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Health - 26.07.2021
What impact has covid-19 had on public support for the European Union?
An international research project on, involving Toni Rodon, a professor with the UPF Department of Political and Social Sciences, will analyse how the crisis caused by the pandemic has affected Europ

Campus - Health - 26.07.2021
In time capsule, UChicago students send COVID-19 artifacts 100 years into the future
Vaccination efforts have begun to curb COVID-19 outbreaks across the United States. But even after the public health threat recedes, how do we reckon with the trauma of the pandemic, finding hope after a tragedy?

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2021
Team creating insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetes
JDRF funds creation of implant to automatically regulate blood glucose levels Rice University bioengineers are using 3D printing and smart biomaterials to create an insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetics.

Health - Social Sciences - 26.07.2021
Rent, mortgage linked to worse health outcomes during early stages of pandemic
Rent, mortgage linked to worse health outcomes during early stages of pandemic
During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, having to make rent or mortgage payments was significantly associated with health and mental distress, according to new research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.07.2021
Exploring Silk’s Full Potential
Carnegie Mellon University From ski slopes to Girl Scouts, Rosalyn Abbott's classroom of choice has evolved over the years, but her love for teaching and discovery remains a steady constant. On any given day, she can be found integrating biomaterials, namely silk, with tissue engineering techniques in her lab, or teaching introductory engineering courses to undergraduate students at Carnegie Mellon University.

Health - 22.07.2021
Being born with a low weight can cause changes in the heart that persist into adulthood
Being born with a low weight can cause changes in the heart that persist into adulthood
People who have been born underweight, that is, babies in the first decile (corresponding to 10% of babies born with the lowest weight), have more cardiovascular problems when they are adults.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.07.2021
UCLH begins clinical trial of Alzheimer’s drug developed at UCL
A clinical trial of a new drug candidate for Alzheimer's disease which has been developed at UCL in partnership with the pharmaceutical company Eisai has begun at UCLH with participants now being screened. Participants in the trial, conducted at the UCLH Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre (NIHR UCLH Clinical Research Facility), will have the rare inherited form of Alzheimer's disease.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.07.2021
1.5 million children worldwide have lost a parent, grandparent, or caregiver due to COVID-19
An estimated 1.5 million children worldwide have experienced the death of a parent, custodial grandparent, or other relative who cared for them, as a result of COVID-19, according to a new global study involving UCL researchers, published today in The Lancet. Of the 1.5 million children, more than 1 million experienced the death of one or both parents during the first 14 months of the pandemic, and another half a million experienced the death of a grandparent caregiver living in their own home, the study estimates.

Health - Campus - 22.07.2021
Soft Skin Patch Could Provide Early Warning for Strokes, Heart Attacks
Engineers at the University of California San Diego developed a soft and stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through major arteries and veins deep inside a person's body.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.07.2021
New campaign highlights need to seek help for ’vague but concerning’ cancer symptoms
"Cancer champions" will encourage people to seek help for "vague" symptoms as part of a new campaign led by Cardiff University and funded by Cancer Research Wales.

Pharmacology - Health - 22.07.2021
Concern about safety is main reason many Detroiters are not getting vaccinated, U-M survey finds
About half of adults living in Detroit are not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to data just released from a University of Michigan survey.

Health - Physics - 22.07.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 22.07.2021
Vaccine antibody levels start to wane at around 2-3 months
Total antibody levels appear to start declining from as early as six weeks after complete vaccination and can reduce by more than 50% over 10 weeks, according to new data from UCL's Virus Watch study.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.07.2021
Eyes wide shut: How newborn mammals dream the world they're entering
Eyes wide shut: How newborn mammals dream the world they’re entering
As a newborn mammal opens its eyes for the first time, it can already make visual sense of the world around it.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.07.2021
A bachelor’s degree final project identifies the best covid-19 vaccination strategy
The impact of the pandemic according to socioeconomic origin is the subject of research in the framework of the UPF bachelor's degree in Mathematical Engineering in Data Science, by Genona Torruella, supervised by professor Miguel Ángel Cordobés.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.07.2021
Biological heart chamber from the laboratory
Biological heart chamber from the laboratory
BMBF funds MHH project on heart support system with three million euros Status: 21. July 2021 More than 9,000 people in Germany are on the waiting list for a donor organ, about 700 of them are waiting for a heart.

Life Sciences - Health - 21.07.2021
Researchers re-create sense of touch and motor control in paralyzed patient
Performed in Chicago for the first time, surgical procedure allows patient to feel touch sensations On a chilly day in the fall of 2020, Scott Imbrie's joyful voice preceded his entrance into the seventh-floor lobby of the Center for Care and Discovery, the University of Chicago Medicine's flagship hospital located in Hyde Park.

Health - Economics / Business - 21.07.2021
Berkeley startup aims to be a game changer in autoimmune disease therapy
UC Berkeley business and chemistry alumni Geo Guillen, left, and Marco Lobba, middle, launched Catena Biosciences with Berkeley chemistry professor Matthew Francis.

Health - Economics / Business - 21.07.2021
Black, Hispanic populations among hardest hit by COVID-19, according to U-M research
Deaths from all causes combined increased dramatically early in the COVID-19 pandemic for certain demographic groups in the U.S.-particularly for Black and Hispanic people, even when accounting for socioeconomic factors, according to new University of Michigan research. In fact, the study-which focused on groups of adults under age 65-found the wealthiest non-Hispanic Black residents had a higher increase in mortality than the poorest non-Hispanic white people.

Health - Social Sciences - 20.07.2021
New study aims to improve healthcare for pregnant women with multiple health conditions
The University of Birmingham is leading a new three-year UK-wide study aimed at improving healthcare and outcomes for pregnant women who have two or more active long-term health conditions.

Veterinary - Health - 20.07.2021
No horsing around: super-fast Hendra test developed
No horsing around: super-fast Hendra test developed
University of Queensland vets are diagnosing the deadly Hendra virus in horses faster than ever, developing a diagnostic point-of-care kit that can detect the pathogen in under an hour, rather than days. Veterinarian Professor Ben Ahern said a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test to detect Hendra infections in horses has been sorely needed for decades.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.07.2021
Study launched to investigate diet treatment for long COVID
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have been awarded £1 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate weight loss treatment for long COVID.

Health - Economics / Business - 20.07.2021

Psychology - Health - 20.07.2021
How the science of wellbeing can help build resilience
From teddy bears in windows to panic buying, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown how crises can elicit different human behaviours.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.07.2021
Impaired humoral and cellular immune responses to SARSCov-2 mRNA vaccine in virus unexposed patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis
The ROMANOV study found impaired humoral and cellular immune responses to SARSCov-2 mRNA vaccine in virus unexposed patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis The ROMANOV study found impaired humoral

Health - Social Sciences - 19.07.2021
Pandemic had greater impact on younger age group mortality in deprived areas
In the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, deprived areas suffered more excess deaths than affluent areas , with a disproportionate impact on their younger age groups according to the early draft of a new study.

Health - Pharmacology - 19.07.2021
New research studies to help diagnose and treat Long COVID funded by NIHR
New research studies to help diagnose and treat Long COVID funded by NIHR
Three projects at Oxford have received funding from NIHR to assess breathlessness in Long COVID patients, investigate the impact of Long COVID on families, and examine the role of vaccines in Long COVID.

Health - Life Sciences - 19.07.2021
Predicting the risk of cerebrovascular thrombosis in patients with heart disease
This was the main goal of a study published in Frontiers in Physiology by a team of researchers led by Oscar Camara, a member of the PhySense group, attached to the BCN MedTech research unit, of whic

Health - Environment - 19.07.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 19.07.2021
UNITE & DIVIDE: Social Distancing, Alzheimer’s and Anti-Gypsyism
New edition of research magazine RUPERTO CAROLA with articles by 24 Heidelberg academics "It is easier to split an atom than to stamp out prejudice.

Pharmacology - Health - 19.07.2021
New Zealand drug agency provides model to help insulate NICE from impacts of post-Brexit trade deals
An investigation by CASP researchers suggests safeguards put in place in New Zealand to protect drug policy offer important lessons for UK trade deals.

Health - Life Sciences - 19.07.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 16.07.2021
3D ’Assembloid’ Shows How SARS-CoV-2 Infects Brain Cells
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine have produced a stem cell model that demonstrates a potential route of entry of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, into the human brain. The findings are published in the July 9, 2021 online .

Health - Life Sciences - 16.07.2021
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