Chlamydia, the most common STD

Chlamydia The Most Frequently Reported Sexually Transmitted Disease Chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis ) is the most frequently reported sexually transmitted disease ( STD) of all the STDs in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), who states that approximately 2.8 million people report having Chlamydia every year. In addition, people can be […]

FAQ For TOTO Washlet Bidets

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR TOTO WASHLETS (BIDETS) FUNCTIONS What actually happens? Washlet Wand When you press the “cleanse” button, a wand, about the size and shape of a fat pencil (that was previously hidden under the seat) automatically extends, washes itself, and then sprays a carefully aimed aerated stream of water for a few seconds, […]

Causes of Male Urinary Incontinence

What is Male urinary incontinence? Male urinary incontinence is an inability for men to be able to control and hold urine until it is voluntarily released. Urinary incontinence usually effects people in the later stages of life, and can be caused by a number of different medical and non-medical issues. This condition, thankfully in some […]

What are Catheters?

What are Catheters used for? The bladder is a muscular organ that is also hollow and stores urine. It resembles a balloon that expands when the bladder fills with urine. It can hold up to 600ml of urine for close to 6 hours normally. There is a muscle in the wall of the bladder called […]

Why was the TEXAS CATHETER invented?

What is a Texas Catheter? Urological incontinence of males often calls for a catheter to need to be utilized. What is medically known as a Foley catheter is what the hospital will utilize when a patient is bedridden and cannot void urine otherwise, but that means that the catheter is inserted into the urinary canal, […]

Different Types of Catheters Available

Not all types of catheters are the same If you are one of many people in need of using any form of urinary catheter, your first port of call should be to decide which type is best for you. While there is an element of personal choice involved, primarily it is simply based on what […]

Ways to help reduce infection in hospitals

A bedpan liner can help reduce infections in hospitals In hospitals viruses are easily spread from person to person as hospitals are hotbeds for bacterial mutations. Many vulnerable people become infected because many different strains of virus are thrown together with so many doses of antibiotics, vastly accelerating the chances of new strains forming. Some […]

Self Cleaning Public Toilets

Self cleaning public toilets have an array of advantages, as well as many disadvantages. This has caused them to be a point of many discussions both in public and among private individuals. Some of the advantages and disadvantages of self cleaning public toilets are briefly described here, allowing readers to make up their own mind […]