Assisting decisions in child protection service institutions with the RIC - the Risk Indication in Child sexual abuse - Hansmann BC, Eher R.
BACKGROUND: The RIC (Risk Indication in Child sexual abuse) and its screening version (RIC:SV) are actuarial risk assessment instruments, developed at the Austrian Federal Evaluation Centre for Violent and Sexual Offenders and designed for child protection... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Austria's leader: 2nd wave of virus has begun, use caution
Austria’s leader says they are seeing the start of a “second wave” of COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: UK reports 3,330 new cases as European outbreaks worsen
Cases hit daily record in Czech Republic;Austria ‘experiencing start of second wave’;74 people at an anti-lockdown protest in MelbourneOxford University resumes Covid-19 vaccine trialsTrump ally who tried to change Covid reports was ‘fighting deep state’Australian diplomats sent to Heathrow to help stranded citizens7.01pmBSTAround 4,000 health workers demonstrated inBrussels on Sunday, calling for more spending on the healthcare system in a country that was badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic.With political parties inBelgium still struggling to form a permanent government more than a year after a ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Haroon Siddique, Ben Doherty, Alison Rourke and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak UK news US news Australia news India Brazil Science Source Type: news

Feeding off fusion or the immortalization of tumor cells
(IMBA- Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences) Despite all recent progress, cancer remains one of the deadliest human diseases. In a new publication that appeared in the journal Cell, researchers from J ü rgen Knoblich's lab at IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences - found a very surprising and unexpected connection between the formation of tumors and mitochondria, the power house of the cells, that allows neural stem cells that normally build our brain to become deadly tumor cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 11, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

UK mathematician wins richest prize in academia
Martin Hairer takes $3m Breakthrough prize for work a colleague said must have been done by aliensA mathematician who tamed a nightmarish family of equations that behave so badly they make no sense has won the most lucrative prize in academia.Martin Hairer, an Austrian-British researcher at Imperial College London, is the winner of the 2021 Breakthrough prize for mathematics, an annual $3m ( £2.3m) award that has come to rival the Nobels in terms of kudos and prestige.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Mathematics Science UK news London Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: India reports global one-day record of over 90,000 cases
Labor day weekend crowds prompt Covid-19 fears; Netanyahu announces overnight curfews on 40 cities; UK reports almost 3,000 cases, level not seen since late May. Follow the latest updatesCovering Covid-19 in AfricaFrance declares more Covid-19 ‘red zones’Many Americans face bleak winter as Covid takes toll on mental healthKamala Harris says she wouldn ’t trust Trump on Covid vaccine‘Drenched in the virus’: was this Austrian ski resort a Covid ground zero?4.01amBSTIndia has confirmed 90,632,000 coronavirus cases in 24 hours, a global high for the number of infections recorded in a single day.In...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus patients treated in hospital still suffer lung damage THREE MONTHS after returning home
Researchers at different institutions in Austria asked coronavirus patients who had been admitted to hospital to come back for evaluation, with more than half still having a persistent symptom. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 3,000 people in UK test positive in 24 hours – as it happened
Significant rise in UKwith 2,988 new cases; Netanyahu backtracks on lockdowns for cities with high infection rates; thousands attend protests against measuresin Croatia and Italy. This blog is closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereWith other cities in lockdown, why isn ’t London having a second wave?Health experts welcome Melbourne extension but question curfewCovid-19 ‘could be endemic in deprived parts of England’Kamala Harris says she wouldn ’t trust Trump on Covid vaccine‘Drenched in the virus’: was this Austrian ski resort a Covid ground zero?11.58pmBSTWe ’v...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti (now); Aaron Walawalkar and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news US news UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Covid patients have lung damage 'weeks after leaving hospital'
Austrian research shows how recovery can be slow process for those with severe infectionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePatients hospitalised with Covid-19 still have lung damage, breathlessness and coughs weeks after being discharged, researchers have found.Thelong and lingering effects of coronaviruson physical health is a growing topic of concern; even those who have experienced “mild” Covid, have reported symptoms that continue for many weeksor even months after the initial infection has passed.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Medical research Infectious diseases Austria Health Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: test MPs daily, says House of Commons Speaker; Melbourne extends lockdown
‘Problem is weekly testing doesn’t tell you anything,’says Lindsay Hoyle; thousands attend protests against measuresin Croatia and ItalyWith other cities in lockdown, why isn ’t London having a second wave?Health experts welcome Melbourne extension but question curfewCovid-19 ‘could be endemic in deprived parts of England’Kamala Harris says she wouldn ’t trust Trump on Covid vaccine‘Drenched in the virus’: was this Austrian ski resort a Covid ground zero?1.38pmBSTAustralia will buy 84.8m vaccine doses at a cost of $1.7bn if two promising Covid-19 vaccine candidates prov...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Aaron Walawalkar (now) and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news US news UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Cell division: Cleaning the nucleus without detergents
(IMBA- Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences) A team of researchers, spearheaded by the Gerlich lab at IMBA, has uncovered how cells remove unwanted components from the nucleus following mitosis. The results, published in the journal Nature, stem from a fruitful collaboration between the Gerlich lab and former IMBA Postdoc Sara Cuylen-H ä ring, who recently established her own group at EMBL. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Austrian male patients' gender role conflict is associated with their wish for interpersonal violence to be addressed during patient-physician conversations: a questionnaire study - Komlenac N, Siller H, Hochleitner M.
BACKGROUND: Experiencing interpersonal violence and disclosing this experience to physicians can be associated with fear, shame, denial or emotional turmoil. Expressions of such feelings additionally conflict with masculine gender role ideologies and may b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

New Austrian coronavirus measures snarl traffic at border
Authorities in Austria say traffic was backed up for as much as 12 hours on the southern border after new coronavirus safety measures were imposed on all travelers entering the country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK coronavirus: Wales to prioritise reopening schools; M & S sandwich supplier closes factory after outbreak – as it happened
Reopening schoolswill be given ‘top priority’, says Welsh first minister;Greencore staff to self-isolate for 14 days; Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago off safe list from4am SaturdayExclusive: UK ’s cheap food could fuel Covid spread, says WHO envoyCovid eviction threat: reprieve for renters in England and WalesOldham to face tougher restrictions but escapes full lockdownCall to make Covid testing compulsory for universities studentsCoronavirus global updates – live7.03pmBSTThat ’s all from the UK blog today, as always you can continue reading over on our global coronavirus blog after I...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now) and Sarah Marsh (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Birmingham Boris Johnson Infectious diseases Politics Science UK news Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

UK coronavirus live: scramble to beat quarantine deadline; Wigan to come out of lockdown
Wigan joinstwo Lancashire areas also easing restrictions; Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago off safe list from4am SaturdayShapps rejects idea of partial quarantine for countriesLockdown fears for Birmingham amid sharp rise in casesRetail sales rise above pre-Covid levelsCovid-19 drives UK national debt to £2tnCoronavirus global updates – live1.13pmBSTTens of thousands of frantic school-leavers are still waiting to hear if they will be accepted at the university of their choice afterreceiving better A-level grades this week. But vice-chancellors are warning that taking large numbers of extra undergraduate...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now) and Sarah Marsh (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Birmingham Boris Johnson Infectious diseases Politics Science UK news Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

France sees another sharp rise in coronavirus cases with 4,700 new infections - up 1,000 in a day
There have also been spikes in Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Croatia - much of it blamed on holidaying Europeans and youngsters enjoying parties in the summer heatwave. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Did injury incidence in alpine ski racing change after equipment regulations? An evaluation based on the injury surveillance system of the Austrian Ski Federation - Platzer HP, Barth M, Giger A, Schr öcksnadel P, Nachbauer W.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of alpine competition equipment regulations from 2003, 2007 and 2012 on severe injury incidence. DESIGN: Case study METHOD: Data originated from records of the injury surveillance system of the Austrian Ski Federation.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

UK coronavirus live: Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago added to quarantine list – as it happened
Shapps announces change asPortugal added to Covid safe list;Birmingham ‘likely to join Covid watch list’as cases rise; Sturgeon keeps Scotland incurrent state of lockdownas country records 77 new casesPortugal added to Covid safe list as Croatia taken offCoronavirus cases in England rise by 27% in a weekGovernment spends £56m on consultants to help with pandemicEnd of eviction ban ‘could lead to Covid surge’Global coronavirus live: latest updates6.58pmBSTThat ’s all from me today, folks. Thanks for reading. Here is a summary of today’s key events:6.30pmBSTThe shadow transport secre...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd; Fran Lawther and Kevin Rawlinson Tags: Coronavirus outbreak UK news Education GCSEs A-levels Sixth form Exams Schools Boris Johnson Gavin Williamson Infectious diseases Politics Science Medical research Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Victoria in Australia adds 303 cases as restrictions tighten in Europe
Australian death toll stands at 379; France removed from UK travel corridor; Greece and Croatia impose midnight curfew on bars and restaurantsFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise againUS coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’4.22amBSTHere is a little more on those New Zealand numbers:New Zealand reported seven new cases of coronavirus up to Saturday morning after a lockdown in Auckland was extended.Related:New Zealand coronavirus: seven new cases confirmed3.59amBST...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Michael McGowan Tags: World news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Source Type: news

Scientists say public transport may not be a major source of coronavirus spread
New data from contact tracing studies in Japan, France and Austria suggest that, if masks are worn and social distancing is adhered to, the chance of the virus spreading on public transport is minimal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug discovery: First rational strategy to find molecular glue degraders
(CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences) Targeted protein degradation (TPD) represents a novel paradigm in drug discovery that could lead to more efficient medicines to treat diseases such as cancer. " Molecular glue degrader " are an emerging but understudied class of small molecules that have been shown to induce degradation of proteins commonly considered " undruggable " . CeMM Researchers have described a strategy that, for the first time, enables the rational and highly scalable discovery of novel molecular glue degraders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 3, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The Latest: Worker at Austria chancellery tests positive
Authorities say an employee at the Austrian chancellery has tested positive for the coronavirus, but didn’t work directly with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on traumatic brain injuries in Tyrol: experiences from a state under lockdown - Pinggera D, Klein B, Thom é C, Grassner L.
PURPOSE: In February 2020, the federal state of Tyrol in Austria has become one of the epicenters of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tyrol is known for numerous skiing areas. Thus, winter sport resorts became a starting point for COVID-19 infections spreading towar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

ImageBiopsy Lab inks Siemens agreement
Austrian artificial intelligence (AI) startup ImageBiopsy Lab and Siemens Healthineers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Siemens launches Ysio X.pree x-ray system Siemens moves ultrasound HQ to Wash. Siemens, Geisinger ink digital healthcare partnership ImageBiopsy Lab partners with Dutch hospital on AI Austrian AI startup gets FDA nod for knee software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona and the ADA Collaborate to Address Practice Recovery and Patient Safety
Dental professionals can now communicate with confidence and focus on patient safety concerns using new, free resources.CHARLOTTE, NC (July 8, 2020) –and drive practice recovery, the Dental Solutions CompanyTM hasresources based on the ADA ’s Return to Work Interim Guidance Toolkit.Recognizingthat patient safety and oral health education are top priorities in a world full of “new normals,” these digital resources, found in the ADA’s Patient Return Resource Center, are designed to support dental professionals in empowering their patients during this unprecedented time.No need to stress if you &...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 10, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Order from noise: How randomness and collective dynamics define a stem cell
(Institute of Science and Technology Austria) Without stem cells, human life would not exist. Due to them, a lump of cells becomes an organ, and a fertilized egg develops into a baby. But what actually makes a stem cell? Are these a stable population of specially gifted cells? Scientists at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria discovered that instead, stem cells might emerge due to the collective behavior of cells within the organs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 6, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Featured Review: Induction of labour at or beyond 37 weeks ’ gestation
A normal pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks (the gestation period) from the start of the woman's last menstrual period. If a pregnancy lasts too long, a woman and her clinician may wish to stimulate the woman ’s body to begin labour. This is called induction.Babies may be at a greater risk of death, before or shortly after birth, after prolonged gestation. However, induction of labour may also have risks for mothers and their babies, especially if women are not ready to labour.Current tests cannot predict whether babies would be better to stay inside their mother or whether labour should be induced to make the birth happ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

A data treasure for gait analysis
(St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences) The St. P ö lten UAS and the Austrian general accident insurance institution AUVA have made one of the biggest data records for automated gait analysis worldwide openly accessible. Researchers are free to use the data in order to improve automated gait analysis with the help of methods such as machine learning. The dataset and the accompanying description were recently published in the magazine " Scientific Data " of the renowned publishing house Nature. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 30, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Austria facing lawsuit over huge COVID outbreak at popular ski resort
Ischgl is a renowned winter party town in the Alps. It has a higher rate of coronavirus infections among its population than anywhere else in the world. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Austrian Ski Resort Has Record Rate of Coronavirus Antibodies, Study Finds Austrian Ski Resort Has Record Rate of Coronavirus Antibodies, Study Finds
A study of residents in the Alpine ski resort of Ischgl, the site of Austria's biggest coronavirus outbreak, has found 42% have antibodies for the virus, the highest rate ever proven, the university that carried out the study announced on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 29, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

TU Graz researchers want to fundamentally improve concrete diagnostics
(Graz University of Technology) Under the scientific direction of Graz University of Technology, an Austrian consortium is working on new investigation methods for rapid and precise assessments of concrete structures. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 26, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Researchers develop a 'quick and easy' COVID-19 test
(IMBA- Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences) Scientists from the Vienna BioCenter have pushed SARS-CoV-2 detection to a new level. Their approach is as sensitive and robust, yet cheaper, simpler and faster to implement than conventional tests. 'bead-LAMP' and 'HomeDip-LAMP' could be game-changers for population-wide screening, especially in disadvantaged environments, such as developing countries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department visits - United States, January 1, 2019-May 30, 2020 - Hartnett KP, Kite-Powell A, DeVies J, Coletta MA, Boehmer TK, Adjemian J, Gundlapalli AV, National Syndromic Surveillance Program Community of Practice.
On March 13, 2020, the United States declared a national emergency to combat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). As the number of persons hospitalized with COVID-19 increased, early reports from Austria (1), Hong Kong (2), Italy (3), and California (4) su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

F2G's Olorofim Receives Both FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) and FDA QIDP Designation for Multiple Fungal Infections
Olorofim is currently in Phase 2b development for the treatment of life-threatening fungal infections MANCHESTER, England and VIENNA, Austria, June 10, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- F2G Ltd, a UK- and Austria-based biotech developin... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA F2G, orotomides, fungal infection, antifungal, Coccidioidomycosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Response to COVID-19 is Worse than China ’s. 100 Times Worse.
COVID-19 remains an ongoing threat and the U.S. has just reached a tragic milestone in the pandemic that may not get much attention. The COVID-19 death rate in the U.S. has now passed 340 per million residents, just over 100 times the rate in China. Let that sink in: The death rate from COVID-19 in the U.S. is 100 times greater than it is in China, where the virus first emerged in humans and where the Trump Administration claims the blame should lie for letting the pandemic get out of hand. And it’s not just China that kept its death rate low. Austria, Germany, and Greece have significantly lower per-capita mortalit...
Source: TIME: Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gavin Yamey and Dean T. Jamison Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Evidence-based versus myth-based treatment of suspension syndrome - Mortimer RB, Zafren K.
The first known mention of deaths while on rope that had no obvious cause was in 1972 at the second international conference of mountain rescue doctors in Innsbruck, Austria. Trauma could not explain the deaths. Some climbers had died while suspended, and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

London arts director, 53, caught Covid-19 while skiing in Austria at New Year
Susannah Ford, 53, had an antibody test which said she had been exposed to the disease. She is convinced she caught it after visiting Obergurgl resort, Austria, for a skiing holiday on January 6. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Content analysis of suicide-related online portrayals: changes in contents retrieved with search engines in the United States and Austria from 2013 to 2018 - Till B, Braun M, Gahbauer S, Reisinger N, Schwenzner E, Niederkrotenthaler T.
BACKGROUND: In recent years, efforts in suicide prevention in the United States and Europe have been made to change the conversation on suicide to incorporate more preventive aspects. The majority of information-seeking occurs online. Structured analyses a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Risk communication and adaptive behaviour in flood-prone areas of Austria: a Q-methodology study on opinions of affected homeowners - Attems MS, Schl ögl M, Thaler T, Rauter M, Fuchs S.
Adaptive behaviour has become a crucial aspect in current flood risk management strategies across the globe, especially in response to potential consequences of flood hazards and facing challenges of climate change. There are several factors which influenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Promoting active mobility behavior by addressing information target groups: the case of Austria - Markvica K, Millonig A, Haufe N, Leodolter M.
Current transport policy objectives aiming to increase active mobility can solely be achieved by changing people's mobility behavior. To arouse interest and influence the decision process of the people, adequate information sources and services as well as ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Neonaticide in the courtroom - room for improvement? Conclusions drawn from Austria and Finland's register review - Amon S, Klier CM, Putkonen H, Weizmann ‐Henelius G, Arias PF.
This study analyses the psychological, clinical and criminal characteristics of neonaticide focusing on court verdicts with the aim of formulating recommendations for judicial guidelines. This study was register based, comprising all known neonaticides in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Merck Leaps Into COVID-19 Development Fray With Vaccine, Drug Deals Merck Leaps Into COVID-19 Development Fray With Vaccine, Drug Deals
Merck, which has largely kept to the sidelines of the race for COVID-19 treatments, said it was buying Austrian vaccine maker Themis Bioscience and would collaborate with research nonprofit IAVI to develop two separate vaccines.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 27, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

$3 million Kavli Prizes awarded to 7 scientists for discoveries in astrophysics, nanoscience, neuroscience
(The Kavli Foundation) The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announces the 2020 Kavli Prize Laureates in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. The laureates in each field will share $1 million: Kavli Prize in Astrophysics: Andrew Fabian (UK) Kavli Prize in Nanoscience: Harald Rose (Germany), Maximilian Haider (Austria), Knut Urban (Germany) and Ondrej L. Krivanek (UK and Czech Republic)Kavli Prize in Neuroscience: David Julius (US) and Ardem Patapoutian (US) (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Merck to buy Austrian vaccine maker as it jumps into COVID-19 race
Merck& Co Inc , which has largely kept to the sidelines of the race for COVID-19 treatments, said it was buying Austrian vaccine maker Themis Bioscience and would collaborate with research nonprofit IAVI to develop two separate vaccines. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Merck makes big push into Covid-19 arena with three new deals, including one with Miami biotech
Merck& Co. expanded its efforts to prevent and treat Covid-19 in a big way Tuesday with three deals aimed at developing both vaccines and therapies for the new strain of the coronavirus. In one deal, Merck (NYSE: MRK) said it has reached an agreement to acquire Themis Bioscience, an Austrian vaccine developer. Merck also announced a Covid-19 vaccine collaboration with IAVI, a nonprofit organization, and a partnership with Miami-based Ridgeback Biotherapeutics to develop Covid-19 therapies. Dr.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 26, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Merck makes big push into Covid-19 arena with three new deals
Merck& Co. expanded its efforts to prevent and treat Covid-19 in a big way Tuesday with three deals aimed at developing both vaccines and therapies for the new strain of the coronavirus. In one deal, Merck (NYSE: MRK) said it has reached an agreement to acquire Themis Bioscience, an Austrian vaccine developer. Merck also announced a Covid-19 vaccine collaboration with IAVI, a nonprofit organization, and a partnership with Ridgeback Biotherapeutics to develop Covid-19 therapies. Dr. Roger M. Perlmutter,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 26, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Breaking down stubborn cellulose in time lapse
(Graz University of Technology) Researchers at Graz Unversity of Technology in Austria have for the first time ever succeeded in visualizing at the single-molecule level the processes involved in a biological nanomachine, known as the cellulosome, as it degrades crystalline cellulose. The fundamental insights thus obtained could support sustainable concepts of cellulose utilization to make a breakthrough in industrial biotechnology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 25, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Austria's president apologises for Covid-19 curfew breach – as it happened
France asks citizens to avoid foreign trips; US likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil; Afghanistan cases top 10,000. This blog has closedFollow the latest global coronavirus blog here for live updatesAustrian president apologises for breaching curfew12.31amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below - head there for the latest coronavirus news from around the world:Related:Coronavirus live news: US bars travel from Brazil as British PM ’s adviser reported to police over lockdown breach12.22amBSTDoctors ’ leaders have condemned ministers and Public Health England (PHE) for throwing a “sh...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Clea Skopeliti , Nick Ames, and Aaron Walawalkar Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Science Infectious diseases Asia Pacific Microbiology Medical research Americas Africa Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

The Latest: 4 countries table counterproposal recovery fund
Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden have made a counterproposal for a European coronavirus recovery fund with a two-year time limit and a concentration on loans (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Austria awaits tourist season, with precautions
Austria is preparing for the summer tourist season while taking extra precautions to ensure the new coronavirus does not pick up again (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news