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Telehealth can increase nurse workloads, study shows

A study published in the Western Journal of Nursing Research found that patients using at-home monitoring systems for blood glucose and blood pressure levels received almost twice as many “nursing activities” as patients who received usual care.  In other words, relying on telehealth to manage Type 2 diabetes and hypertension could heighten nurse workloads.  At… Read More »

Pfizer’s Early Data Shows Coronavirus Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective

The drug maker Pfizer announced on Monday that an early analysis of its coronavirus vaccine trial suggested the vaccine was robustly effective in preventing Covid-19, a promising development as the world has waited anxiously for any positive news about a pandemic that has killed more than 1.2 million people. Pfizer, which developed the vaccine with… Read More »

Case of Ontario man who ignored COVID-19 quarantine order shows challenges of crucial contact tracing

Article content continued The public-health department of Peel region west of Toronto said Wednesday it typically manages to reach contacts within 24 to 48 hours of a case being identified. At the peak of the pandemic the unit had 237 staff doing contact tracing, though that number had dwindled to 190 by the end of… Read More »

Time-restricted diets (Intermittent fasting) best way to lose weight, study shows – Times of India

Restricting eating and non-eating hours is a primary feature of intermittent fasting, something which a lot of weight watchers swear by. Backed by celebrities as well, intermittent fasting is also known to promote other health benefits such as improve glucose sensitivity, motor coordination, sleep cycle, reduce liver fat, boost metabolism, brain health and in the… Read More »