News tagged with fda approval

FDA approves new silicone gel-filled breast implant

(HealthDay)—The Natrelle 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Gel Filled Breast Implant has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for breast augmentation in women aged 22 years ...

Feb 21, 2013
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Innovative, off-road wheelchairs hit the US market

The rugged, low-cost wheelchairs designed by SF State's Whirlwind Wheelchair program have helped thousands of people in developing countries. Now they're available in the U.S., where they are opening up new ...

Dec 14, 2012
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Substandard, non-approved drugs put patients at risk

and the subsequent deaths of 15 individuals—has renewed scrutiny on the contemporary practice of pharmacy compounding. The risks to patients, and associated liability risk to prescribing physicians, largely outweigh the ...

Oct 15, 2012
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An old drug finds a new use

Dr. Anglea Wandinger-Ness and Dr. Laurie Hudson were awarded a Provocative Questions grant to investigate the use of R-ketorolac against ovarian cancer. Ketorolac is an NSAID that the FDA approved for human use in 1991. They ...

Sep 27, 2012
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