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Mathematics - Health - 02.11.2009
A Tale of Two Cities: The Sheffield Project
The Social and Spatial Inequalities Research Group at the University of Sheffield's Geography Department has carried out research into the changing social geography of Sheffield. The research was commissioned by Sheffield Brightside MP David Blunkett. The researchers analysed a wide range of indicators, obtained from a variety of sources, including South Yorkshire´s Local Area Statistics On-line Service (LASOS), NHS Sheffield and Sheffield City Council, as well as national data sources such as the Office for National Statistics, Neighbourhood Statistics and HM Land Registry.

Health - History / Archeology - 02.11.2009
Statement on UCLA’s organ transplantation program
CBS's "60 Minutes" ran a story Sunday, Nov. 1, on the Japanese Yakuza that included numerous inaccuracies relating to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and organ transplants in general.

Health - Physics - 01.11.2009
Cause of common chronic diarrhoea revealed in new research
Cause of common chronic diarrhoea revealed in new research
Cause of common chronic diarrhoea revealed in new research Study results suggest a hormone deficiency causes bile acid diarrhoea - Imperial College London News Release For Immediate Release Monday 2

Health - Environment - 01.11.2009
Digital 'plaster' for monitoring vital signs undergoes first clinical trials
Digital ’plaster’ for monitoring vital signs undergoes first clinical trials
Digital 'plaster' for monitoring vital signs undergoes first clinical trials Wireless device should enable patients' vital signs to be monitored without bulky monitoring machines News release Issued

Health - 01.11.2009
UCL awarded largest ever UK grant to investigate causes of Parkinson’s
UCL researchers have been awarded £5.3 million to investigate the causes of Parkinson's disease.

Health - 01.11.2009
UCL awarded largest ever UK grant to investigate causes of Parkinson’s
UCL researchers have been awarded £5.3 million to investigate the causes of Parkinson's disease.

Administration - Health - 29.10.2009
Funding Future Discoveries
The University of Birmingham is encouraging everyone to play a part in financing future discoveries with far-reaching benefits, as it launches its £60 million fundraising campaign this week.

Economics / Business - Health - 29.10.2009
LANL sponsors Recovery Act job fair
LANL sponsors Recovery Act job fair
Nearly 500 seek positions, from laborers to project managers Los Alamos, New Mexico, October 30, 2009—Nearly 500 job seekers turned out for a Los Alamos National Laboratory-sponsored job fair near Española, New Mexico, on Thursday.

Health - Administration - 29.10.2009
Kaiser Permanente gives $5.2 million to endow Center for Health Equity at UCLA
The UCLA School of Public Health has received a $5.2 million gift from Kaiser Permanente to endow the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.10.2009
Novartis on track to deliver Influenza A (H1N1) vaccine for the US
29.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis To date, Novartis has shipped more than 7.5 million doses of Influenza A (H1N1) vaccines in multi-dose vials and pre-filled syringes ready to use, a

Health - 28.10.2009
UCL to accelerate bringing stem cell therapies to clinic
UCL's Professor Pete Coffey is the joint leader of a major project to bring stem cell treatment to the point of clinical trial.

Event - Health - 28.10.2009
Zerkle wins Governor's Distinguished Public Service Award
Zerkle wins Governor’s Distinguished Public Service Award
Carolyn Zerkle, Los Alamos National Laboratory Stimulus Project leader. Los Alamos, New Mexico, OCTOBER 29, 2009—Carolyn E. Zerkle, leader of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Stimulus Project, has been named a 2009 winner of the Governor's New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Award.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.10.2009
Novartis biological drug Ilaris® approved in EU to treat children and adults with CAPS, a rare debilitating auto-inflammatory disease
28.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Ilaris is a monoclonal antibody that selectively targets and blocks interleukin-1 beta (IL-1ß), the trigger for inflammation and tissue damage in CAPS pat

Environment - Health - 27.10.2009
Expect the unexpected when adapting to climate change in Africa, says leading researcher
Expect the unexpected when adapting to climate change in Africa, says leading researcher
Expect the unexpected when adapting to climate change in Africa, says leading researcher Professor Sir Gordon Conway publishes paper on climate change in Africa %0A " Imperial College London news rel

Health - History / Archeology - 27.10.2009
Experts debate therapy culture
A University of Birmingham academic will debate if counselling can be used as a suitable response to rising unemployment in the face of recession, at the annual Battle of Ideas international conference on 31 October, in London.

Health - 27.10.2009
Scientists use world's fastest supercomputer to create the largest HIV evolutionary tree
Scientists use world’s fastest supercomputer to create the largest HIV evolutionary tree
Researchers are using the supercomputer to analyze vast quantities of genetic sequences from HIV infected people in the hope of zeroing in on possible vaccine target areas.

Health - Event - 26.10.2009
Major research collaboration will improve British athletes’ performance on world stage
Major research collaboration will improve British athletes’ performance on world stage
Major research collaboration will improve British athletes? performance on world stage Imperial and partners launch £8.5 million sporting initiative %0A " For Immediate Release Tuesday 27 Octo

Life Sciences - Health - 26.10.2009
UCL launches Genetics Institute
The UCL Genetics Institute (UGI) will be holding a public seminar to mark its launch on 11 November.

Health - Physics - 26.10.2009
NCI awards $15.2 million to create Princeton Physical Sciences-Oncology Center
Princeton - Princeton Princeton University physical scientists will partner with researchers at four other institutions to explore the driving forces behind the evolution of cancer under a five-year, $15.2 million award from the National Cancer Institute.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.10.2009
New $16 million center to push, pinch and probe cancer cells & tissues
BERKELEY — The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded the University of California, Berkeley, $15.7 million over five years to allow physical scientists and engineers to open a new front in the war on cancer.

Event - Health - 25.10.2009
Innovation and creativity wins top award for Imperial researchers at awards ceremony
Innovation and creativity wins top award for Imperial researchers at awards ceremony
Innovation and creativity wins top award for Imperial researchers at awards ceremony Institute of Biomedical Engineering wins prestigious Times Higher Education award %0A " Monday 26 October 2009 By

Pharmacology - Health - 23.10.2009
Novartis receives approval in the European Union for Exforge HCT®, a new 3-in-1 treatment for high blood pressure
23.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Basel , October 23, 2009 - The European Commission has granted Novartis marketing authorization for Exforge HCT" a new 3-in-1 treatment for people with high blood pressure.

Health - 22.10.2009
Patients with skin disease deserve better treatment
Patients with skin disease deserve better treatment
PA 273/09 Better access to specialists, more relevant training for health professionals and the introduction of reliable data to manage services effectively — these are the recommendations of a

Health - Pharmacology - 22.10.2009
Novartis delivers strong new product momentum and operational performance in first nine months of 2009
22.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Net income of USD 6.1 billion down 8% due to negative currency impact, Alcon-related financing costs and USD 189 million of associated companies cha

Health - 21.10.2009
Focal therapy and prostate cancer
UCL researcher Hashim Uddin Ahmed is conducting a series of world-first trials into an alternative form of treatment for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting men in the UK, with conventional treatment for the disease causing many distressing sid effects. Mr Ahmed is a Medical Research Council Clinical Research Fellow in the UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science.

Health - 21.10.2009
Focal therapy and prostate cancer
UCL researcher Hashim Uddin Ahmed is conducting a series of world-first trials into an alternative form of treatment for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting men in the UK, with conventional treatment for the disease causing many distressing sid effects. Mr Ahmed is a Medical Research Council Clinical Research Fellow in the UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science.

Economics / Business - Health - 21.10.2009
At LANL-sponsored networking forum— Businesses make their pitch for Recovery Act work
At LANL-sponsored networking forum— Businesses make their pitch for Recovery Act work
Lab hosts ?speed-dating? event POJOAQUE, New Mexico, October 22, 2009— Los Alamos National Laboratory today hosted a business "speed-dating" event for Recovery Act subcontractors— a rapid-fire networking forum where each company in attendance got three minutes to make a pitch.

Health - 21.10.2009
Older workers are the healthy 'survivors' of the workplace
Older workers are the healthy ’survivors’ of the workplace
PA 271/09 Experts at The University of Nottingham say our stress levels at work peak when we reach about 50 to 55 years of age and decrease as we head towards retirement. In the first comprehensive report into age related stress and health at work to be carried out in Britain researchers from the Institute of Work, Health and Organisations also found that the effects of stress in our working lives can stay with us well into retirement.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.10.2009
Standards for a new genomic era
Standards for a new genomic era
A team of geneticists has recently proposed a set of standards designed to elucidate the quality of publicly available genetic sequencing information.

Life Sciences - Health - 20.10.2009
First Venture Research Fellowship awarded to Dr Nick Lane
Press Release Media coverage The first UCL Venture Research Fellowship has been awarded to Nick Lane, UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment.

Life Sciences - Health - 20.10.2009
First Venture Research Fellowship awarded to Dr Nick Lane
Press Release Media coverage The first UCL Venture Research Fellowship has been awarded to Nick Lane, UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment.

Environment - Health - 20.10.2009
CSIS and Knight Center for International Media Launch Yearlong Event Series
October 21, 2009 — Washington, D.C. — The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) and the University of Miami Knight Center for International Media are pleased t

Health - Pharmacology - 20.10.2009
New Phase II data show ACZ885 gave better pain relief and flare prevention for patients with chronic gout than an injectable corticosteroid
20.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Basel, October 20, 2009 - New Phase II results show that the novel biological therapy ACZ885 (canakinumab) is significantly more effective than an injectab

Pharmacology - Health - 20.10.2009
Novartis drug Tasigna® meets primary endpoint in pivotal trial against Glivec® as first-line treatment in chronic myeloid leukemia patients
20.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Basel, October 20, 2009 - Novartis announced today that Tasigna® (nilotinib) met its primary endpoint in the first head-to-head comparison with the company's groundbreaking drug Glivec® (imatinib).

Health - 19.10.2009
New films show how patients are benefiting from Academic Health Science Centre
New films show how patients are benefiting from Academic Health Science Centre
New films show how patients are benefiting from Academic Health Science Centre Four new short films launched to celebrate the second birthday of the Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC).

Environment - Health - 19.10.2009
Age of Stupid director attends screening and discussion
Franny Armstrong (UCL Zoology 1994), director of 'The Age of Stupid', participated in an audience discussion following the film's screening at UCL on 19 October 2009.

Environment - Health - 19.10.2009
Age of Stupid director attends screening and discussion
Franny Armstrong (UCL Zoology 1994), director of 'The Age of Stupid', participated in an audience discussion following the film's screening at UCL on 19 October 2009.

Pharmacology - Health - 19.10.2009
Novartis receives Complete Response letter from FDA for QAB149, an investigational bronchodilator for COPD
19.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis Basel, October 19, 2009 - Novartis has received a Complete Response letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of the US regulatory revi

Health - Pharmacology - 19.10.2009
Leading Dengue and TB scientists discuss new clinical research approaches and models of excellence for clinical research and trials in endemic regions
19.10.2009 / Basel - Novartis NEHCRI is a unique role model for clinical TB and Dengue research in endemic regions, utilizing local input to build capacity and develop health infrastruc

Health - Linguistics / Literature - 19.10.2009
U. of I. professors featured in exhibit about body-mind-spirit connection
Taiji master Yang Yang, an adjunct professor of kinesiology at the University of Illinois, is featured in a new, permanent exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

Health - Life Sciences - 19.10.2009
Amphetamine use in adolescence may impair adult working memory
University of Illinois psychology professor Joshua Gulley and his colleagues found that amphetamine use in adolescence can lead to long-term impairments in memory. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, lll. Rats exposed to high doses of amphetamines at an age that corresponds to the later years of human adolescence display significant memory deficits as adults - long after the exposure ends, researchers report.

Health - Economics / Business - 15.10.2009
Sheffield expert to lead new research into alcohol policy
A team of national and international experts, led by an academic at the University of Sheffield, has been awarded funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to look at new methods of researching addiction.

Health - Administration - 14.10.2009
New research reveals 41% increase in children's short stay hospital admissions
New research reveals 41% increase in children’s short stay hospital admissions
New research reveals 41% increase in children's short stay hospital admissions Researchers say the increase may be linked to problems accessing out-of-hours primary care services - %0A " Imperial Col

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.10.2009
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes New Imperial-led project aims to support farmers to provide healthy food for children - %0A " Imperial College London News Release For I