Archive: 02/22/2013

US probes J&J on recalled hip implant marketing (Update)

(AP)—U.S. prosecutors are investigating Johnson & Johnson's practices in marketing a line of hip replacements recalled in 2010 because many had to be replaced within a few years—part of a string of more than 30 product ...

Feb 22, 2013
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Reprogramming cells to fight diabetes

For years researchers have been searching for a way to treat diabetics by reactivating their insulin-producing beta cells, with limited success. The "reprogramming" of related alpha cells into beta cells ...

Feb 22, 2013
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Study: Omega 6 fats may pose dangers

New research is challenging widely held beliefs about the dietary benefits of unsaturated fats, showing that some types long considered healthy, such as corn and safflower oil, may actually harm people with heart problems.

Feb 22, 2013
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