Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bacterial Protein in House Dust Spurs Asthma

According to an NIH study, a bacterial protein in common house dust may worsen allergic responses to indoor allergens.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/nih-research-news/bacterial-protein-in-house-dust-spurs-asthma/

The Facts on Flax

Flax seeds have become popular among health-conscious consumers, containing high levels of three nutrients that are good for our health. Get the facts on flax.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/diet-and-nutrition/the-facts-on-flax/

Interview: Andre Blackman, FastForward Health Film Festival

An interview with Andre Blackman, co-founder of FastForward Health, an evening film festival event highlighting those people innovating and developing new ideas to improve public and community health around the world.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/health-20/interview-andre-blackman-fastforward-health-film-festival/

Pluripotent Stem Cells and the Nobel Prize for Medicine

On Monday, the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to two scientists for their work on reprogramming mature cells to become pluripotent.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-news/pluripotent-stem-cells-and-the-nobel-prize-for-medicine/

Study Reveals How Green Tea Improves Memory

New research suggests that green tea can help prevent the loss of structure and/or function of brain cells.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/diet-and-nutrition/study-reveals-how-green-tea-improves-memory/