There's been no confirmation that the tainted wheat gluten found in Del Monte's pet food caused any cats or dogs to die — or that it's even a risk to humans. But that hasn't stopped some people from worrying.
Researchers have made a breakthrough discovery that could help alleviate blood bank shortages and take a lot of pressure off type O blood donors. They've found a way to change type A, B and AB blood into universal type O.
The drug company has agreed to pay $34.7 million to settle an investigation into improper promotion of Genotropin, even though it took place before Pfizer bought the company that made the growth hormone.
A day after Apple and EMI announced a deal to provide music downloads minus copy protection, Apple's been accused of breaking E.U. competition law for selling music at different prices in different countries.
A new report predicts the housing market will suffer greater fallout yet from the collapse of the subprime mortgage market. UCLA's Anderson Forecast says some non-subprime mortgages now appear unstable.
Eight universities will reimburse students over $3 million to settle charges that they accepted kickbacks to steer them toward "preferred lenders." Citibank is paying up too, but many other schools and lenders are still under investigation.
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