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Phone system for assessing chest troubles is unsafe and unreliable

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Phone system for assessing chest troubles is unsafe and unreliable Phone system for assessing chest troubles is unsafe and unreliable Credit: CC0 Public Domain A semi-automatic phone triage system designed to help people with chest discomfort during the out of hours period is unsafe and unreliable, according to research published …

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IoT results-oriented exercise system for social distancing with field sensors: No gym needed

IoT results-oriented exercise system for social distancing with field sensors, no gym needed

IoT results-oriented exercise system for social distancing with field sensors: No gym needed IoT results-oriented exercise system for social distancing with field sensors: No gym needed Experimental strategy. Masuki et al. Compr Physiol 10: 1207-1240, 2020. Credit: © 2020 American Physiological Society An IoT system that allows geneticists, nutritionists, clinicians …

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Immune system may have another job—combatting depression

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Immune system may have another job—combatting depression Immune system may have another job—combatting depression Credit: CC0 Public Domain An inflammatory autoimmune response within the central nervous system similar to one linked to neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) has also been found in the spinal fluid of healthy people, …

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Children can have COVID-19 antibodies and virus in their system simultaneously

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Children can have COVID-19 antibodies and virus in their system simultaneously Children can have COVID-19 antibodies and virus in their system simultaneously Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain With many questions remaining around how children spread COVID-19, Children’s National Hospital researchers set out to improve the understanding of how long it takes …

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Gun violence costs U.S. health care system $170 billion annually

Gun violence costs U.S. health care system $170 billion annually

Gun violence costs U.S. health care system $170 billion annually Gun violence costs U.S. health care system $170 billion annually (HealthDay)—A rise in gun violence and a resulting increase in severe injury demand urgent action to curb these trends and lower the high cost of saving victims’ lives, researchers say. …

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Acidic niche keeps lymphatic system in check during immune response

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Acidic niche keeps lymphatic system in check during immune response Acidic niche keeps lymphatic system in check during immune response Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the fight against cancer, the immune system is the first line of defense. The lymphatic system specifically is essential to protecting the body against foreign …

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What we know about what happens to your immune system

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What we know about what happens to your immune system What we know about what happens to your immune system Any new infectious disease poses unique challenges to people who are pregnant during an outbreak. The effects of SARS, Zika and influenza in pregnancy highlight the potential immediate and longer …

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Researchers overturn hypothesis underlying the sensitivity of the mammalian auditory system

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Researchers overturn hypothesis underlying the sensitivity of the mammalian auditory system Researchers overturn hypothesis underlying the sensitivity of the mammalian auditory system Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus challenges a decades-old hypothesis on adaptation, a key feature in how sensory cells …

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