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2014-07-04 23:04:02

On June 30, the FDA warned not to use injectable vitamin drug products labeled “Sunshine Labs” and distributed by Medical Supply Liquidators because they are not FDA approved. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Injectable Vitamin...

2014-07-04 23:02:00

Fresenius Medical Care North America Recalls 56 Lots of Liquid Bicarbonate Concentrate DALLAS (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Fresenius Medical Care North America, manufacturer of the dialysis drugs GranuFlo and NaturaLyte, has recalled 56 lots of NaturaLyte due to finding higher bacteria levels than allowed by internal specifications. The company is involved in litigation in a Massachusetts federal court where more than 1,700 lawsuits have been filed in conjunction with a previous recall. (In Re:...

2014-07-03 23:09:54

On June 26, the FDA informed that prescription oral viscous lidocaine 2% solution should not be used to treat infants and children with teething pain. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for Lidocaine Viscous. The FDA issued a safety...

2014-07-03 16:23:13

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified the company's recently initiated voluntary global recall of Flexi-Seal(TM) CONTROL Fecal Management System (FMS) as a Class I recall. The FDA defines a Class I recall as a situation in which there is a reasonable probability that use of, or exposure to, a violative product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death. ConvaTec began notifying...

2014-07-03 12:39:55

Cleveland Clinic Analysis of clinical trials shows pipeline for therapeutics is small; 99.6 percent of drug attempts fail Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health have conducted the first-ever analysis of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease (AD), revealing an urgent need to increase the number of agents entering the AD drug development pipeline and progressing successfully towards new therapy treatments. The paper, "Alzheimer's Disease Drug Development...

2014-07-02 23:09:29

On June 25, the FDA warned that specific over-the-counter topical acne products can cause rare but serious, potentially life-threatening, allergic reactions. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on over-the-counter topical acne products....

2014-07-02 16:25:04

SEATTLE, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMC Biologics, Inc., a global leader in process development and contract manufacturing, today announced that it has entered in to a Commercial Supply Agreement with Portola Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company for the development of andexanet alfa, a potential first-in class Factor Xa inhibitor antidote in Phase 3 ANNEXA(TM) (Andexanet Alfa a Novel Antidote to the Anticoagulant Effects of fXA Inhibitors) studies. Andexanet alfa is...

2014-07-02 16:24:45

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said today that it has acquired Apica Cardiovascular Limited ("Apica") for an upfront cash payment of $35 million and potential future clinical and sales milestones of up to $40 million. As part of the agreement, the Apica team based at facilities in Ireland and the United States will...

2014-07-02 08:27:57

SEAL BEACH, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- (OTC BB: IDNG)- Independence Energy Corp. ("Independence") announced today that its Thermofinder FS-700 Pro and FS-700 (retail version) non-contact infrared thermometer has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") clearance and is launching immediately its distribution in the United States. The FS-700 is currently being sold in Asian and European markets for both professional and retail markets. Independence has the...

2014-07-02 08:27:39

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational compound nintedanib has been accepted for filing by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and granted Priority Review designation. The application for nintedanib is currently under review for the treatment of people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rare, progressive and fatal lung disease that affects...


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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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