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  1. FDA advisers reconsider training for painkiller prescribersRead the original story

    6 min ago | KBMT

    Federal health advisers are discussing changes to government programs that were intended to improve the safety of painkillers like OxyContin, but which have had an unclear impact. The Food and Drug Administration has assembled more than two dozen experts to review its risk-management plans, put in place nearly four years ago to reduce misuse and abuse of long-acting painkillers.

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  2. Deadline looms for California governor to act on tobacco ageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... 18-20 from taking up a lasting tobacco habit. The study , conducted at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, found that raising the minimum smoking age above 20 "will mean that those who can legally obtain tobacco are less likely to ...

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  3. Acadia Pharmaceuticals Has Fallen Too Far RecentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | TheStreet.com

    ... site by clicking here , however some pages might not work correctly. received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for Nuplazid on April 29. This is the first and the only drug available to treat patients with Parkinson Disease Psychosis. ...

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  4. Acadia Pharmaceuticals Stock Has Fallen Too Far RecentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | TheStreet.com

    ... the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration. received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for Nuplazid on April 29. This is the first and the only drug available to treat patients with Parkinson Disease Psychosis. ...

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  5. Spirocall measures lung health over any phone - no app necessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | TechCrunch

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  6. Intrexon Corporation Shares Were Stung in April -- Here's WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Motley Fool

    ... really caught on. The other issue relates to residents in Florida who are petitioning the Food and Drug Administration not to use their state to run a clinical test. The idea would be to release Intrexon's modified male mosquitoes in Florida in an ...

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  7. It's Time for the FDA to Define 'Natural'Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Time

    ... tens of billions of dollars worth of food products labeled as "natural." Yet, to this day, the Food and Drug Administration has never formally defined the term. The word is a kind of orphan child, undefined by government, misused by industry and ...

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  8. That Plastic Container You Microwave In Could Be Super-ToxicRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Time

    If your idea of meal preparation is microwaving leftovers in the plastic takeout container they came in, here's some bad news: Several chemicals in pliable plastic can leach into your food when you heat it, and even if you're diligent enough to transfer the food to a bowl or plate labeled "microwave-safe," you still may not be protected. By and large, that label means they won't melt or break when heated - but it doesn't mean they're safe.

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  9. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    ... technology, from global medical device manufacturer St. Jude Medical, is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for commercial use in the U.S. For more information, visit sjm.com . Reporters interested in interviewing Dr. Rodrigues may ...

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  10. EU top court upholds cigarette packaging rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jurist

    ... website] struck down [JURIST report] graphic warnings in August 2012, holding that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [official website] rule on graphic cigarette label warnings exceeded the agency's statutory authority and undermined tobacco ...

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  11. Blue Bell issues another ice cream recallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... health risks to those who are allergic, according to a recall notice filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. There are no other health or safety concerns with the ice cream. The recalled pints were distributed in Texas and Louisiana ...

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  12. SafeOp Surgical, Inc. Names Gene Cattarina CEORead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Freshnews

    SafeOp Surgical, Inc. , a privately held medical device company, today announced that industry veteran Gene Cattarina will join SafeOp as chief executive officer. Mr. Cattarina, who will also serve as a board member, brings over 40 years of experience in numerous senior executive positions at companies in healthcare information systems, products, medical devices and professional services.

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  13. Laser brain cancer treatment may bring extra advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... it is effective and to further evaluate its safety. The laser technology, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2009 as a surgical tool to treat brain tumors, involves a small laser-tipped probe that heats up and kills tumors from the ...

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  14. Use of personal care products during pregnancy linked to adverse effects in newbornsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... have been in place since 2015 in the European Union, but broader regulatory action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not ensued. Various U.S. manufacturers have pledged to voluntarily remove ...

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  15. Illinois State-Appointed MMJ Board Slams Governor RaunerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | High Times

    The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory board has once again recommended expanding the state's medical marijuana program, but cautioned that Governor Bruce Rauner would be reluctant to approve its recommendations. The board suggested adding Type 1 diabetes and panic disorder to the state's list of qualifying conditions, along with 10 other ailments, reports the Chicago Tribune .

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  16. SynteractHCR Experts Continue Presentati ...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    Full-service, international, contract research organization SynteractHCR will offer speaker presentations and exhibits at the Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Europe event in Paris, May 17-18, and at the Outsourcing in Clinical Trials East Coast conference, May 25-26, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Both conferences feature thought leaders who address pressing regulatory topics and electronic innovation that will increase the knowledge base of drug development sponsors worldwide.

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  17. Why cigarettes in India and Europe must carry larger warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... consumers of the dangers of smoking, at times in graphic terms. In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration proposed warnings that included color images such as a man exhaling cigarette smoke though a tracheotomy hole in his throat, but a ...

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  18. Flex Pharma's (FLKS) CEO Christoph Westphal on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... with serious adverse events and is banned for the treatment of leg cramps by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over 20 years ago. The lack of any approved therapeutics for nocturnal leg cramps in the United States represents a significant unmet ...

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  19. 2 Big Reasons Why Shares of Exelixis, Inc. Soared 15% in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    Two reasons can clearly be cited for Exelixis' strong rebound. So what: Far and away the bigger and longer-lasting catalyst during April was the announcement on April 25 that the Food and Drug Administration had approved Cabometyx as a second-line treatment for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.

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  20. FDA's Commissioner of Food and Drugs Receives Public Service AwardRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Robert M. Califf, MD, the newly appointed FDA Commissioner of Food and Drugs received the 2016 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists' Eugene T. Davidson, MD, Public Service Award. The AACE Eugene T. Davidson, MD, Public Service Award is presented to a health professional, organization, or individual layperson for outstanding contributions to advancing the mission of AACE in providing quality health care for patients with endocrine diseases and for the betterment of public health.

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