Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Despite virus rout on markets, hygiene firms clean up

This week's virus-related markets slump has hammered companies worldwide but some winners have emerged as an anxious public clamours for face masks, hand sanitizers and cleaning products.

Diabetes

Thermal imaging improves diabetes-related foot ulcer assessment

Thermal imaging can better predict a diabetes related foot ulcer's size and the healing trajectory than conventional methods, Melbourne-led research has found. It could also possibly save money through better targeted treatment.

Other

Experts discover why Rudolph's nose is red

Rudolph's nose is red because it is richly supplied with red blood cells which help to protect it from freezing and to regulate brain temperature.

Oncology & Cancer

Enhancing breast cancer detection

Straightforward imaging with an infrared, thermal, camera for detecting breast cancer early without the discomfort or inconvenience of mammography or biomolecular tests, according to a study to be published in the International ...

Pediatrics

Fighting obesity with thermal imaging

Scientists at The University of Nottingham believe they've found a way of fighting obesity — with a pioneering technique which uses thermal imaging. This heat-seeking technology is being used to trace our reserves of ...

Medical research

Even non-sexual social contact can raise body temperature

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of St Andrews found that non-sexual social interactions with men caused a noticeable rise in the temperature of a woman's face, without them even noticing.

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