Medical research

'Air-shield' improves effectiveness of doctors' protective masks

The Design-Tech Lab at the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology and Rambam Health Care Campus have developed an innovative device for medical staff's masks. Air-Shield continuously blows air on their faces, improving ...

Medical research

New high-tech portal launched to speed hearing loss innovations

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) launched a new online tool that could more quickly advance medical discoveries to reverse progressive hearing loss. The tool enables easy access to genetic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tech volunteers use 3-D printers to make crucial virus masks

3-D printer owners across Britain have answered the call of health leaders by teaming up to produce thousands of face visors to protect medical workers from being infected with coronavirus.

Neuroscience

Understand the danger of concussion as winter sports begin

Youth winter sports are underway, and with a recent increase in national attention on the possible dangers of head trauma for athletes, it is important for coaches, parents and players to recognize symptoms of a concussion ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Year comes to COVID ward, with hope for end to nightmare

While the world said goodbye—or good riddance—to 2020, a year in which the pandemic brought hardship and pain to billions, some of those who have been fighting the virus on the front lines soldiered on even as the clock ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Beijing closes market, locks down area in new virus outbreak

The largest wholesale food market in Beijing was shuttered behind police guard and the surrounding neighborhood locked down Saturday after more than 50 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the Chinese capital.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zimbabwe extends COVID-19 lockdown by two weeks

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Sunday extended by two weeks a lockdown imposed on March 30 to curb the spread of COVID-19 which has killed three in the country.

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