2013 Med App Jam at Universtiy of California, Irvine (UCI)

App Jam 3By: Dr. T. Dogar – “Simplicity, perspective and motivation” were the three terms used by Team Five to describe their diabetes logging application. Berry, as it is called, received first place and a Cash Prize of 1000 Dollar at 2013 Med AppJam by University of California, Irvine (UCI). Over 22 teams comprising of medical students and Continue reading

Online Healthcare: States Must Be More Open-Minded

onlineTelemedicine and online consultations from home hold great promise, if the law can get out of the way.

Two growing problems in the healthcare system are the steadily increasing overall costs of healthcare, and a particular lack of sufficient access to quality care. 

There is a critical need for the development of low-cost, convenient Continue reading

Sucralose’s (Splenda) Harms Vastly Underestimated: Baking Releases Dioxin

sucralose_toxicityA new, in-depth review on the synthetic sweetener sucralose (marketed as Splenda), published in the journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, is destined to overturn widely held misconceptions about the purported safety of this ubiquitous artificial sweetener.

Found in tens of thousands of products and used Continue reading

Is the Paleo Diet Right for You?

paleo2There are many lofty claims being made about the benefits of the Paleo diet, but are they really true? With such a bombardment of dietary advice from so-called experts—much of it based on outdated standards and flimsy science at best—it can be difficult separating fact Continue reading