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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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March 8, 2022

Ultrasound-Guided Procedures with Smart Glasses

Ergonomic considerations are key to the success of ultrasound-guided diagnostics [1] and medical interventions that require very fine control. Head ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 [1]. Within ...
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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), ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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