Ann Thompson reports on the latest trends in technology and their effects on medicine, safety, the environment or entertainment.
It's still five years away from human clinical trials, but at least in mice, a new antibody injection has seemingly suppressed allergic reactions to food.
The concept is 21st century clever. Help companies promote their products via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get free products from special vending machines.
Patrick McDonald thought of this idea years ago and launched Innovative Vending Solutions in 2008. The company is based in West Carrollton. His partner is Jeff Thibodeau.
Companies rent or buy the machines. Telus and the World Wildlife Federation put this one in Canada.
Cluster headaches are often called "suicide headaches" because of their intense pain, paralyzing suffers for 15 minutes to three hours at a time.
Note: This originally aired on July 31, 2013.
Scientists are just beginning to learn how the body’s hormones are programmed to melt away fat. More hormones in combination with minor surgery may be the solution for the obese.
Doctors say it is something in the air that's helping infertile couples conceive at West Chester Hospital. Ever since the installation of a high-tech air filtration system the UC Health Center for Reproductive Health has seen a 20% increase in fertility for in vitro fertilization.
Medical Director Krystene DiPaola, MD, says the national average is 40%. In West Chester it's 60%.