Inhibiting inflammatory enzyme after heart attack does not reduce risk of subsequent event
In patients who experienced an acute coronary syndrome event -- such as heart attack or unstable angina -- use of the drug darapladib to inhibit the enzyme lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 -- believed to play a role in the development of atherosclerosis -- did not reduce the risk of recurrent...
LISTEN LIVE NOW: NASA Space Launch System Mega-Rocket Update
NASA officials will hold a teleconference to discuss progress on the Space Launch System rocket designed to take humans deeper into space than ever before. The news conference is expected to begin at 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT) today (Aug. 27).
Rosacea: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Rosacea is a chronic disease characterized by cyclical flare-ups of redness and pimples around the face.
My ''verbal autopsies'' reveal what really killed people
Relatives of the recently deceased are helping to pin down the causes of deaths in India, and boost public health, says epidemiologist Prabhat Jha (full text available to subscribers)
New research shows temperatures vary block by block
This summer has seen the temperature rise above the severe heat mark of 90 degrees just five times, with the latest happening Wednesday afternoon. That''s far fewer times than in an average New York summer.
Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
China opened the world''s longest bridge over water on Thursday. The Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 26.4 miles long, according to Guinness World Records. It links China''s eastern port city of Qingdao to Huangdao island. State-run CCTV said the 110-foot-wide bridge cost more than 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billi...
Ocean Thermal Energy: Back From the Deep
Makai Ocean Engineering preps a 100-kilowatt test facility on the Hawaiian coast, while others look offshore
Report: Email volume rises 13% in Q3
New York-Overall email volume increased by 12.7% in the third quarter compared with the year-earlier period, and unique open rates rose 6.0%, according to a new report by Experian Marketing Services.