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2014-06-16 08:28:27

SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, announced today that it has received premarket 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its IMPACT Dx(TM) Factor V Leiden and Factor II Genotyping Test and the IMPACT Dx(TM) System. The IMPACT Dx Factor V Leiden and Factor II Genotyping Test is performed on the IMPACT Dx System, and is indicated...

2014-06-16 08:28:13

LAS VEGAS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) a biotechnology and research company, today announced that The Company has named its Chief Science Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Dr. Andrea Small-Howard, PhD, MBA. Dr. Small-Howard comes to GrowBLOX Sciences with an extensive background in Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutical products. Dr. Andrea Small-Howard leverages broad industry knowledge with a focus on managing new product...

2014-06-14 23:01:16

The hot topics on Monday, June 16 SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Game-changing patient engagement in the drug development process, the current U.S. drug regulatory landscape and bioinnovation are among the hot topics on Monday, June 16, at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center. A new DIA event, The Walking Gallery, will bring life to patient stories through art. Patient Voice in Drug Development At the opening plenary session, patient engagement and...

2014-06-14 23:01:10

Transfer Order Consolidates 49 Testosterone Lawsuits Involving Several Different Manufacturers DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) issued a Transfer Order on June 6, 2014 creating an MDL for 49 testosterone lawsuits in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. Plaintiffs in the lawsuits allege drugs such as AndroGel, AndroDerm, Axiron, Foresta, Testim and others...

2014-06-14 23:01:07

The hot topics for Tuesday, June 17 SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Examine the changing landscape for bioinnovation, the impact of “big data” on vital research partnerships, an initiative that pioneers patients’ access to data, and the growth of human tissue models on microchips on Tuesday, June 17, at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center. In addition, the world’s foremost regulators will come together that day to discuss fostering globalization in...

2014-06-14 23:01:01

Hot topics on Wednesday, June 18 SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 Patient perspective in clinical trials, efforts of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to increase the number of regulators overseas, the emerging practice of risk-based monitoring in clinical trials, and challenges in orphan drug regulation will be discussed Wednesday, June 18, at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center. Patient Perspective to Drive Enrollment in Clinical Trials “The...

2014-06-13 23:07:04

On June 11, the FDA announced that all BMB-BA006A Advocate Redi-Code+ blood glucose test strip lots, by Diabetic Supply of Suncoast Inc., are recalled due to labeling error. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for Blood...

2014-06-13 16:23:24

HAYWARD, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat autoimmune diseases, today announced the appointment of Dr. Philip Sager, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, to its Board of Directors. Dr. Sager is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, a Fellow of the American Heart Association and a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society. Dr. Sager has served as a Consulting...

2014-06-12 23:10:55

On June 11, the FDA advised consumers and health professionals not to use La Jiao Shou Shen because it contains undeclared sibutramine and phenolphthalein. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on weight loss products. The FDA advised...

2014-06-12 16:25:43

But More Must be Done to Further Drive Down Cigarette Smoking and Stubbornly High Rates of Cigar and Smokeless Tobacco Use WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO In terrific news for America's health, the CDC's National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released today shows that the smoking rate among high school students dropped to...


Latest Food and Drug Administration Reference Libraries

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Chilean Sea Bass, Dissostichus eleginoides
2013-01-12 08:49:28

The Chilean sea bass is the North American name for the Patagonian toothfish. The Chilean sea bass name derived in 1977 from Lee Lantz, a fish wholesaler looking for a more attractive name for the American fish market. In 1994 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the Chilean sea bass as an alternative name for the Patagonian toothfish. This species is native to the southern Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, around seamounts and continental shelves in the colder waters. The...

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