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Fertility drugs lead to more big multiple births
Triplets-and-more increasingly are the result of drugs given to women to make them produce eggs — not from using multiple embryos from IVF, or lab-dish fertilization, new research shows.
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:18:22 -0500
Updated healthcare.gov gets mixed reviews
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Counselors helping people use the federal government's online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the same old sputters and even crashes.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:40:02 -0500
Japan may set up UK-style decommission agency for Fukushima plant
By Yoshifumi Takemoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's ruling party could set up a British-style agency to shut down the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, taking control of a project now managed by the station's embattled operator, a senior party policymaker said on Thursday. A huge earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 triggered three meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear station, the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986, and exposed a lack of preparation by Tokyo Electric Power Co, or Tepco. Tepco has proceeded with initial decommissioning steps, including the tricky removal of spent fuel rod assemblies from a badly damaged reactor building. "It is likely that the government will eventually have to take responsibility" for the decommissioning, Tadamori Oshima, head of the Liberal Democratic Party's task force on disaster reconstruction, told Reuters.
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:01:00 -0500
Jamaica lanza su primera compañía de marihuana medicinal
(Reuters) - Hace tiempo que se anticipaba, pero Jamaica, cuna del reggae y del legendario activista de la marihuana Bob Marley, ha anunciado el lanzamiento de su primera compañía de marihuana medicinal. El ministro de Industria, Inversión y Comercio de Jamaica Anthony Hylton estuvo entre los altos cargos gubernamentales presentes en la ceremonia celebrada en la capital, Kingston, el martes por la noche, en la que se anunció la apertura de la firma MediCanja. ...
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 02:05:16 -0500
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