How much exercise is too much?

How much exercise is too much?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made many of us reevaluate our health and take up new exercise regimes. Running and cycling have become increasingly popular as activities that can be carried out by most people without much equipment, while observing social…

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What happens when the ICU is full?

What happens when the ICU is full?

COVID-19 outbreaks are often followed by headlines saying that intensive care units (ICUs) have hit capacity. But what does it really mean for an ICU to be full? In normal times, ICUs typically run at roughly 70% to 80% capacity,…

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When is someone old?

When is someone old?

Populations around the world are living longer lives than was the norm just a few decades ago, presenting governments with significant challenges in terms of caring for their growing elderly populations. According to a new study published in PLOS ONE,…

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