• Theranos Didn't Disclose Second Failed Inspection

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    Unnamed sources close to the matter claim that Theranos' second lab located in Scottsdale, Ariz. didn't pass an inspection by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Before it closed its Arizona lab, Theranos failed an inspection that the company hadn't disclosed. In 2016, Theranos' northern California location was shut down, and Holmes was barred for two years from running a clinical lab , which Theranos has since appealed.
  • Clydesdale Bank: will my branch close? and where is my nearest one?

    Clydesdale Bank: will my branch close? and where is my nearest one?

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    The London-listed owner of the two banks in September first announced it would be reducing its branch networks to focus on offering an integrated digital, mobile, telephone and branch service to its customers. "It is also the Bank's intention to try to find roles for frontline branch staff either within other branches or elsewhere in the Bank, wherever possible".
  • "Superbug" CRE may be more widespread than thought

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    They found that the transmission of these bacteria from one person to another may be occurring without symptoms. "You know the phrase 'Shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted?' The horse has not only bolted, the horse has had a lot of ponies, and they're eating all our carrots", said Bill Hanage, an infectious diseases epidemiologist at the Harvard T.H.
  • 2016 was the world's 'hottest year on record'

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    And this isn't a chance event, says University of Melbourne climate scientist Andrew King: "Without our influence on the climate we wouldn't be reaching these temperatures". In a statement, the American space agency said this was the third consecutive year that set a record for high global temperatures since record-keeping began in 1880, Efe news reported.
  • Aww nuts: McDonald's Canada issues franchise-wide nut allergy warning

    Aww nuts: McDonald's Canada issues franchise-wide nut allergy warning

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    If you're a McDonald's fan who's allergic to peanuts, you may not be lovin' this news. Several tweets contain criticism of the change. It is hard for people with allergies to find restaurants where they can eat safely and be guaranteed they will not come into contact with allergens that can be deadly for them.
  • Bad taste? The 10 most complained about adverts of 2016

    Bad taste? The 10 most complained about adverts of 2016

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    While the top 10 ads attracted nearly 5,000 complaints (4,872), the ASA said that none of them crossed the line between bad taste and offence, which meant none received bans. "Advertising that pushes the boundaries invariably lands better with some people than others. But a year ago we thought the ads that attracted the largest number of complaints fell the right side of the line".
  • Artificial robotic heart muscles keep pigs alive after heart attacks

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    Irish researchers have developed a soft robotic device that fits around a heart and helps it to beat. In pigs with drug-induced heart failure that reduced cardiac output to about 45 percent of baseline, the device restored cardiac output to an average of about 97 percent of the pre-failure levels.
  • Obama mocks Trump, saying U.S. presidency needs "thick skin"

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    An undeniable part of President Obama's legacy is that Americans believe race relations have worsened during an eight-year period, with the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement, assassinations of police officers and several high-profile attempts by the nation's first black president to bridge the racial divide.
  • Tumore cervello bambini, allo studio una nuova terapia

    Tumore cervello bambini, allo studio una nuova terapia

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    Si tratta di cure altamente tossiche, in particolare quelle di radioterapia , a causa delle quali si è osservato l'insorgenza di danni gravi, tra i quali disturbi cognitivi e lo sviluppo di neoplasie secondarie. Ora bisognerà studiare l'applicazione della proteina nell'uomo e verificare l'esito positivo di un eventuale trattamento anche in caso di tumore in stadio avanzato.
  • Droga: 45 arresti a Napoli, coinvolti bambini per spacciare e confezionare dosi

    Droga: 45 arresti a Napoli, coinvolti bambini per spacciare e confezionare dosi

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    Agenpress - Bambini utilizzati per confezionare dosi di cocaina o come baby pusher per spacciare droga la rete del clan camorristico degli Elia . Nel corso della giornata di ieri martedì 17 Gennaio i Carabinieri hanno attenzionato il territorio del comune di Pachino: raccogliendo e sviluppando le segnalazioni di diversi residenti che hanno riferito di insoliti via vai di persone in determinate zone della cittadina, i Carabinieri hanno organizzato un mirato servizio impiegando, in sinergia ...
  • Former US President George HW Bush and wife Barbara admitted to ICU

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    Bush's chief of staff, Jean Becker , says he was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital after falling ill. Bush and the 91-year-old former first lady marked their 72nd anniversary on January 6. Bush was hospitalized again in 2015 after he fractured his neck in a fall at the family's home in Maine. A naval pilot during World War Two, Bush became an occasional skydiver after leaving the presidency and marked his 90th birthday with a jump out of a helicopter.