Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
02 June, 2020

This week: How the coronavirus could be prevented from invading a host cell - Telehealth in cancer during COVID-19 - Global health infection control reform - and more.

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How the coronavirus could be prevented from invading a host cell

How might the novel coronavirus be prevented from entering a host cell in an effort to thwart infection? A team of biomedical scientists has made a discovery that points to a solution. - news.ucr.edu

 

As the Need for Telemedicine Increases, So Does the Urgency for Creating Less Intrusive Technology

While the practice of telemedicine is hardly a new concept, there’s no question that the current COVID-19 health care crisis has jump-started this new approach to patient care. Because of the disease,  it’s clear that telemedicine, once viewed as simply a convenience, is now an essential method of treating patients. - managedhealthcareexecutive.com

 

Telehealth in cancer during COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has required rapid adjustments in health service delivery. The Victorian COVID-19 Cancer Network aims to provide support and advice to clinicians and health care services treating cancer patients during the pandemic. - mja.com.au

 

Global healthcare needs infection control reform, say experts

World leaders in infection control and disease prevention convened online at the inaugural iClean 2020 conference on 28 May to discuss innovative infection control reform in hospitals and aged-care facilities in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. - hospitalhealth.com.au

 

Research aims to enhance care networks for end-of-life patients

GP and palliative medicine physician Dr Matthew Grant recognises that the final six months of a person’s life are the most resource-intensive in terms of using the health system. - racgp.org.au

 

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