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2015-04-30 12:33:12

LYNDHURST, N.J., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerigen Pharmaceuticals Limited today announced that the U.S.

2015-04-30 08:41:09

CFO to retire, COO promoted to President UNION CITY, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc.

2015-04-30 08:39:13

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2015-04-29 23:03:47

The devices have been subject to several warning letters over nine years, according to the U.S.

2015-04-29 23:02:52

With the FDA and international regulatory bodies ramping up risk management requirements, and the potential for serious injury present in many medical devices experts say that Failure Modes and

2015-04-29 16:30:23

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) today announced two management promotions. Dr. Edwin S.

2015-04-28 23:12:37

Trivedi Science™ is on the verge of creating highly advanced pharmaceutical compounds with the potential for a longer shelf life, greater solubility and bioavailability, increased drug efficacy,

2015-04-28 23:03:34

The report provides qualitative insights on key market shares, growth rates and market drivers for all important sub-segments.

2015-04-28 23:02:49

Childress Brings More Than Two Decades of Executive Leadership Experience To National Nonprofit That Advocates for Children Who Require Lifesaving Medical Nutrition ROCKVILLE,


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.