Archive: 22/10/2013

DDT and obesity linked in new study

Washington State University researchers say ancestral exposures to environmental compounds like the insecticide DDT may be a factor in high rates of obesity. The finding comes as DDT is getting a second look as a tool against ...

Oct 22, 2013
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FDA probes dog illnesses tied to jerky treats

(HealthDay)—Meat or plant-based "jerky" pet treats have been tied to mysterious illnesses in thousands of dogs, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which is asking the public for help in getting to the bottom ...

Oct 22, 2013
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Amgen 3Q profit jumps 24 pct. on stronger sales

Biotech drugmaker Amgen Inc. said Tuesday that its third-quarter profit jumped 24 percent, trouncing analysts' expectations, as sales of more than a half-dozen of its drugs increased by double digits.

Oct 22, 2013
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