Daily Archive: Saturday, March 18, 2017

Watch out: Mammals shrink when Earth heats up

Global warming shrank certain animals in the ancient past, and scientists worry it could happen again. Warm-blooded animals got smaller at least twice in Earth’s history when carbon dioxide levels soared and temperatures spiked as part of a natural warming, a new study says. University of New Hampshire researcher Abigail D’Ambrosia warned that mammals —

Higher heart risk seen with Abbott dissolving stent after two years: study

By Bill Berkrot WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Patients who received Abbott Laboratories’ novel dissolving vascular stent had a significantly higher rate of serious adverse heart events than those treated with the company’s widely used Xience drug-coated metal stent two years after implantation, according to data presented on Saturday. New guidelines for blood vessel size and proper