Healthcare News -
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges to many health care systems across the globe.
Healthcare News -
TCF Bank, in its efforts to provide crucial support to Minnesota's frontline health care workers and accelerate innovations directed at tackling the COVID-19 health crisis, has announced a $100,000 match incentive program in collaboration with University of Minnesota Emergency Fund for Covid-19 response.
Disease/Infection News -
A major new study titled “Pandemics Depress the Economy, Public Health Interventions Do Not: Evidence from the 1918 Flu,” by MIT economist Emil Verner and others, and published as a working paper in the Social Science Research Network, puts the role of public health measures and financial welfare during public health crises into perspective.
Medical Research News -
A prevalent heart protein known as cardiac myosin, which is released into the body when a person suffers a heart attack, can cause blood to thicken or clot--worsening damage to heart tissue, a new study shows.
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A recent report from Hong Kong that two dogs had tested positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 had pet owners in a tizzy. This was compounded by news that a cat owned by a COVID-19 patient had developed symptoms of the illness in Belgium – such as breathing trouble and diarrhea – a week after the owner tested positive. The cat’s vomit and feces were subsequently found to be positive for the viral genome.
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Computer scientists in the team led by Professor Daniel Keim, professor of data analysis and visualization at the University of Konstanz, developed a visualization tool called "Coronavis".
Healthcare News -
The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) available to healthcare professionals has become increasingly problematic as Covid-19 cases continue to surge.
Disease/Infection News -
With increasing information about COVID-19 disease gathered first-hand, a more accurate picture of the clinical features is coming together.