Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID risk calculator aims to help keep BAME healthcare workers safer

A newly-developed tool to help workers and employees calculate the biological risk of an individual's exposure to COVID-19 aims to help keep healthcare workers safer from all backgrounds, and with a particular emphasis on ...

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New 'shield' protects healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has invented a foldable tent-like device that serves as a physical shield to reduce the risk of exposure to pathogens for healthcare workers performing ...

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Researchers use machine learning to build COVID-19 predictions

As parts of the U.S. tentatively reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation's long-term health continues to depend on tracking the virus and predicting where it might surge next. Finding the right computer models can be ...

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Opinion: Why too much focus on COVID-19 could be harming our children

In preparation for the COVID-19 pandemic and the anticipated overwhelming demand on hospitals, the NHS moved towards of a policy of providing only essential treatments. Doctors were asked to postpone all non-urgent clinical ...

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Rigid treatments can cause disease to spread

Around 10 million people worldwide fall ill from tuberculosis every year and 1.6 million people die of it. Particularly burdened by the disease are the sub-Saharan African countries.

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Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients also contaminate the environment

Both symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have the capability of contaminating their surroundings, according to a new study published in mSphere, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. ...

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