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Health - Pharmacology - 30.03.2021
FDA approves clinical trial of CRISPR treatment for sickle cell disease
In 2014, two years after her Nobel Prize-winning invention of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, Jennifer Doudna thought the technology was mature enough to tackle a cure for a devastating hereditary disorde

Pharmacology - Health - 29.03.2021
Researchers create online resource to optimise NHS routes for housebound vaccinations
Two engineering DPhil students from the University of Oxford have created a website for GP surgeries across the UK to optimise the delivery of Covid-19 vaccinations to the UK's 1 million housebound patients.

Pharmacology - Economics / Business - 28.03.2021
Big investments in vaccine capacity can help governments save lives and boost economies
Countries can accelerate vaccine supply by funding capacity buildouts-both now, and in the future Wherever they are available, COVID-19 vaccines are saving lives, lowering infection rates, and enabling economies to start recovering from the pandemic's debilitating effects.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.03.2021
Volunteers needed for study looking into whether COVID-19 and flu vaccines can be administered at the same time
Researchers at the Bristol Trials Centre (CTEU) at the University of Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) are leading a new study which could set the foundations for how booster COVID-19 vaccinations are delivered in the future.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2021
Got your COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s what you should do next
UChicago Medicine's Emily Landon discusses herd immunity, possible return to pre-pandemic lifestyle As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout gains steam across the country, an increasing number of people are finding themselves with more protection from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2021
New partnership enables access to state-of-the-art radiotherapy machine in Oxford | University of Oxford
New partnership enables access to state-of-the-art radiotherapy machine in Oxford | University of Oxford
The new ViewRay MRIdian machine is the first of its kind in the UK and will help to improve challenging cancer treatment through faster, tailored radiotherapy.

Pharmacology - Health - 25.03.2021
Carrying Naloxone Can Save Lives but Newly Abstinent Opioid Users Resist
Opioids are the main driver of fatal drug overdoses in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resulting in 46,802 deaths in 2018, usually because the person stops breathing.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2021
Queenslanders to get their hands dirty to save lives
Queenslanders are being asked to "dig deep? in an Australian-first project, with the next "ground-breaking? medicine potentially hiding in their backyard.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2021
Cambridge leads national drug trial to prevent deaths after COVID-19 patients leave hospital
Cambridge leads national drug trial to prevent deaths after COVID-19 patients leave hospital
A UK-wide study is being launched to reduce the number of people who die in the months following a stay in hospital with COVID-19.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2021
Immunotherapy is less efficient in non-viral liver cancer
Immunotherapy is less efficient in non-viral liver cancer
Researchers of the UB and Clínic-IDIBAPS, together with researchers from the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg, lead a study that shows patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who unde

Health - Pharmacology - 24.03.2021
Patients should receive COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce risk of postoperative death - study
Patients should receive COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce risk of postoperative death - study
Patients waiting for elective surgery should get COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the general population - potentially helping to avoid thousands of post-operative deaths linked to the virus, according to a new study funded by the NIHR.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.03.2021
Researchers receive $6 million from NIH to explore new pancreatic cancer therapies
A team of researchers from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded two research grants totaling $6 million from the National Institutes of Health to identify new ways to treat pancreatic cancer.

Pharmacology - Health - 24.03.2021
Clinical Trial of Multi Drug-Resistant TB Treatment Ends Enrolment Early, Offering Hope for TB Patients
Clinical Trial of Multi Drug-Resistant TB Treatment Ends Enrolment Early, Offering Hope for TB Patients
A trial aiming to find a better treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has stopped enrolling patients early after its independent data safety and monitoring board indicated that the regimen being studied is superior to current care, and that more patient data was extremely unlikely to change the trial's outcome.

Pharmacology - Health - 24.03.2021
Over 4 in 5 people who were hesitant would now take Covid-19 vaccine
More than four in five (86%) people who were unsure or said no to a Covid-19 vaccine in December 2020 would now take one, or have already been vaccinated, finds the latest research by UCL's Virus Watch study. Published today, the new findings, part of UCL Virus Watch's longitudinal study of over 46,000 people in England and Wales, show the fall in vaccine hesitancy was consistent across all ethnic groups.

Pharmacology - Health - 24.03.2021
The facts you should know about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
The array of vaccines available to reduce exposure to COVID-19 has grown, with an important new addition approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.03.2021
Study in 'Nature' concludes immunotherapy is less efficient in non-viral liver cancer
Study in ‘Nature’ concludes immunotherapy is less efficient in non-viral liver cancer
Recerca Researchers of the UB and Clínic-IDIBAPS, together with researchers from the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg, lead a study that shows patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

Pharmacology - Health - 23.03.2021
The RECOVERY Trial: One year on
The Randomised Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY (RECOVERY) trial was officially launched on 23 March 2020.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.03.2021
Though Risk is Minuscule, Infection after COVID-19 Vaccination is Possible
Study of vaccinated health care workers found tiny percentage tested positive, underscoring need for mitigation measures until population has achieved herd immunity through vaccination In a letter to

Pharmacology - Health - 23.03.2021
Cracking the ’code’ to predict recovery for patients with spinal cord injury
Basic clinical information routinely collected as part of standard care can predict outcomes for individual patients with acute spinal cord injuries, according to University of Queensland researchers.

Pharmacology - Health - 23.03.2021
Novartis announces positive result of phase III study with radioligand therapy 177Lu-PSMA-617 in patients with advanced prostate cancer
Phase III VISION study with 177 Lu-PSMA-617 met both primary endpoints, significantly improving overall survival (OS) and radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS) in patients with PSMA-positive

Health - Pharmacology - 23.03.2021
How Bristol's research has played a key role in the world's response to COVID-19
How Bristol’s research has played a key role in the world’s response to COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, academics from across the University of Bristol joined together to understand the virus and the impact of the pandemic. Today [23 March] is a year since the first UK lockdown and their research is continuing to play a key role in global efforts to overcome the disease.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2021
IUD saving fertility for women with cancer
A common intrauterine device (IUD) could help preserve fertility and reduce the need for hysterectomies for women suffering endometrial cancer, according to University of Queensland research. UQ's Professor Andreas Obermair , from the Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer Research , said his team had just completed the feMMe study - a phase II randomised trial with 165 endometrial cancer patients from Australia and New Zealand.

Pharmacology - 22.03.2021
Massive clonal expansion of polycytotoxic skin and blood CD8+ T cells in patients with toxic epidermal necrolysis patients
Publication of CIRI in Sciences advances on March 19, 2021. Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a life-threatening cutaneous adverse drug reaction.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2021
Cambridge leads trial to see if tapeworm drug can boost protection from COVID-19 among vulnerable
Cambridge leads trial to see if tapeworm drug can boost protection from COVID-19 among vulnerable
UK researchers are launching a clinical trial to investigate if the drug niclosamide, usually used to treat tapeworms, can prevent COVID-19 infection in vulnerable, high risk kidney patients and reduce the number of people who become seriously ill or die from it.

Health - Pharmacology - 19.03.2021
Australia is sending 8,000 vaccine doses to PNG - but without reliable electricity, how will they be kept cold?
Australia's nearest neighbour, Papua New Guinea, is battling an unfolding COVID crisis. The Morrison government is urgently deploying 8,000 vaccine doses to the nation's health workers - but poor electricity access means there are serious questions over PNG's broader vaccine roll-out.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.03.2021
Learning from the dead to help the living
Learning from the dead to help the living
The lungs are the primary, but not the only target of Covid-19. Early in the pandemic, Basel researchers were among the first to venture to perform autopsies on deceased Covid-19 patients, making important contributions to our understanding of the new infectious disease. Professor Alexandar Tzankov of the University of Basel is leading a research project highlighting the effects of the virus on the body's tissues and organs.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.03.2021
Your Questions, Answered: Examining Mistrust and Vaccines
Expert panelists respond to audience questions from the first Evenings of Nonconventional Wisdom online event On Feb.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.03.2021
CPAP breathing aid helping COVID-19 patients in over 15 countries
CPAP breathing aid helping COVID-19 patients in over 15 countries
The low-cost breathing aid developed by UCL, UCLH and Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains - the UCL-Ventura - is helping to cut deaths from COVID-19 in hospitals around the world.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.03.2021
UCLA forms collaboration with Yuyu Pharma to develop drug for stroke recovery
UCLA has formed a research collaboration with South Korea-based Yuyu Pharma to develop drugs that could help people recover after a stroke.

Pharmacology - Health - 15.03.2021
New Zolgensma data demonstrate age-appropriate development when used early, real-world benefit in older children and durability 5+ years post-treatment
Children with SMA treated presymptomatically achieved age-appropriate motor milestones including sitting, standing and walking; required no ventilatory or feeding tube support; and had no serious, tr

Pharmacology - Health - 15.03.2021
Chemotherapy with fewer side effects may be on the way
Chemotherapy with fewer side effects may be on the way
A discovery by University of Queensland pain researchers may allow some future cancer patients, including children with leukaemia, to avoid their chemotherapy's worst and most debilitating side effects. Professor Irina Vetter and Dr Hana Starobova thought "turning off? the inflammation that is one of the body's natural reactions to the chemotherapy drug vincristine might reduce its accompanying pain and unpleasant symptoms.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.03.2021
Experts support health professionals and mums-to-be on COVID vaccination
Global health professionals are joining the latest in a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in lowand middle-income countries.

Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 12.03.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 11.03.2021
Q&A: Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe and Effective?
Nearly one year ago, on March 13, 2020, San Diego County issued a two-week stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pharmacology - Health - 11.03.2021
Opioid script changes mean well but some left with chronic pain
The new regulations on opioid prescriptions certainly have merit, but without providing patient support, it is a one-dimensional strategy to reduce opioid use, writes PhD candidate Aili Langford and co-authors.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.03.2021
Opinion: Remember those NHS volunteers? We need them now in the fight against Covid
Community health workers across Asia play a pivotal role in contact-tracing and boosting vaccine uptake in hesitant groups, says Professor Anthony Costello (UCL Institute for Global Health).

Pharmacology - Health - 05.03.2021
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