(JAMA and Archives Journals) Among patients with heart disease, anxiety disorders appear to be associated with a higher risk of stroke, heart attack, heart failure and death, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
(European Molecular Biology Laboratory) Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory have captured fruit fly development on film, creating the Fly Digital Embryo. In work published today in Nature Methods, they were also the first to clearly record how a zebrafish's eyes...
A simple technology called a magnetic hearing loop allows wearers of specially outfitted hearing aids to get a wireless signal transmitted directly to their ear. The technology transforms garbled PA sounds into clear announcements. Hearing-impaired user David Myers explains.
Benjamin Franklin was a printer, politician, diplomat and journalist. But, despite only two years of schooling, he was also an ingenious scientist. Nobel Prize-winning chemist Dudley Herschbach and Franklin biographer Philip Dray discuss the achievements of America's first great scientist.
The sun has cycles -- periods of high activity, when it has a lot of sunspots, and low activity, when things on the surface seem calm. NASA astronomer David Hathaway says activity is unusually low right now. A new solar observatory may shine light on the mystery.
Reporting in the journal Science, researchers write of finding certain sets of genes that are more common in centenarians than in the average population. Study author Dr. Thomas Perls, founder and director of the New England Centenarian Study, discusses the results.
Onions and garlic have evolved chemical weapons to protect themselves from predation and disease. In his book Garlic and Other Alliums: The Lore and the Science, chemist Eric Block describes that intricate chemistry, and writes of alliums in kitchens, medicine cabinets and opera houses.
For the next few weeks, Venus, Saturn and Mars move closer together in the night sky, culminating in what astronomers call a "trio" in early August. The Hayden Planetarium's Joe Rao describes where to find the planets, and other night sky sights to look out for this summer.
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. , July 2 /- Strativa Pharmaceuticals today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zuplenz® (ondansetron) oral soluble film for the prevention of postoperative, highly and moderately emetogenic cancer chemotherapy-induced, and...
The firm received increasing numbers of complaints for false negative MRSA results. False negative could result in incorrect treatment or delay of care for patients with MRSA infection.
(University at Buffalo) Modern marsupials may be popular animals at the zoo and in children's books, but new findings by University at Buffalo biologists reveal that they harbor a "fossil" copy of a gene that codes for filoviruses, which cause Ebola and Marburg hemorrhagic fevers...
Yale University researchers have received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a study of hepatitis C virus. a deadly pathogen that attacks the liver and afflicts about 170 million people worldwide.
MARIETTA, Ga. , July 2 /- MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected biomaterial-based products, announced today that its results for the second quarter, ended June 30, 2010 , will be released before the opening of...
Watson Completes Acquisition of CRINONEÃ‚® and PROCHIEVEÃ‚® Product Line and Shares of Columbia LaboratoriesJuly 2, 2010 11:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments
MORRISTOWN, N.J. , July 2 /- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ) today completed the acquisition of the U.S. rights to Columbia Laboratories' CRINONE® and PROCHIEVE® progesterone gel product line and 11,200,000 shares of Columbia common stock. "We are pleased to add...
LIFEPAK 20 and LIFEPAK 20e External Defibrillator/Monitors by Physio-Control Inc.: Class I Recall Due To Power Supply Failure(2)July 2, 2010 11:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments
A power supply assembly failure can result in the inability to deliver defibrillation therapy.