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Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
15.12.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Innovation/Technology
14.12.2017
National adolescent drug trends in 2017: Marijuana use edges upward
ANN ARBOR-Marijuana use among adolescents edged upward in 2017, the first significant increase in seven years, according to the annual Monitoring the Future study at the University of Michigan.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
Three new Wallenberg Academy Fellows at Lund University
Three new Wallenberg Academy Fellows at Lund University
The impact of soil microbes on carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere; the transformation of knowledge as it moves between different contexts; zooming in on the Achilles' tendon to a cellular and molecular level to discover how weight should be placed on a torn tendon in order for it to heal.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
14.12.2017
Experts explain the potential for new cancer drugs and treatments
Experts explain the potential for new cancer drugs and treatments
Cancer drugs being developed at Imperial could offer a new way to treat the disease, say researchers.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
Offbeat brainwaves during sleep make older adults forget
Like swinging a tennis racket during a ball toss to serve an ace, slow and speedy brainwaves during deep sleep must sync up at exactly the right moment to hit the save button on new memories, according to new UC Berkeley research.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
The iceberg model of self-harm
Researchers have created a model of self-harm that shows high levels of the problem in the community, especially in young girls, and the need for school-based prevention measures.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
Attempted suicide in the young related to dramatically reduced life expectancy
People who have been treated for attempted suicide or suicidal behaviour have a much shorter life expectancy and usually die of non-suicide-related causes, a new study from Karolinska Institutet and Umeå University in Sweden published in the scientific journal Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica reports.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
14.12.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
What councils can do to improve active living and health
For the first time Tamworth Regional Council held a workshop this week on how a healthy built environment can positively influence active living.
Politics - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
14.12.2017
Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?
Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may have dominated recent headlines but Chagas - the "Kissing Bug" disease - is in the spotlight following the publication of a new case study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).
Agronomy/Food Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
Education/Continuing Education - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.12.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Astronomy
14.12.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology
13.12.2017
Sedative, tranquilizer misuse a strong indicator of future drug abuse
ANN ARBOR-Misusing sedatives or tranquilizers signals a credible risk for the abuse of more addictive substances in the near future, according to new research from the University of Michigan School of Nursing's Center for the Study of Drugs, Alcohol, Smoking and Health.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
13.12.2017
YSPH professor sets sights on improving global breastfeeding rates
Working around the world, a Yale School of Public Health researcher seeks to increase breastfeeding one baby at a time.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
13.12.2017
Social stigma obstacle to successful treatment of children with HIV in Ethiopia
Social stigma obstacle to successful treatment of children with HIV in Ethiopia
The social stigma surrounding HIV is still strong in many parts of the world. Children living with HIV in Ethiopia are at high risk of receiving inadequate treatment - or no treatment at all - on account of deeply rooted prejudice.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Religions
13.12.2017
YCCI Cultural Ambassadors program seeks diversity in clinical trials
Engaging a diverse community in clinical research trials has long been a challenge for investigators: while African Americans represent 12 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only five percent of clinical trial participants.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Chemistry
13.12.2017
Fighting for a world without asthma
Almost everyone knows someone with asthma. An international research consortium for asthma prevention, including collaborators from the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, will search for novel approaches to potentially eliminate this lung disease in the world.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
13.12.2017
Researchers work to help children with a rare form of autism
Clinicians at the Child Study Center worked with experts in genetics, neuroimaging, and eye tracking to understand what causes childhood disintegrative disorder, a rare form of autism. Dylan started life as a typical baby, meeting his milestones for walking, talking, and other markers of normal development.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
13.12.2017
$5m gift for medical research with Galli Chair in Medical Biology
Philanthropist Pamela Galli has given medical biology - the cornerstone of modern healthcare and diagnostics - a $5 million boost with the establishment of the Lorenzo and Pamela Galli Chair in Medic
Medicine/Pharmacology
12.12.2017
Treating depression requires a multifaceted approach
Treating depression requires a multifaceted approach
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and other experts emphasized the importance of open communication and early diagnosis Rebecca Kendall Depression affects one in four women and one in six men.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
12.12.2017
Aging impairs innate immune response to flu
Aging impairs the immune system's response to the flu virus in multiple ways, weakening resistance in older adults, according to a Yale study.
Medicine/Pharmacology
12.12.2017
Teenagers with incontinence are at risk of underachieving at secondary school
Teenagers with incontinence are at risk of underachieving at secondary school
Continence problems are among the most common paediatric health problems. It's commonly believed that continence problems resolve with age in all children.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
12.12.2017
Roche announces phase III data showing Venclexta/Venclyxto plus MabThera/Rituxan reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 83% compared to a standard of care regimen in previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
Roche announces phase III data showing Venclexta/Venclyxto plus MabThera/Rituxan reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 83% compared to a standard of care regimen in previously treated c
Medicine/Pharmacology
12.12.2017
Few California retailers offer pharmacist-prescribed birth control, despite law
Few California retailers offer pharmacist-prescribed birth control, despite law
A new law took effect in California last year allowing pharmacists to prescribe birth control. But few of the state's pharmacies are actually offering this service, according to new UC Berkeley research.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
12.12.2017
New therapy helps schizophrenia patients re-engage socially
New therapy helps schizophrenia patients re-engage socially
New therapy helps schizophrenia patients re-engage socially A new therapy aimed at helping young people with schizophrenia to reconnect and engage with the world around them has had promising results, a University of Sussex-led study has found. Social Recovery Therapy, which involves helping severely withdrawn individuals to identify personally meaningful goals and to set up day-to-day achievable activities, can significantly increase their amount of social interaction, according to the study published in The Lancet Psychiatry (11 December 2017).
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
12.12.2017
Physics/Materials Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
12.12.2017
Australia needs a nanosafety authority
New nanomaterials that benefit humanity are being synthesised every day. Researchers want to work with regulators to make sure they are safe.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Chemistry
12.12.2017
Scientists create molecule of love with less complications
A new and improved version of the ‘love hormone' oxytocin has been developed by University of Queensland researchers. The team from UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience has created a synthetic form of the hormone which is less likely to have side effects. UQ researcher Dr Markus Muttenthaler said the hormone regulated labour and fundamental social behaviours such as maternal care, partnership bonding, social interactions and stress and anxiety responses.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
11.12.2017
Uninsured don’t use emergency rooms more than other patients
A study by Prof. Katherine Baicker, dean of Harris Public Policy, finds both uninsured and insured people use the emergency department for very similar kinds of care.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
11.12.2017
Using 3D cell cultures to fight anti-cancer therapy resistance
Using 3D cell cultures to fight anti-cancer therapy resistance
An international research team headed by the University of Bern and the Netherlands Cancer Institute has developed 3D cell cultures in which genes can be specifically modified. They allow the study of genes that may cause therapy resistance in breast cancer. This knowledge may further improve the use of targeted anti-cancer drugs.
Medicine/Pharmacology
11.12.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
11.12.2017
Major funding boost for internationally-recognised healthcare research centres
Major funding boost for internationally-recognised healthcare research centres
Three interdisciplinary research consortia, including the University of Bristol's SPHERE project, have been allocated more than £11 million to continue healthcare sensing systems research that is re
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
11.12.2017
Medicaid expansion popular among Americans connected to program
A new study examines pushback against cuts to Medicaid, finding those connected to Medicaid were more likely to view the program as important and to support increases in spending. A concerted effort by Republicans in Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act hit a surprising road block earlier this year: strong pushback against cuts to Medicaid.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Agronomy/Food Science
11.12.2017
Lifespan research examines the impact of childhood disease on adult health
YCCI's renewed CTSA grant award allows Yale to continue its leadership in cutting-edge areas of research.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
11.12.2017
Most who enrolled in Michigan’s Medicaid expansion already work or can’t work
Work requirements proposed in some states would likely only apply to a small group of enrollees, may disrupt care for chronically ill ANN ARBOR-Nearly half of the people who enrolled in Medicaid afte
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
10.12.2017
Primary analysis results from Novartis pivotal JULIET trial show Kymriah(TM) (tisagenlecleucel) sustained complete responses at six months in adults with r/r DLBCL, a difficult-to-treat cancer
Primary analysis results from Novartis pivotal JULIET trial show Kymriah(TM) (tisagenlecleucel) sustained complete responses at six months in adults with r/r DLBCL, a difficult-to-treat cancer At six
Medicine/Pharmacology - Innovation/Technology
08.12.2017
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
08.12.2017
Acrobatic Duo in the Cells
Acrobatic Duo in the Cells
Just like an acrobatic duo, some proteins lend each other stability. Researchers at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel have discovered that the protein ‘Trigger factor' recognizes a partner by instable, flexible domains, to then together form a stable protein duo. The study has been published in the current issue of ‘Nature Communications'.
Medicine/Pharmacology
08.12.2017
Billboard star set to ’avo’ great graduation
She was the face of The University of Queensland's 2015 Create Change advertising campaign - but now avocado researcher Louisa Parkinson has proven her scientific mettle.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
08.12.2017
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
07.12.2017
Yale Center for Clinical Investigation begins a second decade of support
Although it is hard to believe, the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) is now in its second decade providing training resources and support for Yale's clinical and translational investigators.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
07.12.2017
Cells in space
Cells in space
Laboratories on Earth hardly make the news, unless they come up with life-saving cures. So why would anyone care about a lab in space?
Medicine/Pharmacology
07.12.2017
Study highlights the importance of continuing medication in pregnancy | University of Oxford
Pregnant women and those who are planning pregnancy should not discontinue their medication without consulting a specialist, says a major new report from researchers at the University of Oxford.
Education/Continuing Education - Medicine/Pharmacology
07.12.2017
Higher education linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's in gene study
Higher education linked to lower risk of Alzheimer’s in gene study
Higher educational attainment is associated with a "significantly lower" chance of people suffering Alzheimer's, according to the biggest genetic study into the potential causes of the disease reported today in the BMJ.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Computer Science/Telecom
07.12.2017
Using artificial intelligence to advance personalized medicine
Opened less than a year ago, the Swiss Data Science Center - a joint initiative between EPFL and ETH Zurich - has already launched eight research projects in fields ranging from personalized medicine and environmental protection to open science. Each project brings together experts from several disciplines to join forces in tackling some of society's biggest challenges.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
07.12.2017
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