Age-related illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, cancer and heart disease are the biggest contributors to death rates and healthcare costs globally
The emergence of anti-aging science suggests it is possible to eliminate these conditions by slowing down the aging process
As biotech firms race to find the elixir of life, venture capitalists are lining up to foot the bill
Allergy season is here, which means Kleenex, sore eyes and Claritin
Over 50 million American adults are affected by seasonal allergies, but medications only work to suppress symptoms, failing to address the underlying cause: an out-of-whack immune system
To restore your body’s immune response and overcome the chronic effects of allergies, probiotics and yeast compounds may have the solution
‘Everything you can produce based upon oil, you can also produce based upon wood….
Göran Persson, former prime minister of Sweden, speaking on BBC four’s podcast ‘Costing the Earth’.
The ways in which we watch TV, hail a taxi or book a vacation rental have changed. More to the point, they’ve been disrupted thanks to Netflix, Uber and Airbnb.
And now, Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffet and Jamie Dimon, intend to take the disruptor model to healthcare. In January, the three men joined forces to set up an independent healthcare company for their employees.
But can two financial powerhouses and an online retailer feasibly disrupt the healthcare industry? Theoretically speaking, no. Here’s why.
Apologies in advance, this week’s post will be light. I’ve just moved apartments, which comes with plenty of unpacking, admin work, and that classic of walking in to your new home to find there are no windows (true story).
That said, I did want to share two interesting stories that caught my attention this past week. Let’s get the ball rolling with this one:READ MORE
Coral reefs are the epitome of mother nature’s beauty: their dazzling display of bright colors and crystal-like structures are a sight for sore eyes. But a rise in sea temperatures onset by global warming is mounting a serious threat to reefs worldwide. And the consequences don’t end there……
This is the tragic tale of climate change, the great coral reefs, and you & me.
Annual health checks are a risk assessment tool used to guide decisions about your health. Yet studies indicate no real benefit is derived from them. In some cases, they may even cause more harm than good, due to their limited scope and nature.
It’s time for a rethink.