What are the various methods used to measure test coverage?

What are the various methods used to measure test coverage?

All software needs to be properly tested before it gets released for use, but how can you be sure that your testing is sufficiently thorough to ensure that the application is up to the job? Image Credit Testing needs to cover all of the functions of the application, even the ones that are likely to be less frequently used. It also needs to take account of thorough re-testing after bugs have been identified. This means re-testing the whole program and not just tests of the areas that have been fixed….

What Patients Should Be Asking Their GP Before Taking Prescribed Opioids

What Patients Should Be Asking Their GP Before Taking Prescribed Opioids

Opioids are painkillers usually prescribed by general practitioners and doctors. While effective at relieving pain, they can also be addictive, with misuse causing serious harm and even death. These powerful drugs drive up the levels of dopamine (feel-good hormone) in your brain, causing euphoria while controlling pain. Image Credit It’s these qualities that can make opioids addictive. Here is a list of questions you should ask your GP before taking prescribed opioids. Do I Need This Medication? It’s always a good idea to ask your doctor if there are any…

What is the Best Flooring Colour to Achieve Feng Shui in your Home?

What is the Best Flooring Colour to Achieve Feng Shui in your Home?

Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese philosophical system that harmonises people with the environments around them. The energies of colours and shapes are powerful Feng Shui tools, and they must be considered if you want to improve the Feng Shui in your home. Image Credit The colour of the floor is especially important. According to World Of Feng Shui, flooring breathes life into a room and it also defines how the energy flows through the room. If you want to create a more peaceful environment in your house, you should…

Netball: It’s Not Just for Women

Netball: It’s Not Just for Women

For many years netball was only played by girls, but it has seen a resurgence in popularity, both for playing and watching. There is even a campaign to try and get it included as one of the sports in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Here we look at the increase in popularity as well as how it is broadening its appeal to those who want to play and how you can get involved. Image Credit In November 2016 England Netball will play Jamaica in a three-match Vitality Series for…

Ultrasound in Detail

Ultrasound in Detail

Contrary to what a lot of people think, ultrasound exams are not exclusive to pregnant women. Indeed, there are several other reasons when such an exam is required. In this post, we will discuss the reasons why your doctor may prescribe you an ultrasound, which body parts it can analyze and in which cases this procedure is not effective.

Female Hair Loss Management Through Laser Therapy

Female Hair Loss Management Through Laser Therapy

Falling hair may not be a contagious disease but the effects of this to certain individuals can be severe. Depending on the severity of the hair loss, an individual may suffer various emotional and psychological traumas. According to, Schryver, L., on her article “Psychological, professional effects of hair loss require special attention,” she said that a study published in the British Medical Journal noted that alopecia or hair loss caused intense emotional suffering, and leads to personal, social and work-related problems. Conversely, excessive falling hair lowers self-esteem that can lead…