Unsealed lawsuit: Opioid firm placed profits over people

Unsealed lawsuit: Opioid firm placed profits over people

FILE – This May 8, 2007 file photo shows the Purdue Pharma offices in Stamford, Conn. A newly unsealed lawsuit by Tennessee’s attorney general says the maker of the world’s top-selling painkiller directed its salesforce to target the highest prescribers, many with limited or no pain management background or training. Citing the public’s right to […]

India declares end to Nipah outbreak with a music video

India declares end to Nipah outbreak with a music video

India had its first brush with the virus in May, when three people were reported to have died from it. Health officials soon moved swiftly to identify and quarantine anyone who might have had contact with those people. In total, 19 people were infected; the last two people who were infected but recovered were released […]

Rabid raccoon killed by dog near Pittsburgh

Rabid raccoon killed by dog near Pittsburgh

Published 11:15 am, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Health officials say a groundhog killed by a dog near Pittsburgh has tested positive for rabies. The Allegheny County health department says the groundhog was brought to one of its facilities after a dog killed it in Mount Lebanon. Officials say this is the ninth rabid […]

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

This Thursday, March 29, 2018 photo shows a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. A 10-year study released on Monday, July 2, 2018 shows that coffee drinkers had a lower risk of death than abstainers, including those who downed at least eight cups daily. The benefit was seen with instant, ground, decaf, […]

110 pounds of fentanyl seized at port in shipment from China

110 pounds of fentanyl seized at port in shipment from China

Authorities seized 110 pounds of deadly fentanyl last week in a shipment from China during a routine inspection at the Port of Philadelphia, officials said.  The 50 packages of the potent drug was valued at $1.7 million, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said.  Officers found the fentanyl in a shipment of iron oxide after a dog detected […]

Artificial ovary could help young cancer patients preserve fertility

Artificial ovary could help young cancer patients preserve fertility

This represents further progress in preserving a woman’s fertility from the impact of cancer treatments, experts say. Dr. Susanne Pors, a co-author of the study and postdoctoral fellow in the Laboratory of Reproductive Biology at the University Hospital of Copenhagen Rigshospitalet, will present the research Monday at the 34th Annual Meeting of the European Society […]

A fixed limit to lifespan is not currently in view, researchers say

A fixed limit to lifespan is not currently in view, researchers say

A fixed limit to lifespan is not currently in view, researchers say  NEWS.com.au How long can we live? Probably longer than you think  Press Herald Human longevity might be increasing over time, study says  fox2now.com Your chances of living longer are better once you reach 105 — further evidence that humans may not have reached …  Business Insider Full […]

Professor cancels study on penis size over public reaction

Professor cancels study on penis size over public reaction

“I made this decision voluntarily,” she said. “I continue to believe the relationship between penis size and self-esteem is an important site of scientific inquiry, but the public reaction to the project threatens the reliability of the survey responses.” Source link

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