Uganda Joins African Nations Using Drones to Deliver Life Saving Medical Supplies to More Than 22 Million People

On the 84 remote islands that make up Uganda’s Kalangala District on the surface of Lake Victoria, medical experts are tackling one of Africa’s worst provincial HIV crises with the help of cargo drones. Uganda isn’t alone in the project, as Rwanda and Ghana also use medical supply drones to reach far off communities, and […]

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Post-surgical delirium higher in older adults who exhibit depressive symptoms

Screening for even mild depressive symptoms before hip fracture repair may be helpful in predicting which patients are at higher risk of developing delirium after emergency surgery, according to results of a new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine. The researchers say their findings also add to evidence that symptoms of depression and postoperative […]

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Netflix joins virtual YouTuber boom

Netflix has joined Japan’s booming virtual Youtuber – or VTuber – scene with the launch of an animated character to promote its growing anime streaming offering. N-ko, a “sheep-human lifeform”, is Netflix’s attempt to tap into the appeal of VTubers – characters animated by motion capture that have built a loyal audience on YouTube in […]

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