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Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

Lockdown 2.0 – Healthista’s 30 day home workout challenge with celebrity trainer Svava Sigbertsdottir

Lockdown 2.0 home workout routine sorted. For fat burning, calorie torching, full body workouts – look no further than Healthista’s 30-day home-workout challenge with celebrity PT Svava Sigbertsdottir Another Lockdown is here. So why not give our Home Workout Challenge yet another try? In fact, new research has revealed that 30 percent of people are doing… Read More »

The COVID-19 Nursing Home Massacre

The number of nursing homes has remained relatively stable since the Kaiser Family Foundation began publishing data in 2003.1 In 20182 there were 52 million people over the age of 65 and about 1.4 million who lived in nursing homes in 2019.3 In this video, the chief compliance officer of CommuniCare talks about the processes… Read More »