Category Archives: Education

Blood pressure increase: The 11 most common causes of raised blood pressure in hot weather

Blood pressure is subject to crests and troughs due to a myriad of factors. Chronic sufferers may question whether sweltering 28C highs could prevent them from enjoying time outdoors ahead of Freedom Day. But fear not, as Express.co.uk has arrived with a selection of the most infamous blood pressure irritants. What causes your blood pressure… Read More »

What you need to know about the updated benzodiazepine boxed warning [PODCAST]

“The FDA recommended an updated boxed warning and standardization of product labels across the drug class. They recommended judicious prescribing and a gradual taper to mitigate withdrawal reactions. While I am optimistic about these changes, the updated warning doesn’t tell the whole story. After reviewing the newly updated Xanax Medication Guide, I have some concerns.”… Read More »

Victoria reports 19 new virus cases

Victoria has entered day two of its latest COVID-19 lockdown to news a further 19 locally-acquired cases have been recorded. VicHealth says all are linked to the current outbreak, which now numbers 43 cases in total. Authorities were able to administer 19,237 vaccine doses on Friday, while 47,606 tests were conducted in a bid to… Read More »

Remote Monitoring for Peritoneal Dialysis: Interview with Aly ElBadry, CEO of CloudCath

CloudCath, a medtech company based in San Francisco, has created the CloudCath system, a remote monitoring technology that provides clinicians with data on the spent dialysate fluid of at-home peritoneal dialysis patients. CloudCath is incorporated into the drain line of peritoneal dialysis systems, and wirelessly transmits data to the cloud, with proprietary algorithms then highlighting… Read More »

How to Watch the 2021 CrossFit Games

The 2021 CrossFit Games will be a competition filled with firsts. These Games will be the first with a full season’s lead-up under the stewardship of new CrossFit owner and CEO Eric Garza, who took over the company just before last year’s championship event. The 2020 contest was also majorly disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic,… Read More »