Tag: health

Tech Innovation for Worldwide Health

Tech Innovation for Worldwide Health

January 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The Gates Foundation is predicted to save the lives of 7.6 million children under 5 from 2010-2019. In this infographic, MPHOnline.org shows us how they have done it.

Understanding Prostate Cancer

Understanding Prostate Cancer

November 19, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Over 200,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. Check out the infographic below to learn more about the startling numbers behind prostate cancer.

Nanomedicine: The Future of Medicine

Nanomedicine: The Future of Medicine

August 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Nanomedicine refers to highly specific medical intervention at the molecular level for curing disease or repairing damaged tissues. Though in its infancy, could we be looking at the future of medicine? Early clinical trials certainly look promising. Learn more in this infographic.

Fountain of Youth: 22 Ways To Live Longer

Fountain of Youth: 22 Ways To Live Longer

March 13, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Since the beginning of time, man has searched far and wide for the fountain of youth. And while such a thing may not exist, science is honing in on the keys to slowing the aging process. If you plan to stay forever young, follow these 22 unusual tips from the folks at Confused.com to help maintain your vitality and vigor.

What Are Doctors Thinking?

What Are Doctors Thinking?

December 26, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

I’m sure you’ve wondered a time or two; just what is your doctor thinking? This infographic from Epocrates delves into the medical mind, exploring just what it is that runs through your doctors brain. What bothers him/her? What kinds of medical emergencies have they had to deal with lately? All of this and more is answered below.

Gamers’ Health and Hygiene

Gamers’ Health and Hygiene

September 7, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

AF-International recently polled 1,000 gamers and revealed that 67.1% of console users only clean their technology items when they see dirt, dust and grease on them, even though 45.6% of them share their console controllers (and germs) with up to 5 people.

The Secrets of Beauty Revealed by The Internet

The Secrets of Beauty Revealed by The Internet

August 15, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

If you have a Facebook, LinkedIn or YouTube account, then keep reading. The way your beauty is interpreted online can affect your success offline. But, how? The following infographic, brought to you by HSN Beauty, delves into how your beauty is interpreted on social networks.
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The following infographic, brought to you by HSN Beauty, delves into how your beauty is interpreted on social networks. For example, are you looking for a job? Then be ware – recruiters are spending 19% of their time evaluating your LinkedIn profile picture. If you look too young, old, or even beautiful, you could be rejected. Find out other ways your online beauty is impacting your offline presence.

What You Don’t Know Will Kill You

What You Don’t Know Will Kill You

April 25, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The heart is a sensitive organ, and once it goes out on you, it’s hard to bring it back. AED.com’s latest infographic tells the truth about sudden cardiac arrest, exploring what it is, why it happens, and what you can do to prevent it.

Guinness vs. Beer: Which Is Healthiest?

Guinness vs. Beer: Which Is Healthiest?

March 16, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Whether you enjoy the dark stuff, or lean towards lager, the results show that a pint of one, or the other, can have positive effects on various areas of the body. Through painstaking research, GoIreland has worked out how many individual peanuts each drink is the equivalent to eating, how long it would take to burn off those calories and taken a look at some of the strongest beers known to mankind in the following infographic.

Swelling Servings: The Growth of American Food Portions

Swelling Servings: The Growth of American Food Portions

January 26, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Waistlines and portions are expanding across America. An emphasis on getting more food for less money has caused restaurant and fast-food portions to grow over the last few decades. However the problem’s not limited to out-of-home portions. Grocery store, vending machine, and snack-sized offerings have been increasing steadily as well. This infographic from Massive Health takes a closer look at how portions have grown and how we can regain control.

Let’s Get Physical: America’s Resolution to Stay Fit

Let’s Get Physical: America’s Resolution to Stay Fit

January 19, 2012 | By

With the refrigerator finally free of leftovers from the holiday, many Americans make the dreaded resolution to shed those pesky pounds they gained over the holidays. Vowing to be in better shape than the year before, some adults swear their fitness oaths loud and clear at local gyms. But what about those that don’t plan to get a new gym membership or renew an existing one? And how many actually stick to this popular resolution?

Food Labeling and What You Should Know

Food Labeling and What You Should Know

January 16, 2012 | By

A genetically modified organism (GMO) or genetically engineered organism (GEO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. These techniques, generally known as recombinant DNA technology, use DNA molecules from different sources, which are combined into one molecule to create a new set of genes. This and other interesting data on food labeling in this infographic.

How to Make a Cancer-Fighting Salad

How to Make a Cancer-Fighting Salad

January 5, 2012 | By

I hate cancer. It has taken more loved ones than I care to mention. Want to help your body fight this terrible disease? The foods you put in your salad can help. Use this handy infographic published by MD Anderson Cancer Center to build a cancer-fighting salad.

The High Cost of Smoking

The High Cost of Smoking

January 4, 2012 | By

This infographic published by costofsmoking.com provides some eye-opening facts on the high cost of smoking and the ill effects on one’s health.