Temperature is an important sign used by clinicians, parents and carers to assess individuals during acute illness episodes. Although it can be measured using different types of thermometers (oral, rectal, auxiliary, etc), the infrared type is in many cases the most convenient and also the safest way of measuring temperature. 


Sleep is vital for your physical health and well-being. A good night’s sleep allows your body to recharge and refresh while healing and repairing your heart and blood vessels. Therefore, any type of sleep deprivation or sleep deficiency, such as sleep apnea, can lead to many chronic health conditions. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep

One of the most annoying things that our body does to us is diarrhoea. It’s embarrassing and unpleasant, it can impede us from normally going about our day and it can be quite painful. But even though interrupting our life so unfairly is irritating, diarrhoea is often a symptom of another health issue. And, the

Many people nowadays suffer from serious sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. This condition is characterized by abnormal breathing during sleep. In other words, people who have untreated sleep apnea stop breathing repeatedly during sleep. This, in turn, means that the brain, as well as the rest of the body, may not get enough oxygen.

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The way standard homes are built and designed makes it hard to move around as a wheelchair user. When you need to take care of the elderly, to recover from injury, or deal with a permanent condition, the home should be adjusted to be wheelchair accessible. Some adaptations can be done with a small effort


Let’s be honest, most of us aren’t happy about getting old. It’s not just the wrinkles and fine lines that seem frightening it’s also the thought of losing strength and becoming helpless to even carry on with the simplest of daily activities. Thankfully, we live in a time of technology, so we can rely on

Do you often get a feeling of “pins and needles” in your hands, like they’ve seemed to fallen asleep only with no apparent reason? Does this feeling intensify at night and only gets better after you shake them? Then, you might experience the first symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Especially, if it affects your thumb,

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted by some kind of blockage or burst of an artery’s wall, resulting in not enough oxygen getting to the brain, thereby damaging brain cells. The degree of damage sustained depends on the type of stroke, its severity, and how quickly it was resolved