Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pioneering remote screening for vital health signs indicating COVID-19

A key symptom of COVID-19—oxygen saturation—is now being estimated remotely from a camera, thanks to research from University of South Australia engineers Professor Javaan Chahl, Dr. Ali Al-Naji and their team of graduate ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Monitoring muscles to improve athletic training

Elite athletes understand that to maximize performance, they can't only train hard during workouts—they must also train smart. Unfortunately, unless you're willing to live in a lab, it can be easier to get real-time information ...

Other

Why Ryanair passengers were bleeding from the ears

A Ryanair flight from Dublin to Croatia had to make an emergency landing in Frankfurt recently after the cabin lost pressure. Following the ordeal, 33 passengers were treated in hospital, with some bleeding from their ears.

Surgery

The little yellow box that's made thousands of operations safer

Gundegmaa Tumurbaatar glimpsed her son only for an instant as he was carried into the ageing Soviet-built hospital where she works. It was one of the first fine days after the gruelling Mongolian winter, and she had left ...

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