| Dec 6, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The California State Athletic Commission’s decision Thursday to cut Chael Sonnen’s one-year suspension in half for banned-substance use will have an immediate effect on the polarizing UFC middleweight’s career, but the case itself will probably have...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 4:35 PM
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office briefly examined whether toxic mold played a role in the deaths of Brittany Murphy and her husband, Simon Monjack, but officials say it was quickly eliminated as a potential cause. Although mold was discussed........
| Mar 20, 2010
| 7:36 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Actress Brittany Murphy, who died in December at age 32, was getting at least 200 pills per month from January 2008 through August 2009, according to celebrity news outlet TMZ.
Murphy sometimes got as many as 400 pills under the alias Lola...
| Nov 28, 2010
An article released in October in the journal Pediatrics from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) committee on nutrition, sets new guidelines for iron intake in infants and children. The news is not good.
According to Dr. Frank Greer, co-author of...
| Dec 22, 2010
Eugene Goldwasser, the biochemist who isolated and purified the anti- anemia protein erythropoietin — arguably the most important biological drug since insulin — died Friday at his home in Chicago of kidney failure associated with prostate...
| Jul 14, 2010
Dr. Clement A. Finch, a University of Washington hematologist who became known as Mr. Iron because of his pioneering research on the metabolism of that crucial metal, died June 28 at his home in La Jolla. He was 94, and the cause of death was not...
| Jul 22, 2010
The 7-year-old kicks and jumps in a joyful, improvisational dance.
"The last time, it was just like this," Thomas Oliver says of his son, Zyreal Oliver-Chandler. "One hour later he was flat in bed, unconscious with a heart rate of 200."
| Jan 7, 2011
| 2:06 PM
To learn more about Joe Leone and follow his treatment, go to: www.joeysjourney-thebattleagainstaplasticanemia.org
Two bone marrow drives have been scheduled for Joe Leone:
Sunday, January 9th
St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr Catholic Church
| Sep 15, 2010
For the second time, researchers have used the HIV virus in gene therapy to cure a severe genetic disease, this time the blood disorder beta-thalassemia, which causes life-threatening anemia.
French researchers had previously used a "defanged" version of...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:26 PM
UCF Athletics Association attorneys aimed to discredit the medical examiner who testified complications from sickle cell trait contributed to Ereck Plancher's death.
Medical examiner Joshua Stephany told the jury Plancher's death was caused by...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:44 AM
Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong is an avid sports fan. He fondly remembers his days as a track star at Yale.
"I'm supposedly a friend of the NCAA," the University of Pennsylvania professor emeritus said. "I've received awards from the NCAA and I treasure them."...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:44 AM
U.S. senators from Alaska and Washington state called on Thursday for more investigation of a contagious and lethal fish virus recently detected for the first time in wild Pacific salmon, alarming marine scientists.
The infectious salmon anemia virus,...