Jeffrey Bergstrand, professor of finance, said the just-passed Phase Three package should be sufficient to stabilize the economy and emphasized the need for Phase Four, which he said “will bring some stimulus to aggregate demand if there is a government infrastructure program put in place.”Read more
The mask extenders created by the Innovation Hub staff reduce the pressure behind the ears, affording the user an increased measure of comfort.Read more
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has created an online course that specifically addresses the most serious reported symptoms from COVID-19. The course is available to all nurses, at no charge, to provide vital resources during this challenging time.
Daily life during a pandemic means social distancing and finding new ways to remotely connect with friends, family and co-workers. And as we communicate online and by text, artificial intelligence could play a role in keeping our conversations on track, according to new Cornell University research.Read more
A new study published in pre-print by The American Journal of Gastroenterology is the first analysis of gastrointestinal symptoms reported by COVID-19 patients with mild disease rather than those with moderate or critical illness and finds a unique sub-group with low severity disease marked by presence of digestive symptoms, most notably diarrhea. The authors from Union Hospital and Tongji Medical College in Wuhan, China report that among some of the patients included in the study, these digestive symptoms, particularly diarrhea, were the presentation of COVID-19, and were only later, or never, present with respiratory symptoms or fever.Read more
Cedars-Sinai has joined an international effort to test an experimental antiviral drug as a potential treatment for COVID-19 (coronavirus). The institution expects to enroll its first clinical trial participant this week.Read more
They provide a critical service to thousands of seniors and people with disabilities, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, the average home health aide in New Jersey earns just $25,000 per year.Read more