Inspirational

Paralyzed man walks again thanks to new technology.

Paralyzed man walks again thanks to new technology.

When 28-year-old Thibault, a man living in the city of Grenoble, France, heard about the possibility of a second chance, he could not believe it. A team of doctors and scientists from the University of Grenoble approached him with a project that would have only been a possibility in a sci-fi movie a few years ago. The Frenchman was bedridden[Read More…]

Reducing Chaos In a Mindful World

Reducing Chaos In a Mindful World

We live in a very chaotic world and it appears that it is becoming more demanding and isolating every single day. Depression is increasing and it is set to become the biggest disease burden to mankind by the year 2020. According to a study published in the Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, depression will affect about 121 million people worldwide,[Read More…]

$42k was raised for Anthony Torres was filmed shaving on a train

More than $42k raised for homeless man mocked for shaving on train

More than $42,000 has been raised for a homeless man who was mocked for shaving on a train. The now-deleted video racked up more than 2.4 million views in a matter of days, and many people, like the video uploader, had made a series of nasty comments about the homeless man. In an interview with the Associated Press, Anthony Torres[Read More…]

Pomegranate juice and propolis may reduce heart attacks

Pomegranate juice and propolis may reduce heart attacks

Pomegranate juice and propolis (bee glue) can significantly improve heart health, according to new research. Indeed, a study by African scientists showed that a combination of the two can indeed reduce the risk of heart attacks. The researchers made use of rats that they divided into six groups. The first group served as the negative control group, while the rest[Read More…]

Virtual app image from Patient's Virtual Guide

The dad who created a virtual hospital for young cancer survivors

At the Akashic Times, we try to feature positive news to inspire people in a world where it seems that only negative news, terrorist attacks and murders seem to be featured prominently in the headlines. This is one of the reasons we have a whole section on the Akashic Times dedicated to positive news. The stories that we feature often[Read More…]