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Can Vein Finder Ease Blood Draws and IVs?

Do you think your veins are difficult to find? You’re not alone. Approximately 30% of the population has trouble with finding their veins, making blood draws and IVs a challenge.

Medical sharps in Portugal: a cross-sectional survey of disposal practices among the diabetic population

We randomly sampled diabetic patients representative of five primary care facilities. Inclusion criteria consisted in patients≥18 years old with an active diagnosis of diabetes mellitus (DM). Patients unable to provide

Robot pill could help replace insulin injections for diabetics
A robot pill that delivers insulin directly to the gut could replace multiple painful injections for people with diabetes.

It can also deliver antibiotics – offering hope of battling superbugs with oral medications. For patients and physicians, taking treatments by mouth is most desirable. Swallowing is safer, more convenient

Sol Millennium Gets 510(k) Clearance for Blood Collection Set

Sol Millennium has received a 510(k) clearance for its Sol-Guard Safety Pull Button Blood Collection Set, a spring-activated needle retraction device designed to minimize the risk of accidental needlesticks and

Florida hospital nurse contracted monkeypox from needlestick, CDC says

A Florida hospital nurse was exposed to monkeypox through a needlestick in July, representing the nation’s first confirmed case from a healthcare exposure, the CDC said Oct. 17. The emergency

US biolab accidents going unreported – The Intercept

Some have reportedly involved deadly pathogens, and hundreds of cases have been kept from public view.Directors of America’s biolabs have admitted to hundreds of dangerous accidents in the past two