Monthly Archives: May 2013

Eating More Fiber May Lower Risk of Stroke

According to a new British study, eating more fiber-rich foods appears to lower stroke risk. http://www.highlighthealth.com/diet-and-nutrition/eating-more-fiber-may-lower-risk-of-stroke/

Implantable Blood Testing Laboratory on a Chip

Scientists from Switzerland have developed an implantable blood testing laboratory that provides an immediate analysis of compounds in the body and sends the results directly to a doctor using a patients cell phone. http://www.highlighthealth.org/medical-device-technology/implantable-blood-testing-laboratory-on-a-chip/

American Urology Association Changes Position on Routine Prostate Testing

New guidelines from the American Urological Association now say that men under 55 should not get routinely screened with a PSA test for prostate cancer. http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-news/american-urology-association-changes-position-on-routine-prostate-testing/

Study Finds that Fluoride Reduces Adhesion of Bacteria on Teeth

New evidence from German researchers suggests that fluoride helps to reduce the adhesion of bacteria to teeth. http://www.highlighthealth.com/research/study-finds-that-fluoride-reduces-adhesion-of-bacteria-on-teeth/