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Harvard study finds cells recall their early development

When cells grow up, they remember their childhoods. A new study has found that adult cells keep a record of which genes were activated during their early development. Even more surprisingly, the memory is retrievable: Under certain lab conditions, cells can play the story of their development in reverse, switching on genes that were active… Read More »

FDA Recall: VentStar and ID Breathing Circuits, Anesthesia Sets

January 25, 2019 Share this content: The VentStar and ID Breathing Circuits and Anesthesia Sets are single-use, disposable, accessory devices that are used with a ventilator or anesthesia machine. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported a Class I recall on VentStar and ID Breathing Circuits and Anesthesia Sets (Draeger Medical) because some… Read More »

Blood pressure medication recall: What you need to know

Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has recalled multiple blood pressure medications after discovering a potentially cancer-causing contaminant in some batches. It’s believed they became contaminated during the manufacturing process. The recalled medications include specific “lots” of losartan, irbesartan, valsartran and combination drugs with valsartran. The investigation is ongoing and the FDA… Read More »