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Lawmakers across the United States continue to debate the safety of kratom, an opioid-containing plant that has been listed as a "drug... more
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded AnaBios an exclusive Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to employ adult human primary tissues... more
FDA keeps brand-name drugs on a fast path to market ― despite manufacturing concerns  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
After unanimously voting to recommend a miraculous hepatitis C drug for approval in 2013, a panel of experts advising the... more
ASA commends FDA for identifying root causes and solutions to drug shortages  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
On October 29, the inter-agency Drug Shortages Task Force led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a report titled "Drug Shortages: Root... more
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President Donald Trump is nominating a cancer specialist to lead the Food and Drug Administration more
Trump taps cancer specialist from Texas hospital to run FDA  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
President Donald Trump is nominating a cancer specialist to lead the Food and Drug Administration more
Medical News Today: Homeopathy: FDA issue new statement on risks  MNT · 2 weeks
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued a new statement on the potential risks of drugs marketed as homeopathic products. more
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Details of an investigational study have emerged after a man died following a fecal microbiate transplant. The events prompted the FDA to set new safety guidelines for the practice. more
Congressional briefing on moving away from dog studies in the development of new medicines  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
At a congressional briefing Tuesday, Vanda Pharmaceuticals, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and the Humane Society of the United... more
New BD MAX Check-Points CPO assay receives FDA 510(k) clearance  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, along with Check-Points Health B.V., announced today that FDA 510(k) clearance was obtained for a molecular screening... more
Is It Safe to Stand in Front of Microwave Ovens?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
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While its use is expanding, mechanical CPR has not been tested for effectiveness by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). more
Kidney Health Initiative to study patient preferences for novel renal replacement therapy devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The US Food and Drug Administration has awarded a contract to the Kidney Health Initiative to study patient preferences for innovative renal... more
New NPO formed to accelerate development of therapies for Shankopathies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Hong Kong Baptist University receives FDA orphan drug designation for novel aptamer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A research team from the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University has successfully developed a novel aptamer, i.e. a single-stranded piece... more
FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about risks  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
FDA wants breast implant makers to add stronger warning for patients about complications more
UofSC researchers find a new route for effective treatment of Gulf War Illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A recent study led by scientists at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has shown that adjusting GI... more
Treating Gulf War Illness with FDA-approved antiviral drugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A recent study has shown that adjusting GI tract viruses by repurposing existing FDA-approved antiviral drugs offers a route for effective treatment for Gulf War Illness and its myriad of symptoms. more
Biogen to pursue FDA regulatory approval for investigational drug aducanumab  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
On behalf of the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's and their family members, the Alzheimer's Association is encouraged to learn that Biogen will pursue regulatory... more
US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Tobacco pouches from Swedish Match win first FDA endorsement for a "reduced-risk" alternative to smoking more
ALS patients with commonly inherited genetic variation may experience more severe symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A discovery made several years ago in a lab researching asthma at Wake Forest School of Medicine may now have implications for the treatment... more
CDISC and C-Path develop new standard to streamline data for animal rule studies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) and CDISC are pleased to announce the release of a global Foundational Standard that describes how to... more
More patients may opt for minimally invasive heart valve procedure  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Since August, when the Food and Drug Administration approved a minimally invasive heart valve procedure for an expanded group of patients with aortic stenosis, Raj Makkar, MD, vice... more
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