Psilocybin Could Help Resolve Obesity Epidemic

The global obesity issue is bursting at the seams.  According to the World Health Organization, obesity has tripled since 1975.  More than 1.9 billion adults were overweight, as of 2016, with more than 650 million considered obese. Plus, more than 340 million children were considered overweight in 2016, as well.  It’s an issue that’s been … Continue reading “Psilocybin Could Help Resolve Obesity Epidemic”

Worsening Pandemic Fueling Need for Better Testing

While millions have been vaccinated for the virus, outbreaks continue.  In fact, just this week, USA Today reported that, “In some states the increases were startling. New cases in Rhode Island almost tripled week over week, a USA TODAY analysis of Johns Hopkins data shows. Maine and Vermont’s hikes were almost as large. New cases … Continue reading “Worsening Pandemic Fueling Need for Better Testing”

Major Automaker Moves to Secure Lithium Supply

With automakers scrambling for lithium supply, General Motors just announced it will be investing in a U.S. lithium project, according to Reuters. In fact, GM notes it “will make a multimillion-dollar investment in and help develop Controlled Thermal Resources (CTR) Hell’s Kitchen geothermal brine project near California’s Salton Sea, roughly 160 miles (258 km) southeast … Continue reading “Major Automaker Moves to Secure Lithium Supply”

Key Psychedelic Could Change Depression Treatment

Mental health is on the decline all over the world. At the moment, nearly 264 million people are struggling with depression, for example.  To help alleviate the symptoms of depression, many turn to anti-depressants such as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors). Problem is — SSRIs aren’t always useful, focusing more on symptom suppression than root … Continue reading “Key Psychedelic Could Change Depression Treatment”

There’s Massive Demand for Functional Foods

Millions of people are on a health kick. They’re watching what they eat to address health concerns, boost immune systems, increase productivity, and even focus.  Many are even turning to functional superfoods. In fact, there’s so much demand, Precedence Research says the market could be worth $309 billion in the next six years, and grow … Continue reading “There’s Massive Demand for Functional Foods”

Cyberattacks Only Expected to Get Worse

It’s only a matter of time before we’re hit with another massive cyberattack.  According to Fox News, “Co-founder of the hacking group LulzSec Hector Xavier Monsegur warned that cyberattacks against U.S.infrastructure are going to get worse exponentially.” He added, “We do not have enough people to deal with the threats, we don’t have enough law enforcement that actually … Continue reading “Cyberattacks Only Expected to Get Worse”

Digital Health Creating a $245 Billion Opportunity

These days, millions are are turning to digital health solutions, some of which can reportedly help manage diabetes, improve sleep, monitor heart health, encourage weight loss and track whether patients are sticking to regimens, as noted by The Wall Street Journal. In fact, after the health scare, government and healthcare systems around the world are … Continue reading “Digital Health Creating a $245 Billion Opportunity”

Warning: There’s Still A Severe Threat of New Cyberattacks

It’s only a matter of time before we’re hit with another massive cyberattack. Unfortunately, it’s no longer a question of if, but when.  “The U.S. is currently not designed to act with the speed and agility necessary to defend the country in cyberspace.  Our country has lost hundreds of billions of dollars to nation-state-sponsored intellectual … Continue reading “Warning: There’s Still A Severe Threat of New Cyberattacks”

The CDC Isn’t Sure How Long Vaccines Will Protect

It’s been a rough few months with the virus. Fortunately, we’re beginning to see a drop in cases—at least in the U.S. However, that doesn’t mean it won’t pop up again.  It also doesn’t mean we can just stop with the testing all of a sudden.  In fact, testing will probably stick around for quite … Continue reading “The CDC Isn’t Sure How Long Vaccines Will Protect”

Functional Mushrooms Offering $5.05 Billion Opportunity

Now, more than ever, millions are focusing more on health and wellness. In fact, it would help explain why “products infused with mushroom ingredients are becoming a big part of the trend of self-care, offering a recognizable source of delivery formats and impressive health benefits,” as noted by ReportLinker.  For example, “Chaga, one of the … Continue reading “Functional Mushrooms Offering $5.05 Billion Opportunity”