Monthly Archives: July 2012

Oral Immunotherapy Shows Promise as Treatment for Egg Allergy

An NIH-funded study suggests that egg therapy helps children overcome their allergies.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/nih-research-news/oral-immunotherapy-shows-promise-as-treatment-for-egg-allergy/#

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Breathable, Implantable Microcomputers that Conform to the Human Body

At TEDMED 2012, MC10’s Chief Executive Officer David Icke describes the biostamp.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/highlight-health/breathable-implantable-microcomputers-that-conform-to-the-human-body/

F1000 Research Publishes First Articles

Last week, F1000 announced the publication of F1000 Research’s first few articles under an innovative, new open access publishing program for biology and medicine.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-news/f1000-research-publishes-first-articles/

Study Suggests Light-to-Moderate Drinking During Pregnancy Is Ok

A series of studies suggest that there is no impact of low-to-moderate alcohol use during pregnancy upon the intelligence or attention span of the resulting child. Still, U.S. organizations advise complete abstinence.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/research/study-suggests-light-to-moderate-drinking-during-pregnancy-is-ok/

Life Technologies: Top 10 Innovative Biomedicine Companies in 2012

Life Technologies is one of 10 biomedicine companies included in Technology Review’s 50 Most Innovative Companies (TR50) for 2012.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/innovation/life-technologies-top-10-innovative-biomedicine-companies-in-2012/

Red Cross Blood Supply at Emergency Levels

The Red Cross recently announced that its blood supply has reached emergency levels.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-news/red-cross-blood-supply-at-emergency-levels/

Coffee May Mitigate Risk Of Heart Failure

New study suggests moderate coffee consumption may be associated with reduced risk of heart failure as compared to limited or excessive consumption.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/diet-and-nutrition/coffee-may-mitigate-risk-of-heart-failure/

Improving Anti-seizure Technology

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University are developing a new early warning system for seizures that is sensitive enough to detect imminent seizures without setting off a large number of false alarms.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/software/improving-anti-seizure-technology/