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In a top-security lab in the Netherlands, scientists guard specimens of a super-killer influenza that slays half of those it infects and spreads easily from victim to victim.
Medical research Dec 28, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 13
Virologists making mutated versions of the H5N1 bird flu halted their research in January after a U.S. government advisory panel suggested that their work, though well-intentioned, had the potential to endanger the public.
Medical research Oct 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
(HealthDay) -- A leading U.S. government advisory panel has proposed that postmenopausal women not take low-dose calcium and vitamin D supplements daily to ward off bone fractures.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel will meet Thursday and Friday to discuss the fate of certain painkillers that contain an opioid known as hydrocodone.
Medications Jan 24, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel met Thursday and Friday to discuss the fate of certain painkillers that contain the opioid known as hydrocodone, concluding in a vote in favor ...
Medications Jan 26, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- Regulators on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s drug Eylea, an injection designed to treat a common cause of blindness in older people.
Medications Nov 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 5
(AP) -- A government panel favors expanding an aid program for people sickened by World Trade Center dust to include people who have at least some types of cancer.
Health Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A touch-screen computer to help detect malnutrition in older adults has been created by a team of researchers led by the University of St Andrews.
Health Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS May 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Thursday recommended against approval of the first proposed drug to treat chronic fatigue syndrome.
Medications Dec 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted Friday to place tougher restrictions on prescription painkillers containing hydrocodone, potentially moving medications such as Vicodin ...
Medications Jan 26, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2