Health

Safety considerations for visiting primary care doctors

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people with chronic health conditions relying on telemedicine rather than seeing their doctor in person when necessary or putting off important visits entirely because they fear being infected.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New research on SARS-CoV-2 virus 'survivability'

Researchers at CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, can survive for up to 28 days on common surfaces including banknotes, glass—such as that found on ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Covid-19 intubation may be less risky than feared: study

Procedures like inserting or removing breathing tubes, which were thought to pose a serious danger of COVID-19 transmission to health workers, produce less aerosols than a normal cough, according to new research published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 infects majority of bad dreams: study

COVID-19 has turned 2020 into a nightmare for many people, as they struggle with health problems, economic uncertainty and other challenges. Now a team of researchers in Finland has evidence that the pandemic really is a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Silk offers homemade solution for COVID-19 prevention

With personal protective equipment still in short supply, researchers at the University of Cincinnati examined what common household fabrics might work best as a face covering.

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