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Fat, Fat, Everywhere

At least 35% of adults in nine U.S. states were obese in 2018. The study did not give details about obesity in the other states but you can assume that it will also be high. Obesity is a public health crisis. This abundance of fat is more than a cosmetic problem. It is a major… Read More »

Personalized Blood Flow Modeling Benefits from Virtual Reality Interface

Researchers at Duke University have developed a fluid dynamics simulator that can model blood flow within the body, including the motion of individual blood cells. The researchers hope that the system could eventually be used by clinicians to model blood flow for individual patients and help with treatment decisions, such as stent placement. By testing… Read More »

New helmet and tent aim to protect health care workers from the coronavirus – Science Magazine

Kevin Ward, a University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, emergency medicine physician, tests a negative pressure helmet he helped design. Michigan Medicine and FlexSys, Inc. By Rodrigo Pérez Ortega May. 15, 2020 , 5:05 PM Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center. COVID-19 is a threat to the very people fighting it—nurses, doctors, and… Read More »

What Canada must learn from its flawed COVID-19 response to get ready for a second wave

What went wrong? What can Canada do to fix it before the next wave hits? This detailed look at Canada’s delayed response to the coronavirus outbreak is part of the Post’s ongoing Lessons from a Pandemic series. The winds were light, the winter clouds thickening, when a 56-year-old man was taken by paramedics to a… Read More »