News tagged with food companies
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee will meet Thursday to consider approval of the first drug to treat chronic fatigue syndrome.
Medications Dec 20, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Much has been made about who or what is to blame for the "obesity epidemic" and what can or should be done to stem the tide of rising body mass among the U.S. population.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 20, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Half of the benefit of taking sleeping pills comes from the placebo effect, according to a major new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP)—A federal appeals court has denied the government's request to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Some animal models developed by researchers at the Institute of Biomedical Research of Bellvitge (IDIBELL) and the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO) has served to validate the effectiveness of a new drug ...
Cancer Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Addressing the obesity epidemic by preventing excess calorie consumption with government regulation of portion sizes is justifiable and could be an effective measure to help prevent obesity-related health problems and deaths, ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—German drug maker Merck KGaA is to eliminate one out of every 10 jobs in its home country.
Medications Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—An appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the U.S. government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can disfigure and even kill.
Addiction Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Superheroes and other popular kids' characters have been used to sell junk food, candy and other sugary treats to children for decades, but new research shows they also can be used to promote ...
Pediatrics Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), a Seattle-based non-profit research organization that is a leading developer of adjuvants used in vaccines combating infectious disease, and Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG; OTCQX: ...
Medications Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- New data shows that while fewer American teenagers are smoking now than a decade ago, the rate of decline has slowed considerably.
Health Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team led by a physician-scientist at the University of Southern California (USC) has created an experimental drug that reduces brain damage and improves motor skills among stroke-afflicted rodents when given with federally ...
Cardiology Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Under pressure from civil society organizations, the Brazilian government has introduced legislation to protect and improve its traditional food system, standing in contrast to the governments of many industrialized countries ...
Health Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0