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2014-07-10 23:13:03

On July 9, the FDA notified consumers not to purchase or use certain weight loss products including Mix Fruit Slimming, Lingzhi Cleansed Slim Tea, 24 Ince, Lipo 8 Burn Slim Capsules, Sliming (sic) Diet By Pretty White, and Trim-Fast Slimming Softgel. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily...

2014-07-10 23:07:22

Activist/filmmaker organizing National Gay Blood Drive on July 11 to show impact of changing donor ban for millions of Americans. Nationwide, United States of America (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Since 1983, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned gay and bisexual men from donating blood. Men who have had sexual contact with men (MSM donors) are deferred by the FDA for life, and every blood bank in the U.S. is mandated to comply with this policy. Every two seconds someone in the...

2014-07-10 23:02:22

The Firm is investigating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to the use of a power morcellator in gynecological surgery. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As hysterectomy cancer lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) against the manufacturers of power morcellators continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a panel of advisors to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is...

2014-07-10 10:28:40

Boston Children's Hospital Study calls for more focus on long-term outcomes in pediatric trials of drugs intended for chronic use Over the last 60 years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 20 medications for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) based on clinical trials that were not designed to study their long-term efficacy and safety or to detect rare adverse events, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital report today in PLOS ONE. The study highlights...

2014-07-10 08:27:41

SHENZHEN, China, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beike Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (Beike) has officially been accepted into the approval process for the Chinese Food and Drug Administration for the use of human umbilical cord (UC) derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for clinical translation and treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythamatosus (SLE). After a recent clinical study was published showing Beike's mesenchymal stem cells effective in treating SLE...

2014-07-09 23:08:49

Innovation Breakdown, a new book by Joseph V. Gulfo, details a broken system and how even the smallest changes can speed up the time to market for medical innovations that save lives. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Joseph V. Gulfo​, MD MBA​ has successfully brought three medical innovations through the FDA over the course of his 25 year career. But the third time became a decade-long struggle of Herculean proportions, that included an​ unlawful ​withholding of approval by the...

2014-07-09 23:04:27

Kristine Kraft, partner at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP, notes that Xarelto® is surpassing Pradaxa® in the number of reported adverse events, according to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices’ most recent Quarter Watch Report. The attorneys at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP are offering free and confidential case reviews to those who allege to have suffered serious bleeding events after using Xarelto®. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 According to...

2014-07-09 23:02:41

The Firm is evaluating hysterectomy cancer lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers, allegedly due to the use of power morcellators in laparoscopic hysterectomies and fibroid removals. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 As the Firm continues to evaluate morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to the use of power morcellators in...

2014-07-09 20:22:42

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, July 11, the second annual nationwide National Gay Blood Drive (NGBD) will take place to raise public awareness and increase pressure on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change its policy on the long-standing ban on blood donation by men who have had sex with other men (MSM) - a restriction that has been in place since 1983. In Minnesota, the drive is scheduled to occur from 7:30 AM to 4 PM at Memorial Blood...

2014-07-09 16:28:44

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc., (NASDAQ: RGDO) today announced that, further to their decision to voluntarily pause enrollment in their REGULATE-PCI trial, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed the company today that a clinical hold has been placed on all patient enrollment and dosing of either study drug in the ongoing Phase 3 REGULATE-PCI trial. According to the FDA, this action was taken to formalize the...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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