Tag Archives: People

New Covid-19 cases are declining across the US, official says, but that could quickly change if people aren’t careful

Trends are now “going in the right direction,” said Adm. Brett Giroir, the Trump administration physician overseeing US coronavirus testing, attributing the decline in part to safety protocols such as masks and social distancing. The daily average number official new coronavirus cases reported in the US has been declining for weeks. Cases over the past… Read More »

Health of people with dementia dealt a severe blow by coronavirus lockdown

People with dementia have suffered an alarming deterioration in their health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, a stark new report warns today. EOPLE with dementia have suffered an alarming deterioration in their health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, a stark new report warns today. Lockdown and the closure of vital day services and… Read More »

Peloton Just Broke Its Record for Most People Streaming a Live Class

A bike ride of 23,000 people just happened, and it doesn’t even break social distancing measures. Peloton reports it set a company record on April 22 for the most people streaming a single live class, according to Bloomberg. The home-fitness cycling company reports about 23,000 people streamed a class lead by Peloton vice president and… Read More »

How wearable robots are helping people with paralysis walk again

Currently, about 30,000 people with paralysis are candidates for exoskeletons, and the number is growing by about 18,000 every year. Increasing usage approvals for exoskeletons in the medical industry have encouraged companies to invest more toward research and development. ReWalk Wearable robots are helping people with paralysis walk again. Over the last few years, there… Read More »