2019 novel coronavirus

Study comparing surgical masks and N95 raises concern

Study comparing surgical masks and N95 raises concern

A randomized trial indicating that surgical masks are not inferior to N95 masks in protecting healthcare workers from COVID-19 has drawn international criticism. The study’s lead author is John Conly, MD, an infectious disease specialist and professor at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Alberta Health Services. The results …

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Virtual yoga program appears to improve IBS symptoms

Virtual yoga program appears to improve IBS symptoms

An online yoga program appears to be effective, feasible and safe for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new report. Participants reported decreases in IBS-related symptoms and improvements in quality of life, fatigue, and perceived stress. “IBS affects more than 15% to 20% of the North American population, and despite our advances …

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