(University Hospitals Case Medical Center) University Hospitals Case Medical Center cardiologists have uncovered new research showing an increased risk of cancer with a group of blood pressure medications known as angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs). This class of drugs is used by...
(European Society of Human Genetics) A small genetic change can predict how people infected with hepatitis C react to treatment, paving the way to personalized therapy for this difficult-to-treat disease.
Labeling, Approval Order, and Summary of Safety and Effectiveness for Ethicon? OMNEX? Surgical Sealant (250μl) (P060029).
Researchers studying the chemical makeup of the atmosphere around Saturn's moon Titan have detected imbalances that, some say, could be signs of life. Jonathan Lunine, a scientist on the Cassini mission to Saturn, says it's too soon to plan a solar-system-wide block party.
A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found flaws in how food allergies -- abnormal responses to foods triggered by the body's immune system -- are diagnosed. New guidelines on dealing with food allergies are scheduled for publication this fall.
James Bird estimates that he watched thousands of bubbles pop while he was getting his doctorate at Harvard University. With the help of high-speed cameras, he and his colleagues discovered that bubbles birth baby bubbles when they burst, with implications ranging from hot tubs to global climate.
Multitasking is a trademark of modern office work, but is it really more productive? Research suggests the brain is actually more efficient when focusing on one task at a time. Ira Flatow and guests discuss the benefits and drawbacks of multitasking, and ways to limit distractions.
In The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind, New York Times health and medical science editor Barbara Strauch writes about ways the brain actually improves with age, and discusses what recent studies say about keeping the brain in tip-top shape.
Although design control issues have not been cited often in recent warning letters, they remain a big concern for the FDA.
A manufacturer of cochlear implants will pay nearly $1 million to resolve Justice Department claims that it paid kickbacks to physicians to prescribe its electronic hearing devices to Medicare and Medicaid patients from 1998 to 2003.
The Cleveland Clinic makes an investment in California internet search engine company Castlight Health Inc. to push transparency in healthcare pricing by offering consumers way to find cheaper care. By Mary Vanac Already an outspoken advocate for healthy living as a means to...
Not that there's anything wrong with that. The IN3 Investor's conference reveals a new breed of venture capitalists, who see lean as the new black. The new mantra of the venture capitalist is capital efficiency. I must have heard that six or seven times while attending the...
Kyma Technologies Inc of Raleigh, NC, USA, which provides crystalline gallium nitride (GaN) and aluminum nitride (AlN) materials and related products and services, has announced its expansion plans along with new financing provided by Neuse River Development Authority (NRDA) of New Bern,...
MEMSIC adopts IBM software to enable organizations to more easily harness sensors and find patterns in ubiquitous data
Scientists have made a breakthrough toward creating nanocircuitry on graphene, widely regarded as the most promising candidate to replace silicon as the building block of transistors.