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What Are Some Common Uses Of Polymers In Medicine?

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What Are Some Common Uses Of Polymers In Medicine?

Who said video games can’t be good for your health? In 2011, Joe Landolina and Kenny Mai won the Time Warner Cable Inno/Vention Competion through an innovative look at the common Band-Aid. Landolina and Mai’s award-winning idea involved using plant polymers that would form into an organic gelatinous bandage to stop bleeding, aid in preventing…

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Care After Surgery: Keeping Your Incision Infection Free

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Care After Surgery: Keeping Your Incision Infection Free

Surgery, even in a minimally invasive form, can be a frightening and sobering experience. After the procedure is over, you may have the urge to heave a huge sigh of relief that your medical crisis is over. While you certainly do deserve to celebrate the success of your operation, it is critical that you remain…

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PRK Recovery

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PRK Recovery

When it comes to eye surgery in today’s medical world, LASIK is what comes to most people’s minds. However, before LASIK there was PRK, which stands for photorefractive keratectomy. Still performed on a widespread basis, it differs from LASIK in that instead of cutting open a flap to have access to a patient’s eye, it…

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How To Remove A Tattoo

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How To Remove A Tattoo

If you got a tattoo that you now regret, it’s time to look into the various methods available for effectively removing your tattoo from your body. Perhaps you got your tattoo to symbolize a person in your life who is no longer around, you were drunk when you decided that getting ink would be a…

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What Can You Do If You Hate The Way Your Nose Looks After Rhinoplasty Surgery?

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What Can You Do If You Hate The Way Your Nose Looks After Rhinoplasty Surgery?

There is nothing worse than finally taking off the bandages weeks after having a nose job done, only to find that you hate the results. Many people fall immediately in love with the results of their rhinoplasty surgery, but others might hate the outcome of it. Rhinoplasty procedures do not always go as planned, but…

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Healthcare Distribution: The Life Saving Service You’ve Never Heard Of

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Healthcare Distribution: The Life Saving Service You've Never Heard Of

Healthcare Distribution: The Life Saving Service You’ve Never Heard Of Healthcare Distribution – A Matter Of Life And Death Every day, all across the UK, thousands of elderly, sick and infirm citizens open their doors to receive some very special deliveries: the drugs upon which their lives depend. Throughout the country there are people suffering…

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Top Tips For Preventing Varicose Veins

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Top Tips For Preventing Varicose Veins

This phenomenon is known as a varicose vein. These thickened, twisted, swollen, varicose veins are generally harmless but they are sometimes found to be a precursor of ulcers in the calf. Varicose veins are generally found in the extremities, such as the calves and legs. These veins can commonly be inherited or genetic – people…

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In the Event of an Emergency…

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In the Event of an Emergency…

9-1-1 is always a phone call away, and they’ll be over in a breeze in case something bad happens; but what if an injured person needs immediate help for something getting substantially worse by the second? Here, we’ve got three common emergencies and what you can do until the paramedics arrive. (Step #1: Stay calm!)…

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Put Together A Holiday First Aid Kit

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Put Together A Holiday First Aid Kit

Ever spent the best part of your holiday looking for a chemist? Minor illness and injuries can wreck a holiday – even a blister on your heel or queasy tummy can take its toll when you want to spend you time relaxing and enjoying yourself, so don’t take any chances and before you go, put…

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