Personal Protective Equipment for Health Workers

If healthcare workers are likely to come into contact with bodily fluids like blood, then they must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as these materials may contain infectious material or organisms. We all know about masks, gowns and gloves – surgeons, nurses and GPs wear them when we visit. Recently, establishments like nurseries and care homes have started to use the disposable PPE made by companies like Regal Disposables. You might think that using disposables is more expensive, but it’s actually now cheaper than the costs of laundering reusable linens, as well as being safer. You need to use your PPE properly This equipment will only protect you, your colleagues and your clients if you use it appropriately before taking it off and disposing of it in the right ways. If you don’t, you’re more likely to pass on infections.

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New Technological Advancements Improving Health Sector

Imagine being diagnosed with a dreading disease. One that can literally take away the joy of life. One that can push you in a corner and make you feel irrelevant of the surroundings. But hey, you are not in the 20th century this is the age of technology. This is an era where medicines are not generic but tuned according to the body they are being administered into. No, this is no longer about being in the typical era of loneness, it is about advancing now. Protracted and more serious diseases these days are cured through this form of treatment called precision medicine. For say and god forbid if you are diagnosed with cancer, the doctor will advise you with precision medicine as well.  This type of cutting-edge treatment uses your genetic information, along with cues from your lifestyle and environment, to prevent and treat disease.

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How To Stay Healthy After 40

Naturally, you should stay healthy throughout your life, before and after age 40, but, if you haven’t maintained good health habits until now, 40 appears to be a dividing line between the exuberance of your younger years and the possibility of health problems in later years. If you haven’t paid too much attention to your health by the time you’re 40, you’re not alone. Most people spend the first few decades of their adult life earning degrees, raising a family, and furthering their career. However, by age 40, it’s time to start researching ways to stay healthier. Taking the right steps to get healthy isn’t as difficult as you might think, but it does take some research. In particular, here are 3 broad areas you need to research to come up with a good health plan.

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Staying Healthy in an Office Job

Ah, the daily grind. For many of us doing office jobs, there’s truly no escaping it. Whilst working at our desks is almost certainly healthy for our bank balances, it’s unfortunately not always the best for our actual physical – and even mental – health. Whilst anecdotal stories are not necessarily conclusive when it comes to data, many office workers agree – the availability of various snacking temptations soon do serious damage to our waistlines! In fact, in a recent challenge by Myprotein undertaken by three staff members at Voucherbox, the staff said they found heading to the gym difficult, and keeping to strict diets was almost impossible until they received individualised diets and encouragement. 

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