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Rare Disease Day 2016: Patient Voice

Rare Disease Day 2016: Patient Voice | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Rare Disease Day 2016 recognizes the crucial role that rare disease patients play in voicing their needs and instigating change. http://www.highlighthealth.com/resources/rare-disease-day-2016-patient-voice/
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Health Highlight: Natural Metabolite Might Reset Aging Biological Clocks

Health Highlight: Natural Metabolite Might Reset Aging Biological Clocks | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Our daily rhythms are governed by a metabolite called polyamines that declines with age. http://www.highlighthealth.com/aging/health-highlight-natural-metabolite-might-reset-aging-biological-clocks/
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Anti-parasite Drugs and the Nobel Prize for Medicine

Anti-parasite Drugs and the Nobel Prize for Medicine | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced earlier this week [1]. The prize was awarded to three scientists who developed therapies by looking at natural, local substances, against parasitic infections. The prize of 8-million-Swedish-krona ($1.2-million USD) was divided, with o... http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-news/anti-parasite-drugs-and-the-nobel-prize-for-medicine/
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Dying Matters: Talk,Plan, Live

Dying Matters: Talk,Plan, Live | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
During Dying Matters Awareness Week, everyone should talk openly with those closest to them about dying, death and bereavement http://www.highlighthealth.com/aging/dying-matters-talkplan-live/
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23andMe Aims to Use Genetic Data to Develop Drugs

23andMe Aims to Use Genetic Data to Develop Drugs | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
23andMe recently announced the creation of a new therapeutics group with the intention of developing drugs. http://www.highlighthealth.com/biomedical-research/23andme-aims-to-use-genetic-data-to-develop-drugs/
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kwiKBio Aims to Fast Track Research with Crowdsourcing Campaign

kwiKBio Aims to Fast Track Research with Crowdsourcing Campaign | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
kwiKBio believes it’s taking too long to solve diseases and create cures, and is crowdsourcing a solution. http://www.highlighthealth.com/biomedical-research/kwikbio-aims-to-fast-track-research-with-crowdsourcing-campaign/
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Rare Disease Day 2015: How Rare Disease is Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Rare Disease Day 2015: How Rare Disease is Shaping the Future of Healthcare | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
An infographic to explain how rare disease communities are playing a leading role in the development of precision medicine. http://www.highlighthealth.com/future-medicine/rare-disease-day-2015-how-rare-disease-is-shaping-the-future-of-healthcare/
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Perfint Healthcare: Top Innovative Company in Healthcare

Perfint Healthcare: Top Innovative Company in Healthcare | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Perfint Healthcare is one of 10 companies included in Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Healthcare. http://www.highlighthealthtech.com/medical-device-technology/perfint-healthcare-top-innovative-company-in-healthcare/
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The Precision Medicine Initiative

The Precision Medicine Initiative | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
In his State of the Union address last month, President Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative, a bold new research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease. http://www.highlighthealth.com/future-medicine/the-precision-medicine-initiative/
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How to Make a Patient-Centered Drug Company

How to Make a Patient-Centered Drug Company | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Three executives from PatientsLikeMe recently shared their thoughts on why pharma companies have trouble engaging patients. http://www.highlighthealthtech.com/innovation/make-patient-centered-drug-company/
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Nuritas is Creating the Future of Food

Nuritas is Creating the Future of Food | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
In her keynote at the Innovation Ireland Forum in Dublin last week, CSO Nora Khaldi explained how Nuritas is creating the future of food. http://www.highlighthealthtech.com/innovation/nuritas-creating-future-food/
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New "Lab-on-a-Chip" Could Revolutionize Cancer Diagnostics

New "Lab-on-a-Chip" Could Revolutionize Cancer Diagnostics | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
A new miniaturized lab-on-a-chip device that tests exosomes promises a faster, cheaper and more sensitive diagnosis of cancer. http://www.highlighthealthtech.com/medical-device-technology/new-lab-on-a-chip-could-revolutionize-cancer-diagnostics/
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Google’s Calico Launches Website, Announces Collaborations

Google’s Calico Launches Website, Announces Collaborations | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
After being in stealth mode for the last year, Calico’s plans to tackle aging and find cures for the intractable diseases are finally taking shape. http://www.highlighthealthtech.com/healthcare/googles-calico-launches-website-announces-collaborations/
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Health Highlight: We're All Suffering from ‘Successaholism' and It Needs to Stop

Health Highlight: We're All Suffering from ‘Successaholism' and It Needs to Stop | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Call it workaholism or “successaholism”, it’s a problematic cycle because it eventually leads to burnout and worse job performance. http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-highlights/health-highlight-suffering-successaholism-needs-stop/
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Health Highlight: Researchers use gut bacteria to map genetic mutations in colorectal cancer tumours

Health Highlight: Researchers use gut bacteria to map genetic mutations in colorectal cancer tumours | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
A new study has predicted key genetic mutations in colorectal tumours by analyzing the types of gut bacteria present around them. http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-highlights/health-highlight-researchers-use-gut-bacteria-to-map-genetic-mutations-in-colorectal-cancer-tumours/
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Long-term Depression Elevates Stroke Risk in Older Adults

Long-term Depression Elevates Stroke Risk in Older Adults | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
A Harvard University study has found that long-term depression in people over 50 could more than double their risk of having a stroke. http://www.highlighthealth.com/cardiovascular-disorders/long-term-depression-elevates-stroke-risk-in-older-adults/
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To the Edge of the Sky: the Fight to Save Children's Lives and End Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

To the Edge of the Sky: the Fight to Save Children's Lives and End Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Four Families Fight to Save their Children’s Lives and End Duchenne http://www.highlighthealth.com/biomedical-research/to-the-edge-of-the-sky-the-fight-to-save-childrens-lives-and-end-duchenne-muscular-dystrophy/
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Nationwide Study Reports Shifts in Americans’ Use of Natural Products

Nationwide Study Reports Shifts in Americans’ Use of Natural Products | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
A national survey shows that natural product use in the US has shifted since 2007, particulary for fish oil (omega 3) and probiotics. http://www.highlighthealth.com/nih-research-news/nationwide-study-reports-shifts-in-americans-use-of-natural-products/
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Apple Launches ResearchKit with 5 mHealth Apps to Revolutionize Medical Studies

Apple Launches ResearchKit with 5 mHealth Apps to Revolutionize Medical Studies | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Apple’s ResearchKit is designed to help physicians and scientists collect data from users via iPhone apps. http://www.highlighthealthtech.com/software/apple-launches-researchkit-with-5-mhealth-apps-to-revolutionize-medical-studies/
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Rare Disease Day 2015: Day-by-day, Hand-in-hand

Rare Disease Day 2015: Day-by-day, Hand-in-hand | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Rare Disease Day 2015 puts the focus on the daily lives of patients, families and caregivers who are living with a rare disease. http://www.highlighthealth.com/resources/rare-disease-day-2015-day-by-day-hand-in-hand/
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Brain Imaging in Children with Neurological Disorders Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion

Brain Imaging in Children with Neurological Disorders Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Children born with DNA copy number deletions on chromosome 16 show measurable delays in processing sound and language. http://www.highlighthealth.com/neurological-disorders/brain-imaging-in-children-with-neurological-disorders-links-language-delay-to-chromosome-deletion/
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HHS, NIH Take Steps to Enhance Transparency, Public Access to Clinical Trial Results

HHS, NIH Take Steps to Enhance Transparency, Public Access to Clinical Trial Results | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
Two proposals from the HHS and NIH to implement reporting requirements for clinical trials are open for a 90-day public comment period. http://www.highlighthealth.com/nih-research-news/hhs-nih-take-steps-enhance-transparency-public-access-clinical-trial-results/
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Cocoa Flavanols Improve Speed of Memory Tasks in Older Adults

Cocoa Flavanols Improve Speed of Memory Tasks in Older Adults | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
A new study finds that naturally occurring bioactive molecules in cocoa can improve the speed of memory tasks in healthy older adults. http://www.highlighthealth.com/food-and-nutrition/cocoa-flavanols-improve-speed-memory-tasks-older-adults/
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You Will Soon Pay More for Prescriptions Filled at Pharmacies Selling Tobacco

You Will Soon Pay More for Prescriptions Filled at Pharmacies Selling Tobacco | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
CVS Caremark is planning to charge an extra co-payment for prescriptions filled at pharmacies that sell tobacco products. http://www.highlighthealth.com/healthcare/you-will-soon-pay-more-for-prescriptions-filled-at-pharmacies-selling-tobacco/
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The Brain's GPS System and the Nobel Prize for Medicine

The Brain's GPS System and the Nobel Prize for Medicine | Highlight HEALTH | Scoop.it
On Monday, the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three scientists for their discoveries of cells that constitute an “inner GPS” in the brain. http://www.highlighthealth.com/health-news/brains-gps-system-nobel-prize-medicine/
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