A Nobel Prize winner and a leader in the research on the causes of heart attacks is excited about a new, large-scale study aimed at preventing heart attacks. He’s also delighted that Methodist Hospitals in Gary and Merrillville are vigorously joining in the effort.
Just try nudging the big toe of someone who’s enduring a gout attack in that joint and you’ll probably hear an agonized yelp. In fact, “A bad gout attack can make a grown man cry,” says Dr. Kevin Joyce, rheumatologist in gout at Franciscan Medical Specialists in Munster. He lists the sudden …
At Confidential Care in Munster which provides services for mental health and substance use issues, Drs. Vijay and Sanker Jayachandran, both board certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry, rely upon customary and emerging therapies and innovations to help patients live fuller lives.
MERRILLVILLE | After walking upstairs from the laundry room one day in March, Harriet Miles stood in her kitchen, and her whole side grew weak and numb.
There is blood on the hands of everyone who works at the Food and Drug Administration.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade.
I hope all of you baby boomers and seniors watched "60 Minutes" recently, exposing the Food and Drug Administration on false advertising, studies and billions made off all of us on prescription drugs!
CROWN POINT | An unknown number of criminal cases six Lake County law enforcement officers worked on could be dismissed as a result of their being targets of a federal investigation, according to legal experts.
What is the real science behind the claim that microwaving food in plastic containers is dangerous?
SPRINGFIELD | Chances are there are a handful of caffeinated alcohol drinks on the shelf at your local grocer or corner store. But they likely will be gone soon.
When smokers buy a pack of cigarettes two years from now, they may see a corpse, cancer patient or diseased lung covering half of the pack in warnings created by the federal government.
After a holiday that celebrates a monster named Frankenstein, it's logical to discuss an animal dubbed "Frankenfish" by its critics, and that's exactly what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is doing, as local biology experts watch the conversation closely.
LANSING | The recent hike in salmonella cases, which triggered a Food and Drug Administration egg recall, is making pasteurized eggs "a need rather than just a want," said Gregory West, president and CEO of Lansing-based National Pasteurized Eggs Inc.
WASHINGTON | Federal investigators are looking at a farm in Yuma, Ariz., as a possible source of a widespread E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce, according to the distributor.
WASHINGTON | A wide range of processed foods -- including soups, snack foods, dips and dressings -- are being recalled after salmonella was discovered in a flavor-enhancing ingredient.
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