Researchers at Harvard University are developing a medical device designed to mimic the human spleen in order to fight a variety of deadly pathogens, including everything from E. coli to Ebola, according to The Washington Post.
I remember the names of every kid that died from shiga-toxin producing E. coli that I have had the honor to represent in the last 21 years. I still think about what their ages were then and what their ages would be now and how that related to the ages of my three daughters then and their ages now.
Families of those involved in five different general aviation crashes and their lawyer are suing the NTSB, charging it with obstruction of justice.
A recent federal decision has made clear that court-ordered recalls can have real teeth, not just for manufacturers but also their officers—especially when the court has reason to suspect a company’s execs are deliberately dragging their feet.
General Motor’s faulty ignition switches have been a hot topic in the news since the beginning of 2014. In February, GM recalled 800,000 vehicles due to defective ignition switches, and since then, the number has grown to 29 million vehicles recalled in North America.
In a recent article, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), described in detail a serious problem in nursing home facilities: pharmaceutical companies “pushing” antipsychotic medications to be used on elderly nursing home residents with dementia.
Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall of 233 medical devices in one of the largest one-day recall events in the agency’s history.
Modern Macaroni Co. Ltd., manufacturers of Hawaiian-style Hula Brand noodles, earlier this month received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) charging that two of its major products are adulterated.
When I was young, I was taught never to ask a woman how old she is or how much do you weigh. I teach those lessons to my children now. But while I’m working, I ask those types of questions all of the time.
Five children were reportedly in a Louisville, KY, hospital on Friday being treated for hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which is a potentially fatal kidney disease typically caused by an E. coli infection.