Author Archives: Health

How the Original Polio Vaccine Was Made

During the 1950s, the inactivated polio vaccine created by Jonas Salk was made using rhesus monkeys that were infected with simian virus 40 (SV40), a monkey virus1 that was later linked to cancer in humans.2 From 1955 to 1963, hundreds of millions of people worldwide — in North and South America, Canada, Europe, Asia and… Read More »

myWorld expands in Asia

myWorld, the operator of one of the largest benefit programmes in the world, will continue to expand its presence on the Asian market. Listing on the stock exchange, opening new markets and introducing innovative shopping technologies are some of the steps planned by myWorld Asia, the Kuala Lumpur-based subsidiary of the myWorld International group. myWorld… Read More »

HomeGrid Forum congratulates member Oledcomm on the first LiFi launch into space 

The world’s first integration of a Light Fidelity (LiFi) module onto a nanosatellite marks a new era for LiFi technology, HomeGrid Forum said today. Speaking after the successful launch of the INSPIRE SAT-7 nanosatellite by SpaceX earlier this month in California, HomeGrid Forum President Livia Rosu discussed how the implementation of the SatelLife® module –… Read More »

Cut, Poison, Burn — Is Radiation Treatment on the Way Out?

Modern medicine’s go-to strategies for cancer treatment are archaic, based on the “cut, poison, burn” model — or surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. The idea of using toxic therapies to destroy tumors should represent a last resort, if used at all, not a first-line treatment. By their very nature, chemotherapy and radiation have devastating effects on… Read More »