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Health - 06.07.2021
First Patients in San Diego County to Receive Lungs with Heart-Stopping Approach
Method expected to help expand pool of potential donors and shorten recipient wait times On any given day, there are approximately 1,300 to 3,200 people on the wait list for a lung transplant in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Criminology / Forensics - Health - 06.07.2021
Tracing the DNA: Part Two of a series about laboratories at Münster University: the Department of Forensic Molecular Biology at the Institute of Forensic Medicine helps in the fight against crime
Tracing the DNA: Part Two of a series about laboratories at Münster University: the Department of Forensic Molecular Biology at the Institute of Forensic Medicine helps in the fight against crime
Part Two of a series about laboratories at Münster University: the Department of Forensic Molecular Biology at the Institute of Forensic Medicine helps in the fight against crime Hidden in the courtyard of the Institute of Forensic Medicine stands a weeping beech, five metres high.

Health - 06.07.2021
Only 1 in 4 people believe UK will ’build back better’
Only a quarter of the UK public are confident that 'build back better' can be delivered after the pandemic, according to new findings published today by UCL researchers. The insights come from analysis of the results of a UCL-commissioned YouGov survey to test responses to the 'build back better' concept, favoured by politicians on both sides of the Atlantic to talk about addressing inequalities exposed and exacerbated by Covid-19.

Health - Life Sciences - 05.07.2021
New test to make gene therapy safer
New test to make gene therapy safer
SAGA detects tumour potential of viral vectors for blood stem cells When the causes of serious diseases are based on a defective gene, medicine relies on gene therapy. In this strategy, defect-free genes are introduced into the body with the help of certain viruses. In this way, individual forms of congenital blindness, hereditary muscular atrophy or certain diseases of the blood and immune system can already be treated today.

Health - Social Sciences - 05.07.2021
Gaping hole in Australian dental health is preventable
Children with limited exposure to fluoridated water and a high sugar intake are 70 per cent more likely to develop cavities in their permanent teeth, according to University of Queensland-led research.

Campus - Health - 05.07.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 05.07.2021
Being clean and hygienic need not impair childhood immunity
Being clean and hygienic need not impair childhood immunity
The theory that modern society is too clean, leading to defective immune systems in children, should be swept under the carpet, according to a new study by researchers at UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Health - Campus - 05.07.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 02.07.2021
UofG researchers to play a key role in major EU arthritis research project
Researchers at the University of Glasgow will play a key role in the major new EU research project, HIPPOCRATES, which will promote the early identification of and improve outcomes for patients with psoriatic arthritis.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.07.2021
Potential Drug Target for Difficult-To-Treat Breast Cancer: RNA-Binding Proteins
Studies using human cell lines and tumors grown in mice provide early evidence that inhibiting RNA-binding proteins, a previously overlooked family of molecules, might provide a new approach for trea

Health - Pharmacology - 02.07.2021
Analysis: Could expanding the Covid-19 case definition improve the UK's pandemic response'
Analysis: Could expanding the Covid-19 case definition improve the UK’s pandemic response’
PhD candidate Alex Crozier (UCL Biosciences) and colleagues write in the BMJ about the potential opportunities and challenges of expanding the symptom list linked to self-isolation and testing as vaccines are rolled out.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.07.2021
For Transplant Patients, COVID-19 Vaccination Presents a Different Uncertainty
A pair of clinical trials at UC San Diego Health and Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute seek to quantify vaccine benefit to immunocompromised patients - and perhaps help improve it Evidence continues to mount that vaccination against COVID-19, most notably the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, produces robust, durable protection in the vast majority of recipients.

Health - History / Archeology - 01.07.2021
British consumers complicit in forty-year 'healthy eating' failure
British consumers complicit in forty-year ’healthy eating’ failure
'Healthy eating' campaigns have largely failed in Britain for the last four decades because consumers have adapted confusing advice, and incorporated fast and convenience foods into self-defined 'balanced' lifestyles, a new study argues.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.07.2021
The World's First Digital Model of a Cancer Cell
The World’s First Digital Model of a Cancer Cell
The computer model, developed under the lead management of researchers at TU Graz, simulates the cyclical changes in the membrane potential of a cancer cell using the example of human lung adenocarcinoma and opens up completely new avenues in cancer research.

Health - Campus - 01.07.2021

Health - 01.07.2021
Rare tadpole is new to science
New collaborative research led by Manchester Museum, part of The University of Manchester, has resulted in the first scientific description of an extremely rare tadpole.

Career - Health - 01.07.2021
How to be mindful of mental health during lockdown
Keeping your mental health in check during lockdown can be difficult. Our experts from the Body, Heart and Mind in Business Research Group explain how you can safeguard your mental health and wellbeing at work.

Health - 01.07.2021
Leaders’ pandemic policies engendered varying levels of trust
As the COVID-19 pandemic exploded across the globe in early 2020, the world's leaders were faced with a flurry of tough moral dilemmas.

Health - Life Sciences - 01.07.2021
Moskowitz: Cellphone radiation is harmful, but few want to believe it
The vast majority of American adults - 97% - own a cellphone of some kind, according to the Pew Research Center.

Mathematics - Health - 01.07.2021
How long can a person live’ The 21st century may see a record-breaker
The number of people who live past the age of 100 has been on the rise for decades , up to nearly half a million people worldwide. There are, however, far fewer "supercentenarians," people who live to age 110 or even longer. The oldest living person, Jeanne Calment of France, was 122 when she died in 1997; currently, the world's oldest person is 118-year-old Kane Tanaka of Japan.

Health - Career - 30.06.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 30.06.2021
AI improves speech understanding of hearing aid users
AI improves speech understanding of hearing aid users
In noisy environments it is difficult for hearing aid users or people with a hearing implant to understand their conversational partner because current audio processors still have difficulty focusing precisely enough on specific sound sources.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.06.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 30.06.2021
Books charts revolution of the science of human health
A leading scientist has charted the recent and dramatic breakthroughs in our understanding of the body in a new book out today (July 1).

Health - 30.06.2021
Pumped to assist the heart with an artificial aorta
Scientists from EPFL and University of Bern have successfully implanted - in vivo - their first artificial tubular muscle that augments the aorta and assists cardiac function in pumping blood.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.06.2021
UC San Diego Health Adopts SMART Health Card for Digital Vaccine Records
First U.S. health system to offer direct online access to secure, verifiable vaccination documentation UC San Diego Health is now offering a verifiable digital vaccine record to its patients who have or will receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Health - Computer Science - 29.06.2021
National app maps COVID alerts across Australia
National app maps COVID alerts across Australia
Researchers have developed a new contact tracing web app for COVID-19 that pulls together current contact tracing alert locations from across the country, and presents the information in an interactive mobile-friendly map.

Life Sciences - Health - 29.06.2021
LSL60101 compound reduces neuroinflammation and improves cognition in animal models with Alzheimer's
LSL60101 compound reduces neuroinflammation and improves cognition in animal models with Alzheimer’s
The LSL60101 compound, a specific ligand of the I2-IR receptors in the brain, could shed light on the development of future strategies against Alzheimer's disease.

Health - 29.06.2021
Sinergia grants for three University of Bern researchers
Sinergia grants for three University of Bern researchers
Three researchers at the University of Bern are receiving Sinergia grants from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) for their research projects.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.06.2021
World-leading study begins into robotic surgery for knee replacement with major £1.6 million funding grant
New clinical trial led by University of Warwick and University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire A major national study will pitch human skill against machine precision as it compares the benefits of knee replacement surgery performed using a robot to a surgeon using traditional methods.

Health - 29.06.2021
Upgrading PPE for staff working on COVID-19 wards cut hospital-acquired infections dramatically
Upgrading PPE for staff working on COVID-19 wards cut hospital-acquired infections dramatically
When Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge upgraded its face masks for staff working on COVID-19 wards to filtering face piece 3 (FFP3) respirators, it saw a dramatic fall - up to 100% - in hospital-acquired SARS-CoV-2 infections among these staff.

Health - Social Sciences - 29.06.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 28.06.2021