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Health - Environment - 19.02.2021
Young Researchers in Environmental Epidemiology Share Latest Findings
Young Researchers in Environmental Epidemiology Share Latest Findings
Swiss TPH and the European Chapter of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) hosted a virtual symposium for young scientists in the field of environmental epidemiology from 18 to 19 February 2021.

Pharmacology - Health - 16.02.2021
Novartis Entresto granted expanded indication in chronic heart failure by FDA
Entresto is the first and only therapy approved in the US to treat patients diagnosed with guideline-defined heart failure to include both those with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFr

Health - Pharmacology - 10.02.2021
A very aggressive cancer defeated in three months
A very aggressive cancer defeated in three months
A team from the University of Geneva and HUG managed to save a woman whose aggressive cancer left her with only five months to live.

Environment - Health - 10.02.2021
Six new EPFL - African universities research projects
Six new EPFL - African universities research projects
As part of the EPFL - UM6P 's Excellence in Africa initiative, the EXAF centre has announced the names of the six successful teams which will take part in the Junior Faculty Development programme (JFD).

Pharmacology - Health - 08.02.2021
Novartis receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy designations for investigational STAMP inhibitor asciminib (ABL001) in chronic myeloid leukemia
Designation in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) resistant or intolerant to prior treatments based on positive data from pivotal Phase III ASCEMBL trial evaluating asciminib, an investigat

Health - 08.02.2021
Improving Access to COVID-19 Screening and Testing in African Countries
Improving Access to COVID-19 Screening and Testing in African Countries
A new joint initiative from the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health and the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership will support three COVID-19-related projects in lowand mi

Health - 03.02.2021
Insulin can be stored out of refrigeration in hot settings!
Insulin can be stored out of refrigeration in hot settings!
A team from the University of Geneva and MSF has shown that a vial of insulin can be stored for 4 weeks after opening and at up to 37°C,without losing efficacy.

Health - Innovation - 02.02.2021
Innovative mechanical system makes it easy to turn bedridden patients
Innovative mechanical system makes it easy to turn bedridden patients
A mechanical system developed at EPFL's Instant-Lab halves the number of hospital staff needed to turn coma patients and makes the task less physically demanding.

Health - 01.02.2021
"Our goal must be low case numbers"
Tanja Stadler, ETH Professor of Computational Evolution, is working at the forefront in the fight against the coronavirus.

Health - Life Sciences - 01.02.2021
A key regulator for humoral immunity and B lymphoma
A key regulator for humoral immunity and B lymphoma
The generation of antibodies in B-cells takes place in a dynamic structure that forms during infections, the germinal center (GC).

Health - Economics / Business - 29.01.2021
Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Neglected Tropical Diseases
Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Neglected Tropical Diseases
The unprecedented progress made in global health over the past 20 years is being threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pharmacology - Health - 29.01.2021
Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Kesimpta * (ofatumumab), a self-administered treatment for adult patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis
  Kesimpta is a targeted B-cell therapy that delivers superior efficacy with a similar safety and tolerability profile compared with teriflunomide, a first-line treatment in MS 1 CHMP opinion is base

Health - 28.01.2021
Wyss Center joins Wellcome Leap global network dedicated to accelerated breakthroughs in human health
Wyss Center joins Wellcome Leap global network dedicated to accelerated breakthroughs in human health
Charter group of 21 world-class institutions representing a network of over 150,000 researchers across six continents sign agreement that sets new bar for fast-paced research and development. Geneva, Switzerland: The Wyss Center announced today that it has joined the Leap Health Breakthrough Network , a global group of leading academic and research institutions committed to solving the world's most serious health challenges - such as cancer and infectious diseases - at record speed.

Health - Pharmacology - 28.01.2021

Health - 27.01.2021
Coronavirus: Federal Council to cover costs of tests for persons without symptoms and modify quarantine rules
At its meeting on 27 January, the Federal Council took a range of decisions to further contain and overcome the coronavirus pandemic.

Health - Economics / Business - 26.01.2021
We need to track down hidden infections
Widespread and repeated testing, including of healthy people, is an effective tool in the fight against COVID-19, write Patrick Jenny and Wolf-Dietrich Hardt.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.01.2021
A treatment for every kind of cancer
A treatment for every kind of cancer
Researchers from the University of Basel have identified cells in the immune system that are able to attack a wide range of cancer cells.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.01.2021
A new ’double’ antibody that protects against Covid-19 and its variations discovered in Ticino
The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB, affiliated to USI Universitą della Svizzera italiana, has developed a second-generation 'double antibody' that protects from SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, and all its tested variants.

Environment - Health - 21.01.2021
Customising legionella control measures
Customising legionella control measures
Legionella in drinking water systems can pose a health risk. But the complexity of the stagnation issue means that a much more nuanced approach is required to manage this risk than has previously been supposed. Questioning conventional wisdom is part of the scientist's job. This also applies to legionella in plumbing systems.

Psychology - Health - 20.01.2021
We need a Grey New Deal
Mental illnesses do not receive the attention they deserve and they are treated as taboo, writes Gerhard Schratt.

Health - Economics / Business - 18.01.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 14.01.2021
Novartis ligelizumab (QGE031) receives FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation for patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU)
Ligelizumab is the first treatment to receive FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation in chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) in patients with an inadequate response to H1-antihistamines 1   Currently th

Health - Career - 13.01.2021
Coronavirus: Federal Council extends and tightens measures
Case numbers are stagnating at a very high level and there is a risk that the new more infectious variants of the virus will lead to another rapid rise in cases.

Pharmacology - Health - 12.01.2021
Second COVID-19 vaccine approved for Switzerland
On 12 January 2021 Swissmedic, the Swiss agency for the authorisation and supervision of therapeutic products, approved the second COVID-19 vaccination for the Swiss market.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.01.2021
4D-Simulator breakthrough in brain surgery
4D-Simulator breakthrough in brain surgery
Aneurysm operations in the brain rank among the most delicate procedures in neurosurgery.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.01.2021
New Ebolavirus treatment sees the light thanks to basic research performed in Ticino
While populations around the world are being vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced the approval of a treament against another well-known virus, much less widespread but extremely lethal: Ebola.

Computer Science - Health - 23.12.2020
Robots that cut, bees that bite
Robots that cut, bees that bite
An extraordinary year is drawing to a close. ETH News takes a look back at the highlights that emerged amidst difficult and unsettling times, at ingenious ideas, fascinating science and solidarity in action during - and despite - the coronavirus pandemic.

Health - 22.12.2020
Countries benefit when they learn from each other
Roman Stocker, member of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force, explains why it is so important in this pandemic that experts exchange information across national borders. SARS-CoV-2 has spread around the world. However, the course of the pandemic and how individual countries deal with it differ.

Pharmacology - Health - 19.12.2020
Swissmedic grants authorisation for the first COVID-19 vaccine in Switzerland
Vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech authorised in the rolling review procedure after close scrutiny of the risks and benefits Swissmedic has authorised the vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech.

Life Sciences - Health - 18.12.2020
What immune cells reveal about sleep disorders
What immune cells reveal about sleep disorders
Daniela Latorre wanted to be a scientist since she was a child. At the Institute for Research in Biomedicine, affiliated to the USI in Bellinzona and the Institute of Microbiology, she is finding evidence that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease. She has now received the Pfizer Prize for Research 2020 for her pioneering work.