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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.

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

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 - 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 - 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.

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.

Pharmacology - 22.07.2021
Dealing with pain in the neck
Neck treatment may prove to be unnecessary and expensive for many migraine sufferers, University of Queensland research has revealed.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.07.2021
Vaccine antibody levels start to wane at around 2-3 months
Total antibody levels appear to start declining from as early as six weeks after complete vaccination and can reduce by more than 50% over 10 weeks, according to new data from UCL's Virus Watch study.

Health - Pharmacology - 21.07.2021
A bachelor’s degree final project identifies the best covid-19 vaccination strategy
The impact of the pandemic according to socioeconomic origin is the subject of research in the framework of the UPF bachelor's degree in Mathematical Engineering in Data Science, by Genona Torruella, supervised by professor Miguel Ángel Cordobés.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.07.2021
Study launched to investigate diet treatment for long COVID
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have been awarded £1 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate weight loss treatment for long COVID.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.07.2021
Impaired humoral and cellular immune responses to SARSCov-2 mRNA vaccine in virus unexposed patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis
The ROMANOV study found impaired humoral and cellular immune responses to SARSCov-2 mRNA vaccine in virus unexposed patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis The ROMANOV study found impaired humoral

Health - Pharmacology - 19.07.2021
New research studies to help diagnose and treat Long COVID funded by NIHR
New research studies to help diagnose and treat Long COVID funded by NIHR
Three projects at Oxford have received funding from NIHR to assess breathlessness in Long COVID patients, investigate the impact of Long COVID on families, and examine the role of vaccines in Long COVID.

Pharmacology - Health - 19.07.2021
New Zealand drug agency provides model to help insulate NICE from impacts of post-Brexit trade deals
An investigation by CASP researchers suggests safeguards put in place in New Zealand to protect drug policy offer important lessons for UK trade deals.

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 - 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).

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 - 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.

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Pharmacology - 08.07.2021
UC San Diego Health First in Nation to Implant New Device for Chronic Back Pain
Treatment provides non-opiate alternative that is minimally invasive with emphasis on functional restoration Advancing options for persons living with chronic back pain, UC San Diego Health has compl

Health - Pharmacology - 08.07.2021
A system for the early detection of tumour cells has been developed
Altum Sequencing, a start-up in the biotechnology sector that is part of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid's (UC3M) Incubation and Acceleration of Companies and Industrial PhD programmes, has paten

Health - Pharmacology - 08.07.2021
Shaping the Next-generation of Interventions for Malaria Prevention
Shaping the Next-generation of Interventions for Malaria Prevention
Together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Swiss TPH has launched a new project bringing together research & development and implementation specialists, modellers and global-health experts to shape the next-generation of medical interventions for malaria prevention.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.07.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 07.07.2021
Brain cancer trial recruits largest ever number of patients
A UCL-led clinical trial for patients with brain cancer has recruited more UK participants than ever before for a study of its kind.

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 07.07.2021
New generation anti-cancer drug shows promise for children with brain tumours
New generation anti-cancer drug shows promise for children with brain tumours
A genetic map of an aggressive childhood brain tumour called medulloblastoma has helped researchers identify a new generation anti-cancer drug that can be repurposed as an effective treatment for the disease.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.07.2021
UofG researchers to play a key role in major EU arthritis research project
Researchers at the University of Glasgow will play a key role in the major new EU research project, HIPPOCRATES, which will promote the early identification of and improve outcomes for patients with psoriatic arthritis.