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Microsoft Achieves Positive Results with Experimental Underwater Datacenter

September 23, 2020 Uncategorized 0

In 2018, Microsoft deployed a datacenter 117 feet deep in the seafloor off Scotland’s Orkney Islands. For two years, Microsoft team members analyzed and monitored the servers’ operation and dependability. Now covered in algae, barnacles, and sea anemones, the datacenter is back on land. The underwater datacenter was deployed in an effort to remedy equipment… Read more

Healthy Cardiovascular Health Also Promotes Good Eye Health

September 23, 2020 Uncategorized 0

In a new study published by the American Journal of Medicine, investigators found that a healthy lifestyle – typically associated with cardiovascular health benefits – also lowered ocular diseases, particularly diabetic retinopathy. The conclusions suggest that attempts to prevent cardiovascular diseases might potentially counteract ocular ones as well. Nearly 2.2 billion people worldwide suffer from… Read more

Radiotherapy Market Revenue to Expand by Eight Percent by 2030

September 23, 2020 Uncategorized 0

In 2019, the global radiotherapy market revenue was set at $7,222.4 million. According to a P&S Intelligence report, an increasing number of cancer cases will cause revenue to climb by eight percent to $17,194.4 million by 2030. Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in humans, killing 9.6 million people annually, according to the World… Read more

PET/MRI Outperforms PET/CT in Cancer Scanning

September 23, 2020 Uncategorized 0

German researchers conducted a study in an effort to investigate the difference between combining Positron Emission Tomography (PET) with (MRI) Magnetic Resonance Imaging compared to PET with Computed Tomography (CT). The scientists published their findings in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, where they concluded that pairing (PET) with (MRI) is more effective at detecting lesions.… Read more

Solar Panel Sales Soar as Price Continues to Drop

September 23, 2020 Uncategorized 0

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), shipments of solar panels reached a record-high 16.4 million kilowatts (kW) in 2019. The former record of 13.5 million kW was set in 2016. Imports, exports, and modules produced and sold domestically all qualify as solar panel shipments; modules shipped for resale are excluded. “These shipments have… Read more

Five Reasons to Hire a Tiling Professional

September 23, 2020 Uncategorized 0

Tiling is much more complicated than it might seem. Whether it’s a floor, kitchen backsplash, or bathroom wall, there are several factors to consider before you tackle this project yourself. Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects can be a nightmare if you don’t have the proper tools, let alone experience. Moreover, installations vary by medium, materials, and square… Read more

Upcoming Annual Enrollment Period for Medicare

September 23, 2020 Uncategorized 0

The annual enrollment for Medicare occurs from October 15 through December 7. Medicare health and drug plans make yearly adjustments to cost, coverage, and providers and pharmacies in their networks. During this time, it is possible for beneficiaries to alter their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage to fit their needs better. The specific… Read more

Erin Brockovich Claims the US is in an Unimaginable Water Crisis

September 23, 2020 Uncategorized 0

In 2000, Erin Brockovich became the subject of an Academy-award winning feature film, which depicted her role in a lawsuit against Pacific Gas & Electric. Portrayed by Julia Roberts, Brockovich is known for almost single-handedly bringing down the California-based power company accused of polluting a city’s water supply. Through the years, she has continued to… Read more

Five Ways to Help Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

September 17, 2020 Uncategorized 0

Carpal Tunnel is prevalent in today’s society; people typically associate the syndrome with years of heavy typing, computer use, and other office tasks. However, Carpal Tunnel can affect anyone who performs repetitive hand movements. Approximately 500,000 people undergo surgery each year; it is one of the most common hand operations. Thankfully, there are ways to… Read more

COVID-19 Sparks Regulatory Changes to Medicare

September 16, 2020 Uncategorized 0

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Congress and the Trump administration implemented a record number of legislative, regulatory, and sub-regulatory changes to the Medicare program. These alterations allow for unprecedented flexibility to healthcare providers, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Part D plans. Some of the changes waived Medicare participation conditions, allowing patients to be treated… Read more