News tagged with food and drug administration
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market approval to an artificial retina technology today, the first bionic eye to be approved for patients in the United States. The prosthetic technology ...
Ophthalmology Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
New research from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) found a progestogen-only treatment halted bleeding in women suffering from extremely heavy periods, according to the study published online by the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A leading consumer advocacy group, along with nutrition experts and health agencies from a number of U.S. cities, are calling for lowering the amount of sugars added to soft drinks.
Health Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—A new report calls for a national drug tracking system to fight the growing problem of fake drugs.
Medications Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
If co-workers and family members are coming down with infections this winter, you may be tempted to turn to an anti-bacterial soap for protection.
Health Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Impending across-the-board budget cuts could mean fewer government food safety inspections and higher prices for meat at the grocery store.
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Vitamin D supplement potency varies widely, and the amount of vitamin D in over-the counter and compounded supplements does not necessarily match the amount listed on the label, according to a research letter published in ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
The increasing production and use of antibiotics, about half of which is used in animal production, is mirrored by the growing number of antibiotic resistance genes, or ARGs, effectively reducing antibiotics' ability to fend ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 3 |
Shares of Novo Nordisk tumbled Monday after the Danish drugmaker said U.S. regulators need a new study before they can finish their review of two diabetes treatments, a development that could delay approval for several years.
Other Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It seems that tattoos are everywhere these days, but along with the increase in people getting inked, the number of Americans undergoing procedures to have a tattoo removed is also on the rise, ...
Health Feb 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Pomalyst (pomalidomide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat cases of multiple myeloma that have not responded to other therapies.
Medications Feb 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For people with celiac disease, everyday foods such as bread, pizza crust and muffins are potential enemies. But scientists anticipate that some day a simple pill could help prevent the digestive ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An entrepreneur with close ties to Wichita State University has developed an iPhone application that researchers say could revolutionize how a key symptom of concussions can be quickly and accurately detected within minutes.
Health Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Food and Drug Administration is warning U.S. doctors about another counterfeit version of the cancer drug Avastin, the third case involving the best-selling Roche drug in the past year.
Medications Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
It's been said that food is the language of love. If so, can certain foods—or aphrodisiacs—promote romantic feelings or sexual desire?
Health Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0