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Health - Pharmacology - 03.08.2021
Patients who miss multiple GP appointments stay missing from healthcare
Patients who miss multiple GP appointments stay missing from healthcare
Research tracking people across the health service shows that patients who miss multiple GP appointments are not seeking help from Emergency Departments.    Last updated on Wednesday 11 August 2021 R

Health - 03.08.2021
Pandemic may have increased older adults’ fall risk, U-M poll suggests
The COVID-19 pandemic may have increased older adults' risk of falling and injuring themselves, due to changes in physical activity, conditioning and mobility, a new national poll suggests.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.08.2021
Salmonella: Intestinal flora as reason for asymptomatic disease progression
Salmonella infections can result in a broad spectrum of illnesses. According to the latest research findings, one reason why some cases are harmless while others are very severe lies in the intestinal flora. An infection with Salmonella can have very different consequences. While some infected people do not notice the infection with the bacteria at all - this is called an asymptomatic progression - others suffer from severe gastrointestinal complaints.

Pharmacology - Health - 02.08.2021
Text Reminders Boost Vaccine Appointments
Carnegie Mellon University Researchers find text messages that impart psychological ownership are an effective method to encourage people to sign up and show up for COVID-19 vaccinations Researchers

Health - Pharmacology - 30.07.2021
New data show rise in hospital admissions for unvaccinated pregnant women
The Chief Midwifery Officer for England will urge expectant mums to have their COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible.

Health - 30.07.2021
New Human-AI Research Teams could be the future of research, meeting future societal challenges
The University of Manchester is developing unique research teams to help cure humanity's increasingly complex future health and societal problems by partnering researchers with Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Health - History / Archeology - 30.07.2021

Health - 30.07.2021
Hospital grade antenatal care without leaving home
Hospital grade antenatal care without leaving home
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen telehealth become a fundamental component of healthcare. However maternity care presented a unique challenge, with the majority of antenatal appointments usually occurring face-to-face within a hospital environment.

Health - 30.07.2021
Slowdown in economy anticipated amid rising COVID risks
Consumer sentiment fell in July, posting a monthly decline of 5.0% from June, falling to the lowest level since February, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.

Health - 29.07.2021
Early menopause linked to an increased risk of lung cancer
Encouraging young women to quit smoking has taken on added importance after University of Queensland research showed associations between smoking, early menopause and lung cancer.

Health - Career - 29.07.2021
Scientists awarded £230k to help unlock immunotherapy for men with prostate cancer
Researchers from Cardiff University will investigate how prostate cancer affects the immune system, thanks to funding from Prostate Cancer UK.

Health - Life Sciences - 29.07.2021
Eliminating RNA-binding protein improves survival in aggressive leukemia
Removing a protein that is often overexpressed in a rare and aggressive subtype of leukemia can help to slow the cancer's development and significantly increase the likelihood of survival, according to a study in mice led by scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Pharmacology - Health - 28.07.2021
Expansion of MR and CT imaging at Salford Royal
Three new, state of the art MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) scanners and a new CT (Computed Tomography) scanner have been installed at Salford Royal, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA).

Health - Pharmacology - 28.07.2021
UC San Diego Health Joins Clinical Trial to Treat Sudden Cardiac Arrest
The investigational, implantable defibrillator system seeks to treat dangerously fast heart rhythms with a new technology Cardiovascular physicians with UC San Diego Health have joined an internation

Environment - Health - 28.07.2021
Earth's vital signs worsen amid 'business as usual' climate policy
Earth’s vital signs worsen amid ’business as usual’ climate policy
Since a global declaration of a climate emergency by more than 11,000 scientists, our planet's health hasn't improved.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.07.2021
Lord of the flies, king of data and proud owner of seven bicycles
Lord of the flies, king of data and proud owner of seven bicycles
ETH professor and molecular biologist Ernst Hafen retires at the end of July. We look back at the colourful career of a leading scientist with many different interests beyond the narrow world of molecular genetics.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.07.2021
Opinion: We cannot escape the threat of Covid-19 until we vaccinate the world
G7 countries are guilty of both hoarding Covid-19 vaccines and blocking others from producing them at scale, says Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health).

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2021
UC San Diego Health Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report
Region's only academic health system ranks #1 in San Diego and #5 in California with 10 medical and surgical specialties rated among nation's best UC San Diego Health is ranked #1 in San Diego, placi

Health - Pharmacology - 26.07.2021
Majority favour Covid vaccination
Flemish are more positive about vaccine than Walloons; half of non-vaccinated people do not want to be vaccinated The Vrije Universiteit Brussel and VUB spin-off iCense conducted a survey among Belgians to find out people's reasons for choosing to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or not.

Health - 26.07.2021
What impact has covid-19 had on public support for the European Union?
An international research project on, involving Toni Rodon, a professor with the UPF Department of Political and Social Sciences, will analyse how the crisis caused by the pandemic has affected Europ

Campus - Health - 26.07.2021
In time capsule, UChicago students send COVID-19 artifacts 100 years into the future
Vaccination efforts have begun to curb COVID-19 outbreaks across the United States. But even after the public health threat recedes, how do we reckon with the trauma of the pandemic, finding hope after a tragedy?

Health - Life Sciences - 26.07.2021
Team creating insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetes
JDRF funds creation of implant to automatically regulate blood glucose levels Rice University bioengineers are using 3D printing and smart biomaterials to create an insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetics.

Health - Social Sciences - 26.07.2021
Rent, mortgage linked to worse health outcomes during early stages of pandemic
Rent, mortgage linked to worse health outcomes during early stages of pandemic
During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, having to make rent or mortgage payments was significantly associated with health and mental distress, according to new research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.07.2021
Exploring Silk’s Full Potential
Carnegie Mellon University From ski slopes to Girl Scouts, Rosalyn Abbott's classroom of choice has evolved over the years, but her love for teaching and discovery remains a steady constant. On any given day, she can be found integrating biomaterials, namely silk, with tissue engineering techniques in her lab, or teaching introductory engineering courses to undergraduate students at Carnegie Mellon University.

Health - 22.07.2021
Being born with a low weight can cause changes in the heart that persist into adulthood
Being born with a low weight can cause changes in the heart that persist into adulthood
People who have been born underweight, that is, babies in the first decile (corresponding to 10% of babies born with the lowest weight), have more cardiovascular problems when they are adults.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.07.2021
UCLH begins clinical trial of Alzheimer’s drug developed at UCL
A clinical trial of a new drug candidate for Alzheimer's disease which has been developed at UCL in partnership with the pharmaceutical company Eisai has begun at UCLH with participants now being screened. Participants in the trial, conducted at the UCLH Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre (NIHR UCLH Clinical Research Facility), will have the rare inherited form of Alzheimer's disease.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.07.2021
1.5 million children worldwide have lost a parent, grandparent, or caregiver due to COVID-19
An estimated 1.5 million children worldwide have experienced the death of a parent, custodial grandparent, or other relative who cared for them, as a result of COVID-19, according to a new global study involving UCL researchers, published today in The Lancet. Of the 1.5 million children, more than 1 million experienced the death of one or both parents during the first 14 months of the pandemic, and another half a million experienced the death of a grandparent caregiver living in their own home, the study estimates.

Health - Campus - 22.07.2021
Soft Skin Patch Could Provide Early Warning for Strokes, Heart Attacks
Engineers at the University of California San Diego developed a soft and stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through major arteries and veins deep inside a person's body.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.07.2021
New campaign highlights need to seek help for ’vague but concerning’ cancer symptoms
"Cancer champions" will encourage people to seek help for "vague" symptoms as part of a new campaign led by Cardiff University and funded by Cancer Research Wales.

Pharmacology - Health - 22.07.2021
Concern about safety is main reason many Detroiters are not getting vaccinated, U-M survey finds
About half of adults living in Detroit are not yet fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to data just released from a University of Michigan survey.
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