Did you know that tomatoes were once thought to be poisonous? That misconception is called the ‘tomato effect.’ It’s a term that’s also used when it comes to methods of treatment for certain illnesses. Health professionals sometimes overlook proven therapies because the results contradict their previous training. An environmental specialist is shining light on the subject and how it applies to treating cardiovascular-related disease. “it appears as though we haven’t learned much from the tomato effect,” said Douglas Mulhall, Environmental specialist, author. Case in point according to environmental specialist and author douglas mulhall is what often became accepted treatment for severe peripheral artery disease, or critical limb ischemia.
Noida-based Attero Recycling has been tackling the problem of mounting electronic waste as consumers discard their electronic gadgets and electrical appliances once their lifespan is over. The startup extracts important elements and compounds from these discarded products that can be used in various industrial applications, using its proprietary technology while trying to minimise the negative impact on the health of the waste collectors in this largely unorganised sector.
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