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Testing system gives hospital ‘new options’ for crucial respirators

Testing system gives hospital ‘new options’ for crucial respirators

Testing system gives hospital ‘new options’ for crucial respirators Testing system gives hospital ‘new options’ for crucial respirators Credit: Yale University At a time when hospitals are running low on personal protective equipment, a Yale-built system that tests non-certified respirators and masks has opened up valuable new options for healthcare …

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    Working from home? Why detachment is crucial for mental health

    Working from home? Why detachment is crucial for mental health

    Working from home? Why detachment is crucial for mental health Working from home? Why detachment is crucial for mental health Credit: Shutterstock/KornT As an academic who regularly worked from home in the days before coronavirus, my friends often joked about what they imagined my daily routine might be (such as …

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      Global research collaboration to identify crucial clinical strategies for people living with COVID-19 and HIV

      Global research collaboration to identify crucial clinical strategies for people living with COVID-19 and HIV

      Global research collaboration to identify crucial clinical strategies for people living with COVID-19 and HIV Global research collaboration to identify crucial clinical strategies for people living with COVID-19 and HIV Know your HIV status. Credit: Jon Rawlinson (CC BY 2.0) https://www.flickr.com/photos/london/75148497/in/photostream/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/london/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ As global COVID-19 cases multiply, medical researchers …

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        Tech volunteers use 3-D printers to make crucial virus masks

        Tech volunteers use 3-D printers to make crucial virus masks 1

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain 3-D printer owners across Britain have answered the call of health leaders by teaming up to produce thousands of face visors to protect medical workers from being infected with coronavirus. The project, known as 3DCrowdUK, launched on Monday after medical institutions raised the alarm about potential …

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          HIT modernization crucial to improve healthcare for Native Americans and Alaska Natives

          HIT modernization crucial to improve healthcare for Native Americans and Alaska Natives 2

          Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine researchers urge allocation of funding and supporting oversight of a health information technology (HIT) modernization program. Credit: Regenstrief Institute The Indian Health Service (IHS), a division within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, needs technology improvements to enhance healthcare for …

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            SARS lessons crucial for mounting coronavirus test

            SARS lessons crucial for mounting coronavirus test 3

            The strain of coronavirus that has killed more than 80 people in China and that has spread to several countries appears to be more contagious but less deadly than SARS, offering health authorities some clues in dealing with the latest outbreak. Mortality “From what we see now, this disease is …

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              The right mouse model is crucial for Huntington’s disease drug development

              The right mouse model is crucial for Huntington's disease drug development 6

              A montage of three images of single striatal neurons transfected with a disease-associated version of huntingtin, the protein that causes Huntington’s disease. Nuclei of untransfected neurons are seen in the background (blue). The neuron in the center (yellow) contains an abnormal intracellular accumulation of huntingtin called an inclusion body (orange). …

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