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Children diagnosed with ADHD, autism frequently visit hospitals and doctors during infancy

October 19, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Children who are later diagnosed with autism and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder visit doctors and hospitals more often in their first year of life than non-affected children, suggesting a potential new way to identify the conditions early. The findings from […]


Opinions

Study: Public messaging should be communicated before the availability of COVID-19 vaccines

October 14, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A new study indicates some significant public messaging should be communicated before any COVID-19 vaccines are made available in the US. And with vaccines potentially being approved by the end of the year or early next year, the clock is […]


Opinions

COVID takes challenge of tracking infectious college students to new level

October 12, 2020

Via: The Medical News

As the return of college students to campuses has fueled as many as 3,000 COVID-19 cases a day, keeping track of them is a logistical nightmare for local health departments and colleges. Some students are putting down their home addresses […]


Opinions

Dr. Scott Gottlieb: U.S. could never test for Covid as much as China but it must get better

October 12, 2020

Via: CNBC

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday the U.S. still needs to expand and improve its coronavirus testing and contact tracing to bring its epidemic under control — even if it will never be able to employ an operation as […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Opinions

Research investigates post-traumatic stress in partners following miscarriage

October 9, 2020

Via: The Medical News

One in 12 partners experience post-traumatic stress after miscarriage, suggests a new study. The research, led by Imperial College London, surveyed over 100 couples who had experienced early stage pregnancy loss (miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy before 12 weeks). The study, […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Opinions

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement market pushes forward despite second wave of Covid-19

October 2, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

As the world prepares to deal with the second wave of Covid-19, which has already begun in many countries, questions have arisen about how medical devices markets, including the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) market, will handle the impact for […]


Opinions

Normal conversations can spread exhaled particles inside buildings

September 29, 2020

Via: The Medical News

With implications for the transmission of diseases like COVID-19, researchers have found that ordinary conversation creates a conical ‘jet-like’ airflow that quickly carries a spray of tiny droplets from a speaker’s mouth across meters of interior space. “People should recognize […]


Opinions

Evaporation is critical for coronavirus transmission in colder months

September 28, 2020

Via: The Medical News

What provoked your research into the transmission of viruses, and in particular, that of the coronavirus? As researchers, our mission is to investigate and better understand the flow physics and transmission dynamics of viruses. What mainly provoked our research is […]


Opinions

New Study Analyzes The Risk Of Catching Covid-19 While Flying

September 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

One of the biggest business disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic has been inability or reluctance to travel. International air travel is down 48% compared with this time last year. And it’s no wonder. Congested airports and long flights packed densely […]


Opinions

Face-covering use up, more people are taking COVID-19 threats seriously, study finds

September 23, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The results are in a new report published this month by the Risk and Social Policy Group, a team of more than 15 scholars across the country that includes University of Central Florida associate professor Lindsay Neuberger. “One of our […]


Opinions

Immunization is critical to protect current and future generations from preventable diseases

September 21, 2020

Via: The Medical News

COVID-19 pandemic has shown the world that vaccines should be prioritized, writes Githinji Gitahi. Imagine a world in which everyone is at risk of contracting a contagious disease with no prevention or cure. A world in which billions of people […]


Opinions

Researchers design transdisciplinary course to prepare future clinicians in opioid crisis

September 18, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Opioid use disorder and overdose have reached unprecedented levels around the world. In the United States, remediation of pain is one of the most common reasons American adults seek healthcare. Therefore, it is vital that clinicians practicing in diverse roles […]


Opinions

Study emphasizes the importance of public knowledge and practices related to COVID-19

September 18, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Understanding workers’ knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding COVID-19 is crucial to preventing it and controlling it. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases report that Chinese workers are highly aware of, and informed about, COVID-19 but there is still […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Opinions

Better material for wearable biosensors

September 16, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Matthew S. Brown, a fourth-year PhD student with Assistant Professor Ahyeon Koh’s lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, served as the lead author for “Electronic?ECM: A Permeable Microporous Elastomer for an Advanced Bio-Integrated Continuous Sensing Platform,” published in the […]


Opinions, Regulatory

Hospital-Acquired COVID; New Antibody Data; In FDA We Trust?

September 16, 2020

Via: MedPageToday

An average of 120 patients a day contracted COVID-19 inside U.S. hospitals, according to about 9 weeks of previously unpublished federal data provided by the CDC to the Wall Street Journal. As of 8:00 a.m. ET Wednesday, the unofficial U.S. […]