5 Must-Haves to Put in Your Schoolchild's Bag

5 Must-Haves to Put in Your Schoolchild's Bag

September 23, 2018

It’s funny how time flies by so fast. It’s back-to-school season!

Ensuring that your children are equipped with everything they need to learn and have a great day in school can be overwhelming – from sorting their back-to-school supplies to making sure that their uniform still fits, and preparing their school bags.

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Fight Against Viruses During Autumn: Important Tips for You and Your Family

Fight Against Viruses During Autumn: Important Tips for You and Your Family

September 16, 2018

Two weeks to go and fall is here! What’s not to love about this beautiful season? Autumn is the most colorful season as it makes every lake look like an oil painting! And because it’s getting colder, you have more reasons to fill your tummy with your favorite comfort food. Most of all, there’s nothing like the smell of crisp air on the open road.

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Summer Camp Sanitation: How to Stay and Feel Clean

Summer Camp Sanitation: How to Stay and Feel Clean

August 15, 2018

Camping – a beloved summer activity – is such an awesome idea. It’s a perfect opportunity to be one with nature, get your most needed digital detox, take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city life, and spend a wonderful time with your friends or family while enjoying the campfire – roasting some marshmallows and hotdogs. Yum!

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Sono month in Review

Sono month in Review

August 03, 2018

Past month was full of significant news and publications. A number of researches and advances have been made in the sphere of ultrasound-based diagnostics and therapy, starting from cancer study to Parkinson's disease research. So, taking into consideration the overload of daily news feed we have carefully selected some of the news, that will definitely interest you.

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Summer Bacterial Infections And How to Prevent Them

Summer Bacterial Infections And How to Prevent Them

August 03, 2018

Hello, summer! It’s the season for beach outings, street parties, family holidays, vacations, and so many other fun activities. But before you go out in the sun, ride with the waves, enjoy the street foods, or travel overseas, you should know about some health hazards common during summer. One of which is a bacterial infection.

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Beach Hygiene Tips: Stay Safe During Your Trip

Beach Hygiene Tips: Stay Safe During Your Trip

July 23, 2018

There’s no activity more fun and relaxing than to soak some sunrays, cool down in the water, make some cute little structures out of the sand, and hear the therapeutic splashing sound of the waves.

Unfortunately, the reality is that it’s not always fun.

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5 Ways Chiropractors and Practitioners Can Cut Costs and Stay Competitive

5 Ways Chiropractors and Practitioners Can Cut Costs and Stay Competitive

July 10, 2018

As a devoted practitioner, you want to grow your practice and still provide reliable, patient-focused chiropractic and medical services all the time. But if the money is going out faster than it’s coming in, it could mean that your practice’s profitability is going down the drain.

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How to Elevate your Services: Tips for medical practitioners

How to Elevate your Services: Tips for medical practitioners

June 21, 2018

Providing customer satisfaction is a huge challenge among many medical practitioners. The reason is that healthcare “customers” are very different from that of any other industry because these people usually come to your clinic afraid and anxious.

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Medical Gels Types and Differences

Medical Gels Types and Differences

June 19, 2018

Medical gels are routinely used in clinical practice, particularly during physical exams and diagnostic procedures.These are specially formulated gels that could serve many purposes.

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Ultrasound Checkups During Pregnancy: 101

Ultrasound Checkups During Pregnancy: 101

May 25, 2018

More than identifying the gender of the baby, ultrasounds are used to detect potential problems and ensure that the baby is developing properly. This article gives an overview about the importance of prenatal ultrasound and what moms should expect each time they undergo the procedure.

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E. Coli: Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

E. Coli: Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

May 14, 2018

A person can be exposed to E. coli through food contamination, including raw vegetables and undercooked meat (especially ground beef). Healthy adults normally recover from the infection after a week of treatment but children and older adults may suffer more and increase their risk of developing a life-threatening disease called “hemolytic uremic syndrome” a form of kidney failure.

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Sanitizer Gels and Sprays: Alternatives? (3 DIY receipts included)

Sanitizer Gels and Sprays: Alternatives? (3 DIY receipts included)

April 23, 2018

When washing your hands with soap and water isn’t an option, hand sanitizer sprays and disinfecting wipes are the best way to control the spread of bacteria. The use of these products is more common in the healthcare settings because not only is it more convenient, it is also generally more effective at killing microorganisms.

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How Ultrasound Works: Mystery Revealed for Ordinary Mortals

How Ultrasound Works: Mystery Revealed for Ordinary Mortals

April 13, 2018

Fast forward to the present times, the ultrasound machine has become a major imaging device used by healthcare professionals to view the internal organs of the body, from blood vessels to the kidneys, liver, and many more. Rapid technological advances provided further improvements to the machine, enhancing image quality from bistable to grayscale and now colored, and from still images to real-time moving images.

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Skin Bacteria and Fungi also Love Your GYM

Skin Bacteria and Fungi also Love Your GYM

March 26, 2018

But just like other public places, gyms are germ hotspots too. In case you didn’t know, the typical free weights have 362 times more bacteria than a toilet seat! And the treadmill you’re running on? It has 74 times more bacteria than a typical public bathroom faucet. That’s pretty gross, isn’t it?

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What Can You Use Instead of Ultrasound Gel – Alternatives?

What Can You Use Instead of Ultrasound Gel – Alternatives?

February 22, 2018

Diagnostic ultrasound utilizes high-frequency sound waves to produce images of body internal organs and soft tissues. But sound waves don’t travel very well through the air, thus, the need for some ultrasound gel. This formula serves as a conductive medium that covers tiny pockets of air in the skin, enabling a tight bond between the skin and the transducer. While a specialized type of gel is used for this procedure, there are many substitutes that serve the same purpose.

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Traveling a Lot? Protect Yourself During the Most Active Flu Season

Traveling a Lot? Protect Yourself During the Most Active Flu Season

February 17, 2018

While exciting adventures and breathtaking views await travelers this 2018, the ongoing flu season would also want to join for a ride. According to the latest Update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this year marks the most number of people affected by influenza throughout the United States since 2009 – killing 37 children and affecting 74,562 more people, majority of whom are senior citizens and baby boomers.

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7 Uses of Medical Grade Disinfecting Wipes Every Person Should Know About

7 Uses of Medical Grade Disinfecting Wipes Every Person Should Know About

January 27, 2018

Germs are everywhere – at home, in school, in the office, at restaurants, even during travel! They thrive on our cellphones and laptopsdoor knobsstair railselevator buttonsTV remotes, ATMs and surprisingly gas pump handles. Even medical facilities are not foolproof from these disgusting, illness-causing microorganisms.

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How Ultrasound is Used in Veterinary

How Ultrasound is Used in Veterinary

December 20, 2017

Ultrasound is a non-invasive way to diagnose the patient, it has no side-effects, is actually cheaper and saves time compared to other imaging modalities for both serious cases and when minor health issues come up. If the animal swallows something that can harm its inner organs, the vet can immediately echo the patient and identify what kind of treatment it needs.

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5 Things that Can Damage Transducers and How to Prevent it

5 Things that Can Damage Transducers and How to Prevent it

November 05, 2017

Ultrasound transducers are highly-specialized machines that are critical in diagnosing various patient conditions and helping facilitate their treatment. Given that inaccurate or, worse, faulty readings can result in providing the wrong treatment to a patient, it's imperative that an ultrasound transducer is always in optimal condition.

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