Same mutations underpin spread of cancer in individuals

Scientists have arrived at a key understanding about how cancers in individual patients spread, or metastasize, a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and other collaborating institutions reports. The study... Read more »

IVF kids may have higher risk of high blood pressure

(Reuters Health) – Kids born through in vitro fertilization may be more likely to develop high blood pressure, a new study suggests. FILE PHOTO: A doctor injects sperm directly into an egg... Read more »

Communication among organs, tissues regulating body’s energy revealed

An international research team led by the University of California, Irvine has identified a system of communication networks that exists among organs and tissues that regulate metabolism. Findings from their study provide,... Read more »

Ottawa hopes Ontario will make 'informed decision' on overdose prevention sites

Ottawa hopes Ontario will make 'informed decision' on overdose prevention sites Canada’s health minister is offering to share the federal government’s research on overdose prevention and supervised consumption sites with Ontario as... Read more »

Maryland charges Insys with engaging in deceptive opioid scheme

Maryland charges Insys with engaging in deceptive opioid scheme (Reuters) – Maryland on Thursday charged Insys Therapeutics Inc with having engaged in deceptive practices that resulted in a powerful opioid medication the... Read more »

Towards animal-friendly machines

Towards animal-friendly machines Semi-autonomous and autonomous machines and robots can become moral machines using annotated decision trees containing ethical assumptions or justifications for interactions with animals. Machine ethics is a young, dynamic... Read more »

Adult Shamed For Living With His Parents Has Epic Clapback

Sure, millennials have it easier than Generation X in many ways, but there’s one aspect no one can deny it getting harder for the younger generation: housing. A recent two-year investigation into... Read more »

Maryland charges Insys with engaging in deceptive opioid scheme

(Reuters) – Maryland on Thursday charged Insys Therapeutics Inc with having engaged in deceptive practices that resulted in a powerful opioid medication the drugmaker produced that was meant for cancer patients being... Read more »

‘The Big Trip’ part one: Why some investors and medical researchers are looking past pot to psychedelic drugs

Welcome to Part One of The Big Trip, a special Day 6 series all about the future of psychedelic drugs. In 2014, Sergeant Jon Lubecky was running out of options. The army veteran... Read more »

Goop settles over advertising claims for its vaginal eggs

Goop settles over advertising claims for its vaginal eggs Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle company goop has agreed to pay $145,000 US in civil penalties over products including egg-shaped stones that are meant to... Read more »