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Would doing Kegel exercise by hanging weight to penis is really effective?

An advertisement of a Kegel equipment for men claims that hanging more weight to the erected penis while contracting the pubococcygeus muscle will help make it stronger. Superficially, this makes ...
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What's the expected lifespan for an ankle support?

I wonder what the expected lifespan is for an ankle support. A friend of mine has been using one for a few months, and it starts falling apart every 6 weeks or so (see picture below). Also, the ankle ...
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CDC Temperature Requirement for Vaccines

We're facing a problem within several health facilities regarding vaccines storage. The CDC requirement for vaccines is to be kept in the 36°F - 46°F (2°C - 8°C) range, or equivalently, in the 41+-5°F ...
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Defibrillator from China

I would like to have defibrillator in my summerhouse, but I found that it cost a lot (1000USD) and it is overpraised since it contains almost nothing inside. I decided to look for one in China online ...
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How accurately can a smart phone measure pulse oximetry?

I want to create a medical application on Android and iOS, but I need to know what the difference is. I made a test, and know that the pulse oximeter is accurate. Is it possible for a smart phone to ...
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Efficacy of home radio frequency devices for skin treatment

I recently stumbled across a story about a new type of digital monopolar radio frequency device called Efficy that apparently combines several different methods for tightening existing collagen fibres ...
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Where to find a medical alert system without monthly payment?

I have been using alert1 for awhile, but recently my liabilities increase as my daughter suddenly got divorce. I am not sure how long will this last, but I plan to replace my mom's medical alert to ...
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Estimating the blood circulation around the epicondyles of the humerus

Decreased microcirculation has been shown to contribute to the lateral epicondylitis symptoms (1). Is there any home medical equipment that a patient suffering from epicondylitis could use to estimate ...
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What are the minimum specifications for a dermascope?

In addition to professionally sourced dermascopes that tend to be expensive are several low end devices that connect wirelessly to a smartphone. What would be the minimum specifications of a device to ...
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