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New research leads to FDA approval of first drug to treat radiation sickness As a result of research performed by scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM), the U.S.
Medical News Today | 12 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Give New York state's terminally ill the right to try Legislation would allow patients to access promising drugs not fully approved by FDA
The Daily Gazette | May 24, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Schenectady, New York
Listeria: FDA finds problems at Ohio ice cream plant A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant that had become contaminated with listeria. | May 23, 2015 2:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Indianapolis, Indiana
Will Competition Cause Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ltd. To Tumble? The FDA has approved Novartis' biosimilar to Teva Pharmaceuticals' Copaxone. | May 23, 2015 1:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World's Smallest Pacemaker Meets Initial Safety and Performance Standards A normal pacemaker is the size of an egg. Right now, the FDA is analyzing first-of-its-kind data on a new miniature pacemaker that can get you moving in just a couple of days. Seven out of 140 patients worldwide received the special pacemaker inserted rig | May 22, 2015 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Minneapolis, Minnesota
FDA proposes to know more about antibiotic use in animals The Food and Drug Administration is moving to collect more information on antibiotics used in animals that become meat. It's an effort to stem antibiotic-resistant diseases.
KFDA - NewsChannel 10 | May 22, 2015 7:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Amarillo, Texas
Novartis' Summer Blockbuster LCZ696 Gains A Name, Skips An Advisory Panel Entresto. That's the brand name Novartis has chosen for LCZ696, itsnew heart failure drug that is expected tobe a blockbuster. The name won't be finaluntil official confirmation, which comes withFDA approval. But Novartis will intr | May 22, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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FDA documents show early problems at Blue Bell plants Newly released documents show some early evidence of problems at Blue Bell Creameries' plants in Texas and Oklahoma.The documents released Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration contained results of 2009 and 2012 inspections of the plants. Some | May 22, 2015 12:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Antonio, Texas
Adios, Trans Fats: FDA Poised To Phase Out Artery-Clogging Fat Any day now, the FDA could announce a final rule aimed at removing much of the remaining trans fats out of the food supply. It could amount to a near ban on the fats, which wreak cardiovascular havoc. | May 22, 2015 07:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Health: 2 Local Doctors Want FDA To Do More To Make Sure Medical Devices Are Safe Is the FDA doing enough to protect patients from potentially dangerous medical devices? Two Philadelphia area doctors say no. They're fighting to prevent more tragedies, while living through their own. | May 22, 2015 03:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania