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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 »

How Much Weight Did We Gain During Lockdowns? 2 Pounds a Month, Study Hints

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Vaccine Rollout Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story How Much Weight Did We Gain During Lockdowns? 2 Pounds a Month, Study Hints Many Americans know they’ve put on weight during the pandemic, but… Read More »

Landmark Study Finds Masks Are Ineffective

The first randomized controlled trial1,2 to assess the effectiveness of surgical face masks against SARS-CoV-2 infection specifically — which journals initially refused to publish — is finally seeing the light of day. The so-called “Danmask-19 Trial,” published November 18, 2020, in the Annals of Internal Medicine,3 included 3,030 individuals assigned to wear a surgical face… Read More »

Tens of thousands of COVID-19 infections linked to Trump rallies: study

Loading the player… Many have suspected that President Donald Trump‘s large campaign events were contributing to the spread of coronavirus across the country. Turns out that’s just the case, based on information found in a new study linking COVID-19 infections and deaths to events on the campaign trail. Researchers at Stanford University released a new… Read More »

MGH-led study shows light therapy is safe

Light therapy is safe and has measurable effects in the brain, according to a pioneering study  by researchers from the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Senior investigators Rajiv Gupta, director of the Ultra-High Resolution Volume CT Lab at MGH, and Benjamin Vakoc at the Wellman Center led the study, which was… Read More »