Medical Technology

Cancer Cure on the Way

Cancer Cure on the Way

  While medical technology’s ability to cure cancer advances daily, as this article demonstrates, the real breakthroughs remain in the research, development and clinical trial phase, so it will be another five to ten years before we can truly benefit. It’s more important than ever to adopt the healthy lifestyle […]

 
 

Chemotherapy Advances

Chemotherapy Advances

  Many medical professionals believe if we live long enough, virtually all will eventually contract and succumb to cancer. This is especially relevant and scary for Boomers as we enter that time of life when cancer is most likely to strike. While advances have been made in cancer treatment, mortality […]

 
 

Achieve Wellness With Epigenetics

Achieve Wellness With Epigenetics

  Epigenetics. What is it? The concept of wellness continues to expand. As related in the following article, epigenetics is an exciting new dimension of wellness in disease prevention, as well as treating the whole person, and is receiving high marks in the prevention and healing of many diseases including […]

 
 

An Alternative to Knee Surgery?

An Alternative to Knee Surgery?

  Some Baby Boomers have been hard on their knees and will need knee surgery or even replacement. Here’s a startup company that’s pioneering a new direction that could eliminate the need for invasive procedures. Read more… And for an amazingly inspiring story of an ex-paratrooper who was told he […]

 
 

New Organs Grown in Lab

New Organs Grown in Lab

  Most Baby Boomers will eventually require major medical intervention, possibly including organ transplant or replacement. Fortunately, the latest technology is now growing new organs right in the lab that won’t be rejected. Read more …      

 
 

Game Changer – Cancer Detecting Bra

Game Changer – Cancer Detecting Bra

Breast cancer can be difficult to detect, especially in the early stages. Mammograms, while helpful come at the expense of increasing our exposure to cancer causing radiation. Now there’s a new, affordable and more accurate way to find this killer early. Read more…    

 
 

Bizarre Trends in Medicine for Baby Boomers

Bizarre Trends in Medicine for Baby Boomers

If you asked your grandparents how long they think they would live they may have guessed around 60-70. If you asked your parents the same question they may have said 70-80. If I asked you, the answer would probably be around 80-90, but with a stronger feeling of uncertainty that it could be longer. More than ever we’re seeing the oldest among us live to incredible ages. Someone living beyond 90 is not terribly uncommon.

 
 

New Device Uses Gold Nanoparticles to Test for Lung Cancer

New Device Uses Gold Nanoparticles to Test for Lung Cancer

Nanotechnology continues to make big news. Earlier diagnosis improves success rates, reduces the need for invasive treatments and dramatically lowers costs. Nanotech is also producing treatment regimens that target cancer cells while leaving healthy cells and tissues untouched.

 
 

Production of Anti-aging Nanocosmetics

Production of Anti-aging Nanocosmetics

The ‘double-encapsulation’ technology produces cosmetics that are non-toxic and highly effective. As stated, ‘the active ingredient—uronic acid—is embedded in nanoparticles of cyclodextrin of less than two nanometers. Those particles are, in turn, surrounded by a spherical capsule of beta-cyclodextrin and plant-based lipids with diameters of 80 nanometers. When the nanostructures are applied to the skin . . .