Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prone position ups oxygenation in patients with severe COVID-19

(HealthDay)—The use of the prone position for awake, spontaneously breathing patients with COVID-19-related severe hypoxemic respiratory failure is associated with improved oxygenation, according to a research letter published ...

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.

Overweight & Obesity

Icaros: Flight simulator home trainer

Epidemiological studies show significant correlations between periods spent sitting and the prevalence of chronic diseases. This also applies to children and adolescents. One of the major obstacles to people taking up physical ...

Pediatrics

Tummy timetables: WHO has lifestyle advice for kids

The United Nations on Wednesday released its first-ever recommendations on physical activity for children under five, with disputed advice on subjects ranging from screen time to "tummy time".

Oncology & Cancer

Has breast MRI been performed upside down?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has been used as an effective tool for cancer evaluation and has been found to be highly sensitive in detecting breast tumors, but there is no evidence that pre-operative MRI translates into ...