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Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation

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Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation Improving respiratory support for COVID-19 patients with self-learning assisted ventilation Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain As the pandemic continues to ravage the world, mechanical ventilators are vital for the survival of COVID-19 patients who cannot breathe on their own. One of …

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    Phone-based HIV support system repurposed for COVID-19 monitoring in Uganda

    Phone-based HIV support system repurposed for COVID-19 monitoring in Uganda

    Phone-based HIV support system repurposed for COVID-19 monitoring in Uganda Phone-based HIV support system repurposed for COVID-19 monitoring in Uganda Call For Life. Credit: Infectious Diseases Institute A cost-effective phone-based system developed by a Cambridge researcher and her Ugandan colleagues to support HIV patients has been rapidly adapted by the …

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      More dietary support needed for those with type 2 diabetes

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      More dietary support needed for those with type 2 diabetes More dietary support needed for those with type 2 diabetes Credit: CC0 Public Domain People newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may require more support to improve their diet quality after diagnosis, especially current smokers. New Griffith University research published …

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        More Australians back legalising cannabis and 57% support pill testing, national survey shows

        More Australians back legalising cannabis and 57% support pill testing, national survey shows

        More Australians back legalising cannabis and 57% support pill testing, national survey shows More Australians back legalising cannabis and 57% support pill testing, national survey shows A growing number of Australians support legalising cannabis. Credit: www.shutterstock.com A growing number of Australians support the legalisation of cannabis, while almost three in …

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          Support for Sweden’s coronavirus response falls: poll

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          Support for Sweden’s coronavirus response falls: poll Support for Sweden’s coronavirus response falls: poll Credit: CC0 Public Domain Confidence in the Swedish authorities’ ability to manage the coronavirus pandemic has fallen, a poll published on Tuesday showed, as the death toll has soared amid a highly-publicised light approach. Unlike most …

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            Broad support for alcohol pregnancy warning labels

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            Broad support for alcohol pregnancy warning labels Broad support for alcohol pregnancy warning labels Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new study examining the levels of support of various alcohol control policies across seven countries including Australia, has found broad support for the proposition that alcohol products should carry pregnancy health …

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              Calling for nursing support amid COVID-19 pandemic

              Calling for nursing support amid COVID-19 pandemic

              Calling for nursing support amid COVID-19 pandemic Calling for nursing support amid COVID-19 pandemic In an editorial published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, researchers, including two from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), call for rapid policy reform and investment in nurses and nursing in …

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                Muscles support a strong immune system

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                Muscles support a strong immune system Muscles support a strong immune system Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the fight against cancer or chronic infections, the immune system must be active over long periods of time. However, in the long run, the immune defense system often becomes exhausted. Scientists at the …

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                  How helpful are support dogs for kids with autism?

                  How helpful are support dogs for kids with autism?

                  How helpful are support dogs for kids with autism? How helpful are support dogs for kids with autism? (HealthDay)—Therapy dogs may help some children with autism improve their social skills, but this approach doesn’t work in all cases, a new study finds. Many people with autism have difficulty socializing with …

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