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Health - Pharmacology - 19.01.2023
Loophole enables FDA approval of unsafe medical devices, Yale study finds
Manufacturers, through a loophole in the law, can use an unsafe medical device as a basis for FDA authorization to bring it to market.

Health - Sport - 18.01.2023
European Championship with side effects
European Championship with side effects
The epidemiological baseline situation determines how much the corona infection increase as a result of a major event such as a European soccer championship The impact of the European Soccer (Footbal

Health - Pharmacology - 18.01.2023
Imperial-CNRS-Lille project to ’fast-track’ treatments for metabolic diseases
Imperial, France's National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the University of Lille are setting up a major project into metabolic diseases. Diseases linked with metabolism, such as diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension) and obesity affect millions of people around the world. This new collaboration will aim to 'fast-track' treatments for these conditions.

Health - Social Sciences - 18.01.2023
Workshop aids understanding of structural racism
Workshop aids understanding of structural racism
A workshop hosted by the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing explores how data science and machine learning can help our understanding of the effects of structural racism on health outcomes Racial discrimination comes in different forms.

Life Sciences - Health - 18.01.2023
A global lab for teaching and practicing synthetic biology
A pandemic-fueled transformation of the MIT course MAS.S64 (How to Grow (Almost) Anything) leads to next steps in democratizing synthetic biology.

Health - 18.01.2023
Many older adults declined home medical care for fear of COVID, causing new or worsening conditions
COVID-19 interrupted or delayed medical treatment for many people who chose to put off elective procedures or couldn't get in to see a specialist. Study: Home-Based Care Provider Perspectives on Care Refusal During the COVID-19 Pandemic But new research from the University of Michigan finds another population was affected: Many homebound older adults canceled medically necessary home-based health care services out of fear of getting COVID-19.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.01.2023
Compassion in the details
The late MIT Angelika Amon was recognized as Committed to Caring for her generous and encompassing mentorship.

Health - Innovation - 17.01.2023

Health - Mathematics - 16.01.2023
A tool to detect higher-order phenomena in real-world data
Researchers have developed a novel approach to network analysis that allows them to reveal and interpret, for the first time, interactions among multiple variables in data from neuroscience, economics, and epidemiology. Many phenomena - brain signals, stock prices, or COVID hospitalizations, for example - can be studied using time series data, which are collected as repeated measurements over a given time interval.

Health - Psychology - 16.01.2023
Checking the Pulse of Society
Checking the Pulse of Society
The newly established Postdoc Team Award allows UZH to recognize outstanding interdisciplinary research.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.01.2023
Experimental cancer therapy research continues at Birmingham
Experimental cancer therapy research continues at Birmingham
New and innovative ways to detect and treat cancer being trialled at Birmingham are to receive renewed funding from Cancer Research UK and the NIHR.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.01.2023
Testing wastewater for Covid-19 and communicable diseases
Testing wastewater for Covid-19 and communicable diseases
Wastewater monitoring for levels of Covid-19 in Wales have been expanded to include observation of the levels of communicable diseases and antimicrobial resistance in hospital wastewater.

Veterinary - Health - 16.01.2023
The Royal Veterinary College calls for dogs with autoimmune diseases to take part in observational study to improve canine wellbeing
The Royal Veterinary College calls for dogs with autoimmune diseases to take part in observational study to improve canine wellbeing
Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) are inviting pet owners with dogs who have a newly diagnosed autoimmune disease to take part in an observational study to better understand the prognosis and help improve the wellbeing of those diagnosed in the future. The practitioner researchers, led by Dr Barbara Glanemann and Dr James Swann at the RVC, have created an observational registry to collect information about dogs who have recently been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

Health - 13.01.2023
Special Research Area in immunology extended for four more years
The Special Research Area (SFB) "Histone Deacetylases (HDACs) as Regulators of T-Cell-Mediated Immunity in Health and Disease", coordinated by MedUni Vienna, was extended for an additional four years at the most recent meeting of the FWF Board of Trustees. The research network led by Wilfried Ellmeier from MedUni Vienna's Centre for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology will thus be able to continue its successful path established in recent years.

Health - Mathematics - 13.01.2023
The URGE Project
A new approach to alleviating emergency room congestion using a flow simulator. Led by Dr. Youri Yordanov and researcher Xavier Allamigeon, this ambitious collaborative project has won the Bernoulli Lab Challenge.

Health - Event - 13.01.2023

Health - Social Sciences - 13.01.2023

Health - Pharmacology - 13.01.2023
3 Questions: What to expect from respiratory illnesses, including Covid-19, this winter
MIT Medical Director Cecilia Stuopis says that while this is a time to be more vigilant, people should not panic.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.01.2023
Monash University and Ono Pharmaceutical Announce Collaboration Agreement
An Option and Research Collaboration Agreement has been established between Monash University and Japan-based Ono Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, which brings together extensive expertise in the discovery and development of antibodies targeting G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) to enable the generation of novel therapeutics for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.

Health - Psychology - 12.01.2023
Group course can be standard treatment for anxiety and depression, trial finds
The first ever trial of a revolutionary group approach to anxiety and depression has shown it is no less effective than the one on one sessions thousands of people receive on the NHS every day.

Health - 12.01.2023
Urgent need to address ’regulatory void’ for online gambling across Sub-Saharan Africa - new study
As online gambling apps proliferate, a new study calls for rapid action from policymakers to safeguard citizens and protect public health in Africa. Governments across Sub-Saharan Africa are struggling to keep pace with the mass expansion of gambling, brought about through online technologies and smartphone apps, say the authors of a new study funded by the British Academy and Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

Economics / Business - Health - 12.01.2023

Health - Life Sciences - 12.01.2023
Enabling advanced studies in Turkey with MIT OpenCourseWare
Study group of medical students in Turkey uses free MIT resources to pursue a PhD-level research agenda.

Health - Computer Science - 12.01.2023
2022-23 Takeda Fellows: Leveraging AI to positively impact human health
New fellows are working on health records, robot control, pandemic preparedness, brain injuries, and more.

Computer Science - Health - 12.01.2023
Q&A: A fresh look at data science
MIT Visiting Scholar Alfred Spector discusses the power of data science and visualization, as well as his new textbook on the subject.

Health - Life Sciences - 11.01.2023

Pharmacology - Health - 11.01.2023

Health - Social Sciences - 11.01.2023
Sixteen US cities in National Cardiff Violence Prevention Network
Sixteen cities across the USA are supporting the implementation of a UK model for tackling violence.

Health - Physics - 10.01.2023
MHH Cardiology opens modern electrophysiology laboratory
MHH Cardiology opens modern electrophysiology laboratory
The facility offers innovative technology for the diagnosis and therapy of cardiac arrhythmias. A new treatment method is now available for patients with atrial fibrillation.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.01.2023
Obesity linked to macular degeneration
Canadian researchers find that being overweight can make the cells of people's immune system destructive to their eyes as they age.

Health - 10.01.2023
New year, new you? Take part in the University of Bath's latest health study
New year, new you? Take part in the University of Bath’s latest health study
Physiologists at Bath are looking for local volunteers to participate in a new study about the health impacts of intermittent fasting.

Health - 09.01.2023
New simple method to diagnose adrenal insufficiency reduces need for hospital tests by up to 70 per cent 
A new study led by the University of Sheffield in partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust using saliva rather than blood to test for adrenal insufficiency offers significant improvements for patients and less hospital tests.