Oncology & Cancer

Exercise intervention evaluated in young cancer patients

The Yo-Yo AD, an intermittent recovery test, can be used to assess the impact of a precision-based exercise intervention among children, adolescents, and young adults with hematologic malignancies, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 patients may need less oxygen than previously thought

A new study, led by researchers at Uppsala University, shows that all individual patients suffering from severe COVID-19 may have lower oxygen requirements than was formerly believed. The study was conducted at a Swedish ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ear sensor enables safe telemedical care for COVID-19 risk patients

Using telemedicine, COVID-19 patients can be cared for safely at homeā€”from initial home isolation to recovery or, in case problems arise, admission to hospital. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now ...

Neuroscience

Synchrony through touch

Touch is fundamental to interpersonal communication. Until recently, it was unclear how affectionate touch and physical contact affect the brain activity and heart rhythms of mothers and babies. Developmental psychologists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

40 simple steps to reduce deaths from critical illness

Critical illness results in millions of deaths globally every year, many of which could be avoided with basic, life-saving care. Now, a new study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet outlines a baseline bundle of care ...

Medical research

New measuring device minimizes surgical risk

All you have to do is hold your breath for a moment and a new electromedical device provides important data about possible risks before an operation.

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