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ProtectivAir Sterilizes Inhaled Air Using UV Light

March 27th, 2020 Cici Zhou Public Health Medi-Immune, a UK firm, recently revealed ProtectivAir, a breathing device that uses UVc light to sterilize inhaled air and protect wearers against airborne pathogens, potentially including SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The device is meant to be used by healthcare staff and others with occupational exposure to airborne pathogens. ProtectivAir consists… Read More »

COVID-19: It worked in Asia. The WHO says it’s crucial. But is Canada still using contact tracing?

The message from Dr. Jeremy Jones, a cardiologist in the Eastern Ontario town of Lindsay, was an urgent call for people to observe social distancing. But it also contained some startling information. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit had just announced that three people at the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ont., had… Read More »

Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide — in 2018, it was responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths.… Read More »

A bunch of people in tech are setting resolutions to spend less time using tech

Getty Images One of the most common resolutions this New Year’s? For many of us, it’s to spend less time staring at a screen, and far more pursuing new hobbies and personal relationships that don’t involve technology. Somewhat ironically, a CNBC search found that top social media sites including Twitter and Facebook are littered with… Read More »