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  1. Predicting future colorectal surgery for metachronous cancersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | GastroHep.com

    ... bowel preparation versus no preparation or enema. The research team also searched the US Food and Drug Administration Web site and ClinicalTrials.gov and supplemented our searches by asking technical experts and perusing reference lists. The team ...

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  2. Watchman implant aids atrial fibrillation patients eliminate using blood thinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... for a blood thinner. The device, which inhibits clotting, was approved in April by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The tiny device, the brainchild of medical device makers at Boston Scientific, is expected to replace the need for blood ...

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  3. FDA takes action against unapproved prescription ear drop productsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its intention to take enforcement action against companies that manufacture and/or distribute certain unapproved prescription ear drop products labeled to relieve ear pain, infection, and inflammation. The unapproved prescription ear drops contain active ingredients such as benzocaine and hydrocortisone, and have not been evaluated by the FDA for safety, effectiveness and quality.

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  4. Boys more likely to have antipsychotics prescribed, regardless of ageRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    ... and some of their adverse effects can persist even after the medication is stopped." The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved antipsychotics for children with certain disorders, particularly bipolar disorder, psychosis/schizophrenia, ...

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  5. ComMin takes steps to boost pharma exports; sets up committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | India.com

    ... and the industry. Recently, the Indian pharma industry has been facing the heat from the US Food and Drug Administration for non-compliance of regulatory framework. In the recent past, many domestic generic drug makers, including Sun Pharma and ...

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  6. FDA to evaluate risk of codeine cough and cold meds for childrenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | KCTV5

    The Food and Drug Administration says it will take a closer look at cough and cold medicines for children that contain codeine. "We are evaluating all available information and will also consult with external experts by convening an advisory committee to discuss these safety issues," says an announcement posted Wednesday on the FDA website.

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  7. Stella and Chewy's frozen and freeze dried dog and cat food recalls expandedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... as sheep, goats and cows. These animals get infected from eating contaminated corn silage. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also points out that rabbits and rodents may develop Listeriosis. This emphasizes the need for exquisite hygiene and ...

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  8. Calendula, used to treat skin irritations, grows at the Boiron Medicinal Garden in Kutztown.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... in 59 countries. Indeed, the tremendous growth of this area of medicine prompted the Food and Drug Administration to hold a two-day hearing in April to explore whether its oversight should be improved. Currently, homeopathic medicines are considered ...

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  9. Fake medicines swarming PHRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CNN

    ... drugs. Our government agencies must be equal to the task," the senator said. She cited the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which reportedly said that from January to October 2014, the government confiscated some 500 counterfeit drugs ...

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  10. Better Business Bureau: Weight-loss supplements often make unsubstantiated claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    When it comes to dietary supplements and the American consumer, the numbers can be startling. Half of Americans take them on a regular basis.

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  11. Tobacco compliance checks resumingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... completed 231 retail checks in Clark County, resulting in 54 sales to minors. ( In 2014, the Food and Drug Administration conducted 231 retail compliance checks in Clark County, resulting in 54 sales to minors. Here is the breakdown of the checks ...

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  12. Possible new treatment for depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Many people suffer from varying degrees of depression. For most, successful treatment can be found using medication.

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  13. Energy drinks & sugary sodas linked to lifetime diseases & over 184,000 deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... amino acids to name a few. So far so good or at least that is what we are led to believe. The Food and Drug Administration or the FDA as we all refer to it as has no regulations set up on energy drinks. These particular drinks are considered dietary ...

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  14. Non-invasive face-lift technique launched in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... six months after the procedure, Sarkar said. The procedure has been cleared by the US FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) after safety demonstrations in clinical studies. Over 100,000 treatments have been performed safely worldwide. "One can see ...

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  15. Does it matter that death row inmates may feel pain when they're...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... is used more commonly as an anti-seizure medication. The drug is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a general anesthetic. Writing for the majority, Justice Samuel Alito said Oklahoma prisoners failed to prove that the use of ...

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  16. Suboxone and violence -- a local perspective: Arline Debelak-PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    ... under the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 , Suboxone is a medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treatment of opiate dependence, such as heroin dependence. Any physician can be licensed to prescribe Suboxone as an ...

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  17. Opportunites are ripe for the picking for small businesses a " SRCRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... management to meet global standards. The lab conducts analytical testing services to satisfy Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements, good manufacturing practices, and Hazard Analysis and Critical Points (HAACP) standards, Fisher said in her ...

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  18. Health Newsmaker: Southcoast Health recieves Gold Plus Quality Achievement AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... with the clot-buster tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, the only drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat ischemic stroke. If given intravenously in the first three hours after the start of stroke symptoms, tPA has been ...

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  19. Antibiotic resistance: Understanding the connection to antibiotic use in animals raised for foodRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    ... surfaces and not practicing proper hand washing or environmental cleaning afterward. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates antibiotics that are used in humans and animals. In animals raised for food, FDA-approved uses of antibiotics ...

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  20. Giant Eagle eyes specialty drug marketRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... growing as much as 20 percent to 25 percent annually by some estimates. Many of the new U.S. Food and Drug Administration approvals are for specialty drugs, with 19 of 28 medicines approved in 2013 falling into the specialty category. "Some experts ...

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