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What's hot and what's not

What's hot and what's not – July 2021. 



New research from Syracuse University indicates 4 0 % of US physicians plan to continue virtual appointments after the pandemic.


Virtual reality

An integrative review in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences examines the effectiveness of using virtual reality to train healthcare providers in empathy.




Researchers in Africa report that the number of female malaria mosquitoes collected in huts declines progressively as the floor is moved further away from the ground.




Scientists have developed a pacifier-based biosensor that tracks real-time glucose levels in saliva. It could ultimately help diagnose and treat diabetes in babies.




Researchers hope for new drugs and vaccine targets after mapping in unprecedented cellular detail the genetic changes malaria parasites go through as they prepare to infect people.



Caffeine can improve the ability to stay awake, but has little impact on preventing procedural errors, according to a new paper from Michigan State University.


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