New Rules Make Companies Do More to Police Imported Food
The Food and Drug Administration regulations require importers to show that the food they bring into the United States meets American safety...
Irmat, a Mail-Order Pharmacy, Sues OptumRx in Latest Drug-Price Skirmish
The dispute between Irmat and the pharmacy benefit manager OptumRx is part of a recent flurry of attention being paid to the way name-brand...
Lucentis Effective for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
A clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that the drug ranibizumab (Lucentis) is highly effective in treating...
Have an Apple-Shaped Body? You May Be More Susceptible to Binge Eating
Women with apple-shaped bodies - those who store more of their fat in their trunk and abdominal regions - may be at particular risk for the...
FDA issues final rules on produce safety, imported foods
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued new rules designed to prevent foodborne illnesses caused by tainted produce that sicken millions...
FDA orders recall of machine used to clean medical scopes
Federal officials are ordering the recall of nearly 2,800 machines used to disinfect medical scopes.
Parkinson Drug May Prevent and Delay AMD
RPB-supported researchers have made a significant discovery that might lead to the delay or prevention of the most common cause of blindness in...
Well's Vegetarian Thanksgiving:: Kasha Caliente
Kasha is a traditional Eastern European dish that can make a nutty, flavorful vegetarian main course at Thanksgiving.
Widow of firefighter who died on 9/11 completes marathon for husband
Theresa Giammona spoke to her husband, Vincent Giammona, twice on the morning of September 11, 2001.
First Years-Long Cyclic Gamma-Ray Emission Ever Detected From Any Galaxy
Astronomers using data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected hints of periodic changes in the brightness of a so-called...
Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping for Preterm Infants Results in Better Motor Development
Results of 6-year URI nursing study at Women & Infants Hospital released in The Journal of Pediatrics.
Bioengineers invent new method to 3-D print embryonic hearts, coronary arteries
While 3-D printing has been around for the past few decades, so far the majority of doctors use the technology for replicating custom human models...