterloo
Bones of men and horses bring home the horrors of war at Waterloo
A team of world-class archaeologists, students and veterans on the battlefield of Waterloo have discovered a rare complete skeleton of a soldier from the battle 200 years ago. As many as 20,000 men fell on a single day in June 1815 in the epic battle near Brussels in Belgium that forever ended Napoleon's dreams of empire.

Research Management - Health - 13.07.2022

Health - 13.07.2022
Intelligent Blundstone boot created for healthcare workers
Monash University and Blundstone Australia have created a hi-tech boot concept designed to address the specific needs of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.