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Drug Manufacture in News – Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK), Mylan Inc (NASDAQ:MYL), Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS)
Apr 09, 2014
Mallinckrodt PLC (MNK) decided to purchase Questcor for around $5.6B in cash and stock, an agreement anticipated to enlarge the scale as well as diversification of the specialty pharmaceutical firm. Ireland-based Mallinckrodt would... 
New Cholesterol Guidelines May Increase Number At Risk
Mar 20, 2014
Last November the American Heart Associated and the American College of Cardiology changes their guidelines for the risk factors for heart disease and stroke. At the time heart experts were divided over the new recommendations and... 
Dark Chocolate is Good for You – Enjoy
Mar 20, 2014
Most people love chocolate. It is delicious, sensuous, inviting, and a tiny little slice of pure indulgence and pleasure. But chocolate is not just a mental reward, it harbors physical rewards as well. Scientists have known for a long... 
500 Drinking Deaths Per Year in Utah
Mar 14, 2014
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a report on Thursday regarding deaths caused by excessive drinking. Eleven states were selected for the report. The state of Utah averages more than 500 deaths per year... 
Five Second Rule Might Really Work
Mar 13, 2014
Aston University in England has released a study that might give some scientific credence to the “five second rule.” The study found that food which was immediately picked up off the floor had less risk of bacterial contamination. The... 
Device Approved by FDA to Help With Migraines
Mar 12, 2014
The first medical device that is supposed to prevent migraines was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration according to an announcement on Tuesday. In a statement the FDA stated that this is the very first transcutaneous... 
LSD Tainted Meat Force Florida Family Pregnant Woman To Hospital
Mar 08, 2014
TAMPA — A family in Florida including a woman who was 9 months pregnant were forced to the emergency room after ingesting meat that was tainted with LSD. Doctors induced labor and  the woman had a healthy baby boy. The rest... 
“Wello” iPhone Case Tracks Blood Pressure and More
Mar 07, 2014
There is a new wearable fitness tracker and health monitor, and it’s not an iWatch. It’s made by the company Azio and is called the “Wello“. The Wello is an iPhone case that tracks your blood pressure, body... 
Are E-Cigarettes Gateway to Traditional Smoking?
Mar 06, 2014
According to JAMA Pediatrics, teenagers who use E-cigarettes may be as much as six times more vulnerable  to using traditional cigarettes than those who have never tried the device. The study went on to say that E-cigarette use... 
FDA Re-Evaluates Diabetes Pill Manufacturing Process
Mar 06, 2014
A pill for diabetes, developed by Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly, has been rejected by U.S. regulators because of deficiencies in manufacturing at a German plant. The problems were previously disclosed to regulators but have...