Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Directions and iRX Reminder Collaborate to Improve Clinical Trials

Two mhealth technology companies, New Directions Technology Consulting and iRx Reminder, are joining forces to develop bidirectional smartphone-based solutions for clinical trials. http://www.highlighthealth.org/medicine-20/new-directions-and-irx-reminder-collaborate-to-improve-clinical-trials/

Good Bacteria Associated with Acne-free Skin

New research suggests that protective bacterial strains on a person’s skin may reduce the likelihood of acne. http://www.highlighthealth.com/research/good-bacteria-associated-with-acne-free-skin/

Targeted Brain Stimulation a Promising Treatment for Addiction

A study in rats has found that stimulating a key part of the brain reduces compulsive cocaine-seeking and suggests the possibility of treatment for changing addictive behavior. http://www.highlighthealth.com/neurological-disorders/targeted-brain-stimulation-a-promising-treatment-for-addiction/#disqus_thread

Proteus Digital Health: Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Healthcare

Proteus Digital Health is one of 10 companies included in Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies for 2013. http://www.highlighthealth.org/innovation/proteus-digital-health-top-10-most-innovative-companies-in-healthcare/

National Public Health Week: Public Health is ROI

This week is National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2013, an annual observance that brings U.S. communities together to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving the public’s health. http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-news/national-public-health-week-public-health-is-roi/