Latest Jean-Louis Santini Stories

FDA Report Raises Concerns Over Medicine Shortage
2011-09-05 04:44:20

  A recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report has some worrying about shortages of cancer drugs and other essential medicines, AFP reporter Jean-Louis Santini claimed in a Sunday article. According to statistics provided by Santini, the FDA has reported that "the number of important treatments that are difficult or impossible to find nearly tripled from 61 to 178 between 2005 and 2010." Both name-brand and generic drugs are included, the AFP writer says. While most of...

2010-09-21 10:20:00

A group of experts is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to hold off on approving genetically modified salmon fit for consumption. David Senior, the chairman of a committee of independent experts consulting the FDA and a professor of veterinary medicine at Louisiana State University, told reporter Jean-Louis Santini that he and his 14 colleagues were "sending a message for further studies." Santini notes that the committee members, who had been meeting at a hotel in Rockville,...

2010-03-29 10:15:00

The American bee population continues to decline, leaving experts wondering why. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics, the number of beehives decreased for the third consecutive year in 2009. The beehive numbers fell by 29-percent last year, following declines of 36-percent in 2008 and 32-percent in 2007. Scientists in other countries have noticed similar results and have taken to calling the results "colony collapse disorder." David Mendes, president of the American...

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