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Pharmacology - Health - 18.11.2021
The pain-free injection alternative gets a boost
The pain-free injection alternative gets a boost
Patches that deliver medicine through the skin could, in time, significantly reduce the need for injections, thanks to a three-year project launched this week.

Environment - Pharmacology - 17.11.2021
World Toilet Day 2021: The toilet revolution is here
World Toilet Day 2021: The toilet revolution is here
In professional circles, there is talk of a toilet revolution. What exactly is going on here? It is not only about the toilet itself, but also highly about the treatment of excreta.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.11.2021
Q and A with the Experts: COVID-19 vaccination for children
Professor Kelly Grindrod and Dr. Andrea Chittle provide answers to questions related to COVID-19 vaccine for children Approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children aged five to 11 is expected soon in Canada.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.11.2021
CDC on U-M campus to research flu cases
A large and sudden increase in cases of influenza among students on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor campus will be the focus of federal health experts seeking to learn more about how the flu is spreading and vaccine effectiveness as the nation heads into the flu season.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.11.2021
With his PhD complete, University of Toronto grad to pursue career in drug discovery
With his PhD complete, University of Toronto grad to pursue career in drug discovery
Aaron Cabral  will earn his PhD in chemistry from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Arts & Science this week after focusing his research on developing new diagnostic methods for drug discovery research in oncology and neurodegenerative diseases.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.11.2021
Less restrictive health laws linked to higher HPV vaccination rates
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which is recommended for children between ages 11 and 12, is highly effective at preventing cervical cancer.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.11.2021
Can Ancient Botanical Therapies Help Treat COVID-19?
A novel study is assessing whether medicinal mushrooms and Chinese herbs provide therapeutic benefit in treating acute COVID-19 infection.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.11.2021
Help for heart failure? MHH cardiology investigates the effect of digitoxin
Help for heart failure? MHH cardiology investigates the effect of digitoxin
Researchers include the 1000th patient in multicentre study Can digitoxin, an active ingredient from foxglove leaves, help patients with heart failure? Many things point to this, but it has not yet been scientifically investigated and proven.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.11.2021
A first for Switzerland: proton therapy to treat lung cancer
A first for Switzerland: proton therapy to treat lung cancer
Today a 60-year-old patient suffering from lung cancer received proton beam therapy, a medical procedure where positively charged particles are precisely targeted at the tumour. This is the first time this type of radiotherapy has been used for lung cancer treatment in Switzerland. The 7-week course of treatment is part of an international clinical trial in which the PSI and cantonal hospitals in Aarau are taking part.

Pharmacology - Innovation - 09.11.2021
Seniors struggled with B.C.’s vaccine card rollout
Frustrated and anxious seniors needed help from community organizations to bridge the digital divide caused by British Columbia's hasty rollout of the vaccine card.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.11.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 05.11.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 04.11.2021
Major cash boost for crucial ANU medical research
Major cash boost for crucial ANU medical research
Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) have been awarded nearly $5 million in grants to carry out six projects that could help solve major health challenges, including offering more effective treatments for cancer, kidney disease and depression.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.11.2021
Opinion: HPV jab cuts cervical cancer cases by almost 90% but one in 10 girls still haven’t had it
There needs to be a concerted effort to ensure all young people are protected against HPV, say Professor Helen Bedford (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health) alongside Professor Carol Dezateux and Nicola Firman (both Queen Mary University of London).

Health - Pharmacology - 03.11.2021
COVID-19 vaccines for children 5 to 11: UChicago medical experts address common questions
On Nov. 2, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was authorized for children ages 5-11. This video addresses some common questions about the vaccine for this age group, and is intended for the broad UChicago community, including the UChicago Charter School and Laboratory Schools.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.11.2021
Gates Foundation funding for University to develop low cost manufacturing route to the promising COVID-19 therapy Molnupiravir
The University of Manchester has received $500,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a low cost manufacturing route to Molnupiravir, a promising antiviral drug for the treatment of COVID-19, in order to widen access of the medicine to lower-income countries.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.11.2021
New spin-out company developing wound infection tests
New spin-out company developing wound infection tests
A quick and simple test for bacterial infections is a step closer to market.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.11.2021
Study exposes risks and benefits of virtual consultations with doctors
So-called 'telemedicine' is less diagnostically accurate than in-person consultations and could increase health inequalities and barriers to accessing appropriate care, finds a new study of rheumatology patients and clinicians.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.11.2021
'Perfect for some but disastrous for others': Patients and clinicians express concerns over phone and video consultations | University of Cambridge
’Perfect for some but disastrous for others’: Patients and clinicians express concerns over phone and video consultations | University of Cambridge
A study of rheumatology patients and clinicians has found that while the majority found phone or video consultations more convenient than face-to-face consultations, they viewed so-called telemedicine

Health - Pharmacology - 02.11.2021
Can inhaled corticosteroids alleviate early symptoms of COVID-19?
Can inhaled corticosteroids alleviate early symptoms of COVID-19?
Despite high hopes, a new pan-Canadian study published today in The BMJ suggests that ciclesonide-an inhaled and nasal steroid drug commonly used for asthma and rhinitis-won't be the treatment to change the course of the pandemic.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.11.2021
UChicago Cyclotron Facility reinvigorates nuclear medicine in Illinois
Access to medical radioisotopes boosts care, spurs new research into disease Day in and day out, the University of Chicago Medicine campus is teeming with activity, as scores of physicians, nurses and other hospital employees provide care and service to patients.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.11.2021
Making Voice Assistants Accessible for Older Patients
Voice assistants such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri have tremendous potential to help people manage their health as they age.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.11.2021
Expert insights: Weighing risks and benefits of COVID-19 vaccination in children
By Anthony Skelton, Special to Western News The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children ages five to 11 .

Health - Pharmacology - 29.10.2021
Opinion: How Covid-19 threatens to undo years of progress in TB control
The Covid pandemic has proved that health systems are capable of making drastic changes when the need arises.

Pharmacology - Health - 29.10.2021
New immunotherapy insights for kidney cancer
New immunotherapy insights for kidney cancer
Immune cell patterns have been discovered within tumours that can help predict if patients with kidney cancer will respond to immunotherapy, as part of a study co-led by researchers at UCL, the Francis Crick Institute and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.10.2021
PM urged to address low Indigenous vaccination rates
PM urged to address low Indigenous vaccination rates
Indigenous leaders and health professionals have written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison seeking an urgent meeting about low COVID-19 vaccination rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Pharmacology - Health - 28.10.2021
Tracking efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines in cancer patients
Tracking efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines in cancer patients
A new study led by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) and The Canberra Hospital will investigate the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines in cancer patients.

Pharmacology - 28.10.2021
Drug use remains a serious issue in Queensland: Wastewater report
Drug use remains a serious issue in Queensland: Wastewater report
Queensland still has high rates of MDMA, cocaine and methyl amphetamine consumption, according to a report released by t'he Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) . The analysis was part of the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program led by The University of Queensland and The University of South Australia , which provided insights into Australia's drug consumption for 12 substances.

Pharmacology - Health - 27.10.2021
What parents should know about the COVID-19 vaccine and kids
Assoc. Prof. Allison Bartlett has tips for helping your child get ready for their vaccine A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has recommended that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine be given to children who are 5 to 11 years old. Once a panel from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gives an official go-ahead, doses will be widely available to young children across the Chicago area, including at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.10.2021
For people of color in L.A., misinformation, past injustices contribute to vaccine hesitancy
New UCLA research identifies several factors influencing how people of color in Los Angeles County are making decisions about COVID-19 vaccination.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.10.2021
Cardiff University to take leading role in COVID-19 antiviral trial
Cardiff University is to play a major role in UK-wide research into antiviral drugs that could help protect people from the worst symptoms of the virus.

Chemistry - Pharmacology - 27.10.2021
U-M researchers invent chemical reaction that could accelerate drug discovery
U-M researchers invent chemical reaction that could accelerate drug discovery
Medicines come from chemical reactions, and better chemical reactions lead to better medicines. Yet, the most popular reaction used in drug discovery, called the amide coupling, makes an inherently unstable amide bond.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.10.2021
COVID-19 risks explained with new tool
A calculator to help people understand their risk factors for COVID-19 infection and vaccination has been launched by the Immunisation Coalition in collaboration with Australian researchers.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.10.2021
Roche launches comprehensive genomic profiling kit to expand access to personalised cancer research
The AVENIO Tumor Tissue Comprehensive Genomic Profiling (CGP) Kit is the first jointly-developed product that brings together the expertise and reach of Roche with Foundation Medicine's pioneering leadership in genomic science.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.10.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 22.10.2021
A third of leukaemia patients do not generate any antibody response to two doses of COVID-19 vaccination
A third of leukaemia patients do not generate any antibody response to two doses of COVID-19 vaccination, study shows A University of Birmingham-led study has shown that a third of patients with the most common type of leukaemia fail to generate any measurable antibody response following two doses of COVID-19 vaccination.
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