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35 amazing real world examples of how blockchain is changing our world

February 4th, 2018 at 11:19 am » Comments Off

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.

Almost half of retirees spend more than expected on 2 common expenses

February 3rd, 2018 at 11:20 am » Comments Off

Make sure your planning prevents sticker shock in these major spending categories.

Study: Women treated differently after heart attack

February 3rd, 2018 at 10:47 am » Comments Off

‘The findings from this study suggest that there are clear and simple ways to improve the outcomes of women who have a heart attack’

Fed up with drug companies, hospitals decide to start their own

February 1st, 2018 at 5:44 pm » Comments Off

Generic drugs at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. Intermountain Healthcare is spearheading an effort by a group of hospitals to create a nonprofit generic drug company.

Cancer jab that eliminates tumours from body even after they’ve spread to start human trials

February 1st, 2018 at 9:42 am » Comments Off

Stanford University said the drug combination worked ‘startlingly well’

Newly FDA-approved platform will rapidly “manufacture” stem cells to repair our bodies

January 31st, 2018 at 10:39 am » Comments Off

Doctors at the Mayo Clinic have received FDA approval for a platform that can manufacture stem cells by the billions in just days, in contrast to previous methods of making stem cells that took months.

Oska Pulse pain-relief wearable adds pain-tracking app at CES

January 12th, 2018 at 1:55 am » Comments Off

The device’s Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapeutic technology promises to help reduce chronic pain — and now it’s getting new features.

Fat fighting drug could let you lose weight without dieting

January 8th, 2018 at 2:35 pm » Comments Off

The drug reportedly increases the metabolism of white fat cells.

Video game addiction will become a recognized mental health disorder in 2018

January 7th, 2018 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

The World Health Organization (WHO) has included “gaming disorder” in a draft of its upcoming 11th International Classification of Diseases—a book used by researchers and doctors to track and diagnose disease—describing it as “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour” that may include impaired control over gaming activities, and is severe “to the extent […]

Why American doctors keep doing expensive procedures that don’t work

January 7th, 2018 at 10:45 am » Comments Off

The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half.

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