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Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

... to formulators and brand owners whose end product label claims are underpinned by advanced cellulosics....

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

... as the first type of treatment are prescribed off label because, in the absence of adequate clinical tests, they have not gained approval for atrial fibrillation. Developed for other heart problems, they include anti-arrythmia agents like amiodarone and generic sotalol, along with anti-clotting drugs, lik...

FDA Says Tomatoes Unlikely to Cut Cancer Risk

...ato-product processors asked permission to include label information about the anti-cancer benefits of tomatoes....

Did Paris 'drug' Her New Beau for a Threesome?

...me. The socialite was spotted with Atkins, whose label Rock Stars and Angels, is available in trendy L.A. boutiques like Kitson, outside the Polaroid Beach House in Malibu on July 15. And sources have revealed that the two were "making out like teenagers." The Paris-Atkins hook-up has fuelled more sp...

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

...alse or misleading information about a drug on its label or in ads, or to promote it for unapproved use. Some drug industry critics said Thursday that while the fines sent an important message, the amounts were far too low, given the vast profits from OxyContin sales and the problems caused by the drug....

US FDA Wants Vitamin Manufacturers to Test All Ingredients

...there are occasions when ingredients listed on the label are not actually present in the final product. ...nd foreign companies that manufacture, package and label supplements for sale in the U.S. It requires them to analyze the identity, purity and strength of al...

Gene Therapy for Parkinsons Disease

...vement in symptoms, although the study was an open label design. The scientists are now designing a double-blind placebo controlled trial that would enroll far more patients in an attempt to see whether the gene therapy is effective in reducing symptoms. The patients' scans showed a quieting of these a...

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

...rinks manufacturers should be compelled to clearly label their products with the number of units of alcohol in each product (2). 5. Reduce the drink driving limit from 80mg to 50mg and introduce Random Breath Testing in Scotland. Reducing the drink driving limit from 80mg to 50mg will prevent around 65...

Fast Food Chains Face Ban from Malaysian Children's Television

...hua, who is also a medical doctor said the ban and label requirements were in line with the government's efforts to reduce health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and hypertension which mostly stem from obesity. "Twenty years ago only six percent of adults in Malaysia suffered from diabetes. Now i...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Initiates Patient Enrollment In New Cotara(R) Brain Cancer Trial

...uct registration trials." This multi-center open label Phase II safety and efficacy study is designed to enroll up to 40 glioblastoma patients who have experienced a first relapse. The study's primary objective is to confirm the maximum tolerated dose of Cotara in patients with GBM at first relapse. Se...

US to Detain Seafood Imports from China

...fortunately where 'made in China' is now a warning label in the United States," Democratic Senator Richard Durbin, a top campaigner in the US Congress for tighter food safety laws, said recently. The actions come amid growing protests over the massive US trade deficit with China, which stood at 19.3 bill...

Watch Out for Signs of Autism in Babies!

...inary group report, said the idea is not to slap a label on babies and give them medication. Greenspan said the goal is to raise awareness about early warning signs and to encourage treatment to increase the chances that children can develop normally....

Pediatric Seizure Study Underway in US to Decide Between Diazepam and Lorazepam

...res in adult patients but is widely prescribed off label for children. Once a drug has been approved by the...gment to prescribe it for other uses, known as off label uses, in other patients whom they believe might benefit. We want to hold these two medications to ...

Lack of Timely Intervention Results in Needless Death Due to Stroke in US

...ut stroke diagnoses, do not provide the drug. "I label this a national tragedy or a national embarrassment," said Dr. Mark J. Alberts, a neurology professor at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. "I know of no disease that is as common or as serious as stroke and where you basical...

UK Introduce New Health Warnings Against Alcohol

... been actively involved in the development of this label and the concise and simple way it sets out information, Hawkins said. A spokesman for Alcohol Concern insisted that its good that finally such an agreement has been made. "We're delighted that the government and industry have finally been able to...

Controversy Spikes Over Anti-diabetes Drug Avandia

...mendation from FDA inspectors to toughen a warning label on Avandia to stress its increased risk for heart attacks. Johann-Liang said she was pressured to go back on her decision after FDA officials were contacted by GSK. FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach, Nissan, and a GSK representative are expe...

Remicade(R) Get Approval for First and Only Biologic Treatment for Pediatric Crohn's Disease

...ts treated worldwide across all indications. The label extension will permit physicians to administer a 5 mg/kg intravenous infusion of REMICADE over a 2-hour period followed by additional 5 mg/kg infusion doses at two and six weeks after the first infusion, then every eight weeks thereafter. Some pati...

Younger and Violent Sex Offenders on the Rise

...or coercion, one or two might be charged. If you label the kids who get caught deviants, then you are labeling a lot who don't get caught as well, said Dr. David Kolko, director of the collaborative program for juvenile sexual offenders run by the Allegheny County juvenile probation office and Western Ps...

American Sports Star Teenager Dies Due To Overdose Of Muscle Cream

...ded consumers about "the importance of reading the label on this and all over-the-counter medicines to ensu...afe and proper use, in a prepared statement. The label on Ultra Strength Bengay says the product should be applied no more than three or four times daily a...

Sunscreen Maybe Helpful in Preventing Skin Cancer

... by the initial application. The SPF listed on the label indicates how much longer than normal a person can be exposed to sunlight before getting sunburn, explained Uwe Reinhold, head of the Bonn Medical Centre's dermatology department. 'The skin of most Europeans starts to tan or burn after about 20 min...

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