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Operating Naked Could Help Surgeons Prevent The Spread Of Germs

Would you like naked doctors to perform your surgery?

Angela Beltran

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In the world of surgery, the spread of germs or disease-causing microorganisms is the surgeon’s nemesis. When doctors are operating on a person, they need to cut open the skin and other body linings to gain access to an organ they need to treat.

However, when there is a wound or opening on the skin, it’s easier for a microorganism to access the internal organs and cause serious health consequences. Now, a new study shows that surgeons who operate on a patient naked could lessen the spread of these germs.

Naked doctors may help curb the spread of germs during surgery, a new study found.

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In a new study by the University of Washington in the United States, a group of physicians has found that nude surgeons shed significantly lesser bacteria than those wearing scrubs. This study was done is in the hopes of finally finding a solution to the constant battle of preventing infections and spread of germs inside hospitals, especially in the operating room.

The physicians added that the reason behind scrubs harboring germs is that they rub against the skin, causing bacteria to fall off and spread through the air inside the operating room. The operating theater has an air conditioning unit, making it more likely for germs to spread, Mail Online reported.


Moreover, the study also found that male surgeons shed twice as many germs as women. Women who are wearing tights, like nurses, pose a greater health risk than those with bare legs.

The scrubs, though sterile, could still lead to the spread of pathogens inside the operating theater.

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Infection or sepsis is one of the most prevalent complications of surgical procedures. This is a life-threatening condition and if it’s not treated properly, it might cause the death of the patient.

The important question here, of course, is if the surgeons are willing to perform the operation nude – and if patients are actually okay with that.

What do you think of this new study? It is feasible or not? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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A Google Company is Unleashing 20 Million Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes

The male mosquitoes will be used to sterilize disease carrying female mosquitoes.

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Google’s sister company is working on a way to help cut the rate of disease transmission caused by female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. That is, by releasing 20 million bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in central California with the so-called Debug Project.

Verily, the life sciences sector of Alphabet (Google’s parent company), has created an autonomous robot that can breed about 150,000 mosquitoes a week. With this, they plan to release 1 million mosquitoes every week in a period of 20 weeks in an attempt to decrease the population of wild mosquitoes in Fresno—the project’s first US field study.

The non-biting, bacteria-infected mosquitoes are not harmful to humans

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Researchers Just Proved That Planet Nine Exists In Our Solar System

Unlike Pluto, this new planet is 10 times larger than Earth!

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After years of conducting study, Spanish researchers have finally acquired new evidence supporting the possible existence of an unknown planet. Not only is it part of the Solar System, it is quite huge, too.

Planet Nine is reportedly positioned in the furthest part of the Solar System. The first piece of evidence uncovered by the researchers at Caltech involved the behavior of the TNOs (Trans-Neptunian Objects). This refers to how the orbits of the TNOs (Trans-Neptunian Objects) were interestingly distributed in certain directions.

Researchers have acquired new evidence supporting the existence of Planet Nine.

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Object From Earth Brought To Space By Chinese Researchers Using Quantum Teleportation

Teleportation in the form of quantum entanglement? That is mind blowing!

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Human beings have always been curious about life outside the planet. There seems to be that force that pulls people into venturing the universe no matter what the outcome is. Case in point, researchers from China have just reached a new milestone, and this is unlike any other discoveries.

Believe it or not, the Chinese researchers were able to teleport (yes, teleport!) a photon all the way to “Micius,” a new satellite that is over 500 KMs above the ground. This is without doubt the very first time in history that an object has been brought into orbit using teleportation.

The researchers used teleportation in the form of quantum entanglement to transfer the object into space.

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