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Pharmacology - Health - 16.07.2021
Repairing hearts with deadly spider venom
A potentially life-saving treatment for heart attack victims has been discovered from a very unlikely source - the venom of one of the world's deadliest spiders.

Health - 16.07.2021
More than one in five people ’less likely to attend cancer screening post-pandemic’
More than one in five people have said they are less likely to attend cancer screening now than before the pandemic, according to the initial findings of a UK-wide survey led by Cardiff University.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.07.2021
Opinion: If Covid-19 is a seasonal virus, why is it spreading during the summer?
Understanding seasonality can help us to work out when the pandemic is likely to be over, says Professor Francois Balloux (UCL Genetics Institute).

Environment - Health - 16.07.2021
More flooding reported in Detroit metro area: U-M experts available
EXPERTS ADVISORY University of Michigan experts are available to discuss a new round of highway flooding reported in the Detroit metro area Friday as steady rains moved through the region throughout the day.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.07.2021
Partnership will create the next generation of researchers to transform global healthcare
The Universities of Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham have joined forces to launch a partnership that will train the next generation of leading researchers the skills required to transform our understanding and treatment of disease.

Health - Environment - 15.07.2021
Human waste contaminating urban water leads to 'superbug' spread - study
Human waste contaminating urban water leads to ’superbug’ spread - study
Contamination of urban lakes, rivers and surface water by human waste is creating pools of 'superbugs' in Lowand Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) - but improving access to clean water, sanitation and sewerage infrastructure could help to protect people's health, a new study reveals. Researchers studied bodies of water in urban and rural sites in three areas of Bangladesh - Mymensingh, Shariatpur and Dhaka.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.07.2021
Top UK organisations release annual statistics for use of animals in research
The ten organisations in Great Britain that carry out the highest number of animal procedures - those used in medical, veterinary and scientific research - have today released their annual statistics. We always aim to use as few animals as possible, refining our research and actively looking for ways of replacing their use.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.07.2021
Why do scientific discovery take so long to reach the general public?
Why do scientific discovery take so long to reach the general public?
SUMMER SERIES: HOW SCIENCE WORKS For scientists, the path from bright idea to finished product is a long one. Prototypes must go through an extensive testing and approval process before they are ready for the market. Let's have a look. The results of scientific research can often bring considerable societal and economic benefits.

Health - 15.07.2021
Interactive text messaging reduces sunburn for those at risk
Regular and interactive text messaging has been shown to be an effective way to help young people avoid sunburn by changing their behaviour. A team led by University of Queensland researcher Professor Monika Janda set out to establish the optimal text messaging intervention to achieve behaviour change in young adults at risk of skin cancer.

Health - Life Sciences - 15.07.2021
Four years after launch, U-M Biosciences Initiative reviews progress and looks to the future
Since its launch in 2017, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel's Biosciences Initiative has established nine major research initiatives on campus and has taken other significant steps designed to propel U-M to the forefront of the life sciences.

Health - 14.07.2021
New £2.9 million project to develop rehabilitation programmes for people with multiple long-term conditions
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are supporting a new programme designed to provide exercise-based rehabilitation to people living with multiple long-term health conditions.

Health - 14.07.2021
Geography determines survival for babies born with birth defects across the world - study
Geography determines survival for babies born with birth defects across the world - study
Survival for a baby born with a birth defect - otherwise known as a congenital anomaly - is dependent on where you are born, a new study reveals.

Campus - Health - 14.07.2021

Health - Social Sciences - 14.07.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 14.07.2021
How to make biomedical research data able to interact?
How to make biomedical research data able to interact?
Swiss specialists in data semantics define the national strategy for the interoperability of research data to enable a strong policy of promoting personalised medicine.

Pharmacology - Health - 14.07.2021
Novartis announces NEJM publication of positive Phase III REACH3 data for Jakavi in chronic GvHD
REACH3 data show Jakavi significantly improved overall response rate (ORR) at week 24 (49.7% vs.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.07.2021
Personalised 3D printed knee implant could bring relief to thousands of arthritis sufferers
Personalised 3D printed knee implant could bring relief to thousands of arthritis sufferers
Pioneering 'printed metal' procedure to create bespoke treatment for early knee osteoarthritis set to be trialled in the UK following MHRA approval. Last updated on Wednesday 14 July 2021 A groundbreaking new treatment that uses 3D printed implants and that could bring relief to tens of thousands of knee osteoarthritis sufferers has received approval to be trialled in UK patients, following a virtual "in-silico" trial that demonstrated its safety.

Health - Social Sciences - 13.07.2021
New mental health support teams in schools and colleges have achieved a great deal, but gaps in children’s mental health provision remain
The BRACE Rapid Evaluation Centre and Policy Innovation and Evaluation Research Unit - both funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - have published initial findings from an early evaluation of the government's Children and Young People's Mental Health Implementation Programme.

Health - 13.07.2021
New rehabilitation programme for people with multiple long-term conditions
Researchers in Leicester and the University of Glasgow are developing a new programme to provide exercise-based rehabilitation to people living with multiple long-term health conditions.

Health - Pharmacology - 13.07.2021
UniQuest partners with CSL to develop potential new therapy
UniQuest partners with CSL to develop potential new therapy
A potential therapy developed at The University of Queensland may one day save lives by helping patients recover faster from severe trauma, extensive burns and major surgery.

Health - 13.07.2021
Scottish veterans’ heart health improving
The risk of Scottish veterans developing heart disease is improving, according to new research.

Health - 13.07.2021
Cost of COVID-19 scams likely to rise considerably, report concludes
The number of consumer scams and frauds targeting government support programmes due to the pandemic is underreported, a Cardiff University academic says .

Health - Pharmacology - 13.07.2021
Opinion: Boris Johnson gave two reasons for lifting all restrictions. Both are wrong
Allowing mass infections now is a terrible idea, even with so many vaccinated. The NHS will struggle to cope, says Professor Christina Pagel (UCL Mathematics).

Health - Pharmacology - 13.07.2021
University announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees
Editor's note: This message was sent July 13 from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee and Executive Vice President Katie Callow-Wright to members of the campus community.

Health - Pharmacology - 13.07.2021
Small Changes Can Have Drastic Impacts in Health Care
Carnegie Mellon University The U.S. health sector is a huge, sprawling, complicated network of providers, payors and policies that can seem hopelessly complex and stubbornly resistant to change.

Health - 12.07.2021
Eating less saturated fats may slightly reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack, but does not affect mortality
For every 100 people who reduce their consumption of saturated fats, between 1 and 2 cases of stroke or heart attack may be prevented.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.07.2021
COVID:19: Scientists condemn government’s ’dangerous & unethical COVID-19 experiment’
University of Birmingham scientists are among more than 100 experts who have signed a letter published in The Lancet accusing the UK government of conducting a 'dangerous and unethical experiment' and urging it to reconsider its plans to abandon all COVID-19 restrictions.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.07.2021
Significant concerns: further mutations and a fourth wave in the fall
Significant concerns: further mutations and a fourth wave in the fall
Europe-wide corona study: Vaccine acceptance is increasing Significant concerns: further mutations and a fourth wave in the fall Despite increasing numbers of vaccinations, more than 90 percent of pe

Pharmacology - Health - 09.07.2021
Australia could become voice for global vaccine equality
An expert from The Australian National University (ANU) is urging Australia to support international calls at the World Trade Organization for pharmaceutical giants to not only waive intellectual pro

Health - Life Sciences - 09.07.2021
In the health lab of the future
In the health lab of the future
Rea Lehner has been running the "Future Health Technologies" research programme at the Singapore-ETH Centre since 2020.

Campus - Health - 09.07.2021

Health - 08.07.2021
Major boost to train the next generation of trials methodologists
The University of Glasgow has been successful in the prestigious Medical Research Council 2021 Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) competition, to train the next generation of trials methodologists.
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