It’s Back to the Future, telemedicine style. The doctor with his black bag of remedies and devices knocking at your door for a house call is an old idea. But a tricked-out, high-tech ride brings a fresh, 21st century twist to that form of healthcare. Add the brains of University of Kansas students to resources and technology from Ford, Sprint and others: You get one very promising (and literal) mobile health solution for rural medicine. WellCar combines telemedicine, miniaturization and the concept of the country doctor’s house call to get underserved patient populations high-quality and timely healthcare. Continue reading →
The country should leverage on the Telemedicine Blueprint 1997, an initiative by the government to employ the use of telehealth in the healthcare system, instead of looking at new facilities and systems to address the growing demand for healthcare services.
The Buteyko Breathing Method is a powerful approach for reversing health problems associated with improper breathing, the most common of which are overbreathing and mouthbreathing, including poor sleep and sleep apnea
Case Western University, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals will begin sharing clinical data in the hopes of improving patient care. Crain’s Cleveland Businessreports that the collaboration–called the Institute of Computational Biology–will be tasked with developing a technological infrastructure that will allow the three institutions to use clinical data Continue reading →
Many of the world’s most unhappy and depressed people live in developed countries where rates of antidepressant use have skyrocketed over the past decade, says a new report issued by the U.S.-based Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Continue reading →
Increasingly science agrees with the poetry of direct human experience: we are more than the atoms and molecules that make up our bodies, but beings of light as well. Biophotons are emitted by the human body, can be released through mental intention, Continue reading →
The University of California Davis Children’s Hospital of Sacramento has been awarded a grant of approximately $750,000 over three years to expand telehealth services for newborns in rural areas and to study the impact of the program. Continue reading →
After age 30, a man’s testosterone levels begin to decline and continue to do so as he ages, leading to symptoms such as decreased sex drive, erectile dysfunction, depressed mood, and difficulties with concentration and memory
Radioactivity is a natural part of our environment and everyone is continually exposed to ionizing radiation from a vast array of natural sources such as the sun and radioactive elements within the earth. However, since Henri Becquerel and Madame Curie first described radioactivity at the turn of last century, humans have continued to concentrate natural radiation sources and use them for medical diagnosis and therapy, food preservation, power generation and the production of nuclear weapons.