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Ultrasound tweezers could help remove kidney stones without surgery

By Clare Wilson Magnified kidney stone chipsW.D. Auer / Alamy Beams of ultrasound could be used to remove kidney stones by steering them through the body. In experiments on pigs, a team using the approach was able to move glass beads along a predefined course. Kidney stones arise when minerals dissolved in urine form crystals.… Read More »

Virus could be sexually transmitted

Coronavirus can be passed on during sex, a new study suggests. Researchers claim that men who had recovered from the infection still had COVID-19 in their semen, according to The Sun. Experts suggest men should consider abstaining from love making or use a condom to help halt the spread. Chinese scientists analysed the output of… Read More »

Can’t lose belly fat? This trainer says your hormones could be to blame

Trying hard to lose belly fat but can’t? Trainer Terry Fairclough explains how hormones and an hormonal imbalance could be the reason for stubborn fat around the middle  You’re doing everything right – eating less sugar, exercising frequently and saying no to wine o’clock. Yet, although most of your body is shaping up thanks to… Read More »

Coronavirus impacting blood donations, could cause shortage, agencies warn

Healthy Americans are being urged to donate blood and platelets as officials warn what a potential shortage could mean for hospitals and patients as the number of novel coronavirus cases ticks past 1,000. “Hospitals will be extremely challenged if COVID-19 infections increase,” Dr. Ralph Vassallo, Vitalant’s chief medical and scientific officer, said in a press… Read More »