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2014-08-04 08:28:43

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a letter from the President of BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL) to shareholders: Dear BIEL Shareholders: BioElectronics Corporation's mission is to change the way people heal and relieve their pain. As the chart below, that clearly demonstrates that, we have done exactly that. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132705 Chronic pain sufferers in the United Kingdom said that ActiPatch reduced their pain by more...

2014-08-04 08:28:32

Significant company milestones include completion of the Phase 2 PUNCH(TM) CD clinical trial and FDA designation of RBX2660 as Orphan Drug and Fast Track ROSEVILLE, Minn., Aug 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebiotix Inc. announced this morning that it has raised a total of $25 million in Series B Funding. The total funds raised since inception by the clinical-stage biotechnology company founded in 2011 is $30 million. Rebiotix will use the additional funds to support pivotal clinical...

2014-08-04 08:26:39

Advisory Committee Votes in favor of the Safety, Efficacy and Risk Benefit of TissuGlu PITTSBURGH, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohera Medical, Inc.(®), a leading innovator and developer of absorbable surgical adhesives and sealants, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee voted unanimously, 11 to 0, on the Safety, 6 to 5 on Efficacy, and 6 to 4 (with one abstention) on the...

2014-08-01 23:06:59

On July 30, the FDA published that one lot of Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP, 2%, by Hospira is recalled due to visible particulates. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Lidocaine HCI Injection. The US FDA published on July 30, that...

2014-08-01 23:01:03

Attorney Ronald E. Johnson, Jr. has been appointed co-lead counsel in nationwide lawsuits for men injured by testosterone medications, like AndroGel. Since the Fall of 2013, Ron has aggressively represented and advocated for men who had heart attacks, strokes, pulmonary embolisms and blood clots after taking testosterone and will continue to fight on behalf of all men bringing testosterone lawsuits. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 As AndroGel lawsuits and testosterone lawsuits...

2014-08-01 12:27:02

Persistent gender inequity at FDA has led to 26 approved drugs for men, ZERO for women WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the latest call for gender equity in the approval of treatments for sexual dysfunction, more than 60 doctors and leading medical experts from across the country have penned an open letter questioning the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to approve 26 drugs marketed for the most common form of male sexual dysfunction compared with...

2014-08-01 12:26:51

Persistent gender inequity at FDA has led to 26 approved drugs for men, ZERO for women WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the latest call for gender equity in the approval of treatments for sexual dysfunction, more than 60 doctors and leading medical experts from across the country have penned an open letter questioning the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to approve 26 drugs marketed for the most common form of male sexual dysfunction compared with...

2014-07-31 23:20:22

On July 24, Lion Pavilion LTD informed that Tasty Peach Slices is recalled because it contains undeclared sulfites. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on peach slices. Lion Pavilion LTD informed on July 24, that it is recalling Tasty Peach Slices...

2014-07-31 23:02:52

The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C. comments on the latest developments in transvaginal mesh litigation as reported by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The law firm continues to investigate potential transvaginal mesh lawsuits on behalf of women who have suffered pain and other complications after being implanted with transvaginal mesh products. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to a May 1, 2014 article by the Philadelphia Business Journal, Endo International, one of...

2014-07-31 16:28:25

ATLANTA, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that the Danish Health and Medicines Authority has granted marketing authorization to ILUVIEN® for the treatment of vision impairment associated with chronic diabetic macular edema (DME) considered insufficiently responsive to available...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.