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These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize

In hospitals around the world, the snakelike duodenoscope is regarded as an indispensable tool for diagnosing and treating diseases of the pancreas and bile ducts. But these fiber-optic devices have a remarkable drawback: Although they are inserted into the upper part of the small intestine through the mouth and constantly reused, they cannot be sterilized… Read More »

Trying to get pregnant? Follow these tips to help you increase your chances of conceiving

Advertorial When people start trying for a baby they don’t normally think about it too much. They just start, thinking it will be quite easy to conceive, some even expect it to happen very quickly. While indeed, conception might happen quite quickly, for many people it doesn’t, and for some people getting pregnant is not… Read More »

Try These 8 Foods that Give You Energy

Eggs are among 8 healthy foods that provide natural energy support. We could all use a little more energy as we move through our busy schedules and routines. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to pour an afternoon cup of coffee to get through the post-lunch slump, but we have a better solution: incorporating key… Read More »

Upper body feeling stiff? These shoulder and arm posture exercises could help

Feeling stiff from exercise or want to improve your posture? Week four of our Resistance Stretching series with exercise therapist Lucia Farina from London fitness studio FRAME focuses on the shoulder and chest muscles.  Learning how to stretch properly is important to reduce your risk of injury, quicken muscle recovery, improve flexibility and posture. This week you will… Read More »