The Best Bikes for Kids That Are Chic, Speedy & Safe

National Bike Month ain’t over yet, people. (What? You didn’t know that was a thing?) And as such, it’s high time your kids put the pedal to the, um, shoe — and got moving. In fact, now that the sun is making a more frequent appearance, it’s a great time to hop off the stationary

Researchers propose direct PET image reconstruction network

Positron emission tomography (PET), an advanced medical imaging technique, has been widely used in various clinical applications, including tumor detection and neurologic disorders. Reducing the radiotracer dose could decrease the patient’s radiation exposure in PET imaging. However, it could also increase the noise and then affect the image quality. Researchers from the Shenzhen Institutes of

Air filters shown to improve breathing in children with asthma

(HealthDay)—Daily use of a fine particulate matter air filtration device can significantly improve airway mechanics and reduce airway resistance in children with asthma, according to a study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics. Xiaoxing Cui, Ph.D., of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and colleagues performed a double-blind study

New algorithm developed that helps curb COVID-19 infection

One of the most effective measures for containing the transmission of a virus is to identify who an infected person has been in contact and/or crossed paths with, mainly during incubation periods. Aiming to reduce the likelihood of a re-emergence of the pandemic when normal routines resume, Carmetry, a company at the UMH Scientific Park,

No new virus deaths in Ireland for first time 10 weeks

Ireland recorded no new deaths from the coronavirus on Monday for the first time since March 11, when the first fatalities were announced. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called it a “significant milestone”, adding on Twitter: “This is a day of hope. We will prevail.” The announcement came one week after Ireland, which has suffered 1,606

Using wastewater to monitor COVID-19

A recent review paper from an international research group involving Hokkaido University and the University of Yamanashi in Japan shows how wastewater could provide a useful tool for monitoring COVID-19 and highlights the further research needed to develop this as a viable method for tracking virus outbreaks. This research was published in Science of the

As summer starts, sun safety slashes skin cancer risk

(HealthDay)—With many beaches and parks opening in time for Memorial Day, the American Cancer Society is reminding people to practice sun safety. Overexposing yourself to the sun increases your risk for skin cancer, which is the most common cancer in the United States, with almost 5.5 million cases each year. That’s more than breast, colon,

How to make no-knead bread at home in lockdown

Feel a bit left out of the bread baking phenomenon going on right now? Well, we have the easiest recipe for you to try at home – and it doesn’t involve any kneading (notoriously the toughest part to perfect). This recipe only requires five ingredients, a bit of mixing, waiting then baking. Follow the video

This is the best time of day to take a nap

Thomas Edison did it. Margaret Thatcher did it. Eleanor Roosevelt did it. Leonardo da Vinci did it. For those of you who think naps are only for young children, we and the aforementioned legends would beg to differ. “Sleep makes us more productive, creative, less stressed and much healthier and happier. Even a 20-minute nap

COVID-19: In case of disturbances of the coagulation system of the blood thinner, do not settle – Naturopathy naturopathy specialist portal

COVID-19: blood thinners do not settle In scientific studies, it has shown a close connection between the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2-induced disease COVID-19, and coagulation disorders. In addition, it was found that many patients who are severely Ill thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Experts underline the fact that heart patients should not stop your blood thinners. A long