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Health Benefits of Hot Tubs

Enjoying a soak in a hot tub is a pleasurable experience but did you know how many health benefits hot tubs have? Read on to find out more. 1. It potentially improves your cardiovascular health Bruce Becker, M.D. states that submerging your whole body up to the neck presents you with a cardiac workout. With… Read More »

Chip simplifies COVID-19 testing, delivers results on a phone

COVID-19 can be diagnosed in 55 minutes or less with the help of programmed magnetic nanobeads and a diagnostic tool that plugs into an off-the-shelf cell phone, according to Rice University engineers. The Rice lab of mechanical engineer Peter Lillehoj has developed a stamp-sized microfluidic chip that measures the concentration of SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid (N) protein… Read More »

Younger age, problems obtaining PrEP, and worries about side effects among the factors associated with PrEP discontinuation in Germany

Factors associated with discontinuing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Germany include younger age, dissatisfaction with sex life, problems obtaining treatment and concerns about side effects, German investigators report in BMC Public Health. The research involved both current and former PrEP users, also showing that 19% of former users reported very inconsistent condom use after discontinuing… Read More »