Concussions and new devices to diagnose it.

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can occur after an impact to your head or after a whiplash injury. It results in temporary loss of normal brain function. We have heard a lot about athletes getting concussions, but it can happen to anyone and are actually pretty common. Some signs of concussion are:Continue reading “Concussions and new devices to diagnose it.”

ACL surgery

The knee is the largest joint in the body and sadly is easy to injured. The knee has 4 major ligaments, the most common injured one is the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). It is located toward the front of the knee. The ACL is often stretched and/or torn during a sudden twisting motion (when theContinue reading “ACL surgery”

Diabetes:Type 1- new treatment?

Diabetes Type 1 is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy. It is an autoimmune disease and so far no cure have been found. It can be very serious if left untreated, it can haveContinue reading “Diabetes:Type 1- new treatment?”

Canine Osteoarthritis

We probably have heard a lot about Osteoarthritis (OA), but mostly in humans. Sadly this degenerative disease can also affect our furry friends. OA, also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is defined as the progressive and permanent long-term deterioration of the cartilage surrounding the joints. It can thicken the joint capsule, form “new” boneContinue reading “Canine Osteoarthritis”

Drones as 1st responders.

 Drones have had numerous uses in the military, defense, tactical, however their use is expanding to personal/recreational, commercial, scientific, agricultural, and other applications, such as surveillance, product deliveries and photography. When I first saw a drone it was used by a friend to take aerial commercial photography. Little I knew at the time that they wereContinue reading “Drones as 1st responders.”

3-D-nanopatterned microfluidic chip:detect Cancer

Medical technology its so amazing nowadays! I recently read “Ultrasensitive detection of circulating exosomes with a 3D-nanopatterned microfluidic chip“an article published by nature Biomedical Engineer (Y. Zeng et al.from University of Kansas) This 3-D-nanopatterned microfluidic chip can successfully detect cancer markers in a drop of blood or in a component of the blood called plasma,Continue reading “3-D-nanopatterned microfluidic chip:detect Cancer”

Toxic Mold

Toxic Mold Syndrome (TMS) is associated with allergic reactions that mimic other diseases. Respiratory symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, watery eyes, and skin irritation are the predominant symptoms. You can also experience, extreme fatigue, joint pain, vertigo/dizziness, itchy eyes/skin, sore throat, weight changes, mood swings, depression, anxiety among others. Mold is also known to causeContinue reading “Toxic Mold”

Tomato Bisque Recipe

Winter is coming!…or it is already here ha! In the cold days I love having some hearty healthy soup. I will share one of my favorites (you can pair it with an “adult” grilled cheese (not so paleo that unless you do the GF bread and cheese substitute, but then add bacon, ghee, tomatoes…yummy) -4Continue reading “Tomato Bisque Recipe”

Back Braces

Back pain affects everyone no matter if you are young or older. Its one of the most common musculo-skeletal disabilities. Besides proper posture, getting adjusted, massage, exercising, another thing that can benefit either while you recuperate from the back pain or to avoid an injury are back braces. There are different types of braces. OverallContinue reading “Back Braces”

Ergonomics?

We all have heard about ergonomics, specially at our work space, but what is it exactly? It is the science of fitting a workplace to the user’s needs, ergonomics aims to increase efficiency and productivity and reduce discomfort. The use of technology, like computers, tablets etc has greatly increased the need for ergonomics. Desks, chairs,Continue reading “Ergonomics?”