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Beware: THREE Different Hummus Brands Have Been Recalled at Target and Walmart

BEWARE: THREE DIFFERENT HUMMUS BRANDS HAVE BEEN RECALLED AT TARGET AND WALMART

Shoppers, beware! Three separate hummus brands containing pine nut toppings have been voluntarily recalled for possible listeria contamination....

Broccoli sprout extract can replace toxic metformin drugs in type-2 diabetes; sulforaphane found to control blood sugar levels

BROCCOLI SPROUT EXTRACT CAN REPLACE TOXIC METFORMIN DRUGS IN TYPE-2 DIABETES; SULFORAPHANE FOUND TO CONTROL BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS

The American Diabetes Association reports that around 10 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes, most of whom have lifestyle-related...

 
 
 
Hummus recalled from Walmart, others for risk of Listeria

HUMMUS RECALLED FROM WALMART, OTHERS FOR RISK OF LISTERIA

Three brands of hummus with pine nut topping - including Walmart's Marketside brand - are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada for...

'That's gonna save lives': Test strips help drug users check for fentanyl

'THAT'S GONNA SAVE LIVES': TEST STRIPS HELP DRUG USERS CHECK FOR FENTANYL

Street drugs are sometimes laced with fentanyl, leading to an increase in overdose deaths

 
 
 
The fabrication of iron oxide nanoparticle-nanofiber composites by electrospinning and their applications in tissue engineering

THE FABRICATION OF IRON OXIDE NANOPARTICLE-NANOFIBER COMPOSITES BY ELECTROSPINNING AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN TISSUE ENGINEERING

Abstract This paper reviews the use of iron oxide nanoparticle-nanofiber composites in tissue engineering with a focus on the electrospinning...

Panel Takes Look at Trump's Trade Policy

PANEL TAKES LOOK AT TRUMP'S TRADE POLICY

Day three of the BIO International Convention brought some heavy hitters to the stage. From Ann Romney's remarkable and courageous...

 
 
 
People inject themselves with other people's blood

PEOPLE INJECT THEMSELVES WITH OTHER PEOPLE'S BLOOD

Some people inject themselves with other people's blood to share a drug high, but the practice is dangerous because it can lead to...

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease

DRUG SHOWS PROMISE AGAINST VISION-ROBBING DISEASE

An experimental drug is showing promise against an eye disease that blinds older adults, according to a US study. Age-related macular...

 
 
 
Digital Underground's Shock G Arrested in Wisconsin

DIGITAL UNDERGROUND'S SHOCK G ARRESTED IN WISCONSIN

Digital Underground rapper Gregory "Shock G" Jacobs was arrested in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, last week on suspicion of drug paraphernalia...

Syntimmune Snares $50M to Test Autoimmune Drug in Two Rare Diseases

SYNTIMMUNE SNARES $50M TO TEST AUTOIMMUNE DRUG IN TWO RARE DISEASES

Although antibodies play a key role in neutralizing invading bacteria and viruses, sometimes these protective proteins can turn against...

 
 
 
Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream gets positive close out letter from FDA

JENI'S SPLENDID ICE CREAM GETS POSITIVE CLOSE OUT LETTER FROM FDA

After a 2015 food-safety issue, Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream is back in store, with more scoop shops, flavors, and respect than before....

 
 
 
Rise In Hospital Visits For Opioids Spotlight The Epidemic

RISE IN HOSPITAL VISITS FOR OPIOIDS SPOTLIGHT THE EPIDEMIC

The latest government numbers on opioid-related hospitalizations paint a picture of a country in a drug-related crisis. Between 2005...

R&D Effort Produces Magnetic Devices to Enable More Powerful X-ray Lasers

R&D EFFORT PRODUCES MAGNETIC DEVICES TO ENABLE MORE POWERFUL X-RAY LASERS

This Berkeley Lab-developed device, a niobium tin superconducting undulator prototype, set a record in magnetic field strength for...

 
 
 
Nearly 1.3 million people were hospitalized for opioids

NEARLY 1.3 MILLION PEOPLE WERE HOSPITALIZED FOR OPIOIDS

Nearly 1.3 million Americans were hospitalized for opioid-related drug use. Numbers of inpatient stays and emergency room visits have...

Microscale disruption of microorganisms for parallelized process development

MICROSCALE DISRUPTION OF MICROORGANISMS FOR PARALLELIZED PROCESS DEVELOPMENT

Abstract Escherichia coli , Saccharomyces cerevisiae , and Pichia pastoris are the standard platforms for biopharmaceutical production...

 
 
 
Most Young Opioid Abusers Don't Get Anti-Addiction Medicines

MOST YOUNG OPIOID ABUSERS DON'T GET ANTI-ADDICTION MEDICINES

Even as a growing number of U.S. teens and young adults are abusing opioid drugs, only about one in four of them are getting medications...

Acetaminophen may be an Effective Drug to Prevent Acute Mountain Sickness

ACETAMINOPHEN MAY BE AN EFFECTIVE DRUG TO PREVENT ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS

Acute mountain sickness occurs when the body does not properly acclimatize to increasing elevation. Acetaminophen may be a viable alternative...

 
 
 
Alnylam CEO John Maraganore Takes the Reins as BIO Chair

ALNYLAM CEO JOHN MARAGANORE TAKES THE REINS AS BIO CHAIR

John Maraganore, CEO of Cambridge-based Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, begins his chairmanship of BIO this morning when outgoing Chairman...

Drugs Are Bad M'kay: Autopsy Reveals Carrie Fisher Had Coke, Ecstasy, Alcohol And Heroin In Her System

DRUGS ARE BAD M'KAY: AUTOPSY REVEALS CARRIE FISHER HAD COKE, ECSTASY, ALCOHOL AND HEROIN IN HER SYSTEM

Image via Euan Cherry/WENN Carrie Fisher Found With Cocktail Of Several Drugs In Her System After Autopsy Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher...