Complementary Health Approaches Proven to Be Effective at Managing Pain

Did you ever consider yoga, acupuncture, or tai-chi as forms of pain relief? A review of U.S.-based clinical trials conducted by a group of scientists at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) at the National Institutes of Health concluded that these complementary health approaches can effectively manage common pain conditions. Pain cannot always be fully relieved by medications, complicating the lives of millions of Americans. These complementary health approach...
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Tail Lights Rider System for keeping horses safe at night.

Riding horses in low light poses some obvious dangers, particularly in areas where they're forced to share the road with drivers who could become easily distracted. Sadly, for Tail Lights creator Sami Gros, it took a near-tragedy to inspire a solution. "I was out riding my two horses with my best friend, and a car hit my friend and my horse. My friend was OK, but my horse suffered injuries that has made him unridable to this day," Gros said. "I searched the internet for a product that would allo...
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SlingShot: Quest to solve the world’s safe water crisis.

Kamen's SlingShot (so-named after the Biblical David & Goliath story) device is an energy-efficient "vapor compression distiller," and one possible answer to the safe water crisis. The SlingShot is designed to take virtually any unfit source of water, such as contaminated well water or seawater, and turn it into clean water, without requiring a filter (which regularly need to be replaced) or using any chemical additives (which have to be purchased). The device does use combustible fuel to po...
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Lumos helmet keeps cyclists safe with automatic brake lights.

Lumos is a next generation ultimate bicycle helmet with brake lights and turn signals, to help cyclists stay safe and visible on the road.For cyclists, the road can be a nasty place to be at night, so we're all for technologies that can help draw drivers' attention in order to reduce the number of accidents. The latest of such attempt is the Lumos helmet, which not only comes with turn signal indicators that can be controlled wirelessly, but also packs a brake light that comes on automaticall...
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Ebola color coded Protection Suit

The Johns Hopkins University’s has developed a new personal protective suit for front-line health care workers in Ebola. The suit uses technology originally designed by Johns Hopkins to keep cancer patients comfortable. This new suit is color coded to show what surfaces are safe to touch when removing it. The suit, intended for use in future Ebola outbreaks like the 2014 epidemic that killed thousands in West Africa, has elements to keep the wearer more comfortable than existing suits, reduce...
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Non-Toxic Sterilizing Spray Invented

An innovative product promises dirt and germ free surfaces without using toxic coatings. This latest science invention from the Saarbrücken Institute for New Materials in Turkey and patented by Nanopool GmbH Germany is a spray-on invisible thin glass coating that sterilizes, protects and strengthens surfaces. It is a flexible and breathable spray-on glass film which repels water, dirt, stains, fungus, bacteria and viruses. The film is approximately 500 times thinner than a human hair and h...
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