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Colombian Prosthetic Designer's Vision: Empowering Disabled Children Through Play...

A Colombian Designer, working with a Colombian Physical Rehab Foundation and toymaker Lego, has opened up possibilities for physically disabled children by designing a prosthetic limb and toy attachments that they can play with, in the process, empowering them; The Guardian reports... 

'StarTrek' Medicine is Coming: New Chronic Wound Treatment Technology Gains Ground

A new ultrasound-based chronic wound treatment technology, most probably inspired by the classic TV series Star Trek,  is gaining ground and can prove a valuable tool to help sufferers, such as diabetics (who regularly suffer from leg ulcers); and end the demand for costly and devastating limb amputations in the future. 

Click Iflscience online link below:

The Fashion Tools Used To Subjugate Women...

Today’s commercially celebrated  and driven modern women are promoted wearing stilettos to project power and materialistic privilege or status, but this stereotype can suffer the same fate as feudal Chinese women with bound feet. Revealing and emphatic photos from Buzzfeed reveal… (click underlined info source).


The Price Of Doing A Long, Tall Sally...

Attitudes (especially in celeb and high society) are such that women are still consigned to wearing high heels and stilletos despite serious implications on foot health.


More Than Just Nuts: Staying Healthy With Nuts In Your Diet

York Times has cited studies that indicate nuts can be part of a health-promoting diet; and can help reduce the incidence of  allergies especially in yet to be born babies… These can apply to those who are richer or poorer.



Muscle-Building Supplements Can Cause Testicular Cancer

Muscle-building supplements, popular with young and middle-aged men has been linked with testicular cancer:

Another rogue protein identified as main driver of Alzheimers cognitive decline

An examination of thousands of affected brains has indicated that a rogue protein called tau is the main driver of cognitive decline in Alzheimers. Much research have focused on another rogue protein called amyloid. The new study suggests that further research and treatment should focus on dealing with the tau protein instead: 
 

http://www.iflscience.com/brain/study-suggests-tau-not-amyloid-major-driver-alzheimers

Meditation Is An Excellent De-Stresser and Health-Promoting Activitiy

Scientists have found that Meditation, far from being a hocus-pocus, is a great de-stresser and health-promoting activity. But beware of money-making cults, bogus practitioners and meditation school scams…

Click this iflscience link to learn more...



We Are All Children Of Africa...


Click Youtube video link below to remember our real origins:


Boosting Brain Protein Can Help Stave Off Alzheimers

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