Lake Eerie's Toxic Fish
Findings from a study, which appears in the journal Chemosphere , show that carp from eastern Lake Erie contain high amounts of two industrial pollutants.
Not for the Faint of Heart
Kanec USA Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of its male enhancement capsules due to unapproved use of an erectile dysfunction drug that could lead to potentially dangerous drug interactions.
Red Yeast Rice Rip-off?
A "natural" alternative to cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, red yeast rice supplements vary widely in how much active ingredient they contain and some are even contaminated.
Viibryd Approved for Major Depression
Viibryd has just been approved by the FDA to treat adults with major depression, a mental disorder which affects around 15 million people in the United States.
Watch Out for Nutty Squid
King & Prince Seafood is recalling their calamari rings due to potential peanut contamination from soy flour, which could be life threatening for people with a peanut allergy.
Shock to the System
Combining blood pressure medicines with common antibiotics is linked to shock in patients resulting from hypotension (low blood pressure), according to a new study.
Lower Temps Save Lives?
Researchers are investigating whether lowering body temperature (hypothermia) can prevent or reduce brain damage in children deprived of oxygen after cardiac arrest.
Maize Milk Mishap
Pretzels, Inc. out of Indiana is voluntarily recalling packages of Corn Pops due to an undeclared milk ingredient, which can pose serious health risks for people with a milk intolerance.
The Bloom is Off the Rose
Mama Rose's Gourmet Foods is voluntarily recalling their queso and salsa due to possible Clostridium botulinum contamination, which can cause dangerous infections.
Bacteria on the Half Shell
Managers of the Portland Shellfish Co., Inc. have agreed to temporarily halt distribution due to investigation by the FDA of poor sanitation practices that may be leading to L. mono bacterial contamination.