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Coronavirus: Doctor reveals breathing technique that could help relieve COVID-19 symptoms

COVID-19 reports make for harrowing reading, with patients recounting the gruelling stages of their symptoms. More often than not, the symptoms involve intense coughing episodes and trouble breathing. This is because COVID-19 is a respiratory infection so the lungs are hit hardest by the pathogen. It is easy to feel like there is nothing you… Read More »

Complex Hydrogel Structures to Host Living Cells Printed Using New Technique

Hydrogels are one of the hottest materials in biomedical research these days, as anyone following this publication will attest to. They’re biocompatible, have the squishy consistency of soft tissues, and they can be tinkered with to host living cells, deliver drugs, and hopefully one day serve as replacements for diseased tissues and organs. Hydrogels’ unique… Read More »

New CT imaging technique could help halt pre-term births

A new technique—electromyometrial imaging—can display a color-coded, three-dimensional picture of uterine contractions, potentially giving clues to early births. The new approach, developed by scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Researchers say the importance of the technique is that the 3D pictures may help physicians identify contractions that could lead to… Read More »