Dallas, Texas - Erectile dysfunction (ED) indicates greater cardiovascular risk, regardless of other risk factors, such as cholesterol, smoking and high blood pressure, according new research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Davis, California - Giving children intravenous (IV) fluids to treat diabetic ketoacidosis — an emergency complication of untreated diabetes — does not appear to worsen the brain swelling that may accompany the condition, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, contrast with widespread concern that providing too much IV fluid may result in serious brain injury.

Washington, DC - FBI Director Christopher Wray issued the following statement during a press conference at FBI Headquarters Thursday:

San Diego, California - Johnny Martin, a former supervisor in the Department of Homeland Security, was arraigned in federal court Tuesday on an indictment charging him with lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his improper transmission of sensitive law enforcement information. The charges against Martin stem from an investigation into a massive immigration fraud scheme involving over 150 victims and millions of dollars in losses.

Santa Ana, California - Three additional doctors have been charged in three new cases for their roles in a 15-year-long health care fraud scheme that involved more than $40 million in illegal kickbacks paid to doctors and other medical professionals in exchange for referring thousands of patients who received spinal surgeries. As a result of the kickback scheme, more than $580 million in fraudulent bills were submitted, mostly to California’s worker compensation system.

Cumberland, Maryland - The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has posted a report detailing its findings from the Jan. 17, 2018 test of micro-jamming technology conducted at the Federal Correctional Institution at Cumberland, Maryland.