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Pharmacology - Health - 09.06.2022
Concerns about new mutations as vaccine willingness slightly decreases
Concerns about new mutations as vaccine willingness slightly decreases
Two-thirds of the German population are concerned about new corona mutations; one-fifth of the population is very worried.

Health - 09.06.2022
How drug decriminalization in B.C. could help save lives
How drug decriminalization in B.C. could help save lives
Q&As Brett Goldhawk Beginning in January 2023, the B.C. government will remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of illicit drugs including heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine. Dr. Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes ( she/her ), an addictions expert at UBC's School of Population and Public Health, answers some key questions about the decriminalization of illegal drugs - and how it could help save lives in B.C. More than 2,200 British Columbians died due to illicit drug use in 2021.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.06.2022
More than $19.7m awarded to Monash researchers for vital medical research
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has announced more than $19. M in funding for Monash research projects that incorporate diabetes, epilepsy and seizures, infection management, alcohol treatment, acidic blood trial and a new device to deliver treatment to premature babies.

Economics / Business - Health - 09.06.2022
Two-decade review of Flint finances by U-M shows consequences of lack of investment, legacy costs  
Two-decade review of Flint finances by U-M shows consequences of lack of investment, legacy costs The turmoil surrounding the city of Flint-most notably stemming from its lead-tainted water crisis-ha

Health - Pharmacology - 08.06.2022
Major US award for Bern and Geneva researchers
Major US award for Bern and Geneva researchers
A prestigious grant from the USA goes to the biomedical scientist Sven Rottenberg, University of Bern, and the clinical scientist Intidhar Labidi-Galy, University of Geneva and University Hospital of Geneva.

Health - 08.06.2022
Obesity lowering the age for knee replacements
Obesity lowering the age for knee replacements
More than half of Australians who underwent knee replacement for osteoarthritis were obese, increasing their risk of having the operation at a younger age, especially among women.

Health - Pedagogy - 08.06.2022
Scottish primary school children help co-create new virus app
A new app, designed to help children understand more about respiratory viruses, has been co-created by staff from the University of Glasgow, The Glasgow School of Art and local primary school pupils in Glasgow.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 08.06.2022
International scholarship student leads barley rust breakthrough
International scholarship student leads barley rust breakthrough
An international scholarship student has found and defined the sequence of an important gene underlying leaf rust resistance in barley.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.06.2022
The pandemic has reached a plateau, but for how long?
The pandemic has reached a plateau, but for how long?
Johns Hopkins health security expert Tom Inglesby provides an update on the state of the pandemic and how vaccination, funding, and variants may affect its future The U.S. appears to ha

Campus - Health - 07.06.2022

Health - Physics - 07.06.2022

Health - Environment - 07.06.2022

Campus - Health - 07.06.2022

Health - 07.06.2022
Recent immigrants less likely to have family doctor
Recent immigrants less likely to have family doctor
Recent immigrants to Canada face barriers to accessing primary care and may be missing out on the benefits that come with having a family physician.

Pharmacology - Health - 06.06.2022
Study identifies best treatment for rare childhood cancer
High doses of drug called ifosfamide are the best way to treat a cancer of children which affects bones and soft tissues, compared to three other treatments, according to University of Manchester researchers.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.06.2022
Causes of Liver Cancer are Changing Around the World: Some Up, Some Down
What isn-t changing is the steady rise in cases and deaths globally The primary causes of liver cancer are well known: viral (hepatitis B and C), alcohol and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a condition in which fat builds up in the liver, resulting in chronic inflammation and damage.

Health - Campus - 06.06.2022
Public policy students take on a health care digital divide
Public policy students take on a health care digital divide
When Sophia Li decided to apply to graduate school to pursue her interest in health policy, she could not have known that the field would soon be upended by a protracted global health emergency.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.06.2022
The unsuspected virtues of hot pepper
The unsuspected virtues of hot pepper
Hot pepper is hot. But it's also packed with potential therapeutic qualities. Capsaicin is the molecule that has it all! UdeM experts explain. It adds punch, heat, personality. It injects flavour, colour, aroma. It goes by many names-habanero, cayenne, jalapeño, poblano, bird's eye-but hot pepper by any name always gets a reaction.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.06.2022
App detecting jaundice in babies a success in first major clinical trial
App detecting jaundice in babies a success in first major clinical trial
A smartphone app that identifies severe jaundice in newborn babies by scanning their eyes could be a life-saver in areas that lack access to expensive screening devices, suggests a study co-authored by researchers at UCL (University College London) and the University of Ghana. The app, called neoSCB, was developed by clinicians and engineers at UCL and was used to screen for jaundice in over 300 newborn babies in Ghana, following an initial pilot study on 37 newborns at University College London Hospital (UCLH) in 2020.

Social Sciences - Health - 03.06.2022
Proven effective and popular
Proven effective and popular
Johns Hopkins experts push back against narratives that suggest gun control in the U.S. is divisive and ineffective: 'Gun policy is mostly political among politicians.' While there are many factors contributing to the scourge of gun violence in the United States, one thing is clear: The data-and the majority of Americans-support laws that sensibly restrict access to firearms under certain conditions.

Health - 02.06.2022
Decline in births among disadvantaged areas during the COVID-19 pandemic
Decline in births among disadvantaged areas during the COVID-19 pandemic
In the wake of the pandemic, there have been fewer births in poorer, more disadvantaged areas, while there has hardly been any change in births in affluent and more advantaged areas.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.06.2022
University of Toronto researchers awarded 20 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs
University of Toronto researchers awarded 20 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs
From neuroimaging of aging to Indigenous methodologies with youth and communities, the University of Toronto's 20 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs are working to address key global challenges and advance knowledge across a wide range of fields.

Environment - Health - 02.06.2022
The ongoing public health impact of redlining
The ongoing public health impact of redlining
Tool visualizes the public health impact of redlining The practice shaped wealth accumulation along racial lines, creating long-term financial and health disparities.

Health - 01.06.2022
Study Evaluates How to Eliminate Telemedicine’s Virtual Waiting Room
Text Message Indicates when Doctor Is In Your virtual visit with your doctor is at 1:00 p.m. It's now 1:20 p.m. and your physician has not yet logged in. Do you call the clinic? Hang up and log back in? Groan in frustration? Being stuck in a virtual waiting room and staring at a blank computer or device screen is a huge dissatisfier among telemedicine patients.

Health - Life Sciences - 01.06.2022
Marta Rizzi takes over Chair in Clinical Experimental Immunology
Marta Rizzi took over the Chair in Clinical Experimental Immunology (§98) at MedUni Vienna at the beginning of June. The expert on human B-cell lymphocytes comes to Vienna from University Hospital Freiburg. Marta Rizzi is an expert in human B-cell lymphocyte development, activation both in physiological and disease context.

Health - 01.06.2022
Australian-first health alliance aiming to Close the Gap
Australian-first health alliance aiming to Close the Gap
Closing the gap in life expectancy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples will be the focus of an Australian-first health alliance.

Health - Campus - 01.06.2022
Celebrating Waterloo’s graduating PhD students
Waterloo recognizes six PhD students for earning the highest academic status within their faculty and their innovative research By Angelica Marie Sanchez University Relations For graduating PhD stude

Media - Health - 01.06.2022
A blueprint for science communication with Anita Layton
Researchers need to raise their game in light of new NSERC emphasis on knowledge translation By Jon Parsons Faculty of Mathematics The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSE

Event - Health - 31.05.2022
Waterloo professor awarded New Zealand’s top scientific prize
May 31, 2022 Professor Ben Thompson is a member of the award-winning inter-disciplinary research team changing international neonatal hypoglycemia practice By A University of Waterloo professor has be

Health - Life Sciences - 31.05.2022
¤4.7 million for new research infrastructure at VUB
Vice-rector for Research Karin Vanderkerken: -For excellent scientific research you need excellent equipment. Tuesday, May 31, 2022 — The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is investing ¤4.7 million in new research equipment. Ensuring an optimal research environment is one of the most important aims of VUB's research policy.
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