Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Spinal surgeon: How the coronavirus pandemic affects posture

As offices shuttered near the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many grew accustomed to working from home. However these altered routines and workspace arrangements resulted in different postures for many, one spinal and neck surgeon recently noted. Punching away at laptops while hunched over and sitting on the couch or bed can create an opportunity… Read More »

Study of Coronavirus in Pregnant Women Finds Striking Racial Differences

Black, Hispanic and Latino pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as their white counterparts to have been exposed to the coronavirus, according to data collected from nearly 1,300 women between April and June. The findings, which have not been published in a scientific journal, were based on tests for coronavirus antibodies, which… Read More »

A New Generation of Coronavirus Tests Is Coming. Here’s What to Expect.

Researchers around the world are working on the next generation of coronavirus tests that give answers in less than an hour, without onerous equipment or highly trained personnel. The latest so-called point-of-care tests, which could be done in a doctor’s office or even at home, would be a welcome upgrade from today’s status quo: uncomfortable… Read More »