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The Columbian
Languages share links of sound to meaningsound and meaning has (existed for) over 100 years now,” said lead author Damia
Languages share links of sound to meaning
The Columbian / Posted 18 hours ago
sound and meaning has (existed for) over 100 years now,” said lead author Damian Blasi, a language data scientist at the University of Zurich in Switzerland and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Germany. “And it strikes... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Why the US economy isn't quite the weakling Trump says it isthat the end of cheap labour in China is at hand" a report this year by economi
Why the US economy isn't quite the weakling Trump says it is
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
that the end of cheap labour in China is at hand" a report this year by economists David Autor of MIT, David Dorn at the University of Zurich and Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego concluded. Sohn says the biggest long-term... Read more
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CTV News
Why the U.S. economy isn't quite as weak as Trump claimsthat the end of cheap labour in China is at hand" a report this year by economi
Why the U.S. economy isn't quite as weak as Trump claims
CTV News / Posted yesterday
that the end of cheap labour in China is at hand" a report this year by economists David Autor of MIT, David Dorn at the University of Zurich and Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego concluded. Sohn says the biggest long-term... Read more
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FOX Business
Why The Us Economy Isn't Quite The Weakling Trump Says It Isthat the end of cheap labor in China is at hand" a report this year by economis
Why The Us Economy Isn't Quite The Weakling Trump Says It Is
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
that the end of cheap labor in China is at hand" a report this year by economists David Autor of MIT, David Dorn at the University of Zurich and Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego concluded. Sohn says the biggest long-term... Read more
3 related stories
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FOX Business
Why The Us Economy Isn't Quite The Weakling Trump Says It Isthat the end of cheap labor in China is at hand" a report this year by economis
Why The Us Economy Isn't Quite The Weakling Trump Says It Is
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
that the end of cheap labor in China is at hand" a report this year by economists David Autor of MIT, David Dorn at the University of Zurich and Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego concluded. Sohn says the biggest long-term... Read more
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Psych Central
Elderly Willing to Take Medical Risks if Benefits Supportby Yaniv Hanoch of University of Plymouth, Jonathan J. Rolison of the Universit
Elderly Willing to Take Medical Risks if Benefits Support
Psych Central / Posted yesterday
by Yaniv Hanoch of University of Plymouth, Jonathan J. Rolison of the University of Essex, and Alexandra M. Freund of the University of Zurich addresses this information void. For the study, published in the online version of the journal Risk... Read more
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Swissinfo
Switzerland is the world’s most competitive economy“Declining openness in the global economy is harming competitiveness,” he said.
Switzerland is the world’s most competitive economy
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
“Declining openness in the global economy is harming competitiveness,” he said. Michael Hengartner, the rector of the University of Zurich who is also the head of the umbrella organisation swissuniversities, said the immigration issue is... Read more
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The Economic Times
US presidential debate shows how divisive trade has becomethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
US presidential debate shows how divisive trade has become
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They encountered an unpleasant... Read more
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Salon.com
WHY IT MATTERS: Debate showed how divisive trade has becomethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
WHY IT MATTERS: Debate showed how divisive trade has become
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They encountered an unpleasant... Read more
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Medical News Today
HIV vaccine steps closer with new insights into broadly neutralizing antibodiesantibodies form and attach to the spikes. In a paper published in the journal
HIV vaccine steps closer with new insights into broadly neutralizing antibodies
Medical News Today / Posted 2 days ago
antibodies form and attach to the spikes. In a paper published in the journal Nature Medicine, researchers from the University of Zurich and University Hospital Zurich (UZH) in Switzerland describe how they found disease-specific,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Broadly neutralizing HIV antibodies open new avenues for development of effective vaccineagainst the own virus strain, but also against different sub-types of HIV that
Broadly neutralizing HIV antibodies open new avenues for development of effective vaccine
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
against the own virus strain, but also against different sub-types of HIV that circulate worldwide. Researchers from the University of Zurich and University Hospital Zurich now reveal which factors are responsible for the human body forming such... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UHZ cardiologists use innovative catheter technology to repair tricuspid valveco-director of the University Heart Center at the University Hospital Zurich (U
UHZ cardiologists use innovative catheter technology to repair tricuspid valve
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
co-director of the University Heart Center at the University Hospital Zurich (UHZ) and professor for Heart Surgery at the University of Zurich, made up of heart surgeons and cardiologists used new catheter technology to repair a leaky tricuspid... Read more
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CTV News
Clinton and Trump both oppose free trade dealsthe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
Clinton and Trump both oppose free trade deals
CTV News / Posted 9 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They got an unpleasant surprise.... Read more
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Brandon Sun
WHY IT MATTERS: Tradethe Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of C
WHY IT MATTERS: Trade
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gordon Hanson of the University of California, San Diego, and David Dorn of the University of Zurich looked at the American workers most exposed to competition from China. They got an unpleasant surprise.... Read more
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Swissinfo
Juncker Eyes ‘Swiss-Specific’ Immigration Deal Despite Brexitto give current residents preference hadn’t been discussed “in detail,” Juncker
Juncker Eyes ‘Swiss-Specific’ Immigration Deal Despite Brexit
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
to give current residents preference hadn’t been discussed “in detail,” Juncker -- in Switzerland to give a speech at the University of Zurich -- understood it well. Another meeting between the two has been scheduled for late October. To contact... Read more
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express
'Absurd' Juncker blasted for claiming Sir Winston Churchill was an EU federalistSir Gerald Howarth called Junker's comments absurd The European Commissioner t
'Absurd' Juncker blasted for claiming Sir Winston Churchill was an EU federalist
express / Posted 10 days ago
Sir Gerald Howarth called Junker's comments absurd The European Commissioner tonight spoke at an event at the University of Zurich to mark the 70th anniversary of Britain’s great wartime Prime Minister calling for a United States of Europe. The... Read more
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Swissinfo
No EU-Swiss agreement during Juncker’s visitChurchill’s speech Schneider-Ammann and Juncker then went on the join the cele
No EU-Swiss agreement during Juncker’s visit
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
Churchill’s speech Schneider-Ammann and Juncker then went on the join the celebrations of Churchill’s speech, given at the University of Zurich on September 19, 1946. Churchill called on Europe to pull together to prevent another war and a possible... Read more
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Swissinfo
University overseer: EU ties key to Swiss innovationagreements with the European Union has already taken its toll on the research s
University overseer: EU ties key to Swiss innovation
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
agreements with the European Union has already taken its toll on the research sector. Michael Hengartner, the rector of the University of Zurich who is also the head of the umbrella organisation swissuniversities, told the Schweiz am Sonntag... Read more
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Namibia Economist
You say potato...the sounds used to form those words were arbitrary. But new work by a team led
You say potato...
Namibia Economist / Posted 11 days ago
the sounds used to form those words were arbitrary. But new work by a team led by Damian Blasi, a language scientist at the University of Zurich, and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that may not be true—and... Read more
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redOrbit
Scientists discover a 'universal human language'languages, the more we learn that they are extremely complex...” said author Da
Scientists discover a 'universal human language'
redOrbit / Posted 12 days ago
languages, the more we learn that they are extremely complex...” said author Damian Blasi, a language data scientist at the University of Zurich in Switzerland, and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Germany. Typically,... Read more
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Reuters
Swiss play down talks with Juncker on EU immigration curbsin place by February. Talks on squaring the circle are stuck ahead of Juncker'
Swiss play down talks with Juncker on EU immigration curbs
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
in place by February. Talks on squaring the circle are stuck ahead of Juncker's visit on Monday to give an address at the University of Zurich and meet Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann. "This is a completely ordinary visit. There is... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Distant languages have similar sounds for common wordsthe sounds used to form those words were arbitrary. But new work by a team led
Distant languages have similar sounds for common words
Namibia Economist / Posted 15 days ago
the sounds used to form those words were arbitrary. But new work by a team led by Damian Blasi, a language scientist at the University of Zurich, and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests that may not be true—and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Many languages use similar sounds for common objectsresearch is needed to understand why certain sounds are linked to certain words
Many languages use similar sounds for common objects
The Manila Times / Posted 16 days ago
research is needed to understand why certain sounds are linked to certain words. Co-authors on the study came from the University of Zurich, University of Leiden, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, and University of Leipzig.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ground squirrels use the sun to hide foodAfrica, to orient themselves and adjust the direction they are traveling in. A
Ground squirrels use the sun to hide food
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Africa, to orient themselves and adjust the direction they are traveling in. A study published by researchers from the University of Zurich sheds new light on the old question as to how animals find their bearings within their... Read more
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Business Wire
Long-term Analysis of All 695 Patients Enrolled in Novocure’s Phase 3 Pivotal Trial in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Confirms Superior Progression Free and Overall Survival Seen in the Trial’s Interim Analysisthe trial met its prespecified endpoints at both interim and long-term analyses
Long-term Analysis of All 695 Patients Enrolled in Novocure’s Phase 3 Pivotal Trial in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Confirms Superior Progression Free and Overall Survival Seen in the Trial’s Interim Analysis
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
the trial met its prespecified endpoints at both interim and long-term analyses,” said Roger Stupp, M.D., Professor at the University of Zurich and Director of Department of Oncology at the Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland and EF-14... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss Ambassador has Washington simmeringhave apple, but not this one!” Martin Dahinden Dahinden was born in Zurich in 1
Swiss Ambassador has Washington simmering
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
have apple, but not this one!” Martin Dahinden Dahinden was born in Zurich in 1955 and earned a Ph.D in economics from the University of Zurich. Before joining the diplomatic service he was a postgraduate assistant at the university, and worked in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bad seeds: How the parental lineage may determine viability in tomato hybridsled by Thomas Städler at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)
Bad seeds: How the parental lineage may determine viability in tomato hybrids
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
led by Thomas Städler at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), in collaboration with researchers at the University of Zurich, has performed the first study to investigate the genome-wide changes from interbreeding among closely... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here's why Switzerland is the most innovative country in the worldImperial College London, and the University of Cambridge. Other Swiss universi
Here's why Switzerland is the most innovative country in the world
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
Imperial College London, and the University of Cambridge. Other Swiss universities also made the list, including the University of Zurich in 10th, Zurich's ETH in 13th, and the University of Basel in 33rd. That combination — a rich history... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here's why Switzerland is the most innovative country in the worldImperial College London, and the University of Cambridge. Other Swiss universi
Here's why Switzerland is the most innovative country in the world
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
Imperial College London, and the University of Cambridge. Other Swiss universities also made the list, including the University of Zurich in 10th, Zurich's ETH in 13th, and the University of Basel in 33rd. That combination — a rich history... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Here's why Switzerland is the most innovative country in the worldImperial College London, and the University of Cambridge. Other Swiss universi
Here's why Switzerland is the most innovative country in the world
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Imperial College London, and the University of Cambridge. Other Swiss universities also made the list, including the University of Zurich in 10th, Zurich's ETH in 13th, and the University of Basel in 33rd. That combination — a rich history... Read more
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International Business Times
When black holes collide, gravitational waves form 10 million years laterand spread throughout space when two galaxies collide and merge. Now, an inter
When black holes collide, gravitational waves form 10 million years later
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
and spread throughout space when two galaxies collide and merge. Now, an international team of researchers from the University of Zurich, the University of Heidelberg, the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Space Technology... Read more
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Daily Mail
Gravitational waves form much faster than we thoughtwaves are triggered and spread throughout space was not known. Now an internat
Gravitational waves form much faster than we thought
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
waves are triggered and spread throughout space was not known. Now an international team of astrophysicists from the University of Zurich, the Institute of Space Technology Islamabad, the University of Heidelberg and the Chinese Academy of... Read more
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The New Yorker
Where Germans Make Peace with Their Deada pregnant woman’s experience of trauma and P.T.S.D. may affect her child’s dev
Where Germans Make Peace with Their Dead
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
a pregnant woman’s experience of trauma and P.T.S.D. may affect her child’s development in the womb. And a study at the University of Zurich has shown that stress in a male mouse can alter the RNA in his sperm, causing depression and behavioral... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Exercise can bring important benefits for COPD patients11 percent lower risk of anxiety and a 15 percent lower risk of becoming depres
Exercise can bring important benefits for COPD patients
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 24 days ago
11 percent lower risk of anxiety and a 15 percent lower risk of becoming depressed, that's according to researchers at the University of Zurich in Switzerland and the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Experts say these findings are... Read more
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PhysOrg
First gravitational waves form after 10 million yearsblack holes triggers gravitational waves, which ripple throughout space. An int
First gravitational waves form after 10 million years
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
black holes triggers gravitational waves, which ripple throughout space. An international research team involving the University of Zurich has now calculated that this occurs around 10 million years after the two galaxies merge – much faster... Read more
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New Kerala
Exercise may help patients with lung disease - newkerala.com #114371those with high physical activity are less likely to develop depression or anxi
Exercise may help patients with lung disease - newkerala.com #114371
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
those with high physical activity are less likely to develop depression or anxiety over time," said Milo Puhan from University of Zurich, Switzerland "The study has particular significance since mental disorders are common in patients with... Read more
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Psych Central
Physical Activity Reduces Anxiety and Depression in COPD Patientschronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reduces their risk of anxiety or d
Physical Activity Reduces Anxiety and Depression in COPD Patients
Psych Central / Posted 25 days ago
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reduces their risk of anxiety or depression. According to researchers at the University of Zurich in Switzerland and the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, comorbidities — other health... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
New Alzheimer's drug offers glimmer of hopedegree of reduction," said another study author, Roger Nitsch, director at the
New Alzheimer's drug offers glimmer of hope
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
degree of reduction," said another study author, Roger Nitsch, director at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. In PET brain scans taken of people receiving the highest dose, "after one year you can see no red on... Read more
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dna
New antibody may treat early-stage Alzheimer's diseasebetween ten and fifteen years before the emergence of initial clinical symptoms
New antibody may treat early-stage Alzheimer's disease
dna / Posted 28 days ago
between ten and fifteen years before the emergence of initial clinical symptoms such as memory loss. Researchers from the University of Zurich (UZH) in Switzerland have now been able to show that Aducanumab, a human monoclonal antibody,... Read more
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FOX News
Drug shows promise in reducing abnormal brain proteins linked to Alzheimer’ssaid Dr. Roger Nitsch, a co-author of the study and the director of the Institu
Drug shows promise in reducing abnormal brain proteins linked to Alzheimer’s
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
said Dr. Roger Nitsch, a co-author of the study and the director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. He is also a founder of the biopharmaceutical company Neuroimmune. The findings, which have been... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hope for drug to beat Alzheimer'sstep forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Prof Roger Nitsch of the In
Hope for drug to beat Alzheimer's
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
step forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Prof Roger Nitsch of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. "In the high-dose group, the amyloid has almost completely disappeared. The effect size of this drug is... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New Alzheimer's drug offers glimmer of hopedegree of reduction," said another study author, Roger Nitsch, director at the
New Alzheimer's drug offers glimmer of hope
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
degree of reduction," said another study author, Roger Nitsch, director at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. In PET brain scans taken of people receiving the highest dose, "after one year you can see no red on... Read more
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FOX News
New drug clears abnormal brain proteins tied to Alzheimer'ssaid Dr. Roger Nitsch, a co-author of the study and the director of the Institu
New drug clears abnormal brain proteins tied to Alzheimer's
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
said Dr. Roger Nitsch, a co-author of the study and the director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. He is also a founder of the biopharmaceutical company Neuroimmune. However, people who took the drug,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A glimmer of hope for an Alzheimer's drugdegree of reduction," said another study author, Roger Nitsch, director at the
A glimmer of hope for an Alzheimer's drug
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
degree of reduction," said another study author, Roger Nitsch, director at the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. In PET brain scans taken of people receiving the highest dose, "after one year you can see no red on... Read more
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WA Today
Alzheimer's breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as 'best news for dementia in 25 years'forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Professor Roger Nitsch of the In
Alzheimer's breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as 'best news for dementia in 25 years'
WA Today / Posted 29 days ago
forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Professor Roger Nitsch of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. "In the high-dose group, the amyloid has almost completely disappeared. The effect size of this drug... Read more
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The Age
Alzheimer's breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as 'best news for dementia in 25 years'forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Professor Roger Nitsch of the In
Alzheimer's breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as 'best news for dementia in 25 years'
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Professor Roger Nitsch of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. "In the high-dose group, the amyloid has almost completely disappeared. The effect size of this drug... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Alzheimer's breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as 'best news for dementia in 25 years'forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Professor Roger Nitsch of the In
Alzheimer's breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as 'best news for dementia in 25 years'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Professor Roger Nitsch of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. "In the high-dose group, the amyloid has almost completely disappeared. The effect size of this drug... Read more
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Canberra Times
Alzheimer's breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as 'best news for dementia in 25 years'forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Professor Roger Nitsch of the In
Alzheimer's breakthrough: Drug that halts mental decline hailed as 'best news for dementia in 25 years'
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
forward in treating Alzheimer's disease," said Professor Roger Nitsch of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich. "In the high-dose group, the amyloid has almost completely disappeared. The effect size of this drug... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is the end of Alzheimer's now in sight?amyloid protein in patientsin the early stages of Alzheimer's In future, aduca
Is the end of Alzheimer's now in sight?
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
amyloid protein in patientsin the early stages of Alzheimer's In future, aducanumab, which was originally developed at the University of Zurich, could be given to seemingly healthy pensioners, in a bid to keep them going on to develop... Read more
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PhysOrg
Environmental DNA uncovers biodiversity in riverssays Florian Altermatt, a professor at the Department of Evolutionary Biology a
Environmental DNA uncovers biodiversity in rivers
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
says Florian Altermatt, a professor at the Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag). DNA from mayflies and... Read more
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