Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
New Study Links Spine Product From Medtronic to Risk of Sterility in Men
A surgeon at Stanford University, in a study released Wednesday, suggests that one of Medtronic’s best-selling spinal products poses a risk of male sterility. That finding is in stark contrast to earlier research by doctors paid by Medtronic, who found no connection between the product, Infuse, and a condition that causes sterility.
Top Colleges, Largely for the Elite
The last four presidents of the United States each attended a highly selective college. All nine Supreme Court justices did, too, as did the chief executives of General Electric (Dartmouth), Goldman Sachs (Harvard), Wal-Mart (Georgia Tech), Exxon Mobil (Texas) and Google (Michigan).
Having a baby makes mom’s body turn on itself
The act of giving birth apparently raises the chance that a woman’s body will attack itself with autoimmune diseases, a new study finds.