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Recalled dietary supplements found to still contain banned substances A study of dietary supplements recalled by the FDA has found that many of these products continue to contain banned drugs that could be harmful to consumers.
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Essure birth control inspections uncovered The ABC15 Investigators uncovered FDA records that show the original manufacturer, Conceptus, was inspected by the FDA twice in the last decade. | Oct 22, 2014 12:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Phoenix, Arizona
FDA panel votes to expand use of Vertex cystic fibrosis drug By Bill Berkrot (Reuters) - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Tuesday voted 13-2 to recommend expanding approval of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's cystic fibrosis drug Kalydeco to include a wider range of patients with the rare lung dise
Yahoo! News | Oct 21, 2014 10:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vertex cystic fibrosis drug recommended for approval in another 500 U.S. patients Boston-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals has earned a 13-2 vote from an advisory panel to the FDA in favor of approval of its drug, Kalydeco, in a new subset of patients with cystic fibrosis. Officials from the biotech appeared today before the Pulmonary-Aller | Oct 21, 2014 8:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Boston, Massachusetts
High percentage of recalled dietary supplements still have banned ingredients About two-thirds of FDA recalled dietary supplements analyzed still contained banned drugs at least 6 months after being recalled, according to a study. Banned substances identified in recalled supplements included sibutramine, sibutramine analogs, silden
Science Daily | Oct 21, 2014 8:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Recalled, drug-tainted supplements still available for purchase NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Long after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued recalls for dietary supplements tainted with banned drugs, more than half of the tainted supplements were still available for purchase, a new study found.
Reuters | Oct 21, 2014 8:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Synageva BioPharma Starts Rolling Submission Of A Biologics License Application To The FDA For Sebelipase Alfa LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ --Synageva BioPharma Corp. (Synageva) (NASDAQ: GEVA), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic products for rare disorders, announced today the star...
Canada NewsWire | Oct 21, 2014 8:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bacteria Risk Prompts Baby Wipe Recall There is not a FDA recall for the product but Sam's Club claims the wipes don't meet their quality standard. | Oct 21, 2014 5:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Analysts see U.S. approval of Novo Nordisk's obesity drug by year-end COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is likely to approve Novo Nordisk's new drug to treat obesity this year, analysts said after wide expectations of an FDA decision late on Monday were not met.
Reuters | Oct 21, 2014 2:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
USDA weighs options after COOL ruling FDA to finalize GRAS rule in 2016 KAW: Novartis is defying FDA guidance Read full story for latest details.
Politico | Oct 21, 2014 2:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend