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Health - Sport - 30.09.2021
New Scoliosis Procedure Helps One-Time Olympic Hopeful Compete Again
In 1980, Michele Pease-Downey's dream was to qualify for the U.S. Olympic swimming team.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.09.2021
New state-of-the-art centre for immune disease opens
New state-of-the-art centre for immune disease opens
UCL scientists investigating the immune system will work alongside doctors, nurses and patients from the Royal Free Hospital, in a unique partnership that will enable new treatments to be developed more quickly for global health problems, including Covid-19, diabetes and cancer.

Economics / Business - Health - 30.09.2021

Life Sciences - Health - 29.09.2021
Unknown Childhood Genetic Condition and its Potential Cure
Findings point to the possibility of treating and preventing birth defects before birth Describing a previously unknown genetic condition that affects children, researchers at University of Californi

Computer Science - Health - 29.09.2021
Wyss Center announces CE mark for its brain data visualization software, Epios Cloud
The cloud-based platform enables long-term brain monitoring towards personalized treatment Geneva, Switzerland - The Wyss Center announced today the CE (Conformité Européenne) mark Class I medical device for its Epios Cloud software.

Pharmacology - Health - 29.09.2021
Novartis data show achieving complete control of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) improves overall quality of life, as reported by patients
Data analysis shows that preventing the symptoms of CSU (achieving complete control) improves overall health-related quality of life (HRQoL); including sleep and work productivity, among other measur

Pharmacology - Health - 29.09.2021
New data reinforce efficacy and convenience of Novartis Cosentyx (secukinumab) 300 mg autoinjector in adults with psoriasis
New findings show Cosentyx (secukinumab) 300 mg single dose autoinjector (the UnoReady pen) resulted in superior efficacy vs placebo 1 Patient satisfaction with 300 mg autoinjector was high - reachin

Pharmacology - Health - 29.09.2021
Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture report positive results for Phase 2b study of novel ganaplacide/lumefantrine combination in children with malaria
Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) report positive Phase 2b study results for novel non-artemisinin combination to treat uncomplicated malaria In the Phase 2b study conducted in childre

Pharmacology - Health - 29.09.2021
Opinion: Long-term antidepressant use is effective, but many people can come off them safely
Many people on depressants continue taking them for fear of having a relapse but new research could help doctors and patients make more informed decisions, say Dr Gemma Lewis and Professor Glyn Lewis (both UCL Psychiatry). The number of prescriptions written for antidepressants in wealthy countries has doubled in the past 20 years.

Health - Social Sciences - 29.09.2021
Prevention and early intervention critical to ending the cycle of family mental illness
An international group of researchers led by Monash University have developed a series of principles and recommendations to assist children whose parents are living with a mental illness.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.09.2021
In conversation with Silvia Scarabelli, PhD, Regulatory and Clinical Affairs Engineer
The 'in conversation' series features members of the Wyss Center community discussing their work, their collaborations and imagining the future.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.09.2021
Moonshot initiative to develop affordable COVID-19 antivirals gets funding boost
The COVID Moonshot, a non-profit, open-science consortium of scientists from around the world dedicated to the discovery of globally affordable and easily-manufactured antiviral drugs against COVID-1

Life Sciences - Health - 28.09.2021
New mouse model for studying the cognitive protection mechanisms in Alzheimer's
New mouse model for studying the cognitive protection mechanisms in Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer's is a neurodegenerative disease that features the accumulation of the beta-amyloid peptide and Tau protein in the brain, which are associated with deficits in the neuronal connections and with dementia. However, researchers have recently discovered a type of people that despite the accumulation of these molecules, they do not develop dementia: the NDAN patients (non-Demented with Alzheimer's disease Neuropathology).

Health - Pharmacology - 28.09.2021
Kids too young for a COVID-19 vaccine? How to keep them safe
Kids too young for a COVID-19 vaccine? How to keep them safe
With the arrival of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Canada, and vaccines not yet approved for children under 12, what measures can parents take to protect kids who are not yet immunized?

Life Sciences - Health - 27.09.2021
BCI Research: Computer Decodes Continuous Movement from Brain Signals
BCI Research: Computer Decodes Continuous Movement from Brain Signals
For the first time ever, the intention of a continuous movement was able to be read out from non-invasive brain signals at TU Graz.

Health - Economics / Business - 27.09.2021
Hyena scavenging provides public health and economic benefits to African cities
Hyena scavenging provides public health and economic benefits to African cities
Hyenas are frequently vilified and often feared. Hemingway once described the hyena as a stinking, foul devourer of the dead, with jaws that crack the bones the lion leaves.

Health - Psychology - 27.09.2021
Brain and Mind Centre mental health modelling recognised globally
Advanced mental health modelling by the Brain and Mind Centre is making global impact, recognised as a top innovation by the World Economic Forum announced through Scientific American, and leading to an essay in Nature today.

Health - 27.09.2021
Images showing the costs of smoking will save over half a million lives
Graphic photos showing the severe consequences of smoking, which will be printed on all cigarette packages beginning in Oct.

Health - 24.09.2021
During the pandemic survivors of domestic violence and abuse have been at an increased risk of contracting suspected or confirmed COVID-19
During the pandemic survivors of domestic violence and abuse have been at an increased risk of contracting suspected or confirmed COVID-19, study finds Women with general practitioner (GP) recorded e

Health - 24.09.2021
Survivors of domestic violence and abuse have been at increased risk of COVID-19
Women with general practitioner recorded exposure to domestic abuse or violence were at an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 during the first two waves of the pandemic in the UK, finds a new study led by the University of Birmingham.

Health - 24.09.2021
Fewer than one in 20 people living with HIV in England expected to be unaware of status by 2025 | University of Cambridge
Fewer than one in 20 people living with HIV in England expected to be unaware of status by 2025 | University of Cambridge
England is on track to have diagnosed 95% of people living with HIV by 2025, putting it in a strong position to eliminate HIV transmission by 2030, say researchers at the MRC Biostatistics Unit, , and Public Health England (PHE).

Health - 24.09.2021
Graphic warning labels on cigarettes could have prevented hundreds of thousands of deaths
A child with an oxygen mask. A diseased lung. A woman with a huge bump on her neck.

Health - 23.09.2021
New life-saving technique for shark attack victims
New life-saving technique for shark attack victims
A simple new first-aid technique could help avoid fatalities from shark attacks, according to a new study by The Australian National University (ANU).

Health - Physics - 23.09.2021
Novel and emerging medical radionuclides
Novel and emerging medical radionuclides
PRISMAP - The European medical radionuclides programme sets out to substantially change the European landscape for novel and emerging medical radionuclides. Nuclear therapy and molecular imaging are widely used at hospitals for new promising medical procedures. They can drastically improve the outcome for many medical conditions and in particular enable the treatment of disseminated cancer.

Life Sciences - Health - 23.09.2021
Elizabeth Villa Selected as 2021 HHMI Investigator
Biophysicist to receive nearly $9 million to advance the 'resolution revolution' in cell biology UC San Diego Division of Biological Sciences Associate Professor Elizabeth Villa has been selected as a 2021 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator.

Health - Computer Science - 23.09.2021

Health - 23.09.2021
Heightened food worries linked to worse mental health during COVID-19 pandemic
Heightened food worries linked to worse mental health during COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated lockdowns may have worsened worries over food insecurity among many Canadians and negatively impacted their mental health, according to a nationwide survey conducted during the first wave. People who were younger or who had household incomes below $50,000 were more likely to worry about having enough food to meet their household needs, says researcher Dr. Corey McAuliffe , a postdoctoral fellow at UBC's school of nursing in the faculty of applied science.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.09.2021
First Nations adults at risk from severe illness after COVID
First Nations adults at risk from severe illness after COVID
A majority, 59 per cent, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are at an elevated risk of developing severe illness from COVID-19 due to ongoing health inequities, a major study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found.   The study examined the prevalence of health factors like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults, which all increase the risk of severe illness if an unvaccinated person gets COVID-19.

Health - Life Sciences - 22.09.2021
Four projects selected for the Bertarelli Foundation's Catalyst Fund
Four projects selected for the Bertarelli Foundation's Catalyst Fund
The Catalyst [email protected] Biotech program, introduced by the Bertarelli Foundation in 2017, aims to support research on innovative treatments for nervous-system diseases.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.09.2021
Year of change affected Californians’ health
Although more Californians than ever had health insurance in 2020, disparities in access to health care among the state's racial and ethnic groups was magnified during a year of unprecedented challenges and changes. Those are among the key findings of the latest California Health Interview Survey, which is conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.09.2021
Roche launches three respiratory test panels on cobas 6800/8800 Systems in CE markets to help identify multiple pathogens with overlapping symptoms in patients
Acute respiratory infections are one of the leading causes of death and disability globally, presenting substantial health challenges especially for infants, the elderly and the immunocompromised.

Health - Environment - 22.09.2021
New WHO Air Quality Guidelines Aim to Save Millions of Lives from Air Pollution
Today, the World Health Organization launched their new Global Air Quality Guidelines, which aims to protect the health of populations by reducing key air pollutants.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.09.2021

Life Sciences - Health - 22.09.2021
Individual finger control for advanced prostheses demonstrated in primates
Individual finger control for advanced prostheses demonstrated in primates
An electrode array implanted in the brain predicts finger motions in near real time In a first, a computer that could fit on an implantable device has interpreted brain signals for precise, high-speed, multifinger movements in primates.
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