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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 »