(MENAFN - AFP) Millions more people in England and Wales should be prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins in a bid to reduce the number of heart attacks and strokes, according to guidance out Wednesday.
Currently, people with a 20 percent risk of developing cardiovascular disease within 10 years are offered statins.
But the National Institute for Health and Care ...
(MENAFN - AFP) General Motors said Thursday it was recalling nearly 780,000 sedans sold in North America for an ignition switch problem that could shut off a moving car's electrical devices, including airbags.
The recall covers Chevrolet Cobalts from the 2005-2007 model years, 2005-2006 Pontiac Pursuits, and 2007 Pontiac G5s.
(MENAFN - AFP) Comcast unveiled plans Thursday to swallow up Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion in a deal merging the two largest US cable operators and boosting the power of the media-entertainment conglomerate.
The news quickly raised concerns about the reach of Comcast, which owns NBCUniversal's film and television assets and is one of the largest providers of Internet ...
(MENAFN - AFP) China's auto sales rose 6.0 percent year-on-year in January to a record high for any month thanks to strong car sales before the Chinese New Year holiday, an industry group said Thursday.
A total of 2.16 million vehicles were sold in the world's largest car market last month, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said in a statement.