Millions of years ago our ancestors straightened up and started carrying tools around, instead of dropping them after use. And so technology became a part of daily routine.
Food, drugs, air and everyday products like soap, cloth and grocery receipts are polluting our bodies with hundreds of toxic chemicals. New chemicals are constantly being introduced into our environment and the effects of most of them on human health are not known. About 30% of human diseases are due to environmental exposures as genetics is not the whole story ...
As a child, Irene Gabashvili read about female scientists like the pioneer of radiology, Marie Curie, and found herself inspired by the idea of not only breaking the glass ceiling, but inventing an entirely new method of helping patients within the field of medicine.
Aurametrix personal health management system is a breakthrough analysis tool that accelerates the process of identifying environmental variables (such as food, drugs, what we wear, indoor environment or the weather) that influence human health. The web-based solution is targeted for use by people who experience food sensitivities, allergies, or metabolic disorders, or who want to improve their diet and exercise to maximize their wellbeing.
eHealth - aka the use of computers and the Internet to manage health records - was introduced in 2000. But the flow of information and the hierarchy in healthcare system was still implying that doctors are on top of the pyramid, while patients are on the bottom. This traditional healthcare system is now known as Health 1.0, and Health 2.0 continues to pick up steam.
Early examples of Health 2.0 were online communities and blogs. Next came the tools enabling self-quantifying and health-related collaboration.