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I s vichy shampoo useful or not ? Can you device me ashampoo improve my hair

I s vichy shampoo useful or not ? Can you device me ashampoo improve my hair

Define "improve".: What is wrong with your hair that needs improvement? Everyone seems to have some problem with their hair that they want to "improve", and shampoo makers invariably promise to fix it. But the truth is that one shampoo is pretty much like another, other than those that are prescribed for specific diseases like psoriasis. Bottom line: don't believe any shampoo maker's promises. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Assistive Devices (Definition)

Assistive devices are any device used to help with a temporary or permanent loss of functioning and include devices that assist with ...Read more


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Canyou get it from a sexual devices?

Canyou get it from a sexual devices?

Infection?: I am assuming you mean an infection. And yes! You can get an infection from a sexual device. ...Read more

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Wife had tkr. Didn't work - device is loose and has in pain when walks. Second tkr has how much lower chance of success? How find top expert(s)/program in nation to advise on/do most effective 2ndtkr?

Wife had tkr. Didn't work - device is loose and has in pain when walks. Second tkr has how much lower chance of success? How find top expert(s)/program in nation to advise on/do most effective 2ndtkr?

Excellent prognosis: Make sure what is causing pain. Loose, infected, unstable, fracture, kneecap, ...? Most arthroplasty surgeons should be well able to do this uncomplicated revision. Excellent chance for success but first must know what to change. Revising in the same technique will not help. Find a local arthroplasty surgeon to find the specific problem and then have her made well. ...Read more

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Can aed machines have tracking devices?

Can aed machines have tracking devices?

AED : AED devices have algorhythms in the ir programming to analyze heart activity. I am not aware of any tracking function for the device itself. ...Read more

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Is the penis air pump a temporary device ?

Is the penis air pump a temporary device ?

Yes.: The penis pump, or vacuum-erection device (ved), draws blood into the penis to aid in producing an erection. The blood is kept in the penis to maintain the erection by applying a flexible ring at the base of the penis. This ring is removed after intercourse, allowing the blood to return to the body. ...Read more

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What are the trends/devices to treat dengue?

What are the trends/devices to treat dengue?

Dengue Fever: The treatment of dengue fever (which comes from a virus transmitted by the mosquito aedes aegyptii) is mostly supportive. There's not even a vaccine which successfully prevents it, since there are multiple serologic forms. Maintaining oral fluids if possible, managing bleeding, and replacing lost intravascular volume. Prevent infection by minimizing exposure or wearing deet to repel mosquitoes. ...Read more

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Will bionics one day replace prosthetic devices?

Will bionics one day replace prosthetic devices?

Maybe: Prosthetic devices are the mainstay of reconstructive surgery today. Although we do not know exactly what the future will hold, there is a tremendous amount of research being done to identify biologic means to replace faulty or worn out body parts. It will be interesting to see the developments over the next several decades, but the results of research remain uncertain at this time. ...Read more

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How long does a titanium hip replacement device last?

How long does a titanium hip replacement device last?

20 years or more: The newest total hip arthroplasty (tha) implants are designed to last for around 20 years. Most of the wear associated with tha is due to polyethylene. That is the plastic lining of the hip socket. Newer compositions and materials, such as ceramic, have decreased tha wear rates significantly. Less cement is used now and the metal implants, usually titanium, allow for bony ingrowth with the implant. ...Read more