News tagged with food ingredients
(HealthDay)—There has been a dramatic increase in the number of emergency-room visits related to sleep medications such as Ambien, according to a new U.S. study.
Medications May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. health officials are making a high-tech screening device available to African authorities to help spot counterfeit malaria pills in hopes that the technology may eventually be used to combat the fake drug trade worldwide.
Medications Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Dietary supplements accounted for more than half the Class 1 drugs recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from 2004-12, meaning they contained substances that could cause serious health problems or even death, ...
Health Apr 18, 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
(HealthDay)—Taking too much acetaminophen, an active ingredient in many commonly used drugs for fever and pain relief, including Tylenol, can cause liver damage, experts at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
Medications Jan 30, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Nearly 800 new records of "food fraud" added to the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) Food Fraud Database present new information about foods that are vulnerable to fraudulent manipulation in today's food supply. The ...
Other Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study in the December issue of the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), found that it is possible to create cookies enriched with antioxidants from grape seeds that taste ...
Health Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—Healthpoint Ltd. and DFB Pharmaceuticals will pay up to $48 million to settle allegations that Healthpoint marketed a prescription skin ointment without approval from federal regulators.
Medications Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Teva Pharmaceuticals has stopped shipping its generic version of a popular antidepressant off the market after a U.S. government analysis showed the pill does not work properly.
Medications Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The focus of nutrition for good health is quietly shifting to include consumption of food ingredients specifically designed to nourish the non-human cells that comprise 80 percent of the cells in the typical person, an aut ...
Health Aug 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New evidence reveals the possibility of mood-enhancing effects associated with some flavors, stemming at least in part from natural ingredients bearing a striking chemical similarity to valproic acid, a widely used prescription ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
(HealthDay) -- Because infants are so much smaller than adults and lack the ability to sweat, heat and sun exposure pose specific risks for babies, experts say.
Health Jul 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Joseph Perez used to gear up for his intense workouts by taking ephedra-based dietary supplements. When they were banned because of safety concerns, Perez turned to an even more potent stimulant called DMAA.
Health Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A counterfeit version of the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall, sold online, contains the wrong active ingredients, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Attention deficit disorders May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday questioned the safety of DMAA, a stimulant used in dietary supplements, alleging that marketers were illegally selling the chemical.
Medications Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 1