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Health - Economics / Business - 05.08.2022
How concerned do we need to be about monkeypox?
How concerned do we need to be about monkeypox?
Johns Hopkins experts weigh in on whether the U.S. is ready for the possibility of twin pandemics I n the middle of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we're facing a second global, viral crisis: monkeypox.

Health - 05.08.2022
Review paves the way for better diagnosis and care for common and complex women's health condition
Review paves the way for better diagnosis and care for common and complex women’s health condition
A recent review by a team of world leaders in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) research and care, led by Monash University, provides a summary of best practice evidence and advocates for greater funded research to address remaining gaps in knowledge in this often neglected condition.

Health - Innovation - 04.08.2022
Western team achieves international holographic teleportation
Holographic teleportation sounds like something out of Star Wars or Star Trek , but instead of the bridge of a flashy interstellar spaceship, a futuristic technological achievement took place in a nondescript boardroom on campus at Western recently.

Psychology - Health - 04.08.2022
With $12 million in federal funding, UCLA to expand reach of its depression treatment
Faculty with the Depression Grand Challenge have created a system for managing mental health that they hope can be scaled and customized Faculty with the Depression Grand Challenge have created a sys

Health - Social Sciences - 04.08.2022
Girls slip through the cracks due to 'referral bias': Australian-first study
Girls slip through the cracks due to ’referral bias’: Australian-first study
Young girls are just as likely to be living with language difficulties despite more boys being referred for support services, according to a new Curtin-led study that seeks to shatter the "referral bias" and help parents advocate for their children.

Computer Science - Health - 04.08.2022
A textbook comes to life: Augmented reality for dental specialists
A textbook comes to life: Augmented reality for dental specialists
Game developers from the ETH Game Technology Center have created an app that explains bone remodelling in a playful way. If students point the camera of their mobile device at the textbook, they find themselves transported to the bone's surface, where they help cells break down bone tissue. Every year, 10 percent of our skeleton undergoes bone remodelling without us noticing.

Research Management - Health - 04.08.2022

Health - 04.08.2022
Prostate cancer cases risk being detected too late due to misleading focus on urinary problems, say Cambridge experts
Men with early, curable stages of prostate cancer are missing opportunities to have their cancer detected because national guidelines and media health campaigns focus on urinary symptoms despite a lack of scientific evidence, say experts at the University of Cambridge. When most people think of the symptoms of prostate cancer, they think of problems with peeing.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.08.2022
Illumina Supports Enhanced Genomics-Enabled Discovery and Training Programs at UC San Diego
New laboratory automation technology will advance marine biomedical research, preparing students for biotech workforce Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego an

Health - Social Sciences - 04.08.2022
A Father Advocates for the HPV Vaccine After Advanced Throat Cancer
It was a typical morning for Mike West, one that usually started with a quick shave before getting ready for work.

Health - 04.08.2022
’Humanitarian aid gives me a purpose in life’
Alum Alexandra Nizet crossed the Atlantic from the United States specially for the University College Maastricht.

Health - 03.08.2022
Your monkeypox questions answered as vaccine access expands
UCLA infectious disease doctors say most people who get infected do not require hospitalization and the chance of contracting it remains -very low- UCLA infectious disease doctors say most people who

Life Sciences - Health - 03.08.2022
Jean-François Côté confirmed as President and Scientific Director of the IRCM
Jean-François Côté confirmed as President and Scientific Director of the IRCM
Jean-François Côté has been with the IRCM for 17 years and already serving as Interim President and Scientific Director since July 2021.

Innovation - Health - 03.08.2022
Ground-breaking companies develop at Velocity Science
Velocity Science returns to campus and is ready to advance the growth of science-based startups Velocity Global advancements in sciences, together with digital transformation, continue to accelerate innovation, significantly impacting all sectors of the economy.

Health - 03.08.2022
Cumulative loneliness associated with accelerated memory aging in older adults
Prolonged loneliness in adults over 65 may be an important risk factor for accelerated memory aging, according to a new study led by University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.08.2022
Targeting heart disease
Targeting heart disease
MHH research team finds new AAV vectors for gene therapy in the heart muscle Gene therapies aim to cure severe, barely treatable monogentic diseases caused by a defect in a single gene.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.08.2022
Tuberculosis vaccine passes safety test
Tuberculosis vaccine passes safety test
The vaccine candidate VPM1002 shows its safety in a study with HIV- and non-HIV-exposed newborns No other infectious disease has killed more people than tuberculosis. Currently, only one vaccine is available to prevent severe courses: Bacillus Calmette Guérin (BCG). However, it is not equally effective against all types of tuberculosis.

Health - Social Sciences - 02.08.2022
Children who started secondary school in 2021 were more likely to report elevated symptoms of depression compared to their pre-pandemic peers, analysis shows
Compared to children who began secondary school in 2019, children in Wales who entered year seven in September 2021 were significantly more likely to report elevated symptoms of depression, a Cardiff University report indicates.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.08.2022
NHS must learn to love smart IV pumps to avoid drug errors
Hospitals must start using "smart" intravenous (IV) infusion technology to its full potential if they are to prevent dangerous drug errors, University of Manchester researchers have found.

Health - 01.08.2022
Banks strikes gold with coveted AMA medal
Banks strikes gold with coveted AMA medal
A prominent public health physician and epidemiologist from The Australian National University (ANU) who has shaped public discourse on e-cigarettes by highlighting the dangers they pose has been honoured by the peak professional body for doctors in Australia.

Health - Social Sciences - 01.08.2022
Ending the HIV epidemic
Ending the HIV epidemic
Proposed policies and funding efforts could end HIV epidemic, experts say Experts from Johns Hopkins and advocacy groups publish a special journal issue dedicated to the issue of HIV prevention through pre-exposure prophylaxis Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have contributed to a special issue of the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics , including studies and commentary that support a national program to improve access to pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, a medication that prevents the spread of HIV.

Health - 01.08.2022
Banks strikes gold with coveted public health accolade
Banks strikes gold with coveted public health accolade
A prominent public health physician and epidemiologist from The Australian National University (ANU) who has shaped public discourse on e-cigarettes by highlighting the dangers they pose has been honoured by the peak professional body for doctors in Australia.

Health - Life Sciences - 01.08.2022
Tick-borne diseases: Tracking anaplasmosis
Tick-borne diseases: Tracking anaplasmosis
A research team from UdeM's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is investigating the source of anaplasmosis, an emerging tick-borne disease.

Health - 29.07.2022
Analysis: Drug misuse and suicidal behaviour more common on the anniversary of a parent's death
Analysis: Drug misuse and suicidal behaviour more common on the anniversary of a parent’s death
Writing in The Conversation, Professor Scott Montgomery (UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health) shares his new research finding that young people who lost a parent are most likely to be admitted to hospital for drug use or self-harm around the anniversary of their death. Losing a parent during adolescence and young adulthood can be particularly damaging to mental health and wellbeing.

Life Sciences - Health - 29.07.2022
David Schaffer: Research that takes risks must be supported
Bakar Fellows Program Director and UC Berkeley professor David Schaffer reflects on the reasons why he sees Berkeley as a leader in world-changing research, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Health - Psychology - 28.07.2022
Psychological strain and eating habits in the pandemic
Survey: 35 percent report weight gain since the beginning of the Corona pandemic Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have investigated possible changes in adult dietary habits and body weight after more than two years of pandemic.

Health - Environment - 28.07.2022
University of Toronto expert Kerry Bowman on monkeypox and the danger posed by zoonotic diseases
The World Health Organization recently declared monkeypox - a disease that's been a concern in African countries for years - a global public health emergency.

Health - 28.07.2022
U-M survey reveals Michigan communities’ priorities for spending COVID-related federal relief funds
A survey of Michigan local government leaders on the federal American Rescue Plan Act funding and uses finds the top spending priorities are on capital improvements, infrastructure and public safety.

Health - Life Sciences - 27.07.2022
UCLA awarded $11.5 million to improve organ, hand and face transplantation
UCLA awarded $11.5 million to improve organ, hand and face transplantation
The Dumont-UCLA Transplant Center has received two grants totaling $11.5 million from the federal government for research aimed at making donated organs last longer and helping transplant recipients live longer, healthier lives.

Event - Health - 27.07.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 27.07.2022
Lactating Mice Pass along Common Antimicrobial to Pups, Initiating Liver Damage
Triclosan is used in everything from cleaners to pesticides to toys; researchers say exposure early in life may lay groundwork for future development of fatty liver disease In mouse studies, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that lactating mothers expose their feeding pups to triclosan, an antimicrobial commonly used in consumer products, resulting in early signs of liver damage that can eventually lead to more serious impairment and illness, such as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Health - Campus - 27.07.2022
Biological Age, Not Birthdate May Reveal Healthy Longevity
A first-of-its-kind study of 1,813 older women suggests that the accelerated biological aging of the body — epigenetic age acceleration specifically — is associated with lower odds of living to be 90 years old and also being physically mobile and having intact mental function.

Health - Life Sciences - 27.07.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2022
Coronavirus Jumped to Humans at Least Twice at Market in Wuhan, China
Studies describe not only where the COVID-19 pandemic began, but the likelihood that the causative SARS-CoV-2 virus made the leap from animal hosts to people multiple times In a pair of related studies, published July 26, 2022 online via First Release in Science , researchers at University of California San Diego, with colleagues on four continents, show that the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019 was at the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan, China, and resulted from at least two instances of the SARS-CoV-2 virus jumping from live animal hosts to humans working or shopping there.

Health - 26.07.2022
Spread of Covid-19 in Schools: Video Instructions for Effective Low-cost Ventilation System with DIY-Materials
Spread of Covid-19 in Schools: Video Instructions for Effective Low-cost Ventilation System with DIY-Materials
In two pilot classes of a Graz school, TU Graz shows that effective ventilation systems in schools and kindergartens can be installed very easily and inexpensively with material from the hardware store.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2022
Why bat cells do not get infected by SARS-CoV-2
Why bat cells do not get infected by SARS-CoV-2
Bat cells have specific molecular barriers to deal with SARS-CoV-2 replication, according to a study published in Journal of Virology —publication of the American Society of Microbiology— which includes the participation of Jordi Serra-Cobo, lecturer of the Faculty of Biology and the Biodiversity Research Institute ( IRBio ) of the UB and expert on ecoepidemiological studies.

Health - Campus - 25.07.2022
UC San Diego Health Ranks #1 Regionally by U.S. News & World Report
Top ranked in 10 medical and surgical specialties, among nation's best According to the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" survey, UC San Diego Health has once agai

Health - Life Sciences - 25.07.2022
A father's wish, a bioethicist's dilemma
A father’s wish, a bioethicist’s dilemma
A JHU faculty member recounts the agonizing decision he had to make for a parent unable to communicate with the world D ad was in the middle of making coffee when his heart stopped.