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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

Why asthma still cannot 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...
Experimental Pathology Service - Institute of Pathology

Paediatric sarcoma metastasis: an area that warrants in-depth exploration

Ivan Stamenkovic, Professor of Experimental Pathology at University of Lausanne explores the paediatric sarcoma metastasis and why this warrants an in-depth look Metastasis is responsible...
Healthy Minor Cereals Project

HealthyMinorCereals project – Ensuring nutrition by growing diversity

The HealthyMinorCereals project studies five species of currently less cultivated cereals with the aim to ensure human nutrition through diversity. Cereal production across the EU...
Pneumology & Pulmonary Cell Research university hospital basel

Where are the new asthma drugs?

Professor Michael Roth from the Department Biomedicine & Pneumology, at the University Hospital Basel, discusses development of medication for asthma and new asthma therapies. Asthma is the most...
University of Strathclyde

The Long Arm of Heterocyclic Chemistry

Professor Colin Suckling of Strathclyde University discusses advancements with Heterocyclic Chemistry and the progress towards new medicines. Earlier in January I attended a conference at...

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