News tagged with us food and drug administration

Cancer research often falls short: study

Cancer research tends to involve small studies focused on a single therapy, often falling short of scientific standards seen in other medical investigations, said a study released Monday.

Apr 29, 2013
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Doctors say cancer drug costs are too high

More than 100 doctors from around the world have signed a letter decrying the high cost of cancer drugs which reach $100,000 per year or more, and calling for pharmaceutical companies to ease prices.

Apr 26, 2013
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S. Korea deploys 'floating toilets' after US warning

South Korea will spend over half a million dollars on building floating toilets around shellfish farms to boost sanitary controls, officials said Wednesday, after US health authorities warned of contamination.

Sep 12, 2012
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Women 40% less likely to die after TAVI than men

Women with severe aortic stenosis are 40% less likely to die after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) than men, reveals the latest data from the largest study to date of gender differences in outcomes after TAVI. ...

Aug 28, 2012
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US finds lead poisoning from Ayurvedic medicines

US health researchers said Thursday that they have documented lead poisoning risks among pregnant women who took Ayurvedic medicine and issued a new warning on the safety of traditional pills.

Aug 23, 2012
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