Monthly Archives: June 2020

Can a disturbance in pre-COVID routines disrupt sleep patterns? – Medical News Bulletin

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Freestyle Libre 14-day sensor reduces diabetes management costs – Medical News Bulletin

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How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting cancer clinical trials? – Medical News Bulletin

A new study investigates how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting patient enrollment in cancer clinical trials.  Clinical trials are an integral part of health research, and they have led to the development of treatments for many diseases.  The purpose of clinical trials is to test the effectiveness and safety of potential treatments on people.  In…

Promising results from first human trial of a COVID-19 vaccine – Medical News Bulletin

Chinese researchers report on the first human trial of a candidate vaccine for COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccine urgently required for long-term pandemic solution SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic, has spread rapidly around the world since the first infections were reported at the end of 2019. The WHO situation report at the beginning of May…

Link between heart health and brain health identified – Medical News Bulletin

In the 21st century, global health has seen a drastic shift in the incidence of diseases affecting the human population. In early 2000, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported the top 10 global causes of death to be primarily communicable, or infectious, diseases. However, this changed in 2016 when over 71% of global deaths occurred…

Could limiting screens at school be beneficial? – Medical News Bulletin

A new study examines how American middle and high schools are limiting students’ phone usage and looks into the potential benefits of limiting screens at school. As smartphones become more common, the number of children and teenagers using smartphones continues to increase.  Smartphones can be beneficial for youths in some ways, as they can help…