Coronavirus: Social distancing gap should be greatly increased, MIT researcher says

New research questions established recommendations that individuals should stand six feet away from each other to avoid spreading coronavirus, a news report said Tuesday.

While social distancing measures encourage people to either stay home or, in cases where you need to go o

By By Jack Durschlag | Fox News 4 year ago

Infected but Feeling Fine: The Unwitting Coronavirus Spreaders

As many as 25 percent of people infected with the new coronavirus may not show symptoms, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns — a startlingly high number that complicates efforts to predict the pandemic’s course and strategies to mitigate its spread.

By Matt Richtel contributed reporting. 4 year ago

3-D Printed Casts Offer Patients Customized Solutions for Bone Breaks

The casts, created by Spanish startup Xkelet, are waterproof, itch-proof, easily removed, and can be reused, eliminating the time and cos

By Susan Shepard is a freelance contributor to MD + DI. 5 year ago

Edible Fungus (Edible Products) Market Growing Popularity and Emerging Trends : Xuerong Biotechnology, Ruyiqing, Jiangsu Hualv, HuBei SenYuan

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Singapore PM warns that healthcare spending is rising faster than GDP

The government’s healthcare expenditure exceeds $9b a year.

Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong stressed that even though the government’s healthcare expenditure exceeds $9b a year, it will continue to rise faster than the country’s GDP, according to his speec


Fostering Organizational Collaboration in the Life Sciences

As automation technologies continue to incorporate commercial off the shelf technologies and cybersecurity concerns grow, the need for manufacturers’ Information Technology (IT), Operational Technology (OT) and Quality teams to collaborate grows.

In a PharmTech article, Improving

By Fostering-Organizational-Collaboration-in-the-Life-Sciences 5 year ago

Accenture to Acquire ESP to Help Life Sciences Clients Digitize and Transform Manufacturing Operations


Planned acquisition will expand Accenture’s Industry X.0 capabilities and continue Accenture’s investment in Ireland

Accenture (ACN) has agreed to acquire Enterprise System Partners (ESP), a consulting and manufacturing service

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Tasso Gets $6M For Device That Lets Users Self-Collect Blood Samples

Xconomy Seattle — 

Tasso, a Seattle-based startup that is developing an at-home blood sample collection device, announced Tuesday it has raised $6.1 million from investors. The new money will support its effort to launch sales of the device, Tasso OnDemand, in the

By Tasso-Gets-$6M-For-Device-That-Lets-Users-Self-Collect-Blood-Samples 5 year ago

The Case for CRISPR Babies

In November 2018, a Rubicon was crossed in biomedical science. Chinese researcher He Jiankui announced he had created the first “CRISPR babies”?—?infants whose genomes were edited before they were born. The outcry was swift and scathing. Scientists condemned the experiments

By The-Case-for-CRISPR-Babies 5 year ago

Three ways AI is changing healthcare forever

AI-powered technologies are becoming prevalent across several industries, spanning education, energy, finance and, more recently, healthcare. Over the last few years, the growth in AI technology has empowered healthcare businesses to run more efficiently, better serve patients and members of staf

By Three-ways-AI-is-changing-healthcare-forever 5 year ago