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FDA vows to combat high drug prices and companies 'gaming the system'

Added: 16.02.2018 9:12 | 1 views | 0 comments

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said he will do everything "within my lane" to combat high drug prices and that he sees drug companies "gaming the system to try to block competition" in a multitude of ways in the marketplace.

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FDA approves first ever blood test for concussions

Added: 15.02.2018 22:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

From private biotech Banyan Biomarkers.

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Mobile insulin dosing tool gets FDA clearance

Added: 15.02.2018 18:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

Glooko​'s Mobile Insulin Dosing System for type 2 diabetes evaluates a patient's fasting blood glucose levels and recommends changes to insulin dosage.

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Novartis gains US approval for delayed MS drug

Added: 13.02.2018 9:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a 40 milligrams per milliliter injection of the Novartis copy of Copaxone, Teva's blockbuster medicine, Sandoz said in a statement on Tuesday.


FDA warnings for pecan processor and canned sauce company

Added: 12.02.2018 0:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

A pecan shelling processor in Mississippi and acidified foods firm in Jamaica are both on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for violations of U.S. food safety laws. The FDA sent warning letters to the companies in August and November of last year and posted them for public view in recent days. Companies are allowed 15 working days to respond to FDA warning letters....


Briefly: 8 straight cruises with outbreaks — FDA refuses shrimp

Added: 09.02.2018 0:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current headlines for your consumption, brought to you today with the support of Norovirus runs through 8th cruise in a row For the eighth consecutive voyage on Princess Cruises’ Sun Princess, passengers...


Lawmakers ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

Added: 07.02.2018 9:22 | 1 views | 0 comments

Ten U.S. senators called on the Food and Drug Administration to reject Philip Morris International Inc's application to market its iQOS smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes, according to a letter to the agency's commissioner.


FDA declares popular alt-medicine kratom to be a deadly opioid

Added: 06.02.2018 21:13 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Food and Drug Administration declared kratom — a plant-based stimulant with growing popularity — to be an opioid on Tuesday, opening a new front in its battle to get people to stop using the herbal supplement.

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Apple seeking FDA approval for its Heart Study app

Added: 06.02.2018 14:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

The app, which launched in November, uses the Apple Watch to calculate heart rhythm and notify someone who might be experiencing atrial fibrillation.

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