Biomedical technology

A remote device helps medical staff in the fight against time

How can we improve the monitoring of patient vital signs when hospitals are full of COVID-19 patients? An international group of students, whose award-winning innovation led to establishing a company, has the solution.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fear of COVID-19 is killing patients with other serious diseases

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Joseph S. Alpert, MD, Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Medicine, published by Elsevier, has observed that although non-COVID inpatients suffered from the usual mix of conditions such ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gum disease linked to COVID-19 complications

COVID-19 patients are at least three times more likely to experience complications if they also have gum disease, according to research published today in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology,1 the official publication ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Full force of third virus wave breaks over Portugal

Portugal, currently feeling the full force of its third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, has appealed for international help to relieve overwhelmed hospital staff.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Simulation helps refine pediatric care guidelines for COVID-19

Simulation can be a viable way to quickly evaluate and refine new medical guidelines and educate hospital staff in new procedures, a recent study from UT Southwestern's Department of Pediatrics shows. The findings, published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Routine thoracic surgery safe during COVID-19 pandemic

A study in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO) comparing surgeries performed at one Chinese hospital in 2019 with a similar date range during the COVID-19 pandemic found that routine thoracic surgery and invasive examinations ...

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