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

7 Uses of Medical Grade Disinfectant 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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