Perspectives: It’s Not That John Roberts Isn’t Opposed To Abortion, It’s That He Wants To Handle It Carefully To Mitigate Backlash

Opinion writers sound off on the issue of abortion. The Washington Post: John Roberts Is Trying To Save The Republican Party From ItselfThe Supreme Court has just handed down a pair of decisions that illustrate an important truth: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. is not, as many conservatives believe, some kind of traitor...

Viewpoints: Americans Are Incredibly Careless With Guns; Efforts To Curb Opioid Crisis Leave Patients In Pain

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: Surprise! It’s Not Guns, It’s The … Perhaps you missed it, but this week the House of Representatives held its first hearing on gun violence in eight years. I know, I know. You’ve had a lot to keep track of, what...

Should You Try Bulletproof Coffee for a Low-Carb Diet?

Find out how bulletproof coffee – made of coffee, butter, and oil – may support your low-carb Keto diet! What exactly makes coffee “bulletproof?” The term may conjure up imagery of Arabica vs. Robusta beans dressed as gunslingers of the Wild West having a showdown at Starbucks. But the term should really be renamed to...

Qualcomm Life acquired by PE firm Francisco Partners, will spin off under new name

Private equity firm Francisco Partners has acquired Qualcomm Life, the Qualcomm subsidiary focused on medical device connectivity. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Qualcomm Life will spin out as a new company under the name Capsule Technologies — the name of a clinical data management company that Qualcomm acquired in 2015. The new...

CoQ10 and the Mevalonate Pathway: Mitochondria and Myopathy

Coenzyme Q10, usually just called CoQ10, is a fat-soluble compound required for energy generation in the mitochondrial electron transport chain. Since it can be synthesized endogenously, CoQ10 is not technically an essential nutrient. Endogenous synthesis, however, may be impaired by the use of drugs that alter or inhibit the mevalonate pathway—the pathway by which...