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Innovation - Health - 09.01.2023

Health - 09.01.2023

Economics / Business - Health - 09.01.2023
Women in the digital workforce
The post-pandemic economic recovery will depend on equality for women By Rose Simone University Relations The work world has been permanently transformed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Innovation - Health - 09.01.2023

Life Sciences - Health - 09.01.2023

Health - Innovation - 06.01.2023

Health - Life Sciences - 06.01.2023
Scars mended using transplanted hair follicles in Imperial College London study
Scars mended using transplanted hair follicles in Imperial College London study
Researchers have found that hair follicle transplants can promote scar rejuvenation by altering their architecture and genetic makeup. In a new study involving three volunteers, skin scars began to behave more like uninjured skin after they were treated with hair follicle transplants. The scarred skin harboured new cells and blood vessels, remodelled collagen to Our findings lay the foundation for exciting new therapies that can rejuvenate scars and restore the function of healthy skin.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.01.2023
New simple method to diagnose adrenal insufficiency shaping way for improving the health of those affected   
A new study led by the University of Sheffield in partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust using saliva rather than blood to test for adrenal insufficiency offers significant improvements for screening patients The research shows how the new testing methods can make diagnosis more efficient at reduced cost The tests are being implemented in clinical practices in Sheffield and will be rolled out across the NHS A study in

Health - Career - 06.01.2023
Healthy job market increasingly matches pre-pandemic employment patterns, U-M economists say
Employers added 223,000 jobs in December 2022, capping a year marked by record low unemployment and high job growth.

Life Sciences - Health - 05.01.2023

Environment - Health - 05.01.2023
New MIT internships expand research opportunities in Africa
University placements through MISTI aim to help grow the African research ecosystem.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.01.2023
First UK proton beam therapy trial for breast cancer launches
Cambridge researchers are jointly leading the first UK trial to test the benefits of proton beam therapy for certain patients with breast cancer.

Health - 03.01.2023
Huge extent of fungal disease in India
Over fifty million Indians are affected by serious fungal disease, 10% of which are from potentially dangerous mould infections researchers from India and Manchester have shown.

Health - 03.01.2023
Tony Redmond OBE steps down as UK-Med Chair
UK-Med, the frontline medical aid charity based at The University of Manchester, has announced that founder Professor Tony Redmond OBE has stepped down as Chair after 29 years in the role, to be replaced by former GP and advisor on quality and standards to the Department of Health, Sir John Oldham.

Health - Microtechnics - 03.01.2023
Could robots solve staff shortages?
Security guards at Schiphol Airport are in short supply, and the healthcare sector is on the verge of collapse due to staff shortages.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.01.2023
Trial of innovative CAR-T blood cancer treatment expanded
A clinical trial of a personalised therapy for blood cancer, led by researchers at UCL and University College London Hospitals, has been expanded enabling new groups of patients with a wider range of blood cancers to now receive the treatment. The new type of CAR T-cell therapy - where a patient's own immune system is 'reprogrammed' in order to fight their cancer - has already been  shown to have promise  for adult patients with a type of blood cancer called relapsed B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (B-ALL).

Health - 30.12.2022
Berkeley Talks transcript: Emiliana Simon-Thomas on where happiness comes from (revisiting)
Listen to  Berkeley Talks episode #158: "Emiliana Simon-Thomas on where happiness comes from (revisiting).

Health - Pharmacology - 29.12.2022
6 amazing scientific achievements at Imperial in 2022
From exploring magic mushrooms to answering COVID-19 questions, here are some of Imperial's biggest findings this year: Psilocybin "opens up" the brains of people with depression Psilocybin, the psychedelic component of magic mushrooms, was shown in April to increase brain connectivity in people with depression.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.12.2022
Roy van der Meel: I’m a kind of postie who delivers medicines
In part two of our year-end series, we talk with Roy van der Meel about his quest to find clever ways to deliver drugs into the body.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.12.2022
What Imperial research taught us about COVID-19 in 2022
From increased understanding of immunity to analysing the success of vaccines, we look back at what Imperial taught us about COVID-19 in 2022. Omicron infection doesn't boost immunity much A study published in March in the journal Science found that in triple-vaccinated people infected for the first time, Omicron infection boosted immunity against previous variants (such as alpha, delta, and the original strain) but less so against Omicron.

Social Sciences - Health - 23.12.2022
Find compassion with yourself to cope with the holidays
FACULTY Q&A For anyone dealing with an illness, grief or the loss of a loved one, the holidays can be a difficult time to cope, especially with the sights and sounds of happiness and cheer all around them.

Health - 23.12.2022
'Scientists can never make statements with 100% certainty'
’Scientists can never make statements with 100% certainty’
EPFL professor Jacques Fellay, who served on the Swiss National Covid-19 Task Force, has been selected for a new advisory committee that the government set up recently so policymakers and scientists can continue their joint efforts. The pandemic did have a silver lining. At least that was the case in Switzerland, where the public-health crisis opened up the lines of communication between policymakers and scientists like never before.

Life Sciences - Health - 23.12.2022
Emeritus Richard Wurtman, influential figure in translational research, dies at 86
Longtime MIT of neuroscience led research behind 200 patents, laying the groundwork for numerous medical products.

Health - 22.12.2022
Much people would pay to live without food hypersensitivity
Researchers from The University of Manchester have found that people living with food hypersensitivities would be willing to pay a substantial amount of money to live without the inconvenience, anxiety and pain caused by their conditions.

Health - Innovation - 22.12.2022
R. Geigy Award 2022 Goes to Three Researchers for Work on Malaria and Tuberculosis Control in Africa
Researchers Lorenz Hofer and Mgeni Tambwe are trying to stop malaria transmission in Tanzania. Astrid Knoblauch is distributing drugs to combat tuberculosis with the help of drones in Madagascar.

Health - Computer Science - 22.12.2022
University Hospital for Anaesthesia, General Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy certified as ’EHDEN Data Partner’
MedUni Vienna's Department of Anaesthesia, General Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy is the first hospital in Austria to become a certified Data Partner with the EHDEN project.

Health - 22.12.2022
How to deal with close encounters with Christmas critters
How to deal with close encounters with Christmas critters
As the warmer months arrive, they also bring increased activity from creatures that can bite and sting.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.12.2022

Health - 22.12.2022
Alarming rates of burnout among teachers over the long-term following COVID-19 pandemic
A study carried out among 2,167 teachers in Flemish secondary schools has shown that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed additional burden on teaching staff, leading to significantly more stress and anxiety.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.12.2022
University of Glasgow cancer experts to receive £1.7m from Cancer Research UK
University of Glasgow scientists are to receive £1.7m from Cancer Research UK to investigate both the root causes of cancer and how treatments can be improved. Professor Stephen Tait, of the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute and the Glasgow University School of Cancer Sciences, will receive £1,646,832 to investigate what causes cancer cells to grow out of control and form tumours.

Pharmacology - Health - 21.12.2022
A pioneer of innovative training
A pioneer of innovative training
The -PharMSchool- started up ten years ago and is a lighthouse project for interdisciplinary, networked teaching Can therapeutic plasters help to combat depression?