The first digital hospital in Turkey is pushing boundaries in the health sector. 3D hologram nurses welcome isitors and issue each patient with a digital card, which means that misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment are reduced. Important documents can be quickly and easily sent to other hospitals. Moreover, cameras record x-rays and the like so that the images can be seen via the Internet, democratising diagnosis.
Why it matters
Improving technology means that pioneering treatments are more widely known about and information can be shared more readily. Will this mean receiving the right care and finding out about new developments in healthcare becomes easier?
Re-Timer glasses emit a soft green light into a wearer’s eyes to reset the body’s internal clock. It is meant to reduce the effects of jet lag, increase energy during long winter months, overcome sleeplessness, and manage fatigue if you’re a shift worker.
The glasses have an ergonomic and lightweight design with a rechargeable battery in the frame and a USB cable for charging. The light stimulates the part of the brain responsible for regulating the 24-hour body clock.
It’s recommended to wear the glasses for 50 minutes either in the morning to advance the body clock, or at night to delay it.
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