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2014-10-14 16:28:40

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Venaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPY), an in vitro diagnostic company focused on obtaining FDA clearance for and commercializing its CE Marked APPY1(TM) Test, a rapid blood test for aiding in identifying children, adolescent, and young adult patients in the emergency room who are at low probability for appendicitis, today announced that results of the company's pivotal APPY1 clinical trial will be presented by Dr. David S. Huckins, M.D., Lead...

2014-10-14 16:28:30

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), an oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, announced today positive results from recently analyzed pharmacokinetic (PK) data from the first eight (8) patients enrolled in its ongoing TRIBECA(TM) (TRIal establishing BE between Cynviloq(TM) and Albumin-bound paclitaxel) registrational trial. The data from these patients supports earlier completion of the...

2014-10-14 16:28:25

Robert W. Pollock Named President MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Melbourne Laboratories(TM) announced today the appointment of Robert W. Pollock as the Company's founding President and Chief Scientific Officer. Pollock joins Melbourne from Lachman Consulting Services, where he had a distinguished 20-year career working with industry to address a myriad of regulatory, compliance and development issues. Prior to Lachman Pollock was with the United States Public...

2014-10-14 12:29:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A new report issued today shows that the United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. The report should spur the Food and Drug Administration to quickly develop and implement such warnings, as required by U.S. law. The U.S. is tied for last among 198...

2014-10-13 23:08:53

U.S. Food and Drug Administration selects DRT Strategies as the sole prime contractor for its five-year, Blanket Purchase Agreement to provide CDRH Information Management Support services. Arlington, Virgina (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) (http://www.drtstrategies.com), a leading management and technology consulting firm to federal agencies, the U. S. Navy, and commercial technology and financial services clients, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-10-13 23:08:33

On October 8, the FDA announced that SAM Junctional Tourniquet Accessory (Axilla) Strap, by SAM Medical Products, is recalled due to potential clip failure. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Junctional Tourniquet. The US FDA...

2014-10-13 23:07:03

Expert speaker Dr. David Lim will shed light on the FDA’s regulatory requirements for a medical device design control system in a 60-minute LIVE audio session at AudioEducator.com. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Durham, NC (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 In the medical device industry regulatory compliance is serious business. There is a lot at stake, from patient safety to company reputations, negative publicity to hefty fines in case of negligence. Quality management needs to be the...

2014-10-11 23:02:52

New Testosterone Treatment Lawsuit Order Sets Stage for Discovery to Proceed in Federal Product Liability Claims Involving AndroGel, Other Low Testosterone Therapy Drugs Detroit IL (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The federal judge overseeing some 200 testosterone lawsuits pending in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, has issued a new Case Management Order, The Oliver Law Group reports. According to court documents, the August 25th Order sets the stage for discovery to move...

2014-10-10 23:07:14

Flood Law Group LLP Warns of Gynecologists’ Continued Use of Potentially Dangerous Surgery Equipment Despite FDA Warnings Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 As a response to recent statements from the FDA, nationally respected personal injury law firm Flood Law Group LLP warns the American public of risky medical practices performed by gynecologists. In April 2014, the FDA issued a safety statement warning healthcare providers about the risk of spreading cancer cells to other...

2014-10-10 23:06:21

On October 7, the FDA announced that Hudson RCI Pediatric Anesthesia Breathing Circuits, by Teleflex Medical, are recalled because the circuit ends may crack or break. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Pediatric Anesthesia...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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