Category Archives: Breakthroughs

You Are What you Eat – The Health Behind Aeroponics

“Globalization” increasingly is about the converging environmental crises of the 21st century instead of about the world’s ever more globally interconnected economy.
Cases in point: Anthropogenic climate change, the continuing avalanche of the human population explosion, the looming global food crisis, intensive chemical farming practices and soil depletion, and California’s long-term drought. As these crises and challenges worsen, they are accelerating creative solutions — in the case of agriculture and food, the aeroponics-enabled water-wise and soil-less vertical greenhouse farm-in-the-city trend. Urban farmers are growing herbs, strawberries, tomatoes, and more in soil-less aeroponics tower gardens in small backyard and spacious warehouses, on balconies and high-rise rooftops, and in high-tech greenhouses. Continue reading

New Cancer Treatments Using Immunotherapy Technologies

Several biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, at an industry level, have discovered immunotherapy technologies that have yielded a number of compounds that hold promise for millions of cancer sufferers. Continue reading

New Technology for laser treatments – Tattoo Removal

Medical technology is providing new tools to fix problems and change the way we receive medical attention. If you wanted to remove a tattoo 20 years ago, you used make-up and wore clothing that covered it. Now, you can remove the unwanted tattoo’s ink using laser technology. As we enter 2014, expect to hear more about this exciting new development. Continue reading

Apple Apps Helping Health Care Decision Making

The simple iPhone interface and Multi-Touch technology let busy doctors get up to speed quickly. Now that Apple has hundreds of medical apps available, iPhone becomes an instant pocket reference for everything from anatomical charts to diagnostic tools, allowing clinicians the freedom to create their own application workflows. Continue reading

Doctors Use of iPads – Tablets – Smart Phones for Healthcare Increases

A Doctor used his iPhone, in combination with an AliveCor — an iPhone-mounted sensor capable of delivering clinically accurate electrocardiograms — to measure the vital signs of a passenger experiencing severe chest pains at 30,000 feet. When the readings indicated that the passenger was, in fact, having a heart attack, Continue reading