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FDA changes rules on testing drugs for children

...that protects children from potentially unsafe and improperly dosed medications." Adult medications are commonly given to children without studies of their safety or proper dosing because doctors have no alternative. Drug makers have used the financial incentives to focus their studies on more expensive drugs...

Warning Signs On Powered Baby Milk

... powdered milk formulas it multiplies rapidly when improperly prepared. This is not a recent problem. Some estimated that the poisoning from contaminated infant formula is particularly serious in developing countries, and that the number of children affected has been underestimated. The industry representati...

Have You Ever Wondered How We Perceive Different Sounds?

... regenerate hair cells. Thus individuals born with improperly developed hair cells, or those who lose them through trauma, disease, environmental factors or aging, cannot regain their hearing. Optimistic results have been obtained so far in this area that by discovering the genes involved in development of t...

Jumping The Queue Has Left Hospital Suspending Transplantation

...ver program following allegations a Saudi national improperly received an organ ahead of dozens of other needy American patients.// The Los Angeles Times reported that officials at St. Vincent Medical Center also discovered that, following the transplant, some hospital staff allegedly falsified records of the...

FDA needs to be more vigilant in monitoring, tissue banks.

... FDA and then found out that she may have received improperly screened tissue from the Regeneration Technologies... the infection is entirely due to the usage of the improperly screened graft. But the North Shore-LIJ Hospital system said that they are very careful in such issu...

Baby Underwent A Heart Surgery Inside The Womb

... complicated disease the left side of the heart is improperly developed. Hence it is very small and can accept very little blood. Usually there is a small hole, which allows the blood to flow from the left side to the right before leaving the heart. But in this case there was absence of a hole and hence the b...

Restore Ban on Weight Loss Aid, Ephedra – FD

... statement. The Federal judge ruled that the FDA improperly required Nutraceutical to establish that Ephedra use was related to some benefits, according to the Associated Press. In response, Kohl expressed that the FDA should have had to prove harm. The FDA ban was based on a doctor’s study that had researc...

A Correlative Study On The Link Between Education And The Leading Causes Of Preventable Death

...g,' write the authors. 'This pattern suggests that improperly excluding parental schooling may result in overestimates of the true causal effect of the child's schooling on health behaviors.' (Source:Eurekalert)...

Rare Transplant Gives B.C Youngster 4 New Organs

... Gairett was left with no choice. He suffered from improperly formed blood vessels in his bowel that caused bleeding that in turn led to damage to his stomach and liver. His doctors had tried other less risky attempts to fix the problem, but to no avail. Finally he and his parents had to commit to an operatio...

Hundreds of human tissue products been recalled

...ke hepatitis, AIDS and even death can be caused by improperly handled or poorly tested tissue. A scandal was reported last year. In that, Biomedical Tissue Services, a New Jersey company was accused of using stolen bodies and of shipping nearly 20,000 potentially tainted body parts. The North Carolina incide...

Campaign Against Cosmetic Surgeries Performed By Less-Skilled Non-physicians Launched

...abrasion and chemical peels, which if performed by improperly trained personnel might result in scarring, burnin...sed due to the substandard procedures performed by improperly trained individuals. Dr. Renata Hirsch, a dermatologic surgeon in practice in Boston and the spoke...

Medicaid Security Riddled with Flaws

...that personal information on a recipient "could be improperly modified, disclosed or deleted." Such security problems could lead to disruptions in Medicare and Medicaid services. The computer network is primarily used for payment of claims as well as for the communication with state Medicaid agencies, priva...

Complaints Against US Federal lab Over-ruled by Panel

...ment of Agriculture, has denied that the waste was improperly treated. The panel agrees with the department. However, the scientists suggest that the lab treat high-risk waste before sending it to its in-house treatment plant and remove the solid waste left after pretreatment of wastewater before it's dischar...

Tougher Fiber Dental ‘bridges’ for a Brighter Smie

...dental composites,'Karbhari said, 'but if they are improperly aligned they could actually accelerate damage to existing teeth.' 'What’s been missing until now is a rigorous, reproducible way to test the durability and resistance to breakage for these materials,'Strassler said. 'Makers of fiber-reinforced de...

Deflecting Damage: Flexible Electronics Aid Brain Injury Research

...o problems ranging from comas to epilepsy. These improperly functioning neurons can now be assessed by the electrodes in the stretchable membranes. After brain cells have been placed on the flexible surface and allowed to grow, the researchers measure their normal activity. The membrane is then suddenly stret...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Claims Another Set Of Victims

...ful. It becomes hazardous when appliances are used improperly or are not functioning adequately. Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious threat that people need to get informed about. By educating ourselves on the dangers of CO, experts believe that we can significantly reduce health risk as well as save live...

Body Parts Industry Of U.S Under Investigation

... some opportunities to improve tissue safety. If improperly screened and processed, cadaver tissues can cause lead to infections, including the AIDS virus or hepatitis, or even death in transplant recipients. A three-month investigation by a newspaper last year detailed many gaps in oversight by the FDA, esp...

Mutant Parasites, Unable to Infect Hosts, Highlight Virulence Genes

...-blooded animal and is most commonly acquired from improperly cooked meat or by handling feces from infected cats. Pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems are at greatest risk from Toxoplasma infection, which can cause brain damage and death in unborn children and immune-compromised patients, suc...

RNA Play a Vital Role in Gene Activity

... more than just theoretical. Polycomb proteins are improperly regulated in some types of cancers. HOX gene expre...terns are likely important to keep stem cells from improperly differentiating into skin, muscle, or other tissues. Understanding how ncRNAs affect these processes...

Milk Firms in Philippines Violate Breastfeeding Code: WHO

...ical than infant formula which they said was often improperly prepared in non-sterile conditions. "We need to do something about the aggressive promotion of breast milk substitutes," warned UNICEF nutrition project officer David Clark, saying there was "very little systematic monitoring and enforcement." ...

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