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Cosmetic complaints climb but products still on market

Added: 28.06.2017 8:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Study highlights poor reporting to the FDA of potentially harmful cosmetic products and calls for better data along with policy changes.

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FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit prices

Added: 27.06.2017 23:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to boost the number of generic prescription drugs in an effort to make medicines more affordable and to prevent price gouging.

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Scientists recommend avoiding the use of triclosan and triclocarban in consumer products

Added: 27.06.2017 2:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

In a statement published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, over 200 scientists and medical professionals say that antimicrobial or antibacterial soaps do not provide any extra health benefits, and in fact could be causing more harm than good to both consumer and the environment. The news comes after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last year that 19 different antimicrobial chemicals, including triclosan and triclocarban, were not effective and should not (...) -


FDA warns shell egg facility to step up Salmonella prevention

Added: 26.06.2017 6:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

A shell egg production facility in Puerto Rico is on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for serious violations of food safety regulations regarding the prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis during production, storage and transportation. Officials from the FDA's San Juan District Office inspected the Cidra, Puerto Rico, location of Avicola Santos Inc. on Aug. 8-24, 2016, and discovered the company's shell eggs were prepared, packed or held...


Portola Pharmaceuticals' FDA Nod Could Spark M&A Interest

Added: 24.06.2017 13:03 | 3 views | 0 comments

The FDA has approved its first commercial medicine, and because it could reshape a big indication, the company may have just gotten a lot teresting to suitors.

Tags: EU, FDA, Mac, SPA

Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Green Light Sends Its Stock Soaring as Much as 51%

Added: 23.06.2017 20:58 | 6 views | 0 comments

Say hello to Portola's newly FDA-approved therapy, Bevyxxa.

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FDA approves quicker-to-administer drug for blood cancers

Added: 22.06.2017 23:48 | 10 views | 0 comments

U.S. regulators have approved a more convenient version of a blockbuster drug for treating three common blood cancers.

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Nicole Kidman's Dress Can Literally Be Worn Anywhere

Added: 21.06.2017 19:44 | 11 views | 0 comments

It's a Monday straight through to Friday kind of dress. Nicole Kidman attended this year's CFDA Awards in a gorgeous, strapless Oscar de la Renta, which got us thinking: If we...


Molecular test for common causes of vaginitis receives FDA approval

Added: 21.06.2017 17:57 | 5 views | 0 comments

A molecular diagnostic test accurately distinguishes among the three most common causes of vaginitis, an inflammation of vaginal tissue that researchers say accounts for millions of visits to medical clinics and offices in the US each year.

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