A lack of detailed information about Essure, a permanent birth control implant, and the adverse reactions women were having to it, put some women’s health in jeopardy, a CBC News/Fifth Estate investigation found. The investigation also found that Health Canada, which is responsible for regulating medical devices, hasn’t been transparent about Essure’s licencing or reporting […]
Health minister vows to strengthen oversight of medical devices after investigation reveals problems
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says she is “deeply concerned” by problems with implanted medical devices that have been been revealed by investigative journalists and has pledged to make changes.
HEART attacks often happen to people who have high cholesterol, so it’s vital to keep cholesterol levels down. Certain foods, like baked beans, can naturally help to lower cholesterol.
Analysts and investors are quick to point out a key similarity between Ford Motor Company’s stock and the terrain between the Appalachians and Outer Banks, viewed from west to east. Unlike Tesla’s recent share price plunge(s), Ford’s decline has been gradual, remaining stubbornly unaffected by the automaker’s attempts to turn it all around. While he’s […]
If you’ve had misgivings about the effectiveness of Homeland Security’s airport face scanning (let alone the privacy implications), you’re not alone. The department’s Inspector General has issued a report warning that the scanning system is struggling with “technical and operational challenges.” Customs and Border Protection could only use the technology with 85 percent of passengers […]
By now, the importance of getting a good nights sleep is settled science. While research varies on how much sleep is ideal, no one doubts that sleep is critical to optimal health, performance and mood. That said, we don’t need research to recognize the benefits of sleep. We see it for ourselves. Without sleep we […]
How advances in edge computing are addressing key problems in the healthcare, telecommunications, and automotive sectors
This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Edge computing solutions are key tools that help companies grapple with rising data volumes across industries. These types of solutions are critical in allowing companies to gain more control […]
Jeff Bezos could be the first ‘woke’ billionaire philanthropist — but only if he’s willing to help solve the problems he’s created
REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, shares his thoughts on Bezos’ latest charity announcement. In light of the recent tech backlash, he said, Bezos has an opportunity to become the first “woke” billionaire philanthropist. To establish a new paradigm of corporate giving, the CEO must be willing to acknowledge his shortcomings. In […]
Was OnLive just way ahead of its time? Since the hyped-up launch and dramatic fall of OnLive, there has been significant debate over when the idea of streaming games from remote servers will move from niche services like PlayStation Now and Nvidia’s GeForce Now to a market-moving mainstream force. Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick weighed in […]
DIABETES type 2 is one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK, however sight loss associated with the blood sugar condition is preventable if the correct measures are taken.