May 16, 2022
Investigation of Unusual Hepatitis Cases in Children
Public health officials in the US and internationally are actively investigating cases of severe, acute hepatitis without clear cause in ...
May 2, 2022
Automating Anesthesia Delivery
Each year, over 300 million patients worldwide undergo surgery, many of them requiring general anesthesia. Inhaled anesthetic agents, which are ...
April 18, 2022
COVID-19 Transmission Between Humans and Animals
Coronaviruses are constantly evolving, switching and expanding host species, and, in the last few decades, novel coronaviruses have emerged in ...
April 4, 2022
Growth of Health Care Cost Fraction of GDP
Despite policymakers’ efforts to reduce health care costs via a number of different means since the 1980s, the growth of ...
March 23, 2022
What to Know About At-Home Covid Tests
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, at-home Covid tests have become more common. This article will explore everything that you should ...
March 8, 2022
Ultrasound-Guided Procedures with Smart Glasses
Ergonomic considerations are key to the success of ultrasound-guided diagnostics  and medical interventions that require very fine control. Head ...
February 23, 2022
Nonhuman Tissue Transplants
Over 100,000 people currently sit on organ transplant waitlists 1; about 6,000 die annually while waiting for a kidney, heart ...
February 7, 2022
Janus Kinase Inhibitors for COVID-19
The Janus tyrosine kinase (JAK) family of proteins are cytoplasmic non-receptor tyrosine kinases that are expressed in all cells and ...
January 19, 2022
Healthcare Carbon Footprint: Ongoing Operations
The top three carbon emitters, the United States, China, and the European Union, contribute over half (56%) of the world’s total healthcare climate footprint . Within ...
January 4, 2022
Healthcare Carbon Footprint: Supply Chains
The healthcare system is estimated to account for up to 8.5% of the carbon dioxide emitted annually in the United States (1), ...
December 20, 2021
Healthcare Carbon Footprint: Hospital Construction
The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy), 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure), and 11 (Sustainable ...
December 13, 2021
Omicron Variant: Current Information
A new SARS-CoV-2 variant, B.1.1.529 a.k.a. Omicron, was recently reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) after being first detected ...