July 18, 2019

Digital health is growing fast — but at what cost?

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By Chris Hogg From TechCrunch Silicon Valley is obsessed with growth. And for digital health startups, that obsession is not only misguided, but dangerous. The prevailing idea in the tech industry is that to succeed, you have to be ready to sell your idea, no matter how far along your idea really is. You’re encouraged […]

8 surprisingly germy items in your kitchen

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By Brian Syuki From Care2 Your kitchen contains more germs than any other room in your home. You probably catch more germs in your kitchen than in your bathroom. According to the FDA, one in six people suffers food-borne illnesses every year due to exposure to germs at home and in restaurants. Some kitchen items are notorious for […]

US: FDA warns against using young people’s blood to halt aging

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From Newsmax Taking a young person’s plasma and infusing it into an older person to ward off aging — a therapy that’s fascinated some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley — has no proven clinical benefit, the Food and Drug Administration said. The agency issued a safety alert on Tuesday about the infusion of […]

Cayman Islands: Inductees for 2019 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame

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The Cayman Islands “Dive-ulges” New Inductees for 2019 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Industry Pioneers and Lifelong Divers Recognized for their Achievements and Contributions to the Underwater Sport at Annual Ceremony in Grand Cayman Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (January 23, 2019) – The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) today announced four new […]

Technical signals on recent breakouts in Biotech: QBIO, VVUS, UEEC

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From Journal Transcript AABB Hello Today, we are going to look at three stocks that have been showing increasingly aggressive traction on a technical level, with some strong fundamental catalysts helping to drive the action. All three demonstrate clear signs of accumulation with further upside potential. Q BioMed Inc. (OTCMKTS:QBIO) shares have been on fire in […]

5 Common ‘Fake’ foods and how to spot them

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By Brian Syuki From Care2 Food fraud is more common than you might think, which means you don’t always eat what you pay for. Manufacturers add low quality ingredients to foods, dilute fruit juice with water, change expiration dates on foods and even try to pass off fake versions of food as the real deal. This […]

Blood pressure drug recall: Valsartan, 80 lots, pulled for cancer worry

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From Newsmax A U.S. unit of Indian generic drugmaker Aurobindo Pharma Ltd will recall 80 lots of medicines containing blood pressure drug valsartan that were found to have a probable cancer-causing impurity, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The impurity N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) was detected in quantities above the acceptable limit in certain tablets […]

Reuters: J&J knew for decades of asbestos in baby powder

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From Newsmax Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why. She knew that her cancer, mesothelioma, arose in the delicate membrane surrounding her lungs and other organs. She knew it was as rare as it was deadly, a signature of exposure to asbestos. And she knew it afflicted mostly men who […]

US Officials: It’s OK to eat some Romaine, look for labels

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From Newsmax It’s OK to eat some romaine lettuce again, U.S. health officials said. Just check the label. The Food and Drug Administration narrowed its blanket warning from last week, when it said people shouldn’t eat any romaine because of an E. coli outbreak. The agency said Monday the romaine linked to the outbreak appears […]

Ezra raises $4M to diagnose cancer with MRIs, not painful biopsies

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By Josh Constine From TechCrunch 1 in 41 men will die of prostate cancer. But sticking a needle through your rectum into your prostate to screen for cancer brings along a ton of bacteria and terrible side effects like pain, infection, urinary trouble, and even erectile dysfunction. It turns out you can detect cancer with […]