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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 »

COVID-19 Has Accelerated Consumers’ Interest in Healthy Home Tech

One in two U.S. adults say their concerns about personal health and wellness increased in the past year: in particular, stress and anxiety, and sleep and eating habits. Despite spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, few people believe they live in a “healthy home.” The vast majority of consumers are concerned… 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 »

Melburnians finally allowed home visits

Premier Daniel Andrews says Melburnians will soon be allowed to visit each other, but warns that homes are “the most dangerous place for the spread of this virus”. From Wednesday, two adults from one household will be able to visit another home accompanied by any dependents. Households will be restricted to one social gathering per… Read More »

The best type of shampoo to protect against hair loss and stimulate hair growth at home

Hair loss can be a natural part of the ageing process, and most of the time, it’s nothing to worry about. We can even lose up to 100 hairs on our bodies every day, without even noticing. But you could prolong the life of your locks by regularly using antioxidant-based shampoos, it’s been revealed. Losing… Read More »