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BMJ accuses Boehringer of withholding Pradaxa data, Report

BMJ accuses Boehringer of withholding Pradaxa data

The BMJ has set off a kerfuffle–and a Twitter campaign–over the safety of Boehringer Ingelheim’s blockbuster anticoagulant Pradaxa. With three articles and an editorial devoted to the drug in its latest issue, the journal not only advocates regular blood tests for Pradaxa patients, but accuses the company of burying data that would have backed that testing from the get-go. Read More »

Google Wants to Index and Optimize Your Body, Study

Google Wants to Index and Optimize Your Body, Study

Google has set out to complete a science project aimed at showing what a perfectly healthy human body should be. The project, called Baseline Study, was created by Google X, the search giant’s research section, and involves collecting medical data from volunteers to build a large database of records, according to The Verge. The first round of data will be ... Read More »

Preliminary hearing in Loretta Saunders death adjourns, Report

Preliminary hearing in Loretta Saunders death adjourns, Report

It will be a week before the couple charged in the killing of Saint Mary’s University student Loretta Saunders find out if they will stand trial on charges of first-degree murder. Blake Leggette, 26, and Victoria Henneberry, 28, were charged with Saunders’ killing on Feb. 27, two weeks after the 26-year-old Inuk woman disappeared from her Halifax apartment. Read More »

Khloe Kardashian talks sex life with French Montana (Video)

Khloe Kardashian talks sex life with French Montana

French Montana and new girlfriend Khloe Kardashian officially break the silence about their relationship this week, appearing on the Angie Martinez show on Power 105. “Khloe cool as hell, man. It was Puff. Puff was the one that put us together. I was like Puff –I forgot how it went,” he explained. “It was me, Gabby, Ross, Puff, Meek. Everybody ... Read More »

Earth survived near-miss from 2012 solar storm, Report

Earth survived near-miss from 2012 solar storm, Report

On July 23, 2012, a gigantic geomagnetic storm erupted from the Sun’s surface. Had it been directed at Earth, it would have been the worst solar event ever in modern history, causing severe power outages that could cripple a electric-driven society. Luckily, that massive eruption was directed away from Earth and dissipated safely into outer space. Read More »

BC : Taxis allowed to charge $75 vomit fee

BC : Taxis allowed to charge $75 vomit fee

Having too much to drink and losing your lunch in a taxi can now cost you more than your dignity; you could be hit with a clean-up fee. The general rule has actually always been in place, but Carolyn Bauer with the Vancouver Taxi Association says there is now a set $75 fee. Read More »