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FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...upplements— and in calling for a wide range of FDA actions to prepare for and execute its oversight role. While available evidence does not suggest that all materials with nanoscale dimensions will be hazardous, the Task Force correctly concludes that the agency needs new safety assessment tools, greater nan...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...rt of a lengthening list of recent U.S. government actions to ban, recall or restrict Chinese imports from juice to toothpaste suspected of containing high levels of toxins. China's pharmaceutical industry is lucrative but poorly regulated. Some companies try to cash in by substituting fake or substandar...

Spain Withdraws Contaminated Chinese Toothpaste

...ation for other EU member states to take follow-up actions on their markets. The issue became prominent in late May, when Chinese toothpaste containing DEG was found in Panama, the Dominican Republic and subsequently in other American countries. Reportedly, a Chinese chemical maker had sold the industrial...

Stem Cells Research in Parkinsons Disease

...ies, reviews, perspectives, colloquium papers, and actions of the Academy. Coverage in PNAS spans the biological, physical, and social sciences....

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

...s both conditions. In addition to its peripheral actions on the liver and skeletal muscle, adiponectin has also been reported to have central actions, Kadowaki said. Recently, however, it was reported that adiponectin is undetectable in human cerebrospinal fluid and does not cross the blood-brain barrier, ...

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...21st Century. The report recommends more than 25 actions that need to be takenby EPA, Congress, the President, the National Nanotechnology Initiative, and the nanotech industryto improve the oversight of nanotechnologies. In an opinion piece published in the Boston Globe on Saturday (July 7, 2007), Davie...

Efficacy of Lyme Disease Vaccination Examined

...ho deliberately took a vaccine understood and took actions based on the benefit of having it to live easier lives. If I get more benefit at the same level of risk, whats wrong with that, he said. Fischhoff does not see adults choosing vaccination to prevent a tick-borne illness as similar to girls receivin...

Human Membranes Crystal Structure may Help Tailor Asthma Drugs

... in the airways, a reaction that is largely due to actions of LTC4 synthase. For this reason asthma medicines often aim at blocking the downstream effects of LTC4 synthase. However, there is a need for new pharmaceutical alternatives, as not all patients respond to the existing medicines. Now, scientists...

Sexual Abuse Payout Re-opens Old Wounds

...took into account what kind of effect the priests' actions had on victims' lives. People who could prove they had attempted suicide or struggled with drug and alcohol abuse sometimes had an easier time showing they had been harmed. Claimants signed off on their settlement; no one was forced to accept an a...

Americas Preparations For Flu Outbreak Still Incomplete

...t will arrive here in the U.S. irrespective of the actions we take at the borders.The government will try to limit the number of arriving people who might be infected with the virus and detain those suspected of harboring the virus, Dr. Venkayya said. But at the same time, it will try to allow the flow of go...

Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin

...said it accepted responsibility for its employees' actions and has put in place training and monitoring programs to ensure overpromotion of OxyContin doesn't happen again. But officials objected to any ties between the plea agreement and abuse of the drug. Many of those who gave statements had spoken at a...

Kids Ability to Describe Past Event Develops With Time

... dates, or what happened before reported events or actions but there was a dramatic increase to such references at the age of 10. The study noted that children remembered the times of past events by making references to clock times, events that occurred in the same time frame, or the calendar. While old...

Himachal Pradesh Under the Grip of Suspected Typhus Fever Outbreak

...investigations are needed for it and we are taking actions for further investigation," said Naresh Mehta, senior epidemiologist, Tanda Medical College. The symptoms of scrub virus include fever, headache, muscle pain, cough and gastrointestinal problems. Doctors said it was for the first time that case of ...

Child Health Key Focus Among Muslim Nations

...e ... calls on OIC member states to take concerted actions to disseminate accurate, reliable and trusted information to (Muslims), emphasizing the fact that all polio vaccines are halal and should be administered and accepted without fear or doubt,' the statement said. Vaccination is key to reducing infant m...

Animal Research Uncovers Another Mechanism of Cholesterol Lowering Drug

...ol into the bodys cells. Zetia blocks the proteins actions so cholesterol cannot be absorbed. Cholesterol comes not only from the foods we eat, but is also produced by the liver. The organ is involved in making cholesterol, as well as in taking up cholesterol and packaging it for the bodys use. We know t...

Abbot Sues French AIDS Group

...om Thai HIV/AIDS groups to protest Abbott's recent actions regarding its antiretrovirals Aluvia and Kaletra i...erage of the lawsuit to draw attention to Abbott's actions in Thailand. "We're going to use the forum [Abbott is] offering us to talk about Thailand again and ...

Japanese Humanoid Happy to Work on in the Rain

...120,000 dollars) each. "We want to increase the actions that this robot can do at construction sites, such as driving construction vehicles," he said. Japan leads the world's robotic industries in fields ranging from manufacturing to entertainment and security. Last week Mitsubishi Heavy Industries sai...

Southern England Far Healthier Than the North

...ealth problems; however, there are also many other actions that can help to improve wellbeing." She called for continued action on housing, poverty, crime, unemployment, education and the environment to be aligned to support healthier lifestyles. It is only when it comes to the obesity that the geographi...

Plan to Contain Drug Resistant TB Launched-WHO

...plan from WHO and the Stop TB Partnership outlines actions they say are needed to slow the spread of multi-drug resistant TB and extensively drug-resistant TB, or XDR-TB. The new plan will cost 2.5 billion as it will help poor countries tackle issues including disease surveillance, diagnosis and treatment. ...

Recall of the AIDS Drug Causes Panic in Zambia

...n identified and we are following up on the agreed actions with EMEA." Roche said the European Medicines Agency has suspended the company's license in Europe for its AIDS virus treatment, Viracept. Samuel Mpuka, executive director of the Churches Health Association of Zambia, an umbrella organization for c...

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