Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Finding effective face mask fabric

The air that pours into your lungs when you breathe travels, on average, at about 10 centimeters a second. But it's often not just air you're breathing. There can be dust, pollen, soot and bacteria in air, and now, floating ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

To flatten the curve, test those without symptoms too

Failure to test asymptomatic at-risk people and allow wider community testing will result in undetected transmission in the community and a bounce-back of the epidemic as lock-down restrictions are lifted, according to the ...

Health

New York City COVID-19 Survey week 2

Nearly three in ten New York City residents (29%) report that either they or someone in their household has lost their job as a result of coronavirus over the last two weeks. In addition, 80% of NYC residents said they experienced ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Will social isolation lead to more deaths of despair?

Throughout the 20th century, mortality rates have declined worldwide. The improvements in life expectancy are so impressive that Princeton economist and Nobel Laureate Angus Deaton dedicated a whole book, "The Great Escape," ...

Cardiology

Women's wellness: How jobs affect women's heart health

Smoking, diet and exercise are well-known for their role in affecting one's risk for heart disease. While stress also is known to play a role, recent research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions ...

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