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Health Technology

Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Six Years Before Diagnosis

Andrea D. Steffen
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. There are however preventative measures. New promising drugs have emerged in recent years that can help curb the condition’s progression. Although, the thing with these medicines is that
Health Innovation

Watch A Swarm of Nanobots Swim Through Eye To Deliver Medicine

Andrea D. Steffen
The human eyeballs encompass substances that are difficult to penetrate. These obstacles make successful ocular drug delivery challenging. The current method of topical administration to treat diseases in the anterior of the eye works, but
Health Sustainability

This Coffee Company Is Providing Indigenous People With Clean Water

Andrea D. Steffen
There is a coffee company in Canada with a clear goal for clean water for all. They want to bring good quality drinking water, free of charge, to every home, every reserve, every treaty, and
Health Innovation Technology

Engineers Create Device That Measures Vital Signs With Radio Waves

Andrea D. Steffen
Monitoring a person’s vital signs (heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rates, and breath effort) is crucial to managing their health. The current methods of practice in the measurement process can be uncomfortable because of their
Health

Alzheimer’s Disease Linked To Chronic Inflammation Leading To New Treatments

Andrea D. Steffen
It is already understood that possessing the ApoE4 gene is the major genetic risk factor of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). What has been unknown is why not all ApoE4 carriers develop AD. Boston University School of
Health Innovation

Biologists Engineer An Eavesdropping Virus Into A Bacterial Assassin

Andrea D. Steffen
“When bacteria talk, Bonnie Bassler listens. She just never figured that viruses were listening, too.” – The Atlantic A phage is a type of virus that preys on and attacks bacteria. A team of scientists
Health

Indian Doctor Has Treated Over 2 Million Patients FOR FREE

Andrea D. Steffen
There are some remarkable people scattered across the globe and Dr. Ramana Rao is one of them. Since the day after he graduated from university with his degree in medicine (MBBS) he has been on
Health

New Viral Gene-Therapy Breakthrough Improves Eyesight For The Blind

Andrea D. Steffen
Choroideremia is one of the many forms of retinitis pigmentosa (RP). RP is an inherited disorder. It results from harmful changes in any one of the genes that carry the instructions for making proteins that
Health

The American Cancer Society And Lyft Give Free Rides To Cancer Patients

Andrea D. Steffen
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has teamed up with Lyft to provide free rides for those battling cancer. It is part of the society’s Road To Recovery program. The rides are available to and from
Health Innovation

CPR Training Kiosks Are Teaching Thousands To Save Lives For Free

Andrea D. Steffen
The American Heart Association (AHA) is the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. In 2016 they launched the Hands-Only CPR training kiosk program with the

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