Tag Archives: Medical

Medical News Today: What to know about gallbladder removal

A person may require gallbladder removal surgery if the inflammation and pain from gallstones and related issues do not subside with other treatments. It is a relatively common and safe procedure, although there are some possible risks and side effects. In this article, learn about the different types of gallbladder removal surgery, what to expect… Read More »

Medical News Today: What is aseptic technique?

Asepsis or aseptic means the absence of germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that can cause disease. Healthcare professionals use aseptic technique to protect patients from infection. Aseptic technique is a standard healthcare practice that helps prevent the transfer of germs to or from an open wound and other susceptible areas on a… Read More »

A Concerning Gap in Cybersecurity for Connected Medical Technology

Notwithstanding mass adoption of antivirus protection and firewalls among healthcare providers, there remains a security gap for biomedical technologies, according to a report from Zingbox. This concerning finding was confirmed in recent observations from Gartner, which wrote in a market trends report that, “generally, medical devices are not replaced for at least ten years, with… Read More »