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52 min ago | Sunherald.com

Kansas City area clinic to offer HIV drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration two years ago approved the HIV drug, Truvada, for HIV prevention.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Kansas City, KS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

5 hrs ago | Medical News

FDA issues Complete Response Letter for AcelRx's Zalviso NDA

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a Complete Response Letter for the Company's new drug application for Zalviso .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

9 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

China regulator says food supplier forged production dates: Xinhua

Regulators in Shanghai have found that scandal-hit China-based food supplier forged production dates on some of its products and sold them after their expiry, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia

10 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

FDA approves pain pill that's harder to abuse

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups

Free Republic

Fda Wants to Murder You

The FDA allows for companies to kill people by way of first degree murder. The following people, association and federal governmental agency should be punished for causing the deaths of thousands of US citizens by way of poisoning: the American Heart Association, Steve Burd, Dr. L. Crawford who is the former Commissioner of the Food and Drug ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Safeway, Grocery, Food, TriUnion Seafoods

WBTV

Fruit recall expanded due to listeria concerns

The recall includes peaches, nectarines, pluots and plums distributed from Wawona Packing Co., based in California, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Philly.com

Why does FDA maintain ban on gay male blood donors?

The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts writing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, HIV/AIDS, Health

WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Warns Consumers of Caffeine Overdose

After an 18 year old boy fron Northeastern Ohio died in May from taking powder caffeine, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns consumners of it's harmful effects.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee

Sunherald.com

FDA reviewing what could be first biosimilar drug

Nearly five years after Congress passed a law enabling future approval of biosimilars, for the first time the FDA has accepted an application to sell a similar, but not identical, version of a biologic drug.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Neupogen, Filgrastim (generic), Biotech, Amgen, Healthcare Industry

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

U.S. court upholds FDA animal feed policy despite health concern

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy allowing the use of various antibiotics in animal feed, even if such use might endanger the public health.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Health

Windsor Beacon

Texas medical board charges controversial cancer doctor

Fans of Houston doctor Stanislaw Burzynski love him for defying the medical establishment and offering alternative therapies to terminally ill patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Texas, Healthcare Law, Law, Oncology

News Observer

Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed

The decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a ruling in 2012 by a district court that sided with several health and consumer organizations that sued the FDA after the agency decided against holding the hearings.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

ABC News

FDA Reviewing What Could Be First Biosimilar Drug

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing research data on what could become the first U.S.-approved "biosimilar" drug, a cheaper, sort-of generic version of a biologic drug.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Neupogen, Filgrastim (generic)

NorthJersey.com

FDA approves Eagle Pharmaceuticals' malignant hyperthermia drug

Woodcliff Lake-based Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved its use of the drug Ryanodex, which is used for the treatment of malignant hyperthermia, making the drug the first product to be solely marketed by the company.

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Sunherald.com

Lab finds no risk from bacteria at Ohio bakery

Production at the Schwebel Baking Co. facility in Youngstown was stopped Tuesday after environmental sampling conducted by the company found an undetermined species of listeria, a naturally occurring bacteria.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drugs, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic)

Broward-Palm Beach

Beer Geeks and Farmers Take on FDA and Win

For those into local and sustainable farming and food production, the FDA is akin to a bullying older sibling always trying to suppress your desire to express your creativity -- actually, it's more like the big brother who sits on your head and farts in your face.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Agriculture, Science, Food Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WBTV

California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

KHOU-TV Houston

FDA approves new painkiller from OxyContin maker

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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