The Role of Privacy and Security Innovation

The-Role-of-Privacy-and-Security-Innovation-294x300The desire to categorize and sort is a basic feature of our human brains.  Some of us are better at it than others. Ken Kleinberg of The Advisory Board Company is especially adept at clear categorization of mobile health/mobility categories.

In Ken’s presentation at the mHealth Summit event in Washington D.C. last week, he presented a simple summary categorization of all things mobility in the healthcare world.  I appreciated the structure and Continue reading

Patients Want Technology to Provide Personalized Care

techPeople believe technology innovation holds the best promise for curing fatal diseases–more so than increasing the number of doctors or funding for research, according to a new survey from Intel.

The survey of 12,000 people found that most are open to virtual doctor visits and to the use of health sensors in their bodies–sometimes, even their toilets. What they want most of all, it found, is personalized care. Continue reading

Mainstream Media Attacks Multivitamins in Yet Another Example of Quack Science Catapulted Into the News by Pharma Interests

multiToday the mainstream media is gleefully reporting findings they mistakenly believe show all multivitamins to be worthless at preventing disease. “Case Closed: Multivitamins Should Not Be Used,” declares Forbes. “New studies dispel multivitamin myths,” reports NBC News. And CBS News shouts, “case is closed” after studies find no health Continue reading

Sugar and Your Brain: Is Alzheimer’s Disease Actually Type 3 Diabetes?

brain_insulin_alzheimers_type_3It starves your brain, tangles and twists vital cells, and for decades it has been misrepresented as an untreatable, genetically determined disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in North America1. The truth, however, is that this devastating illness shares a strong link with another sickness that wreaks havoc on millions of individuals in North America — Diabetes. Continue reading

How Biological Farming Can Transform Your Food Supply for the Better

the-farmStory at-a-glance

The entire food chain is connected to soil health, from plant and insect health, all the way up to animal and ultimately your health

We’ve come to appreciate that the maintenance of intestinal flora is really essential for your health just as it is in the soil

The root ball of the plant is the “gut” or intestinal tract of the plant. Continue reading