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  1. Study: Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journal Gazette

    ... the equivalent of 42 12-once sodas a day for a person weighing 150 pounds. In a statement, the Food and Drug Administration said the sweeteners "have been thoroughly studied and have a reasonable certainty of no harm to consumers." The Calorie ...

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  2. How one ambitious Irish start-up became a Mainstay of venture investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Independent.ie

    Antoine Papiernik, Managing Partner at Sofinnova Partners, France; Peter Crosby, CEO, Mainstay Medical Ltd and Dr Manus Rogan, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Fountain Healthcare Partners The Dublin-based Mainstay Medical offers a rare insight into how a startup with a great idea goes about bringing a life-changing product to the market, reports Ian Campbell. A cure for lower back pain might sound like a tantalising start-up pitch, but the circuitous journey that Mainstay Medical has taken - from Minnesota , Minneapolis , to Swords, Co Dublin - highlights that there is no easy route to market for a medical device company, however good the idea.

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  3. Foster Delivery Science To Build Facility For Manufacturing Drug Delivery PolymersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    Foster Delivery Science, a business unit of Foster Corporation and leader in hot melt extrusion for pharmaceutical and medical device applications, has broken ground on a new facility to support increased demand for manufacturing drug delivery and implant polymer blends. The facility is expected to be completed by May 1, 2015 at which time it will be registered with the Food and Drug Administration to allow for processing active pharmaceutical ingredients .

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  4. Artificial sweeteners could cause spikes in blood sugarRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... that sugary drinks should be brought back as a healthy part of our nutrition," Elinav said The Food and Drug Administration has approved six different types of sugar substitutes, or "high-intensity" sweeteners, with the most recent coming this year. ...

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  5. FDA issues pure caffeine powder warningRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPTV Local News

    - The Food and Drug Administration is issuing a new warning about the dangers of pure caffeine powder. The warning comes in the wake of an Ohio teen who was killed by a powder caffeine overdose just days before graduation. It is found on the internet ...

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  6. India Sends Substandard Generic Drugs to Africa, Researchers SayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... Indian drugmakers may be sending low-quality drugs to poorer countries, the authors wrote. U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspections have found quality issues at Indian drug manufacturing facilities, such as faking and manipulating tests meant ...

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  7. FDA panel calls for limits on ‘Low-T’ hormone productsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Federal health experts said Wednesday that there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs are effective for treating common signs of aging in men and that their use should be narrowed to exclude millions of Americans currently taking them. The panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted 20-1 that prescribing language on blockbuster testosterone treatments should be revised to make clear they have not been shown to reverse common aging issues such as low libido, fatigue and muscle loss.

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  8. SIGA Technologies, Inc. Receives Bankruptcy Court Approval for...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    SIGA Technologies, Inc. , a company specializing in the development and commercialization of solutions for serious unmet medical needs and biothreats, announced today that it has received Bankruptcy Court approval of "first-day" motions that it filed on September 16, 2014, the date on which it filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The approval of these "first-day" motions by the Bankruptcy Court will assure that SIGA's operations will continue seamlessly in chapter 11 and that it will be business as usual.

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  9. Natco Pharma, Orchid get a strong dose of Us Fda medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Natco Pharma and Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals have received an adverse observation report, commonly known as Form 483, after inspections conducted in their manufacturing units earlier this year by the US Food and Drug Administration, according to documents reviewed by FE. Natco, which was in news for battling Teva Pharmaceutical Industries over the patent of the latter's multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone, was issued the Form 483 dated May 23 after a five-day inspection of its finished dosage facility located in Mahabubnagar district in Telangana.

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  10. FDA panel recommends scaling back testosterone use in men, citing little evidence of benefitRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    Federal health experts say there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs are effective for treating common signs of aging and large studies are needed to support their continued use in millions of American men. A panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers is recommending new prescribing language on blockbuster testosterone treatments to make clear they have not been proven to reverse common aging issues like low libido, fatigue and muscle loss.

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  11. Overnight Healthcare: Dems fight back on HealthCare.gov security issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... Innovation Act, which passed the House in late July, would be the first major update to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) sunscreen approval process since the 1990s. Some ingredients currently used in sun protection products outside the ...

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  12. FDA survey shows excellent compliance for gluten-free labeled foods,...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

    Almost 99% of foods labeled as gluten-free in the US are in compliance, with 1.1% mislabeled/misbranded because of the presence of gluten above an acceptable threshold. But the numbers are far higher for non-labeled 'gluten-free' foods, says a new survey from the FDA.

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  13. The Trouble With Keeping Commercial Flights CleanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... to do with aircraft cleanliness. OSHA suggested contacting the FAA. The FAA then suggested the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA says it inspects food and water safety on commercial aircraft only. Airlines say they set their own standards ...

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  14. Health Canada wants Indian drug company's shipments halted, products quarantinedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Health Canada has asked an Indian company to voluntarily stop shipment of products to Canada, based on a review of recent manufacturing practices by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA found falsification and manipulation of data issues at pharmaceutical company IPCA Laboratories, which manufactures more than 350 drug formulations.

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  15. Testosterone therapy should only be for men with hypogonadism, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... guidelines for hypogonadism. The Endocrine Society testified today at a meeting of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discussing the appropriate population for testosterone replacement therapy and the potential for adverse cardiovascular ...

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  16. Global initiative targets progressive multiple sclerosisRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NatureNews

    When Carol Steinberg was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1995, there was only one drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat the disease. Now there are eleven.

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  17. Post Torrent Deal, Elder Pharma Strengthens Presence In The Rs 4000 Crore Skin Care SectorRead the original story

    Tuesday | Release News

    Post Torrent deal, a much leaner and better leveraged Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd has begun its ambitious foray and growth story into the Rs 4000 crore Dermatology segment. Hitherto the company had some presence in this category but with a slew of new launches it plans to grab a market share of 4-5 per cent in each sub-category.

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  18. Simon Ourian, Kim Kardashian's Cosmetic Surgeon, Warns About...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    On August 5, 2014, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a report on the illegal use of the Expression product as an injectable dermal filler. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on the report and warns patients to beware of unscrupulous providers.

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  19. Experts want restrictions on testosterone drug useRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KDWN

    Federal health experts said Wednesday there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs are effective for treating common signs of aging in men and that their use should be narrowed to exclude millions of Americans currently taking them. The panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted 20-1 that prescribing language on blockbuster testosterone treatments should be revised to make clear they have not been shown to reverse common aging issues like low libido, fatigue and muscle loss.

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  20. Senate Passes Bill for Better SunscreenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Time

    The Senate passed a bill Wednesday that requires the Food and Drug Administration to respond to current pending sunscreen ingredients within a shorter period of time-an important factor in ensuring that people have the most up-to-date ways to protect their skin from cancer-causing UVA rays, proponents of the legislation have argued. While skin cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in the U.S., eight sunscreen ingredients have been pending in FDA backlog for years-some for over a decade-even while several of the pending ingredients have already been used in Europe and Asia for years.

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