Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals COVID-19 transmission rate on trains

A study by scientists from the University of Southampton has examined the chances of catching COVID-19 in a train carriage carrying an infectious person.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 spreads rapidly through skilled nursing facilities

(HealthDay)—Rapid and widespread transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can occur in skilled nursing facilities, according to a study published online April 24 in the New England Journal ...


Men and HIV: How poverty, violence and inequality play a part

It's obvious that men's practices and behaviour are central to women's vulnerability to HIV. This is why a major focus in the fight against HIV has been on interventions involving work with men and boys to "transform masculinities" ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Combine data to improve malaria tracking, say scientists

Scientists have identified a way to provide more detailed information on malaria transmission both locally and across borders, according to two new papers published today in eLife.


Wireless ultrasound transducers help physicians

Siemens has presented the world's first ultrasound system with wireless transducers. The system's transducers, which can be easily operated with one hand, transmit ultrasound images via radio waves to the screen on the base ...

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