Obstetrics & gynaecology

Non-invasive fetal oxygen monitor could make for safer deliveries

A device to directly measure blood oxygen saturation in a fetus during labor has been developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis. By providing better information about the health of a fetus right before ...

Medications

Five-day course of remdesivir beneficial in severe COVID-19

(HealthDay)—There seems to be no significant difference between a five- and 10-day course of remdesivir for patients with severe COVID-19 not requiring mechanical ventilation, according to a study published online May 27 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early awake proning for COVID-19 improves oxygen saturation

(HealthDay)—In COVID-19 patients, awake early self-proning in the emergency department yields improved oxygen saturation, according to a study published online April 22 in Academic Emergency Medicine.

Cardiology

Poor sleep and heart-related death

Elderly men who experience extended episodes of interrupted breathing while asleep have a high risk of heart problems. Research shows for the first time that poor blood oxygenation is a good indicator of the chance of heart-related ...

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 ...

Radiology & Imaging

In vivo skin imaging technology developed

A Research and Development group led by Professor Yoshifumi Saijo of Tohoku University and Noriyuki Masuda of Advantest has succeeded in developing in vivo skin imaging technology that can simultaneously generate dual-wavelength ...

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