Rates of depression and stress have increased among the general population since the COVID-19 pandemic began, but we know little about the current state of mental health of older adults (65+). A new, joint study by Baycrest and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) will deepen our understanding of this issue and identify ways to support older adults during this time.
Physicians at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center completed the evaluation phase for the GE Healthcare Critical Care Suite in December, and the technology is now in daily clinical practice - flagging between seven to 15 collapsed lungs per day within the hospital.
Colorado State University's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has entered two new partnerships to prevent mine waste disasters. CSU, Colorado School of Mines, and the University of Arizona will form the Tailings Center of Excellence to develop best practices for sustainable mine waste management and provide the education to uphold them. CSU will collaborate with Georgia Tech, UC Berkeley and the University of Illinois on the Tailings and Industrial Waste Engineering Center (TAILENG) to research safer waste storage systems and offer technical training.
In college students, COVID-19 has increased depression rate and raised new barriers to mental healthcare.
While our oldest and youngest generations may seem worlds apart, a new ageing well initiative will bring them together in an innovative intergenerational education and development program that will connect children with older people in a structured way.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health have launched a clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of convalescent plasma (CP) to prevent COVID-19 after a known exposure to the virus.
Group of biomedical engineers from biotech company Gruppo Fos Lithuania and researchers at Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian University of Health Sciences have patented a technology for advanced health monitoring of stroke survivors. It is the first solution in the world which monitors and analyses simultaneously a patient's health parameters from the affected part of the brain and those of the cardiovascular system.
AERA urges the administration to reverse the ICE guidance and allow international students with valid visas to remain in the United States as their universities strive to find the best path forward to providing a high-quality education while ensuring public health safety.
Unconventional Weapon in the War on Cancer Revealed: Immunicom and Sheba Medical Center Initiate Clinical Trial to Evaluate Breakthrough Oncology Treatment, Immunopheresis Therapy
The Association for Computing Machinery's US Technology Policy Committee (USTPC) filed an amicus curiae ("friend of the court") brief with the United States Supreme Court in the case of Van Buren v. United States. USTPC urges the Supreme Court to clearly and narrowly define the limits of the CFAA so that researchers "remain free to find, collect, and use publicly-available data, and to access the publicly-available systems on which data are maintained, without the threat of prosecution or civil lawsuit."