Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Droplets with coronaviruses last longer than previously thought

It is easier to get infected in winter than in summer—this is true for the Corona pandemic, for influenza and for other viral diseases. Relative humidity plays an important role in this. Outdoors, it is much higher outside ...

Cardiology

Machine learning (AI) accurately predicts cardiac arrest risk

A branch of artificial intelligence (AI), called machine learning, can accurately predict the risk of an out of hospital cardiac arrest—when the heart suddenly stops beating—using a combination of timing and weather data, ...

Health

One in five doctors in Sweden has a doctor parent

One in five doctors in Sweden has a parent who is also trained in medicine, more than triple the proportion for doctors born three decades earlier, finds a study in the Christmas issue of The BMJ.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Distancing age groups could reduce COVID-19 deaths

While there is much criticism about how the world handled the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently faced with a new, harsh reality that we need to figure out a way to resolve. In this new world, social interactions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why males may have a worse response to COVID-19

If you ask most women about how their male relatives, partners and friends respond to being sick, they'll often tell you with an accompanying eye roll, "He's such a baby." "He's extra whiny." Or "he exaggerates so much." ...

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