Category: Health

Saliva virus linked to infertility:  Study

Infertility May Be Connected to Kissing in Saliva Many things have been connected to fertility problems before. These include poor eating habits and caffeine and alcohol consumption. There’s brand new addition to this list, however, and that’s kissing. Scientists think that they may have came across a connection between a little known virus and mystery infertility, according…

Massive Nature Made recall due to possible Salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus contamination

Pharmavite LLC is recalling specific lots of Nature Made® products detailed in the chart below due to possible Salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus contamination. We are initiating this recall out of an abundance of caution to protect public health.  Pharmavite is working closely with the FDA to implement this recall and we are notifying all retail…

Lawrence Livermore: Fracture Healing Gene Identified:

Fracture healing gene Lawrence Livermore New identification of a gene involved in the fracture healing process could lead to the development of new therapeutic treatments for difficult-to-heal injuries. Fracture healing involves communication between bone, muscle, vasculature and the thin membrane covering the outer surface of bones (periosteum) during the fracture repair. The periosteum contains stem…

Thomas Manning ***** transplant A man from Halifax has become the first person to receive a ***** transplant in the United States, Massachusetts General Hospital announced Monday. Thomas Manning, 64, underwent the 15-hour transplant operation, called a genitourinary vascularized composite allograft (GUVCA) transplant, earlier this month. “Our courageous patient, Thomas Manning, continues to do well,…