Do This One Thing to Prevent Many Diseases

Not long ago, a rubber stamp was affixed to the idea that you can stop the spread of viruses simply by washing your hands regularly. Viral infections are a big threat to humanity, making them fodder for Hollywood in such films as the “Contagion.” Researchers have found that we could help Continue reading

Telemedicine to Extend To All Parts of Globe if Doctors, Technologists Work Together

Telemedicine has been around in the U.S. for quite some time, but experts at the IEEE (News – Alert) have just announced that its “technologically ready to meet the growing demand” in developing nations and remote areas around the world, according to a press release posted at finance.yahoo.com.

But there’s a caveat. Widespread use of telemedicine will only happen if technologists and clinicians work together to ensure it can be used everywhere in the world, the story says. Towards this end, the IEEE will hold two conferences in Boston later this year.

According to BCC (News – Alert) Research as reported in the press release, the global telemedicine market is expected to grow “from $9.8 billion in 2010 to $23 billion in 2015,  Continue reading

Radioactivity from Japan may Reach Levels Seen at Chernobyl

Despite all the desperate efforts by world governments to downplay the severity of the release of radioactive material from Fukushima, world radiation sensors are revealing the ugly truth about the Fukushima catastrophe that the nuclear industry doesn’t want you to know: The radioactive fallout is now as much as 73 percent of the daily radiation emitted from Chernobyl following its meltdown disaster. That’s the story on Iodine-131, the radioactive iodine isotope that’s now spreading across the globe.

Similarly, the amount of caesium-137 Continue reading