Biomedical technology

Tiny optical sensors could put an end to hospital bed sores

Tiny smart bed sensors embedded in hospital mattresses could put an end to painful and potentially life-threatening pressure sores, thanks to new technology developed by the University of South Australia.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

National youth COVID study could speed care for sickest children

When Blake Martin, MD, packs up his two tots for preschool and outings, he knows their chances of ending up in the hospital with COVID-19 are slim. Many parents breathed huge sighs of relief when the mysterious virus of 2020 ...


Study of LSD microdosing doesn't show a therapeutic effect

Proponents of LSD "microdosing"—taking small amounts of the drug at regular intervals—claim it can improve mood and cognitive function. But new research by the University of Chicago has not found evidence to support those ...


Guidelines issued for managing critically ill pediatric patients

(HealthDay)—In 2022 clinical practice guidelines issued by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and published in the February issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, recommendations are presented for the management ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exercising comfortably in a mask

People hitting the gym during the pandemic are adjusting to a new normal of exercising while wearing a face covering. While some might feel discomfort in a mask during a workout, a physical therapist at Baylor College of ...

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