Hospital saluted for critical, expanded care | Editorials

Rose Blan

Those of us who have lived around here for a while have grown accustomed to seeing construction cranes and trailers at the local hospital. As the community has grown steadily, so has Bozeman Deaconess Hospital with almost continuous expansion.

And it hasn’t just been more rooms for patients and office space for health care providers. The growth has come with new technology that enables the hospital to meet a widening

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Spanish nurses witness grim solitude of COVID-19

Rose Blan

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — For nurse Marta Fernández, the fall resurgence of COVID-19 in Spain has been less traumatic in medical terms than during the initial spring outbreak.

But seeing her patients die in the Barcelona hospital where she works, without visits from family or friends, forced into grim solitude by the coronavirus, was no easier.

“The worst thing about this pandemic is seeing how patients deal alone with the

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What’s New in iOS 14.3: ProRAW Support for iPhone 12 Pro, Shortcuts Icon Changes, Cardio Fitness Features, and More

Rose Blan

Apple this afternoon briefly released the first betas of iOS and iPadOS 14.3 before pulling the updates again, but during the time the software was available, some people were still able to download it and have been digging into the features.

ProRAW Support

As noted on the MacRumors forums, iOS 14.3 introduces the ProRAW format for the iPhone 12 Pro and ‌iPhone 12 Pro‌ Max. Apple introduced ProRAW when announcing

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Unique fitness and therapy academy opens in Rome Township | Business

Rose Blan

ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio — An NBA player working on his moves, a 57-year-old man receiving therapy for bone spurs and a pre-teen girl practicing her jump shot all may be found in the same building.

On Friday, Complex7 and Boombox Academy, the vision of owners Scott and Leslie Thomas and fitness director Chris Lane, had its grand opening at 9561 County Road 107, Proctorville, Ohio.

“We thought that with Chris’

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Personalized Medicine Market, 2029

Rose Blan

DUBLIN, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Personalized Medicine – Scientific & Commercial Aspects” report from Jain PharmaBiotech has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The concept of personalized medicine described in this report remains remains the best way to integrate new technologies such as nanobiotechnology for improving healthcare.

Increase in efficacy and safety of treatment by individualizing it has benefits in financial terms. Information is presented to show that

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Hyderabad dentist dies of heart attack weeks after rescue | Hyderabad News

Rose Blan

HYDERABAD: A city-based dentist, Dr Behjat Hussain, who was abducted for ransom, and later rescued by Cyberabad police on October 28 in a dramatic operation, died of cardiac arrest on Wednesday morning.
“The dentist was suffering from shock and trauma since he came back and wasn’t being able to get over that a family member was behind it. he was in shock,” said a police officer probing the case.
While
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State hospital employees call for COVID-19 emergency plan in petition to administrators

Rose Blan

The Oregon State Hospital didn’t have a patient test positive for coronavirus until eight months into the pandemic. But some staff members are concerned that administrators still don’t have a plan, nor enough staff, to handle a COVID-19 outbreak at the psychiatric facility.

Union leaders from the state hospital sent out a petition to staff earlier this week, asking them to hold hospital administrators accountable and come up with a

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Sleep Apnea Questionnaires Before Bariatric Surgery: A Coin Toss?

Rose Blan

Researchers have compared the ability of four self-reported questionnaires to predict moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery and conclude that two tools — STOP-BANG and NO-OSAS — “may be preferable.”

The other two — No-Apnea and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) — were not found to be of use.

However, one expert thinks the accuracy of all these self-reported questionnaires in predicting

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Fitness & Organics Announces an Attractive Discount on All Orders over $100

Rose Blan

Fitness and Organics announces a 25 percent discount on all orders above $100
for a limited period.

Fitness and Organics, the leading fitness hub for finding information about innovative fitness, health, and wellness products, has announced a discount of 25 percent on all orders above $100. Fitness enthusiasts can buy workout apparel, tech products, and health and wellness optimization tools at a discounted price and save handsomely.

“At Fitness and

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers receive $5 million NIH grant to study HIV and HPV cancers in Africa

Rose Blan

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November 13, 2020–(BRONX, NY)–A team of scientists from Albert Einstein College of Medicine has received a five-year, $4.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a research center to investigate HIV- and human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers in Africa.

The HIV-Associated HPV-related Malignancies Research Center will build on Einstein-led efforts that have already improved research,

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Scotland’s top dentist says patients shouldn’t be forced into private treatment

Rose Blan

People in need of dental treatment should not be put in the “invidious position” of being forced to pay for private treatment because of a backlog of NHS appointments due to the coronavirus shutdown, Scotland’s chief dental officer has said.



a man and woman preparing food in a kitchen


© A dentist treating a patient while in PPE.


Tom Ferris, who has come in for criticism from NHS dentists over a lack of communication about why they had to

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Venezuelans risk Covid to care for relatives in the hospital

Rose Blan

CARACAS, Venezuela—Leaning against a hospital wall for balance, Elena Suazo wiggled each foot into blue protective pants. Then she slipped her arms into a surgical gown and snapped on white rubber gloves, finally ready to enter the COVID-19 wing.

Suazo is not a nurse. She is a cafeteria worker at a kindergarten in Venezuela’s capital.

But she is also a loving daughter; her 76-year-old father, sick with the virus, waited

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51-year-old mom who carried daughter’s baby as surrogate delivers healthy girl

Rose Blan

A 51-year-old mother just gave her daughter a major gift by giving birth to her baby. Julie Loving acted as the gestational surrogate for her daughter, Breanna Lockwood. 

CBS News spoke to Loving and Lockwood last month, as the women prepared to welcome Lockwood’s daughter into the world.

After several rounds of IVF and suffering multiple miscarriages, Lockwood’s doctor asked if she would consider surrogacy as an option to have

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Reinventing Fitness with Jubilee Ace Sports Academy

Rose Blan

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Las Vegas, USA, Nov. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With the coronavirus pandemic going on globally, health and fitness clubs are forced to close down and implement a new set of rules to adhere to the current global crisis. But this hasn’t stopped Jubilee Ace Sports Academy from providing premium health and fitness support to expats in Singapore.

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Hartford Hospital doctor kickstarts book club with colleagues to alleviate pandemic stress

Rose Blan

(WTNH) — The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t come with a set of instructions. As the hospitals began to fill, it was all hands on deck. Hartford Hospital Doctor Michael Hallisey joined his colleagues on the front lines.

What jumped out at him was the toll it was taking on them; dealing with a deadly virus that quite frankly, we didn’t know too much about.

“These are people who are facing the

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Dentist jailed for seeing Perth clients during mandatory coronavirus self-quarantine

Rose Blan

A Perth dentist has been sentenced to two months’ immediate jail for breaching COVID-19 quarantine requirements and treating 41 patients despite knowing the health risk posed by the virus.

During sentencing in the Joondalup Magistrates Court, Magistrate Matthew Walton told Natalia Nairn her offending constituted a “contemptible disregard” for the rules.

He said she could have been responsible for spreading the virus through the community.

“The offender did pose a

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How Mass General Brigham Plans To Dismantle Racism In And Outside Hospital Walls

Rose Blan

Mass General Brigham is out with a plan to dismantle racism within its 12-hospital network. The project, called “United Against Racism,” includes changes in leadership, culture and patient care. It also expands efforts to address hunger, housing and job opportunities outside hospital walls.

“We want this to be a major change in the culture of our organization,” says Dr. Tom Sequist, MGB’s chief equity officer, “that we think about equity

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Maryland governor adds coronavirus restrictions as cases surge across Washington region

Rose Blan

Effective at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Maryland restaurants must reduce indoor dining capacity from 75 percent to 50 percent. A new health advisory urges a 25-person cap on indoor gatherings. The governor also issued a heightened travel advisory that warns against visiting states with high rates of infections, ruling out nonessential travel to 35 states.

“We’re now seeing widespread community transmission,” Hogan said. “More people are getting infected with the virus,

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Researchers engineer tiny, shape-changing machines that deliver medicine to the GI tract | NSF

Rose Blan


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Researchers engineer tiny, shape-changing machines that deliver medicine to the GI tract


‘Theragrippers’ are inspired by a parasitic worm that clamps onto its host’s intestines

When an open theragripper is exposed to body temperatures, it closes on the intestinal wall.

November 12, 2020

Inspired by a parasitic worm that digs its sharp teeth into its host’s intestines, Johns Hopkins University researchers have designed tiny, star-shaped

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