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FDA approves ventilator designed by particle physics community

A massive international team led by Princeton's Cristian Galbiati worked to design, test and finalize the Mechanical Ventilator Milano (MVM), a low-cost ventilator designed to ease device shortages caused by COVID-19. With ...

Health

Hurricane season has begun: are you ready?

(HealthDay)—As Hurricane Arthur threatens the East Coast of the United States, people are getting an important reminder about safety preparations they need to make for hurricane season.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Space bugs for blood testing — and more

Thanks to ideas of putting swarms of tiny robot bugs to work on a future space station, patients being medicated for blood clots may soon get a simple, home-use testing kit, here on Earth.

Cardiology

Advice urges wider sharing of heart care decisions

(AP) -- A heart device might save your life but leave you miserable. That awful possibility is the reason for new advice urging doctors to talk more honestly with people who have very weak hearts and are considering pumps, ...

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