Author: Henry Duong

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A Pill for Chronic Diseases? Try a Regimen!

Unfortunately, there is no single pill that can reduce the risk of all common chronic diseases at once… There is, however, something that most everyone can do to lower their risk of these life-threatening conditions for the long-term. It’s free, and much easier than you might think.

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Medtech Hacking – You Don’t Have to Be a Medical Expert to Contribute to Medicine

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Hackaday #Superconference. This event was the first of it’s kind and hosted by the people behind the successful niche website, I was really excited to be invited to attend this event because I’ve been reading the site almost daily since 2006, and I have had a few of my pet projects featured on the website in the past. Events like these (i.e. Makerfaire, Defcon, etc…) remind me that future progress in Medicine is dependent on the intersection and convergence of many different (and sometimes surprising) fields of science, engineering, and art.

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New Natural Remedies Database!

Hi All, we’d like to announce that we now have a new database dedicated to providing you timely and up-to-date information regarding the latest natural supplements and herbal remedies! We will continually update this information with the latest studies and findings in the medical world. All information will be backed up and directly linked to sources such as the National Institutes of Health (The primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and health-related research).

You can always access this information directly by selecting the “Botanicals and Herbs” tab at the top of our page. Here is what the database looks like (Click through to go directly to the page):

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Wild weekend planned? How to prevent and treat a scalding summer sunburn.

I have weirdly fond memories of my first sunburn experience. After spending an entire day at the community pool for Omeed’s 11th birthday (swimming, movies, and the first of many run-ins with the police), I woke with a strange pain in my back and shoulders. When I ran into Duy and Omeed at school the following week, I realized what the incredible pain in my shoulders was.