Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus scams: guard against fraud cures and other cons

Con artists are finding lots of marks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watchdog groups and authorities report a surge of complaints about scams targeting people who fear catching the virus or need money due to lost income.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Artificial intelligence enables COVID-19 lung imaging analysis

For most patients who have died of COVID-19, the pandemic disease caused by a novel coronavirus, the ultimate cause of death was pneumonia, a condition in which inflammation and fluid buildup make it difficult to breathe. ...

Cardiology

No need to steer clear of electric cars if you have a pacemaker

A study published in Technology and Health Care shows that four leading brands of e-cars do not trigger electromagnetic interference (EMI) with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED). CIEDs like pacemakers and defibrillators ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Student creates COVID-19 map for Nigeria

A student from Cranfield University in the UK has created a dashboard giving information on the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Nnenna Nkata, 27, is from Abia State in Nigeria and is studying for an MSc in Geographical Information ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can contact tracing apps save us from COVID-19?

Associate Professor in Health and Medical Geography at the University of Canterbury, Dr. Malcolm Campbell says that relying on smartphone-based approaches involves some big assumptions and we need to carefully consider what ...

Neuroscience

How serotonin balances communication within the brain

The brain is steadily engaged in thought. These internal communications are also usually bombarded with external sensory events. Hence, the impact of the two neuronal processes need to be permanently fine-tuned to avoid their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New app collects the sounds of COVID-19 for diagnostic research

A new app, which will be used to collect data to develop machine learning algorithms that could automatically detect whether a person is suffering from COVID-19 based on the sound of their voice, their breathing and coughing, ...

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Information

Information as a concept has a diversity of meanings, from everyday usage to technical settings. Generally speaking, the concept of information is closely related to notions of constraint, communication, control, data, form, instruction, knowledge, meaning, mental stimulus, pattern, perception, and representation.

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