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Botulinum toxin injections may provide relief for children and teens with hard-to-treat migraines

Added: 16.12.2017 2:08 | 2 views | 0 comments

One in 10 school-aged children suffer from migraines, but there are few FDA-approved medications for them. While botulinum toxin injections are approved to treat migraines in adults, children and teens may benefit as well, early research suggests.

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'Bet hedging' explains the efficacy of many combination cancer therapies

Added: 15.12.2017 15:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

The efficacy of many FDA-approved cancer drug combinations is not due to synergistic interactions between drugs, but rather to a form of "bet hedging," according to a new study.

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FDA, USDA websites work well, rank high among federal sites

Added: 15.12.2017 2:12 | 6 views | 0 comments

The top two federal food safety agencies made the Top 20 for specific benchmarks measured by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), which compared almost 500 of Uncle Sam's most popular websites. ITIF is a nonprofit policy think tank populated by former U.S. senators and representatives from both political parties. Its purpose is to focus...


FDA blocks tuna from Vietnamese company for hepatitis A

Added: 14.12.2017 5:02 | 2 views | 0 comments

The expansion Wednesday of an Import Alert means the automatic detention at the U.S. border of fresh and frozen raw tuna from a Vietnamese seafood company because of hepatitis A contamination. Sustainable Seafood Co. Ltd. of Cam Lam, Vietnam, is the second Asian company to make the Import Alert list for fresh and frozen raw...

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FDA clears test to help manage antibiotic treatment for lower respiratory tract infections and sepsis

Added: 09.12.2017 16:52 | 9 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if antibiotic treatment should be started or stopped in...



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