How to measure oxygenation with a pulse oximeter
Pulse oximeters are very user-friendly, if you know how to use them and how to interpret values. It’s not complicated! They are indispensible instruments to measure the ratio of oxygen in your blood, which provides important ...Find out more
Strains, sprains and bruises: discover the difference
Strains, sprains and bruises are some of the most frequent accidents we can stumble upon in daily life. Often, however, we are not sure how to set them apart and confuse a pulled muscle with a distortion. It’s not just a matter of ...Find out more
Your child has a fever? No reason to panic
When a baby’s temperature rises and the little one doesn’t feel well, mom and dad’s anxiety also grows. Here are some simple tips for you to reverse course and deal with the “headache” of a fever, which often makes parents more ...Find out more
Wireless infrared thermometers: beyond fever?
The era of thermometers that simply took your body temperature and gave you a number is over. Today, a fever can also be measured with a wireless infrared thermometer. These new devices look identical to the classic ones we all ...Find out more
The connected blood pressure monitor that talks to your doctor
Want to always be in touch with your doctor? Then you should choose a connected blood pressure monitor! You have more than one model on the market to choose from, but before buying we recommend carefully evaluating several ...Find out more
Colon cleansing: good or bad for you?
Colon cleansing is an age-old practice dating as far back as Ancient Egypt. This particular type of cleanse has always been used to rebalance the digestive system, restore colon functionality and prevent issues such as chronic ...Find out more
Epistaxis: why does the nose bleed?
The scientific term for what is usually called “nosebleed” – the loss of blood from the nose – is epistaxis. The origin of the name comes from the Greek word “epistazo”, which means “to drip, drop by drop”. Nosebleeds can be ...Find out more
“Play” for your health, with gamification
If you really love videogames but don’t want to play games with your health, this article is for you. Let’s talk about gamification, a set of elements, mechanisms and technologies derived from videogames and imported into the ...Find out more
Hypotension: let’s be clear about low blood pressure
A little water and sugar can quickly fix the situation, but when low blood pressure is a constant problem, this simple temporary discomfort turns into a real pathology. It’s not just a matter of labels: there can be specific ...Find out more