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Apple-backed Stanford study suggests iPhone, Apple Watch could remotely monitor heart patients’ frailty

iPhones and Apple Watches could enable at-home assessment of cardiovascular disease patients’ frailty via sensor data and an app-guided version of the six-minute walk test (6MWT), a traditionally clinic-based assessment of a person’s functional capacity, according to data published yesterday in PLoS One. Conducted by Stanford University researchers and funded by Apple, the study provided 110… Read More »

The EU could open up a ‘Pandora’s box’ of vaccine nationalism if it restricts exports, professor says

The European Union could open up a “Pandora’s box” if it decides to restrict exports of coronavirus vaccines, a political analyst told CNBC last week. Vaccination drives in the 27-member bloc have been hindered by production issues. Anglo-Swedish firm AstraZeneca earlier this year cut its first-quarter target from 90 million doses to 30 million doses.… Read More »

Antibody injections could become more affordable with new production method

Antibody injections are a highly desirable treatment for people with chronic diseases such as cancer, psoriasis, Crohn’s disease and arthritis. And recently, antibodies have been in the news as a promising treatment for severe cases of COVID-19. But the costly, time-consuming manufacturing process to produce antibodies prevents these treatments from being accessible to most patients.… Read More »

Canada didn’t need to lose 22,000 to COVID. Here’s what could have saved them

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada This month marks a full year since Canada saw its first major lockdowns as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what we should have done differently Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Mar 10, 2021  •  37 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  49 Comments Article… Read More »

US HIV infections could drop by 94% before 2030, if treatment is prioritised

Modelling estimates suggest that new HIV infections in the US could be reduced by as much as 94% before 2030, if the current HIV prevention budget is spent more efficiently. Priorities would be linking those diagnosed with HIV to care, ensuring that they receive treatment and getting them to the point of viral suppression. Less… Read More »