The Google-backed company had been rebuked by the FDA
After a two-day hunt, a stolen truck containing the lethal radioactive material cobalt 60 was found in the rural Mexican town of Hueypoxtla. Mexican nuclear safety authorities suspect the carjackers likely did not know they were absconding with the deadly material, but will probably pay for it with their lives. The cobalt 60 had been …
Experts don’t recognize the term, but say episodes of microsleep are potentially dangerous
Health officials say the situation is “serious” after a domestic worker was hospitalized in November.
Plan B’s European version, Norlevo, is getting an alert that warns the emergency contraceptive may not be as effective in heavier women.
If anyone is eager to turn the page on 2013, its Anne Wojcicki.
Warning to five companies, including a Google-backed firm
As if the new cholesterol guidelines needed more controversy, the BMJ reported that the chair of the panel responsible for the new advice, which many see as favorable to the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins, had …
The American Heart Association (AHA) is used to damage control, but its focus has generally been on protecting hearts, not its reputation. Ever since the organization of heart professionals, along with the American College of …
Last week, a new heart risk calculator was launched with great fanfare. This week, it’s under fire.
The latest version is called H6N1, and represents the first time that this strain of bird flu has jumped from birds to people.
After natural disasters, human beings are inherently altruistic, and want to help their fellow man, right? Well, it turns out to be a little more complicated than that.
New guidelines would double the number of Americans on cholesterol-lowering drugs.