Read article – Features comments by Lisa Adams MED ’90, associate dean for global health and associate professor of medicine, in an article speculating that New Hampshire may be particularly susceptible to a second wave of COVID-19 due to low rates of infections since the pandemic’s outbreak. (Picked up by the Valley News.)
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Read article – Features an interview with Marcus Shaker, associate professor of pediatrics, medicine, and community and family medicine. During the interview, Shaker discusses ways that health care workers can prevent burnout. “Burnout can be insidious, and everyone is at risk, especially when dealing with heightened stress during the pandemic,” Shaker said.
Read article – An article about the rising cases of COVID-19 in the United States. The piece mentions that a team from Dartmouth created a tool that tracks how many new cases communities are seeing each day as well as how quickly the overall caseload is rising each week.
Read article – An article reporting that a study conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine and the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at Northwestern University found that HIV may affect the brain’s ability to process sound. Measuring brain waves using the frequency-following response (FFR) technique, the researchers determined that certain speech cues were disrupted in HIV-positive adults even though they performed normally on hearing tests.
Read article – Quotes Jay Buckey, professor of medicine and adjunct professor of engineering, in a feature story about a study he conducted with colleagues from the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at Northwestern University. The study found that patients with HIV suffer from an inability to effectively process sound. “Initially, we thought we’d find that HIV affects the ear, but what seems to be affected is the brain’s ability to process sound,” says Buckey. (Similar coverage in Technology Networks.)
Read article – A feature story about a New Hampshire COVID-19 study conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine and the University of New Hampshire. The study found that Democrats and Republicans are reacting differently to the ongoing pandemic and economic reopening in New Hampshire—a divide that could make responding to the crisis more difficult. (Picked up by Manchester Ink Link.)
Read article – Continued coverage of a COVID-19 study conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine and the University of New Hampshire. The New Hampshire-based study explored differences of opinion about the pandemic in the state and how the divide between Democrats and Republicans could make responding to the crisis more difficult.
Read article – An article discussing issues to consider when visiting grandparents and people older than 65 as communities reopen during the pandemic. The article mentions that people should pay attention to infection rates where they live and that detailed information about local areas is available in national trackers such as the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care.
Read article – Quotes Stewart Tepper, professor of neurology, in an article about an intranasal dry powder formulation of dihydroergotamine, which outperformed other formulations of the drug for the treatment of migraine pain.