| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Newly surfaced report shows Canadian government was told of deadly salmon virus nearly a decade ago, but did not act on the findings...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 4:35 PM
The Los Angeles County coronerâs 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........
| Feb 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Acting on growing safety concerns, the FDA on Tuesday ordered strict new procedures on the prescribing and dispensing of medication that treats anemia in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. The new strictures ordered by the FDA affect a class of...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2010
Congestive heart failure (CHF), aka the "failing heart," is a life-threatening disease that you can often prevent. It is a condition in which the heart doesn't work as efficiently as it should, especially when you exercise or are active. Blood returning...
| Mar 8, 2010
Bloating, cramping and abdominal pain aren't just associated with PMS. They're also symptoms of digestive disorders. Here's a snapshot of four such problems.
1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Approximately 1 in 5 American adults, most of them women,...
| 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...