Medical Research Council

Type: Organization
Name: Medical Research Council
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$38.5 Million of Research to Find Mental Health Solutions

CANBERRA, Australia -- The following information was released by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia:Research to prevent, treat and manage mental illnesses has received a $38.5 million boost following the announcement of new ... [Published HighBeam Research - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Intimate femicide leading cause of female homicides in SA

The vast majority of women who are murdered in South Africa die at the hands of their husbands, boyfriends and lovers, that is  according to studies on female homicide.Every 6 hours a women dies. But are these deaths by the hands of strangers? The answer ... [Published SABC - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

We can raise children who will not be violent

The longer-term approach to ending violence against women and children has to pay attention to the development of our children, writes Catherine Ward.In the week that South Africa's crime statistics were released, I was at a conference about global violence ... [Published Health Canal - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

A short walk on a long journey to cure diabetes

Four to six thousand children and their families are expected to head to Burswood Park this Sunday in an effort to raise funds for research into a cure for diabetes.Now in its 21st year, the seven-kilometre Walk to Cure Diabetes, along with similar walks ... [Published WA Today - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 4 reports

Work to improve children's health should start before mother becomes pregnant - HealthCanal.com

Early Years Cook's TrainingGrub4life offer a range of specialist cookery master classes and ...General NewsWork to improve children's health should start before mother becomes pregnantHealthCanal.comResearchers from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse ... [Published Grub4Life - 16 hours ago]
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Australia unveils $12 M research fund to combat obesity

New research projects to better understand obesity and find ways to prevent and manage the condition will get $12 million in new funding from the Australian government.Under the plan, 18 grants each will be given to projects that take a unique approach ... [Published Enterprise Innovation - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ambitious new studies will give new insights into Parkinson's,...

Three ambitious new research programmes which aim to deliver a step-change in our understanding of disease by using human volunteers in experimental studies, have been funded as part of a £60million investment from the Medical Research Council (MRC).The ... [Published Cambridge News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Probe into 'hidden' mad cow disease

Ministers are to look into funding a UK-wide investigation of "hidden" mad cow disease infection in the British population.The promise was made by the Government in response to a select committee report on variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (vCJD), the ... [Published Jersey Evening Post - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Patients in Vegetative State may Have Awareness of Surroundings

A joint study conducted by researchers at University of Cambridge and the Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge has found that some patients in vegetative state could be aware of their surroundings even though they are ... [Published MedIndia - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Winning the war against Human parainfluenza virus

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 20-Oct-2014Researchers at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics have moved a step closer to identifying a treatment for the dreaded Human parainfluenza virus (hPIV).These highly-infectious viruses are the leading cause of ... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Imaging centre to unravel secrets of immune system

Microscopy image of mammalian cell line used in many fields of biomedical research. Photo courtesy of John Griffin, IMB20 October 2014University of Queensland researchers will play a key role in a new $39 million research centre working to unravel the ... [Published University of Queensland - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ethical dilemmas of crossover in human cancer trials to be tackled at International Science Congress in Adelaide

Adelaide-based health research ethics organisation Bellberry will host a major international congress on the Challenges of Early Crossover in Clinical Trial Design for Oncology on Wednesday 22 October.The congress will discuss some of the ethical dilemmas ... [Published NewsMaker - Oct 20 2014]

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Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obes... [Published Health Finder - 4 hours ago]
'Major breakthrough' could expose new drug disc... [Published Laboratorytalk - 4 hours ago]
Intimate femicide leading cause of female homic... [Published SABC - 4 hours ago]
We can raise children who will not be violent [Published Health Canal - 6 hours ago]
News story: Life-saving treatments one step closer [Published Government UK - 8 hours ago]
A short walk on a long journey to cure diabetes [Published WA Today - 12 hours ago]
Public-private partnerships vital to advance Eb... [Published Express Pharma - 13 hours ago]
Work to improve children's health should start ... [Published Grub4Life - 16 hours ago]
Work to improve children’s health should start ... [Published Health Canal - 16 hours ago]
Grants of $6.67m back Flinders medical research [Published In Daily - 18 hours ago]
$7.5 million for new NHMRC-JDRF research grants [Published Medianet - 20 hours ago]
Australia unveils $12 M research fund to combat... [Published Enterprise Innovation - 20 hours ago]
Work to improve children's health should start ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 20 hours ago]
Supercomplexes are not catalytically relevant [... [Published PNAS - 21 hours ago]
Postnatal growth may identify infants genetical... [Published Orthopedics Today - 21 hours ago]
Analysis examines genetic obesity susceptibilit... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 20 2014]
Ambitious new studies will give new insights in... [Published Cambridge News - Oct 20 2014]
Probe into 'hidden' mad cow disease [Published Jersey Evening Post - Oct 20 2014]
Patients in Vegetative State may Have Awareness... [Published MedIndia - Oct 20 2014]
Work to improve children’s health should start ... [Published University of Southampton - Oct 20 2014]
Winning the war against Human parainfluenza virus [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 20 2014]
Cambridge Scientists Devise Possible New Way To... [Published Red Orbit - Oct 20 2014]
New Multiple Myeloma Drug To Enter Clinical Trials [Published Bioresearch Online - Oct 20 2014]
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Stem cell treatment of spinal cord injuries [Ph... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 3 hours ago]
I have to admit that my first response to these reports out of Britain that stem cells had been successfully used to repair a complete spinal cord transection was skepticism — incredulity even. They’re reporting that a man with a completely severed spinal ...
[Correspondence] Antifungal resistance: more re... [Published The Lancet - Oct 17 2014]
We welcome the efforts of the Antimicrobial Resistance Funders' Forum, led by the UK Medical Research Council, to coordinate approaches for research on antimicrobial resistance, as reported by Geoff Watts (Aug 2, p 391). However, we wish to voice our ...
Beaufort Securities Breakfast Oilex, Rex Bionic... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Oct 09 2014]
The Markets Market opening: Markets are likely to open higher today. FTSE 100 futures were trading 58.50 points up at 7:00 am. New York: Wall Street rebounded after the Fed hinted at maintaining the low rates for a longer duration, owing to poor global ...
Innovations backs Kesios [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 08 2014]
Kesios Therapeutics has secured 1.85 million pounds in seed funding from  Innovations . Based in the UK, Kesios is an oncology drug discovery company. PRESS RELEASE 8th October 2014 Imperial Innovations Group plc (AIM: IVO or ‘the Group’, ‘Innovations’) ...
World: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 08 2014]
Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: World A consortium of partners including Brazil, Canada, India, Norway, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States will fund a new phase of Grand Challenge ...
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MicroVAX Cancer Vaccine First in Human Clinical... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 12 2014]
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