Low-cost solution could provide round-the-clock monitoring, easing strain on clinicians and enabling new treatments — ScienceDaily

Visit a neurological ICU during a consultant’s morning rounds, and you’re likely to see physicians conducting painstaking tests to assess each patients’ level of consciousness. These tests are the only…

Overlapping emergencies strain the nation’s public health workforce and threaten critical vaccination campaigns

CNN  —  This fall, the health of the nation will depend in large part on vaccines. Health officials are banking on vaccinations to contain monkeypox and polio before those become…

A probiotic bacteria strain in preemies seems to protect and strengthen the gut — ScienceDaily

Human breastmilk has long been considered “liquid gold” among clinicians treating premature infants in a newborn intensive care unit (NICU). Breastmilk-fed “preemies” are healthier, on average, than those fed formula.…

Determining patient’s strain previously required lengthy whole genome sequencing — ScienceDaily

Last year, pathologist Jeffrey SoRelle, M.D., and colleagues developed CoVarScan, a rapid COVID-19 test that detects the signatures of eight hotspots on the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Now, after testing CoVarScan on…

Rise in gun violence during pandemic adds strain to overburdened hospitals

Between March 2020 and February 2021, there were about 62,500 firearm-related incidents in the US — 15% higher than expected based on previous trends, according to a study published Thursday.…

New COVID Strain May be More Contagious Than Omicron, WHO Says – NBC Chicago

The more contagious omicron subvariant BA.2 has become the dominant COVID-19 strain in the U.S., but international health experts are putting an increased focus on a new hybrid variant that…

BA.2 Omicron Subvariant Is Dominant COVID Strain in Chicago, Top Doctor Says – NBC Chicago

The BA.2 omicron subvariant is accounting for more than half the COVID-19 cases across Chicago as of Thursday, as the city continues to monitor the widespread strain, according to the…

Russia-Ukraine crisis will put even more strain on the global food supply, driving up prices of wheat and corn around the world – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) The crisis between Russia, Ukraine, the US and the European Union threatens to put even more strain on the global food supply, driving up prices of wheat, corn…