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Article ID: 689901

HIV Patch Being Developed to Reduce Transmission Rates in At-Risk Populations


A novel microarray patch for HIV PrEP is in preparation for future clinical trials. The consortium of Queen’s University Belfast, along with their collaborators, PATH, ViiV Healthcare, the Population Council and LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG have been granted over $10 million by USAID for their research.

21-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 689119

Queen’s Research Suggests the Sicilian Mafia Arose to Power From Lemon Sales in the 1800s

Queen's University Belfast

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, in collaboration the University of Manchester and the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), have uncovered new evidence to suggest that the Sicilian mafia arose to notoriety in the 1800s in response to the public demand for citrus fruits.

7-Feb-2018 6:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    4-Jan-2018 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 687390

DNA Analysis of Ancient Mummy, Thought to Have Smallpox, Points to Hepatitis B Infection Instead

McMaster University

Scientists have sequenced the complete genome of an ancient strain of Hepatitis B, shedding new light on a pathogen that today kills nearly one million people every year. The findings, based on data extracted from the mummified remains of a small child buried in Naples, Italy, confirm the idea that HBV has existed in humans for centuries.

3-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 687331

High-Risk Medical Devices Granted European Licensure Based on Low-Quality Evidence

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR (the professional society for health economics and outcomes research), announced today the publication of a research report concluding that the quality of scientific evidence used in the health technology assessment of high-risk medical devices in countries in the European Union is low and needs improvement.

2-Jan-2018 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 686947

Reducing Air Pollution From Coal Power Plants in the Western Balkans Would Save Thousands of Lives Annually

Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)

Tomorrow, ministers at the 15th ministerial council meeting of the Energy Community in Kosovo will adopt new rules for emission limits for coal power plants in the Western Balkans (as part of the transposition of the EU’s Industrial Emissions Directive into national law).

18-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST

Article ID: 686467

Queen’s Researchers Find That Asylum Seekers and Refugees in NI Need Better Support

Queen's University Belfast

Researchers from Queen’s University have launched findings from a research study examining the everyday life experiences of asylum seekers and refugees in Northern Ireland.

7-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 685805

Queen’s Academics Find That the 1998 Good Friday Agreement Is at Risk Due to Brexit

Queen's University Belfast

Academic experts from Queen’s University Belfast are presenting a report in Brussels today (Tuesday 28 November) which has found that Brexit poses deep risks for the 1998 Agreement that is the foundation of the peace process in Northern Ireland.

28-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 685702

New Cancer Therapies Earn Sbarro Health Research Organization President Antonio Giordano 2017 CORE Prize for Oncology

Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO)

The CORE Prize for Oncology 2017 was awarded to Professor Antonio Giordano for his groundbreaking discoveries in the field of the cell cycle, which have established an understanding of the fundamental mechanisms at the basis of cancer and the development of a new class of anticancer therapeutics.

27-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST

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