FDA Clears New Insulin Pump and Algorithm-Based Software to Support Enhanced Automatic Insulin Delivery

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the Beta Bionics iLet ACE Pump and the iLet Dosing Decision Software for people six years of age and older with type 1 diabetes. These two devices, along with a compatible FDA-cleared integrated continuous glucose monitor (iCGM), will form a new system called the iLet Bionic Pancreas. This new automated insulin dosing (AID) system uses an algorithm to determine and command insulin delivery.“Today’s action will provide theContinue…

Click here to continue!

The Potential and Challenges of Mucosal COVID-19 Vaccines | NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

In November 2022, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) co-hosted a virtual workshop on the importance and challenges of developing mucosal vaccines for SARS-COV-2. The highlights of this workshop have now been published as a report in npj Vaccines.Although vaccines currently available for COVID-19 are usually effective at preventing severe disease, hospitalizations and death, researchers recognize the need for improvement. A vaccine more effective at preventing transmission or infection with SARS-CoV-2 couldContinue…

Click here to continue!

Building a Corsi-Rosenthal Air Filter Box for the first time

Corsi-Rosenthal box

It took me about 50 minutes to build this Corsi-Rosenthal air filter box with parts from Home Depot here in Toronto. It’s a 20″ box fan, four 20″x20″x1″ 3M 1900 air filters (1″ deep), some duct tape and cardboard. The cardboard came from the fan’s box and from a grocery delivery, so you can use just about cardboard you’ve got around. The shroud has a 15″ diameter hole, as suggested by David Elfstrom on Twitter;Continue…

Click here to continue!

Smokers who switch to vaping may take up healthier routines, new UW study shows | The Seattle Times – With Commentary by K. Sis. Lasher

Woman Vaping

Rick Kosterman, a UW researcher, would never say that vaping is good.But a new University of Washington study shows smokers who switch to e-cigarettes may have more opportunities for healthier choices. That doesn’t mean vaping is healthful, researchers said, but for people who already smoke (and aren’t able to quit) it can be associated with healthy routines. Source: Smokers who switch to vaping may take up healthier routines, new UW study shows | The SeattleContinue…

Click here to continue!

Mobile Ticket – Virtual Queue Management

Empower your customers by allowing them to queue virtually using their phone, eliminating the pain of waiting in line

Source: Mobile Ticket – Virtual Queue Management