2 – FoIB Holly R tips us to this interesting story about how a Cincinnati-area doctor “uses jet engine knowledge to fix woman’s vocal cords.”
At age 13, Anna Kessler was diagnosed with asthma, which kept getting progressively worse over time. She finally met with Dr Sidd Khosla, who had studied at MIT and was able to combine his knowledge of how jet engines work with Anna’s condition.
3 – And finally, a two-fer on lifesaving healthcare trends:
And “2. Why you need to go wireless … a move toward continuous home monitoring and an effort to bring care to patients rather than requiring them to travel long distances to see specialists.”
This, I think, is related to the burgeoning and ubiquitous use of telemedicine. I’m not completely told that it’s a panacea, but it certainly has its place.