• Healthy Living Guide 2020/2021

    1 month ago - By Harvard

    A Digest on Healthy Eating and Healthy Living
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    As we transition from 2020 into 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect nearly every aspect of our lives. For many, this health crisis has created a range of unique and individual impacts-including food access issues, income disruptions, and emotional distress.
    Although we do not have concrete evidence regarding specific dietary factors that can reduce risk of COVID-19, we do know that maintaining a healthy lifestyle is critical to keeping our immune system strong. Beyond immunity, research...
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  • Wuhan study has important implications for managing COVID-19 pandemic

    Wuhan study has important implications for managing COVID-19 pandemic

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Researchers in China and the United States have conducted a study assessing the household transmissibility of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 that has important implications for managing the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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  • Data analysis reveals a second decline in cardiovascular admissions during COVID-19 pandemic

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Data analysis is revealing a second sharp drop in the number of people admitted to hospital in England with acute heart failure or a heart attack.
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  • Routine thoracic surgery could be performed safely during the COVID-19 pandemic

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    A study in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology comparing surgeries performed at one Chinese hospital in 2019 with a similar date range during the COVID-19 pandemic found that routine thoracic surgery and invasive examinations were performed safely.
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  • Physicians ‘have to be mindful' of cybersecurity risks in telehealth

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has been implemented by practices nationwide.
    At this year's American Telemedicine Association's EDGE Conference, a panel of experts discussed the various security risks stemming from telehealth, how cybersecurity impacts clinical care and how to help ensure the security of telehealth.
    “There's all kinds of new technologies, innovative disruptive technologies being used in health care, and we embrace the benefits that they provide to patient safety and operational efficiency, but we also have to be mindful of some of
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  • The COVID-19 pandemic and perinatology in Lithuania

    1 month ago - By Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine

    During the first COVID-19 wave, there were not many cases in Lithuania, but the second wave impacted Lithuania quite strongly. According to the morbidity rates, we became one of the worst affected countries in Europe. Perinatology, as one of the areas of healthcare, was also affected by this pandemic. We had to reorganize the working principles of the hospitals that provide perinatal medicine. Specialized, isolated wards, where SARS-CoV-2-infected women gave birth, were installed. However, once the second wave spread, these departments were not able to handle it anymore, so the...
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