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Health - Architecture - 09:00
An architectural exhibition linking light exposure to health
An architectural exhibition linking light exposure to health
EPFL and HEAD researchers have set-up an installation to raise awareness around the importance of exposure to natural light for human health and the role of the architecture in urban settings in modulating that light.

Campus - Health - 14.09.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 13.09.2021

Health - Economics / Business - 06.09.2021

Research Management - Health - 03.09.2021
Open access is revolutionizing access to research
Open access is revolutionizing access to research
SUMMER SERIES: HOW SCIENCE WORKS In the 1990s, the internet upended the scientific publication process. Today, it's the whole culture of research that's changing. The COVID-19 pandemic sent shock waves around the world in the spring of 2020. It also unveiled deep underlying societal and cultural trends.

Health - Psychology - 02.09.2021
Self-interest promotes contract tracing using smartphones
Self-interest promotes contract tracing using smartphones
Why do people install a coronavirus warning app on their cell phone - or not? Researchers of the Department of Economic Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Basel investigated.

Health - 31.08.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 30.08.2021
Novartis Leqvio * (inclisiran) analyses show effective and sustained LDL-C reduction in two sub-populations of patients with ASCVD
Separate post hoc analyses of pooled Phase III ORION-9, -10 and -11 data show twice-yearly** Leqvio (inclisiran) consistently reduced low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in patients with athe

Health - Pharmacology - 25.08.2021
Tailoring Treatment of Patients with the Lung Disease COPD
Patients with COPD are treated with drugs to improve the breathing ability in combination with inhaled corticosteroids to reduce the risk of acute worsening of the lung conditions. But the balance between reduced exacerbations and increased adverse effects of the drugs depends on the dose and on patient characteristics.

Pharmacology - Health - 24.08.2021
Novartis provides update on BELINDA study investigating Kymriah as second-line treatment in aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Phase III BELINDA study did not meet primary endpoint of event-free survival for patients with aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma who had primary refractory disease or who relapsed within 12 mont

Pharmacology - Health - 18.08.2021
Rheon Medical is revolutionizing the surgical treatment of glaucoma
EPFL spin-off Rheon Medical has developed the world's first adjustable glaucoma drainage system, which has already been used successfully in over 250 patients in Europe.

Health - Campus - 13.08.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 09.08.2021
Organoid bladders reveal secrets of UTIs
Organoid bladders reveal secrets of UTIs
Scientists at EPFL have developed two complementary bladder models to study urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by E. coli: bladder organoids and a bladder-on-a-chip.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.08.2021
Salmonella: Intestinal flora as reason for asymptomatic disease progression
Salmonella infections can result in a broad spectrum of illnesses. According to the latest research findings, one reason why some cases are harmless while others are very severe lies in the intestinal flora. An infection with Salmonella can have very different consequences. While some infected people do not notice the infection with the bacteria at all - this is called an asymptomatic progression - others suffer from severe gastrointestinal complaints.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.07.2021
Lord of the flies, king of data and proud owner of seven bicycles
Lord of the flies, king of data and proud owner of seven bicycles
ETH professor and molecular biologist Ernst Hafen retires at the end of July. We look back at the colourful career of a leading scientist with many different interests beyond the narrow world of molecular genetics.

Health - Economics / Business - 20.07.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 14.07.2021
How to make biomedical research data able to interact?
How to make biomedical research data able to interact?
Swiss specialists in data semantics define the national strategy for the interoperability of research data to enable a strong policy of promoting personalised medicine.

Pharmacology - Health - 14.07.2021
Novartis announces NEJM publication of positive Phase III REACH3 data for Jakavi in chronic GvHD
REACH3 data show Jakavi significantly improved overall response rate (ORR) at week 24 (49.7% vs.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.07.2021
In the health lab of the future
In the health lab of the future
Rea Lehner has been running the "Future Health Technologies" research programme at the Singapore-ETH Centre since 2020.

Health - Pharmacology - 08.07.2021
Shaping the Next-generation of Interventions for Malaria Prevention
Shaping the Next-generation of Interventions for Malaria Prevention
Together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Swiss TPH has launched a new project bringing together research & development and implementation specialists, modellers and global-health experts to shape the next-generation of medical interventions for malaria prevention.

Health - Environment - 07.07.2021
Citizen scientists to the rescue
Citizen scientists to the rescue
Summer series: How science works From data collection to environmental and public-health advocacy, amateur scientists make a valuable contribution to scientific research. It's 6:30pm on Tuesday, 29 June. From the couch in my Geneva apartment, I'm working on a project for EPFL's Digital Epidemiology Lab - even though I know nothing about epidemiology and nobody at the lab even knows I'm taking part.

Health - Life Sciences - 30.06.2021
AI improves speech understanding of hearing aid users
AI improves speech understanding of hearing aid users
In noisy environments it is difficult for hearing aid users or people with a hearing implant to understand their conversational partner because current audio processors still have difficulty focusing precisely enough on specific sound sources.

Health - 30.06.2021
Pumped to assist the heart with an artificial aorta
Scientists from EPFL and University of Bern have successfully implanted - in vivo - their first artificial tubular muscle that augments the aorta and assists cardiac function in pumping blood.

Health - 29.06.2021
Sinergia grants for three University of Bern researchers
Sinergia grants for three University of Bern researchers
Three researchers at the University of Bern are receiving Sinergia grants from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) for their research projects.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.06.2021
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