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22 min ago | Medical News
Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc. has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to initiate a Phase 1/2a clinical trial of its product, AST-OPC1, in patients with complete cervical spinal cord injury .
2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
One of Maine's major lobster processors says it has addressed a battery of violations brought forth by the Food and Drug Administration, but the federal agency says it has not yet cleared the firm of violations.
6 hrs ago | HON
Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders.
As negative attention dies down and beef prices continue to rise, Beef Products, Inc. is seeing an increase in demand.
Ampio is trying to create a medicine, called Ampion, to reduce pain experienced by people with osteoarthritis of the knee.
As the fall sports season starts and young players face the risk of concussions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that dietary supplements that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions are untested, unproven and possibly dangerous.
Federal regulators are seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match's request to certify its General-branded tobacco products as less harmful than cigarettes.
Generic drug company Apotex Inc. said Tuesday an arbitration tribunal has rejected its claims that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration violated the North American Free Trade Agreement by prohibiting imports of Apotex products from two Ontario plants for nearly two years.
Fresenius Kabi announced today it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Kabiven A and Perikabiven A , parenteral nutrition products in a three-chamber bag - the only container of its kind available in the United States.
Following routine testing by the Food and Drug Administration , nSpired Natural Foods, Inc., has voluntarily recalled specific lots of Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters, along with other private label nut butters packaged in glass and plastic jars due to potential salmonella contamination.
More than a quarter-million middle and high school students who were non-smokers say they used an electronic cigarette last year -- a threefold increase from 2011, a new U.S. study says.
Lindt & SprA1 4ngli's US subsidiary Ghirardelli Chocolate has settled a class action lawsuit over allegations its Premium Baking Chips - Classic White misled consumers by claiming to contain white chocolate.
A popular legume used in other countries is showing up in more U.S. gluten-free products.
A former head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the agency is holding back, rather than encouraging, the creation of groundbreaking new drugs.
Catherine Adams Hutt: "'Natural' and related terms have meaning, intent and consumer appeal because they convey clean label, a minimal number of ingredients, minimal preservatives and consciousness of what people are eating."
Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, announced today the United States Food and Drug Administration has approved ZORVOLEX capsules, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug , for the management of osteoarthritis pain.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:12 pm
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