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Health - Pharmacology - 05.04.2024
£7.3m to provide next generation of cancer experts in Scotland

Health - Pharmacology - 05.04.2024
Chronic kidney disease progresses faster in patients living in hot countries
Chronic kidney disease patients living in the hottest countries experienced an additional 8% drop in kidney function each year compared to those living in temperate climates, finds a new study from researchers at UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The study, published in    Lancet Planetary Health , is the first global, medium-term analysis of the relationship between chronic kidney disease and heat.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
Blood tests for diagnosing dementia to be offered in UK trial

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
UK-wide trials to begin on blood tests for diagnosing dementia
UK-wide trials to begin on blood tests for diagnosing dementia
Cambridge researchers are helping lead countrywide trials to identify accurate and quick blood tests that can diagnose dementia, in a bid to improve the UK's shocking diagnosis rate. This is a ground-breaking study, to discover the best blood tests for dementia, not just Alzheimer's but any type of dementia and for anyone, whatever their background age and other health problems.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
Ketogenic diet effective treatment option for infants with drug-resistant epilepsy
Ketogenic diet effective treatment option for infants with drug-resistant epilepsy
A ketogenic diet, which is low in carbohydrates and high in fat, shows promise as an alternative treatment option for infants with drug-resistant epilepsy, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH). Results from the Ketogenic Diet in Infancy (KIWE) trial, outlined in The Lancet Neurology, was the first in the world to compare the impact of a ketogenic diet to further anti-seizure medication for infants aged one to 24 months with drug-resistant epilepsy.

Health - Pharmacology - 04.04.2024
Blood tests for diagnosing dementia a step closer
Blood tests for diagnosing dementia a step closer
The University of Oxford is part of country-wide trials to identify accurate and quick blood tests that can diagnose dementia.

Pharmacology - Health - 04.04.2024
Ozempic isn’t approved for weight loss in Australia. So how are people accessing it?
Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are taking drugs like Ozempic to lose weight. But what do we actually know about them? Jessica Pace, Associate Lecturer and co-authors from the School of Pharmacy unpacks the details.

Health - Pharmacology - 03.04.2024
40 years of heart transplantation in Vienna - a success story
40 years of heart transplantation in Vienna - a success story
40 years ago, a team at University Hospital Vienna and MedUni Vienna successfully performed the first heart transplant in Vienna.

Health - Pharmacology - 02.04.2024
Designing solutions to ensure equity in health care
MIT senior Daisy Wang interweaves biological engineering and women's and gender studies as a way to address social problems.

Pharmacology - Chemistry - 28.03.2024
Claire de March, a researcher with flair
Winner of the 2023 Irène Joliot-Curie Prize in the "Young Woman Scientist" category, this research chemist has developed the very first experimental structure of a human olfactory receptor.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.03.2024
Johns Hopkins University lifts COVID-19 vaccine requirement

Health - Pharmacology - 27.03.2024
£2.3 Million for breakthrough acute myeloid leukaemia treatment

Health - Pharmacology - 26.03.2024
Fighting bacteria with viruses
The use of bacteriophages is a promising option for the treatment of bacterial infectious diseases. The therapeutic use of these special viruses is a new treatment option, particularly for patients who have developed resistance to antibiotics.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.03.2024
Results for: Study examines experiences of pregnant women living with high blood pressure
Results for: Study examines experiences of pregnant women living with high blood pressure
New research led by a University of Calgary clinical research fellow is shedding light on the impact of a specialized clinic for pregnant women diagnosed with hypertension, a condition related to high blood pressure that can result in serious long-term health complications if untreated.

Pharmacology - Health - 26.03.2024
What happens if the Supreme Court limits mifepristone?
What happens if the Supreme Court limits mifepristone?
What happens to abortion care if the Supreme Court limits mifepristone? Physicians who oppose abortion have gone to the Supreme Court to challenge the FDA's approval of the widely prescribed pill.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2024
CBD products don't ease pain and are potentially harmful - new study finds
CBD products don’t ease pain and are potentially harmful - new study finds
There is no evidence that CBD products reduce chronic pain, and taking them is a waste of money and potentially harmful to health, new research finds. Published on Monday 25 March 2024 Last updated on Tuesday 26 March 2024 There is no evidence that CBD products reduce chronic pain, and taking them is a waste of money and potentially harmful to health, according to new research led by the University of Bath.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2024
Novo Nordisk to acquire Cardior Pharmaceuticals
Cardior has utilized basic research from the Max Planck Society to advance its proprietary technology and pipeline Novo Nordisk has agreed to acquire Cardior Pharmaceuticals for up to 1.025 bi

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2024
£1.7 million for vaccine to prevent lung cancer

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2024
New funding for development of world’s first lung cancer vaccine
Researchers at the University of Oxford, the Francis Crick Institute and University College London have been granted £1.7 million of funding from Cancer Research UK and the CRIS Cancer Foundation to develop a lung cancer vaccine.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2024
Expert insight: Measles, contagious yet preventable- outbreaks, symptoms, complications
Expert insight: Measles, contagious yet preventable- outbreaks, symptoms, complications
Measles usually begins with fever, runny nose, conjunctivitis (red watery eyes), sore throat and coughing Canada is seeing a resurgence of measles, with cases in the first quarter of 2024 already far surpassing the total for all'of 2023.

Health - Pharmacology - 22.03.2024
New classification of tuberculosis to support efforts to eliminate the disease
New classification of tuberculosis to support efforts to eliminate the disease
A new way to classify tuberculosis (TB) that aims to improve focus on the early stages of the disease has been presented by an international team involving researchers at UCL.

Pharmacology - Health - 20.03.2024
Abortion pill case before the Supreme Court: U-M experts can discuss
EXPERTS ADVISORY University of Michigan experts are available to discuss the upcoming Supreme Court case that will determine access to the abortion drug mifepristone. The court's decision will impact abortion access even in states that allow abortion, and could also have big implications for the Food and Drug Administration's regulatory authority over drugs.

Health - Pharmacology - 20.03.2024
Improving the implementation of innovative methods in health technology assessment practice
Improving the implementation of innovative methods in health technology assessment practice

Health - Pharmacology - 19.03.2024
Targeting multiple COVID variants through the twist in the spike protein
Particles that gum up the keys that the virus uses to enter cells could one day be an effective COVID treatment whenever vaccines and other treatments fall short Study: Tapered chiral nanoparticles as broad spectrum thermally stable antivirals for SARS-CoV-2 variants (DOI: 10.1073/pnas. Teardrop-shaped particles designed to inactivate multiple strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus could one day complement existing treatments for COVID-19, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Michigan and Jiangnan University in Wuxi, China.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.03.2024
Seeing more with advanced eye imaging
Seeing more with advanced eye imaging
New School of Optometry & Vision Science research centre poised to make advancements in understanding diseases and conditions of the eye and beyond A new research centre at the University of Waterloo

Health - Pharmacology - 18.03.2024
Five MIT faculty members take on Cancer Grand Challenges

Health - Pharmacology - 15.03.2024
Researchers and funders unite to launch centre to tackle kidney disease

Life Sciences - Pharmacology - 14.03.2024
Bacteriophages, CRISPR technology and nanotechnology, the best techniques against super-resistant bacteria
Bacteriophages, CRISPR technology and nanotechnology, the best techniques against super-resistant bacteria

Pharmacology - Health - 14.03.2024
Participants needed for study of promising drug for hand osteoarthritis
Patients with painful hand osteoarthritis are needed to test an existing drug that showed promising results in a trial led by Monash University and Alfred Health. Published in The Lancet in late 2023, the stage 3 trial investigated methotrexate, a low-cost, effective treatment for inflammatory joint conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

Health - Pharmacology - 13.03.2024
Q&A: UW expert on the rising rates of immunosuppression among U.S. adults
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, as it became clear that people with suppressed immune systems were particularly vulnerable to the worst of the virus, public health officials prioritized their protection.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.03.2024
Researcher awarded $8m to develop next-generation life-saving medical therapies
Researcher awarded $8m to develop next-generation life-saving medical therapies

Health - Pharmacology - 11.03.2024
Global human challenge consortium to push for next generation of vaccines
Global human challenge consortium to push for next generation of vaccines
An international group of researchers specialising in human challenge studies is embarking on a project to develop advanced virus-blocking vaccines.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.03.2024
Major contract awarded for a concussion research programme from the US Department of Defense
Major contract awarded for a concussion research programme from the US Department of Defense
Birmingham experts will lead a major research programme involving hundreds of people across the UK to transform the way concussion is identified and managed.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.03.2024
Are nicotine pouches safe?
Are nicotine pouches safe?
Smoke-free, flavored nicotine pouches, including the brand Zyn, are going viral on TikTok and rapidly growing in popularity with young people.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.03.2024
Spotlight on... Anna David
Spotlight on... Anna David

Health - Pharmacology - 07.03.2024
New trial aims to reduce treatment side effects for women with secondary breast cancer
New trial aims to reduce treatment side effects for women with secondary breast cancer
Researchers from the University of Southampton are investigating how body composition affects the severity of side effects from chemotherapy experienced by women with secondary breast cancer.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.03.2024
Mayor's Medical and Scientific Fund awards grants to MedUni Vienna researchers
Mayor’s Medical and Scientific Fund awards grants to MedUni Vienna researchers

Health - Pharmacology - 06.03.2024
UBC experts on Ramadan and fasting
UBC experts on Ramadan and fasting

Health - Pharmacology - 06.03.2024
Pioneering trial offers new treatment hope for dogs with epilepsy
Pioneering trial offers new treatment hope for dogs with epilepsy
A groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind clinical trial in dogs could offer new hope for pets and their owners impacted by canine epilepsy.

Pharmacology - Computer Science - 05.03.2024
Collaboration on AI-powered Patient Safety Research Flags Drug Side Effects
A recent capstone project by an interdisciplinary team of graduate students from  Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh

Health - Pharmacology - 05.03.2024
'I feel like myself again': UCLA clinical trial offers hope for lymphoma patients
’I feel like myself again’: UCLA clinical trial offers hope for lymphoma patients

Health - Pharmacology - 04.03.2024
Take charge of your health: UCL Women's Health Week
Take charge of your health: UCL Women’s Health Week
Today marks the first day of UCL Women's Health Week 2024. VPEE Student Writer, Nicole Tan, discusses some of the ways we can empower ourselves to have the knowledge and confidence to take control of our health.

Health - Pharmacology - 01.03.2024
Keeping optimism through antagonism and aggression in health-care research 
Researchers share what motivates them to continue their work despite harsh scrutiny and misinformation  By Jenna Braun Faculty of Health The rapid spread of misinformation is rampant in the highly politicized area of health research.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.02.2024
The best hope for children with a rare muscle disease might just be a SEAL
The best hope for children with a rare muscle disease might just be a SEAL
The diagnosis is followed by despair - then maybe a glimpse of hope. When parents of a child with the genetic disease LAMA2-related muscular dystrophy search around online, one of the things they will encounter is SEAL Therapeutics, a start-up company at the University of Basel.

Health - Pharmacology - 29.02.2024
A safer treatment path for high-risk children to overcome food allergies
A safer treatment path for high-risk children to overcome food allergies
New UBC research reveals a safe path to overcoming food allergies for older children and others who can't risk consuming allergens orally to build up their resistance.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.02.2024
'Can we delay age-related diseases?'
’Can we delay age-related diseases?’
Children with Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS) develop premature aging symptoms. Karima Djabali, Professor at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), wants to understand the biological m

Health - Pharmacology - 27.02.2024
Nicotine pouches are being marketed to young people on social media
It's not surprising that the tobacco industry is introducing more products to maintain its future revenue stream as reforms restrict access to vaping products, writes Associate Professor Becky Freeman in The Conversation.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.02.2024
Parasite insights: the award-winning scientist teaching the world about deadly diseases
Parasite insights: the award-winning scientist teaching the world about deadly diseases

Health - Pharmacology - 26.02.2024
MedUni Vienna's Transplantation Research Platform awards 'Start-up Grants'
MedUni Vienna’s Transplantation Research Platform awards ’Start-up Grants’

Health - Pharmacology - 26.02.2024
Expert insight: Why are syphilis cases on the rise in Canada?
Expert insight: Why are syphilis cases on the rise in Canada?
Canada has been experiencing an increasing number of syphilis diagnoses since 2016 . Numerous provinces have declared outbreaks in recent years, with the highest rates observed in the Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.