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Health - Pharmacology - 24.05.2022
Novel implant for the treatment of valvular heart disease
In a complex procedure, a team from the Department of Cardiac Surgery at MedUni Vienna and University Hospital Vienna has, for the first time, successfully inserted a novel implant for treating tricuspid valve regurgitation via a single access on one side of the groin.

Pharmacology - Health - 24.05.2022
Turning drug discovery into speed dating
Turning drug discovery into speed dating
EPFL spin-off ArcoScreen has developed a platform that turns the discovery of new drugs for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, diabetes and cancer from a marathon into a sprint. The firm's microfluidic readout system assesses the response of G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) to new substances, delivering significant time and financial gains for pharmaceutical companies.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.05.2022
What you need to know about monkeypox
What you need to know about monkeypox
As monkeypox spreads beyond its endemic locations, an infectious disease expert offers insight on how the virus spreads-and why it shouldn't be a cause for alarm Monkeypox is nothing new, and the virus is endemic in several countries.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.05.2022
How concerned should you be about monkeypox?
Monkeypox, a virus that causes pus-filled blisters, has been detected in several countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia and some European nations.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.05.2022
U.S. COVID-19 death toll should serve as a warning
U.S. COVID-19 death toll should serve as a warning
Nation needs better strategies for infectious disease surveillance to better combat the rising threat of novel coronaviruses, Johns Hopkins experts say Experts from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Reso

Pharmacology - Health - 19.05.2022
Yes, COVID vaccine boosters for children are safe
Yes, COVID vaccine boosters for children are safe
Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration authorized COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for children between the ages of 5 and 11 who received their second vaccine shot at least five months ago.

Health - Pharmacology - 17.05.2022
One million lives lost to COVID-19
One million lives lost to COVID-19
U.S. officially surpasses one million COVID-19 deaths Experts say the tragic milestone, now recorded by the Coronavirus Resource Center tracker, likely occurred months ago and that high

Innovation - Pharmacology - 16.05.2022
A rapid and portable drug detection device using bio-nanotechnology
A rapid and portable drug detection device using bio-nanotechnology
UdeM chemistry professor Alexis Vallée-Bélisle and his team have received $500,000 to develop a rapid test for detecting drugs in saliva and blood.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.05.2022
In osteoarthritis of the knee, the same treatment does not work for everyone. How to know when to operate?
Researchers from the UPF BCN MedTech research unit, the IMIM-Hospital del Mar and the Hospital del Mar have studied the relationship between clinical treatment options for osteoarthritis of the knee and the functionality, speed and forces involved in each patient's stride. The results reveal that two patients with the same symptoms may need different treatment depending on their age and body mass index.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.05.2022
Taking the temperature of the pandemic
Taking the temperature of the pandemic
As the U.S. reaches one million COVID-19 deaths, where are we in the arc of the pandemic? Epidemiologist David Dowdy explains.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.05.2022
Robotic surgery is safer and improves patient recovery time
Robotic surgery is safer and improves patient recovery time
Robot-assisted surgery used to perform bladder cancer removal enables patients to recover far more quickly and spend significantly (20 per cent) less time in hospital, concludes a first-of-its kind clinical trial led by scientists at UCL and the University of Sheffield.

Pharmacology - Health - 12.05.2022
Spotlight on... Professor Jayant S Vaidya
This week Jayant, Professor of Surgery and Oncology at UCL Division of Surgery, shares the story of how he helped to develop a pioneering new treatment for breast cancer, which is featured as a case study in UCL's latest REF submission.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.05.2022
New report outlines vision for safe, effective and accessible medicines in pregnancy
New report outlines vision for safe, effective and accessible medicines in pregnancy
A UK-first report into the state of pregnancy medicine, which was co-commissioned by Professor Anna David (UCL EGA Institute for Women's Health), has proposed a clear roadmap to help reduce the high number of needless newborn deaths and improve maternal health.

Pharmacology - Health - 12.05.2022
Volunteers receive first dose in clinical trial of Melbourne-made COVID-19 vaccines
The first six participants in the clinical trial of two Melbourne-made COVID-19 vaccines have been safely administered their doses, a significant moment in the development of the new vaccine candidates.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.05.2022
Partnership to develop 'variant-proof' COVID-19 vaccine
Partnership to develop ’variant-proof’ COVID-19 vaccine
The University of Sydney is a lead partner in an international consortium awarded up to US$19.3 million by The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations to support the development of a 'variant-proof' SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate.

Health - Pharmacology - 10.05.2022
Health experts caution against ’new normal’ strategies for COVID-19
Researchers are warning U.S. leaders and health officials against national strategies for a -new normal- of life with COVID-19.

Health - Pharmacology - 09.05.2022
How Dr. Yalda Afshar became a trusted COVID spokesperson
How Dr. Yalda Afshar became a trusted COVID spokesperson
When COVID-19 started to spread around the globe in 2020 along with the rampant rise in misinformation about the disease, Dr. Yalda Afshar knew just what to do — deliver the facts to the news media.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.05.2022
Guidance on living safely with infections
Guidance on living safely with infections
The Government has removed the remaining domestic COVID-19 restrictions in England - find out about our updated advice for living safely with respiratory infections including COVID-19.

Pharmacology - Health - 03.05.2022
Q and A with the experts: Treatment options for mild COVID-19
There are four treatment options available for mild cases of COVID-19. What are they, and how do they work? Kelly Grindrod , a pharmacist and University of Waterloo professor, answers common questions about these medications.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.05.2022
New heart valve technology for the treatment of aortic valve regurgitation
Aortic valve regurgitation is one of the commonest heart defects. If the aortic valve no longer closes tightly, the valve has to be reconstructed or replaced.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.05.2022
Antonia Müller takes up professorial chair in cell therapy and transfusion medicine
On 1 May 2022, Antonia Müller, an expert in stem cell and immune cell therapies, took over the Chair in Cell Therapy and Transfusion Medicine (§98) at MedUni Vienna and leadership of the Department of Blood Group Serology and Transfusion Medicine of MedUni Vienna and University Hospital Vienna.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.04.2022
Three Simple Interventions for Cancer Prevention in Older People
A combination of high-dose vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids and a simple home strength exercise program (SHEP) can cumulatively reduce the risk of cancer in healthy adults over the age of 70 by 61 percent, the international DO-HEALTH study led by the University of Zurich has shown. It is the first study to test the combined benefit of three affordable public health interventions for the prevention of invasive cancers.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.04.2022
COVID-19: How vaccination and previous infections also help fight against Omicron
COVID-19: How vaccination and previous infections also help fight against Omicron
Immune cells against previous Sars-CoV-2 variants also recognize Omicron well and can thus protect against severe disease / Vaccination can improve immune response even after infection / Study by Frei

Health - Pharmacology - 28.04.2022
Johns Hopkins graduate students create a lymphedema detection sensor
Johns Hopkins graduate students create a lymphedema detection sensor
Device detects fluid buildup in tissue and alerts patients and their doctors, potentially preventing thousands of cancer patients from developing the debilitating condition A sensor created by Johns

Health - Pharmacology - 27.04.2022
Michigan limits reproductive health services that midwives, nurses can provide
Michigan limits reproductive health services that midwives, nurses can provide
FACULTY Q&A Unlike other states, Michigan laws severely restrict the reproductive health services that midwives and advanced practice registered nurses can provide.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.04.2022
Reduced fatty acid levels: Graz research leads the way for medicines
Reduced fatty acid levels: Graz research leads the way for medicines
Atglistatin can reduce the fatty acid level in the blood, which is causal for type II diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver or cardiac insufficiency.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.04.2022
Success in eliminating the consequences of inherited genetic faults in a patient with butterfly skin
The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) has coordinated research that has successfully treated a patient with "butterfly skin" with a drug capable of eliminating the consequences of inherited mutations, for the first time.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.04.2022
New Clinic Provides Comprehensive Care for Digestive Diseases in Westfield UTC
UC San Diego Health is proud to announce the opening of a new, multi-disciplinary clinic for patients with gastrointestinal and digestive diseases located at 4303 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 2110 in Westfield UTC.

Health - Pharmacology - 14.04.2022
Reducing the risk of stroke and heart problems after surgery
Researchers from the University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital have been awarded $1.8 million to advance research into reducing the risk of stroke and heart complications in patients undergoing major surgery.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.04.2022
A second COVID-19 booster shot?
The University of Illinois Chicago will participate in a National Institutes of Health phase two clinical trial evaluating additional COVID-19 booster shots for adults.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.04.2022
UC San Diego Joins National Trial to Explore New Vaccines for COVID-19 Variants
The University of California San Diego has joined a Phase II clinical trial to evaluate various additional COVID-19 booster shots.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.04.2022
Most Detroiters vaccinated in second half of 2021 were previously unsure about COVID-19 vaccines
Most Detroiters vaccinated in second half of 2021 were previously unsure about COVID-19 vaccines
DETROIT-Nearly a third of a random sample of Detroit adults who had not received any COVID-19 vaccinations in June 2021 obtained their first dose in the second half of last year, according to a new University of Michigan survey.

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 04.04.2022
Promising new treatment for ALS goes to clinical trials
Promising new treatment for ALS goes to clinical trials
After 12 years of research, Dr. Richard Robitaille is hopeful that we'll soon have a treatment to help people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) regain mobility.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2022
Major new investment in clinical research at UCL
Major new investment in clinical research at UCL
Pioneering clinical research carried out at UCL will benefit from almost £12m in new funding, thanks to a major investment by University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ULCH).

Pharmacology - Health - 04.04.2022
When Trump endorses COVID shots, vaccinations jump
A video compiled from Fox News clips of former President Trump and his family urging his supporters to get vaccinated against COVID-19 proved to be a cheap and effective way to convince some vaccine skeptics to get their shots.

Pharmacology - Health - 01.04.2022
Trial could help stretch Japanese encephalitis vaccine supplies
A potential new approach to administering an existing Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine could make it more affordable and increase dose numbers in Australia.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.03.2022
New ovarian cancer study to determine mechanism behind treatment resistance
A new research project led by the Univerity of Glasgow and funded by leading health charity Wellbeing of Women, in partnership with Artios Pharma Limited (Artios), will investigate why some advanced ovarian cancers become resistant to a new type of treatment called PARP inhibitors.

Health - Pharmacology - 31.03.2022
A $22 million post-COVID research project now recruiting in Chicago
A $22 million post-COVID research project now recruiting in Chicago
A team of University of Illinois Chicago researchers is projected to receive approximately $22 million from the National Institutes of Health over four years to research long COVID-19.