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Health - Pharmacology - 17.06.2022
Heart surgery delays will cost lives, warns research
Pandemic has delayed lifesaving treatment for thousands of people with severe aortic stenosis. Our approach does not put the onus on only management or doctors, but creates a joint solution that is easier to implement in practice Feryal Erhun Urgent action is needed to clear the backlog of people with a common heart condition who are waiting for lifesaving treatment, according to published in the journal BMJ Open .

Health - Pharmacology - 17.06.2022
Kawasaki Disease Rates Dropped During COVID-19 Pandemic
UC San Diego researchers report significant decrease in national cases of Kawasaki disease in 2020; findings hint at origins of disease Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego teamed with partners across the United States to track rates of Kawasaki disease (KD) before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health - Social Sciences - 16.06.2022
New Pediatric Obesity Program Makes Treatment More Accessible
UC San Diego clinical trial finds Guided Self-Help program effective in treating pediatric obesity and improving attendance rates Pediatric obesity remains a serious health problem in the United States, where one in five children are affected. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends that pediatricians screen for obesity during primary care visits and refer families to behavioral intervention programs.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.06.2022
New system that defines Huntington’s Disease will ’revolutionise’ drug trials
A novel staging framework that assesses the progression of Huntington's disease (HD), similar to the way cancer is staged 0 to 4, has been developed by UCL scientists as part of an international consortium; paving the way for clinical trials of drugs in the earliest stages of HD.

Innovation - Health - 16.06.2022
The CNRS 2022 Innovation Medal laureates
"In keeping with the CNRS's strategic technology transfer mission, the Innovation Medal rewards researchers who have successfully completed technology transfer," explains Jean-Luc Moullet, CNRS Deputy CEO for Innovation.

Pharmacology - Health - 16.06.2022
Access to safer supply rapidly increased during COVID-19: study
Access to safer supply rapidly increased during COVID-19: study
Science, Health & Technology Kevin Hollett The number of programs and prescribers offering safer supply to reduce risk of overdose increased dramatically in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study looking at services across Canada.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.06.2022
Peanut allergy treatment safest when started for infants under 12 months
Peanut allergy treatment safest when started for infants under 12 months
Science, Health & Technology Erik Rolfsen UBC researchers demonstrated in 2019 that pre-schoolers can safely overcome peanut allergies with a treatment called oral immunotherapy. Now they have evidence that the earlier pre-schoolers start this treatment, the better. This real-world study focused on infants younger than 12 months old and reveals that not only is oral immunotherapy effective against peanut allergies, it's even safer for this age group than it is for toddlers and older pre-schoolers.

Veterinary - Health - 16.06.2022
Major investments at UdeM’s Saint-Hyacinthe campus
The Quebec government grants $101 million for the construction of a veterinary simulation centre, a clinical skills centre and an animal shelter.

Health - 16.06.2022
New Western research helps customize cochlear implants
Rendering of a 3D synchrotron-based image of an implanted cochlea. The red in the image is an implanted cochlear implant electrode array.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.06.2022
Researchers in Glasgow to receive £1.9m to tackle late stage cancer syndrome
Scientists at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute and the University of Glasgow are to receive £1.9m to explore the causes of a debilitating wasting disease that many people experience in the later stages of cancer. The funding is from Cancer Grand Challenges, a research initiative co-founded by Cancer Research UK and the National Cancer Institute in the US, which aims to encourage the world's leading researchers to tackle the toughest challenges faced by cancer patients.

Health - 16.06.2022
Researchers receive £12m from Cancer Grand Challenges
Researchers receive £12m from Cancer Grand Challenges
Seven scientists at UCL will take on some of the toughest obstacles in cancer, after being selected to play leading roles in the latest global Cancer Grand Challenges.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.06.2022
FDA approves COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5 years old. What’s next?
Johns Hopkins vaccine expert Ruth Karron discusses the authorization of COVID-19 vaccines for those under 5 years old, and what's likely to happen with the authorization over the next few weeks The U

Pharmacology - Health - 16.06.2022
What you need to know about the Novavax vaccine
What you need to know about the Novavax vaccine
Novavax uses a combination of spike proteins and an immune stimulant to provoke an immune response against the virus that causes COVID-19.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.06.2022
UK researchers pioneer new virtual treatment for PTSD
UK researchers pioneer new virtual treatment for PTSD
Researchers at Cardiff University have pioneered a new form of virtual treatment for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Health - Life Sciences - 15.06.2022

Health - Career - 15.06.2022
Stephen Best appointed director of Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities
When things get hard, Anna Harte doesn't sit back and wait for someone else to solve a problem. She jumps in, head first, and tries to find a solution.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.06.2022
$2.38M to test nano-engineered brain cancer treatment in mice
A protein that crosses the blood-brain barrier carries a drug that kills tumor cells and another that activates the immune system A new nanomedicine that crosses the blood-brain barrier, engages the

Health - Social Sciences - 15.06.2022
Several factors contribute to low physical activity levels of assisted living residents
Many people assume that when older loved ones move to an assisted living community, the planned activities will help their relatives get more physically active. But that's not often the case. A new study from the University of Michigan School of Nursing examines factors that influence physical activity and sedentary behavior in residents who live in assisted living communities.

Health - Life Sciences - 14.06.2022
A dynamic duo of cells identified in lung blood vessels
A dynamic duo of cells identified in lung blood vessels
Scientists at the University of Illinois Chicago have analyzed gene expression data from more than 35,000 blood vessel cells from the lungs of mice and identified two subtypes.

Computer Science - Health - 14.06.2022
Students develop software to revolutionise computer use for millions
Students develop software to revolutionise computer use for millions
Ground-breaking software that allows users to control their PC through their webcam using face and body movements has been developed by a team of UCL Computer Science students in collaboration with Intel, Microsoft, IBM, Google and the NHS.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.06.2022
Bakar Fellows program names seven new Spark Award recipients
Anna Harte is the medical director of University Health Services at UC Berkeley.

Health - 13.06.2022
Canada lags behind other countries in providing school food programs to children in need
Canada lags behind other countries in providing school food programs to children in need
Only five per cent of students in Canada participated in a school meal program. Canada is at the back of the pack when it comes to students accessing nutrition programs at school, shows a new study.

Health - Career - 13.06.2022
Pediatric Liver Disease Increases Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children can lead to diabetes, with profound consequences Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common pediatric liver disease, affecting 5 to 8 million children in the United States.

Life Sciences - Health - 13.06.2022
Award for research on Rett syndrome
Award for research on Rett syndrome
Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird receive the International Prize for Translational Neuroscience 2022 of the Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation for their findings on the causes of Rett syndrome The brain is one of nature's most complex structures.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.06.2022

Life Sciences - Health - 13.06.2022
Spotlight on FMIers: Iskra Katic
At first glance, Caenorhabditis elegans , or C. elegans for short, isn't exactly awe-inspiring.

Innovation - Health - 13.06.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 13.06.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 10.06.2022

Health - 10.06.2022
Tele-exercise to boost recovery for regional cancer patients
Women in rural and regional areas recovering from gynaecological cancer and treatment will now have access to a University of Queensland rehabilitation program through telehealth.

Health - Innovation - 10.06.2022
Digital tool gives surgeons a pre-theatre rehearsal
Digital tool gives surgeons a pre-theatre rehearsal
Surgical planning tool designed by Engineering PhD candidate advances the efficacy of next generation 3D-printed bone implants. Jawbone reconstruction - or orthognathic surgery - is a complicated medical procedure whereby a person's jaw is treated for significant trauma, such as from a car crash or gunshot wound, or diseases like oral cancer.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.06.2022
GRDC's support plants the seed for crop disease breakthroughs
GRDC’s support plants the seed for crop disease breakthroughs
A Curtin University research centre will continue to discover new ways to reduce the economic impact of crop disease for Australian growers, with a further five-year investment of $30 million by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).

Health - Environment - 10.06.2022
The Fundació Joan Miró and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra are creating the Fundació Joan Miró - UPF Chair of Contemporary Art
This project, in which UPF is among the 19 participating institutions, with John Palmer as principal investigator, will address the emergence and transmission of zoonotic pathogens.

Health - Campus - 10.06.2022

Health - 09.06.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 09.06.2022
Three UC3M COVID-19 research projects receive funding from the Community of Madrid
The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) has received 4,859,000 euros from the Community of Madrid to fund three COVID-19 research projects.