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  1. Poll: Blood Donation BanRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it favors replacing the blanket ban with a new policy barring donations from men who have had man-on-man sex in the previous 12 months. The new policy would put the U.S. in line with other countries including Australia, Japan and the U.K. Activists, however, questioned whether requiring a year of celibacy from gay men in order to donate blood amounted to a significant policy shift.

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  2. Novo Nordisk receives FDA approval for SaxendaA for chronic weight managementRead the original story

    9 min ago | Freshnews

    Novo Nordisk today announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the new drug application for Saxenda , the first once-daily glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist for chronic weight management. Saxenda is indicated as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adults with obesity ) or who are overweight ) in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbid condition.

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  3. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    16 min ago | Business Wire

    On Christmas Eve and the final... First Alert to Exhibit at 2015 International CES, booth 70823 Sands Smart Home, Jan 6 - 9, 2015, in Las Vegas NV, US )--First Alert introduces Onelink at 2015 International CES. First Alert Onelink products are equipped to leverage technology frameworks such as Apple's HealthKit and H... )--Genentech, a member of the Roche Group , today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a supple... )--C Spire is making it easy to help victims of severe storms and at least one deadly tornado that roared through southeastern Mississippi two days before Christmas ... )--The Schenck School Board of Trustees today regretfully announces the passing of founder and Director Emeritus David Schenck.

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  4. Ebola Sample Mishandled by CDC, Exposing Lab Worker to VirusRead the original story

    35 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... in unrestricted hallways and bacteria carried in Ziploc bags. Also in July, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration discovered samples that tested positive for smallpox DNA in old vials dating back to the 1950s. The CDC said it was investigating how ...

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  5. Happy Apple Company Announces Voluntary Recall of Caramel Apples due...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | US Food and Drug Administration

    ... Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin. We have been working with the Food and Drug Administration in their investigation of the current outbreak of Listeriosis which has been associated with caramel apples. We recently received ...

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  6. FDA Approves Gazyva (Obinutuzumab) Supplemental Biologics License...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Genentech, a member of the Roche Group , today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental biologics license application for Gazyva in combination with chlorambucil chemotherapy in people with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia . The sBLA adds to the label data from Stage 2 of the CLL11 study showing significant improvements with Gazyva plus chlorambucil across multiple clinical endpoints when The approval includes complete response and minimal residual disease data from Stage 2 of the study.

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  7. CDC Ebola lab: Mistake may have exposed technician to virusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MassLive.com

    ... for Disease Control laboratory were exposed to airborne anthrax bacteria. And in July, the Food and Drug Administration said that six vials of potentially deadly smallpox virus were discovered in an unused corner of a storage room at a laboratory in ...

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  8. Unusual treatment saves baby at Seattle hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... occur to me to use it in Tatiana.' But it did occur to Smith, who reached out to the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the drug's new distributor, OriGen, for enough perflubron to treat Tatiana. Because the drug is approved in Canada ...

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  9. Gay advocates in North Jersey react to revised blood-donation ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    ... African American Office of Gay Concerns. "It's just another step toward equality." The Food and Drug Administration's recommendation to lift the lifetime ban follows decades of criticism lodged by medical groups and gay advocates, who have said the ...

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  10. For this drug developer, 2014 was 'best year in company history'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... On Wednesday, BioDelivery Sciences (Nasdaq: BDSI) submitted a new drug application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new chronic pain treatment that could hit $500 million in peak annual sales . Although BioDelivery's partner, Endo ...

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  11. FDA to ease ban on blood donations by gay menRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    In this July 19, 2010 file photo, blood is collected during a blood drive at Saint Vincent Health Center in Erie, Pa. The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 recommended an end to the nation's lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.

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  12. FDA denies approval for Actavis hypertension treatmentRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Generic drug maker Actavis Plc said the U.S. health regulator denied an approval for its hypertension treatment, a fixed-dose combination of nebivolol and valsartan. The company said it would review the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's complete response letter and decide on appropriate next steps.

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  13. FDA Could Relax Rules on Blood Donations by Gay MenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NY1

    A major change could be coming to the nation's lifetime ban on all blood donations from gay and bisexual men. But now the Food and Drug Administration wants to change the language and only ban donations from men who've had sex with another man in the past 12 months.

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  14. Last minute shoppers packed Schnucks in Cape Girardeau, Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | KFVS12

    ... products by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and recalls and alerts issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Each month, dozens of products are recalled from shelves, and government agencies issue warnings about unlabeled allergens in ...

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  15. Missouri man accused of calling 911 seventeen times, hanging upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | KFVS12

    ... products by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and recalls and alerts issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Each month, dozens of products are recalled from shelves, and government agencies issue warnings about unlabeled allergens in ...

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  16. Country artist turns mall SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | KFVS12

    ... products by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and recalls and alerts issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Each month, dozens of products are recalled from shelves, and government agencies issue warnings about unlabeled allergens in ...

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  17. FDA tries to Regulate Bulk Caffeine Sales; Reports of Seizures, DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    But now the Food and Drug Administration is working to stop bulk marketers of one concentrated version of the chemical. Though the caffeine in your daily cup of joe is related to what's now being powdered and sold in bulk online, experts say it is a distant cousin to the substance with frankenstein-like qualities that can quickly prove fatal.

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  18. Do Americans Eat and Drink Too Much Sugar?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... "It's pure sugar water, and it's very widely consumed." In February 2013, CSPI petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to determine safe limits on sweeteners used in soft drinks. The effect of added sugars on health is a subject of ongoing ...

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  19. New weight-loss drug wins FDA approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS News

    A view of a company flag at the global healthcare company Novo Nordisk's factory in Chartres, France, on February 17, 2014. The agency on Tuesday approved Saxenda for adults who are obese or for those who are overweight and have at least one weight-related health condition , such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes or high cholesterol.

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  20. Puget Sound Blood Center chief 'pleased' FDA ending ban on gay male blood donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... blood. The Puget Sound Blood Center won't experience an immediate change as a result of the Food and Drug Administration's decision to end its ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood, but officials at the region's largest blood center are glad ...

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