About 124 persons have now been infected with outbreak strain of Salmonella Heidelberg in 12 states across the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. The infection outbreak is now being investigated and health officials have found it to be linked with Foster Farms brand chicken in Washington and Oregon; however, there haven't been any product recalls.
The discovery of ancient tapeworm eggs in 270-million-year-old fossilized shark poop suggests that these intestinal parasites may have existed in animals for much longer than previously known, scientists claim.
While investigating how egg cells die, researchers from Melbourne have apparently discovered a new way for protecting female fertility. The discovery offers hope to those women whose fertility may be compromised by the side-effects of cancer therapy or by premature menopause.