Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Faint glimmers of hope as virus deaths slow in places

The steep rise in coronavirus deaths in New York appears to be leveling off in a possible sign that social distancing is working in the most lethal hot spot in the U.S., the governor said Monday—a trend that seems to have ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Engineers, nurses design low-cost face shield PPE for health care

In just under two weeks, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with engineers, nurses and other health care professionals, have developed a design informed by clinical feedback for protective plastic face ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada auto factories to make coronavirus medical equipment

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday launched plans to mobilize the country's industrial sector in the fight against coronavirus, including temporarily transitioning auto parts factories to making medical equipment.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Consensus report shows burnout prevalent in health care community

Clinician burnout is affecting between one-third and one-half of all of U.S. nurses and physicians, and 45 to 60% of medical students and residents, according to a National Academy of Medicine (NAM) report released today.

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