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16 Million New Cancer Cases Worldwide

16 Million New Cancer Cases WorldwideNovember 15, 2020 - The number of new cases of cancer this year will exceed 16 million worldwide for the first time. This is an increase with 60% compared to 20 years ago and is due to the growing and aging population, and adoption of unhealthy lifestyles. Read more...»

Deaths from HIV in the US Continue to Decline

Deaths from HIV in the US Continue to DeclineOctober 24, 2030 - For the first time in 45 years the number of deaths from HIV in the US will be below 5,500 this year. Since the peak in 1995 when almost 55,000 people gave in for the disease, casualties have declined. Read more...»

US Medicare Costs Now 7.5% of GDP

US Medicare Costs Now 7.5% of GDPOctober 4, 2035 - The US administration announced today that Medicare costs for this year will be 7.5% of GDP. This is the highest number ever and almost three times as much as 30 years ago. The reason for the increase is of course the aging population. Read more...»

Can Paralyzed Walk in the Future?

Can Paralyzed Walk in the Future?September 5, 2035 - More than 20,000 quadriplegics around the world have now got a BCI, a Brain Computer Interface. It gives them the ability to control their environment, from driving their own electric wheelchairs outside their house, to make their own dinner. Read more...»

Now You Can Have Your Own Therapist 24/7

Now You Can Have Your Own Therapist 24/7September 1, 2040 - From today you have your own therapist available 24 hours a day, always there if you need someone to talk to, always in a good mood, and remembers every word you have ever said. This is the first automated therapist, with the best knowledge known to mankind on treatment and rehabilitation.
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370 Million People Worldwide Suffer from Diabetes

370 Million People Worldwide Suffer from DiabetesAugust 1, 2030 - New statistics suggest that more than 370 million people worldwide today suffer from diabetes. The numbers have doubled over the last 30 years. Much of this increase has taken place in developed countries, due to ageing, obesity, unhealthy diets, population growth and sedentary lifestyles. Read more...»

180 Million Deaths Worldwide from HIV

180 Million Deaths Worldwide from HIVJune 26, 2030 - The total number of deaths from HIV/AIDS worldwide is now said to have passed 180 million people, since it was recognized 50 years ago. The most infected are to find in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Read more...»

Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in the UK

Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in the UKJune 20, 2035 - This year more than 21,000 people in the UK will be diagnosed with malignant melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer - which is three times as many as 30 years ago. The reason for the increase is the global warming and that more people in the UK travel abroad to sunnier locations. Read more...»

Stroke Still Strikes Hard

Stroke Still Strikes HardMay 30, 2025 - It is estimated that there will be 1,136,000 new cases of stroke this year in the US, up 2% from last year. The cases of stroke have increased by 67% during the last 25 years, which is in line with the growing and aging population. Read more...»

More People in the US Suffer from Atrial Fibrillation

More People in the US Suffer from Atrial FibrillationMay 16, 2050 - More than 5.6 million people in the US will be diagnosed with atrial fibrillation this year, compared to 2.3 million 50 years ago. Read more...»

Hip Fractures Have Increased in the US

Hip Fractures Have Increased in the USMay 2, 2040 - The number of hip fractures has nearly doubled in the US over the last 40 years. This year hip fractures will result in approximately 600,000 hospital admissions. More than 90 percent of hip fractures are associated with osteoporosis. Read more...»

Do the Anti-Aging Drugs Work?

March 20, 2035 - There was a lot of buzz around the life extension drugs that hit the market a decade ago. They didn’t promise you to live forever but they gave you a chance to maybe extend your life with an extra five to ten years. But do they work? Read more...»

13.2 Million Americans Have Alzheimer

13.2 Million Americans Have AlzheimerFebruary 28, 2050 - An estimated 13.2 million Americans currently have Alzheimer's disease. The number of people with Alzheimer has tripled during the last 45 years although the general US population has only increased during the same period by 45%. The reason is mainly due to the aging population; about 60% of those who have Alzheimer are 85 years or older. Read more...»

What if an AIDS Vaccine was Approved this Evening...

AIDS vaccineFebruary 23, 2020 - As you probably know there is still no HIV/AIDS vaccine approved now in 2020, but what would happen if one was approved already later this evening? Will it stop the spreading of the virus and eliminate the disease? Well, not right away... 1 Read more...»

Pamela Holds the Future in Her Newly Grown Hand

Pamela's new handJanuary 22, 2040 - Former French karate champion Pamela de Robien lost her left hand in a car accident and saw her career being shattered. With regeneration her hand has now grown back and she is heading for the Olympics later this year. Read more...»

Dentists Keep the Smile

A future for dentistsJanuary 16, 2025 - The toothwash has now passed toothpaste in market share in the US with even more effective products in the works. The fear some dentists might have felt of losing their job when the toothwash entered the market seems so far to be unfounded. Read more...»
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First Tourist Heading for Mars

First Tourist Heading for MarsSeptember 21, 2050 - At a press conference today it was announced that the first tourist heading for Mars will be the 38-year-old US businessman Patrick Clifford. He will leave the earth in the launching window of June 2052 and set his foot on the surface of Mars in November, together with the other 6 astronauts assigned for the mission to further explore the planet. Read more...»

Beam Yourself Around the World with Telebeamer

Beam Yourself Around the World with TelebeamerSeptember 12, 2035 - Are you kidding? Is it possible to beam myself? No, of course not, but you can now make a 3-D projection of yourself anywhere in the world. The first product for real teleimmersion has been released, the Telebeamer.
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Can Paralyzed Walk in the Future?

Can Paralyzed Walk in the Future?September 5, 2035 - More than 20,000 quadriplegics around the world have now got a BCI, a Brain Computer Interface. It gives them the ability to control their environment, from driving their own electric wheelchairs outside their house, to make their own dinner. Read more...»

Now You Can Have Your Own Therapist 24/7

Now You Can Have Your Own Therapist 24/7September 1, 2040 - From today you have your own therapist available 24 hours a day, always there if you need someone to talk to, always in a good mood, and remembers every word you have ever said. This is the first automated therapist, with the best knowledge known to mankind on treatment and rehabilitation.
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Is Tickle the Future of the Movie Industry?

Is Tickle the Future of the Movie Industry?August 24, 2020 - The first full-length animated movie with realistic-looking humans, "Tickle" opens tonight. It is an intriguing thriller about a woman who gets framed by her husband, but the most intriguing is to see if you can spot the difference between real actors and these created by computers. Read more...»

First Hotel on the Moon Finally Opens

First Hotel on the Moon Finally OpensAugust 23, 2025 - Today a new chapter in space tourism was written. Rod Markham and his wife-to-be Susan Millster arrived safely to the moon to spend 5 days as the first guests at the Starbright Hotel that was set up for this purpose two years ago. Read more...»

Transcript from Multi Voice Recognition to be used as Evidence

Transcript from Multi Voice Recognition to be used as EvidenceAugust 16, 2020 - For the first time a court case is based on a multi voice recognition transcript as the main evidence. It was when Frank Levin took part in a dispute with four people that resulted in a fired gun that killed Adam Denny. The three other all testified that Frank had pulled the trigger, while Frank claims that according to the transcript, it clearly states that he was not the one holding the gun. Read more...»

In-atmosphere Travel is Increasing Safely

In-atmosphere Travel is Increasing SafelyJune 6, 2040 - For the first time ever, in-atmosphere passenger kilometers have passed 8,000 billion per year worldwide, according to the latest statistics, which is an increase by three times during the last 30 years. The introduction of the super-jumbo (600-seat airliners) combined with the low price level for flight traveling has kept the numbers steadily increasing. Read more...»

Re-Hydro to Dominate in the Future

Re-Hydro to Dominate in the FutureApril 12, 2040 - Although introduced in the market only five years ago, 10% of all hydrogen fuel now sold in the US is of the enviromental friendly Re-Hydro label, produced through electrolysis based on a source of 100% renewable energy. Read more...»
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