Veterans Health Matters – Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Veterans Health Matters – Managing Type 2 Diabetes

What does a healthy lifestyle have in common with managing Type II Diabetes? It turns out there’s a lot. That’s good news. It puts you in the driver’s seat when it comes to managing Type II Diabetes. Type II Diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. It occurs when your body is unable to […]

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Young People Are Not Immune To COVID-19

Young People Are Not Immune To COVID-19

A recent study shows young people can develop serious COVID-19 illness. A CDC study published on March 17th shows that younger people can develop serious COVID-19 illness requiring hospitalization. This finding is different from the first reports from China that said younger people are still much less likely to die from COVID-19 than older people. […]

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Portable AI device turns coughing sounds into health data for Flu & pandemic forecasting  | FluSense

Portable AI device turns coughing sounds into health data for Flu & pandemic forecasting | FluSense

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have invented a portable surveillance device powered by machine learning – called FluSense – which can detect coughing and crowd size in real time, then analyze the data to directly monitor flu-like illnesses and influenza trends. The FluSense creators say the new edge-computing platform, envisioned for use in […]

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Stemoscope in Fighting COVID-19 Disease in Wuhan

Stemoscope in Fighting COVID-19 Disease in Wuhan

By the end of yesterday, there are still about 5600 confirmed COVID-19 cases under medical treatment in Wuhan, China. To improve the cure rate of severe cases and treatment effectness, The medical team members coming from Shanghai General Hospital pull out their unique secret weapon. [Ausculatory sounds of a COVID-19 patient’s lung] These sounds are […]

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Device could ‘hear’ disease through structures housing cells

Device could ‘hear’ disease through structures housing cells

Similarly to how a picked lock gives away that someone has broken into a building, the stiffening of a structure surrounding cells in the human body can indicate that cancer is invading other tissue. Monitoring changes to this structure, called the extracellular matrix, would give researchers another way to study the progression of disease. But […]

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