Journey to the land of lockdown dreams

As the COVID-19 crisis has unfolded, billions of people in the world have learned just what the word "lockdown" means. As the days stretched into weeks and even months, sleep was one of the rare escapes from confinement—but ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New app is doctors' guide to most reliable COVID-19 information

They have pooled their knowledge and expertise to create and launch The COVID-19 Team App (, aimed at improving knowledge and understanding of the virus among medical professionals working on the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Senegal engineering students fight virus with inventions

Senegalese engineering students are throwing themselves at the West African state's growing coronavirus problem with inventions such as automatic sanitiser dispensers and medical robots.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Telehealth tools developed for Ebola improve COVID-19 care

Telemedicine tools developed at UVA Health to battle Ebola have huge potential in the fight against COVID-19, UVA experts report in a new scientific paper. The tools, they say, allow doctors to provide personal, high-quality ...

Medical research

Study explores med student mental-health peer support

A group of Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry students are emphasizing the value of peer support in promoting mental health and wellness among their ranks with an initiative they hope will change the way medical students ...

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