Category: Health

In 1984, WHO revised the definition of health and defined it as “the extent to which an individual or group is able to realize aspirations and satisfy needs and to change or cope with the environment. Health is a resource for everyday life, not the objective of living; it is a positive concept, emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities”.[14] Thus, health referred to the ability to maintain homeostasis and recover from insults. Mental, intellectual, emotional, and social health referred to a person’s ability to handle stress, to acquire skills, to maintain relationships, all of which form resources for resiliency and independent living.

Ultrasound Effects on the Brain MIT Technology Review Targeting the Brain with Sound Waves Ultrasound might provide a new, noninvasive way to control brain activity. by Emily Singer, June 4, 2009 Ultrasound waves, currently used in medicine for prenatal scans and other diagnostic purposes, could