Medical Research Council

Type: Organization
Name: Medical Research Council
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

New drug target could prevent major global cause of maternal death

Researchers at the University of Warwick have discovered a new target for drugs that could prevent the deaths of thousands of women in the developing world due to heavy blood loss after childbirth.Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) occurs when the uterus fails ... [Published The University of Warwick - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

New centre to study infectious diseases

Comment · print · T TT+· T-Some of the world’s biggest pandemics and intractable infectious diseases will soon be the subject of research at a new facility at the city-based National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS).A U.K.-India research centre ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

RCUK welcomes discussions to pursue research and innovation consortia with China

RCUK are delighted that positive discussions between the UK and China to hold a joint competition to trial new technologies that address the challenges of urbanisation are underway.Discussions between Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and ... [Published Research Councils UK - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

'Significant milestone' in medicine: scientists reset human stem cells

Scientists led by the Wellcome Trust Medical Research Council (MRC) Cambridge Stem Cell Institute at the University of Cambridge, UK, have discovered how to successfully "reset" human pluripotent stem cells to the earliest developmental state, equivalent ... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

British Military And Humanitarians Despatched To Assist Sierra Leone

British military and humanitarian experts have been despatched to Sierra Leone to assist in the fight to contain the spread of the Ebola virus that is also hitting Guinea and Liberia.The team is setting up a 62-bed purpose built medical centre for victims ... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Connecting Australian – European Science and Innovation Excellence

A delegation from Australia will be visiting London to inform the science, innovation and higher education community about funding and collaborative opportunities available to UK universities and SMEs who want to partner with EU and Australian resear ... [Published Connect - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Violence ‘can be cut’

ZODIDI MHLANAResearchers say the implementation of correct policies in South Africa could assist in curbing crimes such as child abuse, domestic violence, murder and gang violence by almost 50%.Recent statistics from the Medical Research Council and the ... [Published The New Age Online - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Violence, Child Abuse, Abuse
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Intimate Femicide an affliction

A large number of women are being reported dead in South Africa due to intimate femicide.Oscar Pistorius’ verdict will give an insight on our current justice system and it will clear things for many of citizens who are wondering how it really works. Should ... [Published News24 - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Research injection for telehealth

A Telehealth Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council is to improve access to high-quality health services in rural and remote areas.The new $2.5 million CRE, to be hosted by the University of ... [Published PSNews - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

‘One-stop’ solution for the little ones

Armand Hough A WHOLE PERSON: Precious Kotswana and her parents. A new model will meet childrens needs in a more integrated manner. Photo: Armand HoughTanya FarberA NEW model of service provision could soon revolutionise the well-being of children in ... [Published Cape Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

After 2 years on HIV treatment, survival in South African patients meets or exceeds rates from North America

These tabs require JavaScript to be enabled.Article adapted by Medical News Today from original press release.Boulle A, Schomaker M, May MT, Hogg RS, Shepherd BE, et al. (2014) Mortality in Patients with HIV-1 Infection Starting Antiretroviral Therapy ... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 5 reports

SA, UK partner to cooperate in science

Science and Technology minister, Naledi Pandor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Britain that will see cooperation in science worth R500 million.She signed the deal for the SA-UK Newton fund with British Minister for Africa, James Duddridge ... [Published SABC - Sep 10 2014]

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"Reducing rheumatic fever is a priority for the Government. We have invested more than $65 million over six years to combat this preventable illness, including supporting the development of a vaccine. This agreement shows just how seriously the Government is taking the fight against rheumatic fever" he said
...were confirmed by the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register to have had 3 or more doses of pertussis-containing vaccine, the authors note. "Similarly, 83% and 86% of eligible coresiding child contacts among both case and control households were recorded on the [Australian Childhood Immunisation Register] as having received the booster dose scheduled at 4 to 5 years."
possibly true ". And so Oscar Pistorius was officially found not guilty of"
...Ms Bell had been teaching in the Maningrida community for nearly 18 months. "She sort of had an infectious nature that rubbed off on everyone" says he friend Bernard Price

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'Cocooning' Reduces Whooping Cough Risk in Infants [Published General Medicine eJournal - 17 hours ago]
New drug target could prevent major global caus... [Published The University of Warwick - 18 hours ago]
IAB: Proposed food ad regulations ‘onerous and ... [Published The Media Online - 18 hours ago]
Reeva Steenkamp: justice? [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - 20 hours ago]
The Healthy Truth (7News) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 21 hours ago]
Missing breakfast linked to type 2 diabetes [Published Nursing Times - 21 hours ago]
Extended drug roll-out is good news for prem ba... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 21 hours ago]
Covering MH17 aftermath 'simply horrific', says... [Published ABC Online - Sep 14 2014]
New centre to study infectious diseases [Published The Hindu - Sep 13 2014]
Aberdeen University recuits children of the fif... [Published Press and Journal - Sep 13 2014]
Prosonix confirms potential of MCP Technology t... [Published Pharmaceutical Business Review - Sep 13 2014]
RCUK welcomes discussions to pursue research an... [Published Research Councils UK - Sep 12 2014]
Help Reduce HIV Transmission by Keeping the ECH... [Published RHRealityCheck - Sep 12 2014]
Severe heart defects put children at 30 times g... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 12 2014]
British Military And Humanitarians Despatched ... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 12 2014]
'Significant milestone' in medicine: scientists... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 12 2014]
Connecting Australian – European Science and In... [Published Connect - Sep 12 2014]
Doherty Institute aiming to lead the global res... [Published The Melbourne Newsroom - Sep 12 2014]
Violence ‘can be cut’ [Published The New Age Online - Sep 12 2014]
Scientists 'reset' human stem cells [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 11 2014]
Intimate Femicide an affliction [Published News24 - Sep 11 2014]
Housework brings no mental health benefits [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 11 2014]
Research injection for telehealth [Published PSNews - Sep 11 2014]
Ventilation in COPD Patients With Hypercapnia A... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Sep 11 2014]
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Imperial College researcher to lead Ebola vacci... [Published H5N1 - Sep 05 2014]
Via Imperial College in London: Imperial researcher to lead Ebola vaccine trial in the Gambia. Excerpt:The first multi-site trial of an Ebola vaccine has been announced and Professor Beate Kampmann's team will run the Gambia arm of the trial. Ebola is ...
Pathology Diagnostics Ltd Contributes as Expert... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 29 2014]
Cambridge, United Kingdom, August 29, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The MRC has recently published a thought provoking and comprehensive review of molecular pathology capabilities in the United Kingdom in R&D and healthcare. The UK government and research charities ...
Ebola outbreak: New vaccine trials to be fast-t... [Published H5N1 - Aug 28 2014]
Via The Independent: Ebola outbreak: New vaccine trials to be fast-tracked in UK, USA and Africa. Excerpt:A new Ebola vaccine aimed at preventing the disease that has claimed the lives of more than 1,200 people in West Africa is to be tested in fast-tracked ...
Different forms of Alzheimer's have similar eff... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Aug 27 2014]
Brain networks break down similarly in rare, inherited forms of Alzheimer’s disease and much more common uninherited versions of the disorder, a new study has revealed. AncesScientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have ...
Australian Teenagers Rebel Over Plain Cigarette... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 26 2014]
It has been recently reported in New South Wales (NSW), Australia that cigarette plain packaging, along with the hike in taxes has seen a resurgence in illegal tobacco. Some of the biggest buyers are teenagers. The illegal smokes are sold without ...
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