Category Archives: Health
Children living in the highest-income households (incomes greater than 400% above the federal poverty level) experienced the largest increase (28%)
By Craig Adeyanju
On July 30, Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Baxter International’s (NYSE: BAX) portfolio of marketed vaccines in a deal that is reportedly worth $635 million.
The portfolio of vaccines consists of NeisVac-C and FSME-IMMUN/TicoVac.
One year after the launch of a social media effort to allay consumers’ concerns about the safety of foods made from genetically modified crops, U.S. companies that develop GMOs have further committed to a multimillion-dollar campaign to defeat attempts to add GMO labels to such foods.
When it comes to genetic engineering, we’re amateurs. Sure, we’ve known about DNA’s structure for more than 60 years, we first sequenced every A, T, C, and G in our bodies more than a decade ago, and we’re becoming increasingly adept at modifying the genes of a growing number of organisms.
Biohackers Ryan Pandya and Perumal Gandhi are crafting a plant-based concoction that’s nearly identical in taste and nutritional makeup to cow’s milk.
By David Morgan and Aruna Viswanatha
Two federal judicial panels on Tuesday delivered conflicting rulings on how the government subsidizes premiums through President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, creating more uncertainty over signature legislation that has been dogged by challenges from Republicans and other conservatives.
The first genetically modified (GM) crop was commercially approved and released into the environment 20 years ago. From the beginning, some of us have been warning repeatedly of hidden dangers from the unintended horizontal transfer of GM DNA (transgenes). A comprehensive review  Gene Technology and Gene Ecology of Infectious Diseases, ISIS scientific publication) and successive updates were submitted to the World Health Organization (WHO) and regulatory agencies in the US, UK and European Union (see  Ban GMOs Now, ISIS Report); all to no avail.