News tagged with food companies
Robert Greenberg got tired of hearing from senior engineers that it wasn't possible to build his product idea: a bionic eye that gives sight to the blind. "A lot of the folks straight out of school didn't know any better, ...
Medical research May 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1
An experimental sleeping pill from US drug company Merck is effective at helping people fall and stay asleep, according to reviewers at the US Food and Drug Administration, which could soon approve the new drug.
Medications May 21, 2013 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
Yale University researchers have discovered a key cellular mechanism that may help the brain control how much we eat, what we weigh, and how much energy we have.
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the pharmaceutical company Novartis announced today in the journal Science Translational Medicine that they have developed a new adjuvant, or com ...
Medications Jun 02, 2011 | 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 |
(HealthDay News) —The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a tobacco industry challenge to a controversial 2009 federal law that mandates graphic warning labels on cigarettes. The high court refused to ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
(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 |
The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2
(AP) -- The Agriculture Department wants consumers to know when there's less chicken in their chicken.
Health Jul 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- Who needs leafy greens and carrots when pizza and french fries will do?
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
Countries recovering from war are at risk of being left to their own devices in tackling non communicable diseases, leaving an "open door" for exploitation by alcohol, tobacco and food companies, health experts warn.
Health Jan 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new drug, MDV3100, is improving the survival rate in men with advanced prostate cancer, results of a large, phase III clinical trial show. The drug is designed to block a type of cellular receptor that drives progression ...
Cancer Feb 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A federal judge on Wednesday blocked implementation of an FDA mandate that would have forced tobacco companies to place graphic anti-smoking images on packages of cigarettes.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that generic drug makers can challenge big-name pharmaceutical firms in court to stop them from broadening the scope of their patent descriptions.
Medications Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0