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2 hrs ago | Reuters
Cutting boards used to prepare raw poultry may be an important source of drug-resistant bacteria in hospital kitchens and private homes, according to a new study.
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6 hrs ago | CBS 47
A unit of Japanese drugmaker Astellas Pharma will pay the U.S. government more than $7 million, to resolve claims it illegally marketed its antifungal drug Mycamine for children before that use was approved.
10 hrs ago | WRUF-AM Gainesville
Swallowtail Farm is working to cultivate a more sustainable farm through the use of fertilizer made from their own animals' manure.
14 hrs ago | Medical Daily
The FDA's approval of Merck's Grastek ushers in a new era of grass allergy immunotherapy, as it's the second medication to be approved for grass allergies this month.
A Senate committee will take up legislation Tuesday that would impose an 18-month moratorium on the new drug, an especially potent formulation of hydrocodone.
The Oklahoma Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma in a bill written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.
The Senate voted 37-5 Tuesday for the bill that was written in direct response to a state Supreme Court decision that tossed a similar measure approved by the Legislature in 2011.
Millions of Americans with type 2 diabetes have a new treatment option with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval Tuesday of a once-weekly injectable drug, Tanzeum.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Tanzeum injection for treating adults with type 2 diabetes, in combination with diet and exercise.
For centuries, brewers have given or sold the leftover grain from the brewing process to local ranchers and dairy farmers for cattle feed.
Zogenix is arguing that because the federal Food and Drug Administration approved its hydrocodone-only painkiller, a state may not ban it from being prescribed and dispensed.
Merck & Co said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved its grass pollen allergy drug Grastek, becoming the second such immunotherapy treatment to be given the go-ahead in recent weeks.
Whistle-blower. Greg Thorpe, a former sales representative for GlaxoSmithKline, sits at a desk in Florida with papers from the case in which he alleged the company encouraged doctors to prescribe antidepressants to children when the FDA had not approved the drugs for pediatric use.
Pressure is growing for federal regulation of the booming e-cigarette industry. Supporters say e-cigs help people quit the habit, giving them the nicotine they crave without the unhealthy smoke of traditional cigarettes.
Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers that GlaxoSmithKline is withdrawing all lots of its weight loss product Alli from the U.S. market because some packages were tampered with and may contain other kinds of pills.