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Does your neighbourhood affect social cohesion and the feeling of lonliness?

Risk of loneliness does not depend on the neighbourhood you live in

Does your neighbourhood affect social cohesion and the feeling of loneliness? Gideon Bolt & Roxanne van Nieuwamerongen discuss There is an extensive debate on the...
UC-Davis-Department-of-Molecular-Biosciences

Intoxicating Beauty: Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics

Professor Pamela Lein discusses the toxic chemicals in our cosmetic products that are not as readily recognised by consumers as potentially harmful.
Medizinische Fakultät Universität Augsburg

Signalling and metabolism: Signal Peptide Peptidase-Like proteases

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Regina Fluhrer discusses Signal Peptide Peptidase-Like proteases and their role in cellular signalling and metabolism.
University of Calgary-Faculty of Kinesiology

Discussing the AIM study (Adiposity, Influenza and Men)

A common experience to the influenza vaccine: wouldn’t it be nice! Dr. Patricia Doyle-Baker discusses the AIM study, the issues and the results.
e-cigarettes

E-Cigarettes: Safer But Not Safe

Professor Pamela Lein discusses e-cigarettes, their rise in use and the misconception that they are safe as little is still known about the health effects.
UC-Davis-Department-of-Molecular-Biosciences

The link between traffic-related air pollution and neurologic disease?

Pamela Lein and Rhianna Morgan discuss organosulfates and the growing connection between air pollution and neurologic disease The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that traffic-related...
University of Calgary-Faculty of Kinesiology

Keeping the message simple: Energy Expenditure of Restaurant Servers

Do restaurant servers walk more than 10,000 steps in a shift? Dr. Doyle-Baker discusses energy expenditure in relation to occupation and leisure activity.
Signal Peptide, DZNE

Looking at Signal Peptide Peptidase-Like proteases

Prof. Regina Fluhrer from LMU & DZNE and Professor Bernd Schröder from TU Dresden discuss how intramembrane proteases contribute to the development of immune cells.
Pneumology & Pulmonary Cell Research university hospital basel

Health research: Why can asthma still not be cured?

Prof Dr Michael Roth poses the big question about asthma and the lack of a cure, discussing the causes and medications used to help control it.
Child Language Doctoral Program

Teaching grammar to children with Specific Language Impairment

Teaching children with Specific Language Impairment can be challenging. Professor Mabel Rice of the University of Kansas discusses some details
Pfalzklinikum

The Werther effect – About the handling of suicide in the media

Vivien Kogler and Alexander Noyon from Mannheim University of Applied Sciences investigate suicidality, the Werther effect and the role of medial presentation in this...
University of Calgary-Faculty of Kinesiology

ROWER (Reducing Osteoporosis in Women that Exercise through Rowing)

A boatload of information on osteoporosis knowledge from the ROWER study. Dr. Doyle-Baker shares information from the project.

The promotion of resilience as a communication challenge

People succeeding in acting adaptively under extreme stress or unfavorable conditions have considerably higher chances to sustainably stay healthy.
Department of Biomedicine

Finding disease specific indicators for chronic inflammatory lung diseases

Prof Dr Michael Roth asks the question, Why do we fail to find disease specific indicators for chronic inflammatory lung diseases?
day centres

Autonomous in Old Age – Pfalzklinikum Day Centers for the Elderly

Pfalzklinikum is a service provider for mental health in the Palatinate in Southwest Germany. Its three certified day centers for the elderly focus on the promotion of cognitive and motoric skills.
Child Language Doctoral Program

Growing up with Specific Language Impairment

Growing up with Specific Language Impairment can impact a child's development in a number of ways. Professor Mabel Rice of the University of Kansas discusses the issues.
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: sustainability and/or resilience?

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and their adverse effects are discussed by Alberto Mantovani, from Endocrine Disruptors Project, at the Instituto Superiore di Sanita
UC-Davis-Department-of-Molecular-Biosciences

Developmental neurotoxicity testing – the need for a new approach

Professor Lein discusses developmental neurotoxicity and the critical need for a new approach to identifying and regulating chemicals that interfere with normal brain development.
University of Strathclyde

The One-World Problem – the Antibiotic Apocalypse

Antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance, a growing issue, is discussed by Professor Colin Suckling from the University of Strathclyde
New York Uni School of Medicine

The role of normal huntingtin in Huntington’s disease

Professor Tanese of the New York University School of Medicine discusses Huntington’s disease Mutation in the huntingtin gene causes Huntington’s disease, a heritable and fatal neurodegenerative...

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