How to safely use a roma medicine container

Cascadia Medical Equipment, a Seattle-based company, has unveiled a new roma-powered medical device that it claims can treat injuries and diseases that are caused by bacteria.The new device, called the roma, can produce an immune response, or immune response that can be triggered by bacteria, in the body.Cascadia says the device can treat a wide […]

How to fix the problem of opioid addiction

The painkiller opioid fentanyl, the drug with the world’s highest death toll, has been linked to at least four other deaths in Virginia, including one of a child who died in January from an overdose.The latest death was on Wednesday, when a 6-year-old boy died after a fentanyl overdose.“We are now seeing more deaths in […]

When medical equipment can be repurposed to help reduce the COVID-19 epidemic

A new technology that can be used to make medical equipment more efficient could also reduce the spread of the virus.The technology is called a “disinfection matrix,” which is essentially a grid of tiny, self-contained pockets that can contain hundreds of thousands of disinfectant tablets.These pockets are sealed with protective film and a self-cleaning material […]

How a healthcare provider’s equipment costs and what it means for healthcare coverage

Health care providers and other companies have been reporting that their equipment costs have gone up over the past few years.The rise in healthcare equipment is the topic of a wide-ranging congressional hearing on the Affordable Care Act and the healthcare costs of the uninsured, including a focus on Accucare.The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]

Kerrville’s medical gear line goes off the market

KERRVILLE, Texas —  A local medical equipment company has been forced to shut down because of a lawsuit from a customer.The suit filed by Kerrvville, Texas-based Medical Products Group Inc. accuses the company of “knowingly and willfully misleading” customers about the quality of its medical equipment.The suit alleges that a Kerrvilan customer complained about its […]

‘Very pleased’: Dr. Bruce Baskin on medical lab’s ‘great potential’ for use in space

Baskins is one of a handful of astronauts to have worked for the United States Space Agency.A longtime professor at Cornell University, he is now the chief scientific officer at the company he co-founded.In a video message posted on Twitter earlier this month, Baskas said the new lab’s potential is exciting.“Our work with the National […]

‘The Greatest Hits’ review: ‘The Big Sick’ and ‘The Great Beauty’ are both excellent movies. The ‘The Incredible Hulk’ is a must-see!

A lot of the movies in the new ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ reboot series have a strong presence in the comic books, and while some are not as big as Marvel’s Marvel Cinematic Universe, they still have a great deal of clout in a comic book movie marketplace.There are two notable exceptions to this rule.The first […]

How to make your own prescription meds and drugs in your own home

For a long time, people wondered whether a home-care home is the place to be for those with chronic health conditions like cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure.But the latest research suggests home-health services are now becoming an affordable option for those who have a lot of money. In a study published in the New England […]

The real story behind the ‘candy cup’ medical device: What it’s really like to use

When you think of a medical device, what comes to mind?You probably have a pair of disposable syringes that you can use to clean your teeth.Or you might have a sterile, metal syringe that you keep on hand for emergencies.Then there’s the sterile, disposable tube that’s used to insert a tube of blood into your […]

How to get the best price on medical equipment

People are paying a premium for medical equipment.According to a recent report from Medscape, there are more than 1.2 million medical devices on the market and more than $2 trillion in consumer goods and services on the global market.There are a number of factors to consider when it comes to how much to spend on […]