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Vitamin C may reduce ventilation time in critically ill patients

(HealthDay)—The administration of vitamin C shortens the length of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients, according to a review recently published in the Journal of Intensive Care. Harri Hemilä, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Helsinki, and Elizabeth Chalker, from the University of Sydney, conducted a systematic literature search to …

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Want to make social distancing even more effective? It’s about time (as well as space)

At least 80% compliance with physical distancing measures is required to beat Covid-19. Credit: Mikhail Prokopenko/Univ. Sydney (extra labels added) While the world waits for an effective vaccine against COVID-19, we are relying heavily on social distancing—perhaps better termed “physical distancing”—to control the spread of the coronavirus. Physical distancing works …

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