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Why More Sleep Equals More Money

September 29, 2017

Via: Sofia Allende

Who would have thought that more sleep could lead to bigger incomes? Time Use and Productivity: The Wage Returns to Sleep is a research conducted by economists Matthew Gibson and Jeffrey Shrader investigating the impact of sleep on productivity and […]


Featured

Sleeping 101: How Much Sleep Do We Actually Need

September 21, 2017

Via: Sofia Allende

How often do you blame yourself for not getting eight hours of sleep every night? You know it’s detrimental to your health, at least that’s what countless doctors and physicians claim, but you simply do not have the luxury to […]


Clinical Research, Featured, Opinions

CRISPR technology on the verge of ethics

August 11, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

Biotech companies that operate in genome editing are on a rush to keep pace with the way this technology is gaining momentum. Although the core of this genetic engineering technique is still highly disputable from an ethical point of view, […]


Data Privacy, Featured

Do you know who might steal your healthcare data?

August 1, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

Smartphones and phone-connected wearables are increasingly capable of collecting data on individuals and their environment via high-tech sensors. From heart rate, pulse, and body temperature to location, air quality, humidity and other relevant characteristics, the tiny elements embedded in our […]


Featured, Med Tech

Biobetters – why there is a need for them

July 26, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

Perhaps you remember how biosimilars are similar drugs to biopharmaceuticals. Biosimilars employ biosimilar approval pathways. These pathways are necessary in order to allow the manufacturing of these versions of the original drug. The approval depends on the expiration date of […]


Featured, Patient Experience

Mental health, online therapy and the risk of tech addiction

July 5, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

Online mental health services are globally on the rise, counting even cases where studies report that online therapy managed to beat medication in results. Many online sources on remote therapy come from Australia, where it is easy to see how […]


Featured, Med Tech

First DeepLearning healthcare functionality approved because it matched humans

May 28, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

AI-based technologies are the next big wave in what tech progress is concerned. IBM’s Watson and Google’s DeepMind lead the way in terms of valid, commercial products. This means that subsequent products manage to actually reach the market. These results […]


Featured, Med Tech

How’s your vision? Tiny robots can make it better

March 14, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

Letting revolutionary technology into medical procedures is a gradual process. Due to the fact that the trial and error method is rarely an option in health care, all modern tech needs to be properly validated and tested. The road from […]


Featured, Opinions

Appendix found to be useful – again!

January 31, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

The human body is still far from being deciphered – from a medical point of view. Modern technology nowadays provides research and clinical trial tools like never before. What others barely presumed a while ago, current specialists are able to […]


Featured, Patient Experience

High blood pressure – a genetic approach

January 3, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

There is a certain standard procedure when patients come in with high blood pressure. Besides inquiring about lifestyle choices, doctors run specific tests. Depending on the test results, the possible most frequent causes are ruled out one by one. When […]


Clinical Research, Featured, Wellness

Is obesity a direct result of gut microbiome imbalance?

December 13, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

The idea that losing weight is not entirely depending on the right diet has been on the mind of specialists for some years now. Various studies try to determine the precise link between all things digestion and metabolism -related and […]


Featured, Wellness

Low sodium intake – what are the risks?

November 1, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Salt is traditionally associated with flavor, aroma, dynamism and generally with a state of well-being. “The salt of life” translates into the extra-value that improves all the other elements in someone’s life. Yet  our society declared a war on salt […]


Featured, Wellness

How to avoid fake olive oil in your diet

October 10, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Most health-conscientious people have switched to olive oil in their diets. This is due either to a personal educated option, or to the adoption of the mainstream trend. Influenced by mass media or not, they risk buying fake olive oil […]


Featured, Wellness

Do you really know what hyponatremia is?

August 17, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

With the summer stretching out in front of us, it may be useful to note that there is such a thing as drinking too much water. When the online media dubbed hyponatremia as water intoxication, they actually considered just one […]


Clinical Research, Featured

Science hopes to cure bad teeth with regenerative biomaterials

August 1, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Many of us are reluctant to go to the dentist even as grownups. As irrational as it might seem, the fear of the dental surgeon still lurks on the back of our minds. Dental treatment has progressed in time and […]