The controversial Theranos blood-testing company closed its last laboratory after failing another U.S. inspection.
Managed-care and health insurance giant Centene Corp. publicly announced its current internal efforts of retrieving lost medical records of its 950, 000 clients.
Blood-testing unicorn company Theranos is currently in hot water as US health inspectors discovered a number of undisclosed deficiencies in its Newark-based blood-testing facility.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved a third supplier to manufacture a vaccine for cholera with the intention of doubling the global stockpile.
Nutritionist experts reported that "Pepsi Made with Real Sugar" is not a healthier option.
Wawona Packing Co. has issued a voluntary nationwide fruit recall due to potential bacterial infection.
TV celebrity, Dr. Oz was just scolded by U.S. Senators for supporting "miracle" weight loss supplements.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday ordered four bidi cigarette brands removed from the market. For the first time F.D.A. has taken such a step after being given the legal authority in 2009.
23andMe patented its DNA system that can genetically check eggs and sperms for personality traits and health risks before fertilization.
Many employers are hiring older people to stay longer in the workforce. Researchers say that many employers are findings older workers as ideal hires. They explain that while older people lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants, but researchers said that older workers have stayed in the workforce longer.
In just the second drug recall this week, the Georgia Compounding Company recalled drugs due to safety concerns over their sterile products and drug, Avastin.
A group of parents are outraged by the latest Geico car insurance commercial because they say it promotes bestiality.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.