Eloctate, Antihemophilic Factor receives FDA approval for treatment of Hemophilia A

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Eloctate, Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant), Fc fusion protein, for use in adults and children who have Hemophilia A. Eloctate is the first Hemophilia A treatment designed to require less frequent injections when used to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding. Eloctate is approved to help control More...

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By deskofbrian On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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E-cigarettes advertisements directed toward youth increase significantly: study

PRESS RELEASE RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.— In the absence of the kind of federal regulations that apply to tobacco cigarettes, television advertising for e-cigarettes has increased two-fold for youth and three-fold More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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Yogurt Covered Craisins recalled due to undeclared peanuts

PRESS RELEASE Ocean Spray today announced it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling two production lots of Ocean Spray® Greek Yogurt Covered Craisins® Dried Cranberries because the products More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Science Diet dry dog food recalled due to salmonella risk

PRESS RELEASE Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. of Topeka, KS is voluntarily recalling 62 bags of Science Diet® Adult Small & Toy Breed™ dry dog food as they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Norovirus: Enforcing food safety practices is key to prevention

PRESS RELEASE Most norovirus outbreaks from contaminated food occur in food service settings, according to a Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Infected food workers are frequently More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Royal College of Psychiatrists: People are not born gay, conversion therapy is still ‘harmful’

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has changed its position on the causes and nature of same-sex attraction. While they note the impact of “childhood experiences,” they stand opposed to therapy to explore a More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Celebrex generics receive FDA approval for RA treatment

PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic versions of Celebrex (celecoxib) capsules, a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, short-term (acute) pain, and More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Health organizations file complaint against Florida insurers, claim violations of ACA

PRESS RELEASE Two leading health organizations–the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) and The AIDS Institute–filed a complaint today with the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Tanning beds and tanning booths to require warning because of cancer risk: FDA

PRESS RELEASE Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final order reclassifying sunlamp products and ultraviolet (UV) lamps intended for use in sunlamp products from low-risk (class I) to moderate-risk More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Listeria potential prompts recall of Ocean’s Catch crab meat

East Providence, RI company,Rome Packing Co., Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of Ocean’s Catch brand minced crab meat after routine product sampling by the company determined some of the finished products More...

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