News tagged with us food and drug administration

New drug adds to arsenal against AIDS

A new drug, rilpivirine, can add powerfully to the combination of medications used to control HIV for first-time patients, researchers conclude in Friday's issue of The Lancet.

Jul 15, 2011
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Coke, Pepsi to drop level of 'cancer' chemical

Coca-Cola and Pepsi said Friday they have lowered levels of a chemical in caramel coloring to comply with a California law, but insisted the drinks pose no health risks and recipes will not change.

Mar 09, 2012
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US seeks injunction on Indian drug firm Ranbaxy

US officials sought a "groundbreaking" injunction against Indian drug giant Ranbaxy on Wednesday, saying the maker of the first generic version of cholesterol-lowering Lipitor has failed to meet US safety guidelines.

Jan 26, 2012
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New sleeping pill poised to hit US markets

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.

May 21, 2013
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