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FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...with clear guidance so there can be reasonable and safe pathways to market for the many potential applications of nanotechnology under FDA’s jurisdiction. Equally important, the report signals FDA’s commitment to a transparent public process for developing its regulatory policies. Public participation wi...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...fe," he told AFP. "They might be able to provide safe food for the athletes, but is is uncertain whether they can do it for the rest of us." As well as the vast number of suppliers who escape government monitoring, there is a structural issue within the government because responsibility for food safet...

Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

...en window, so he put the airplane into a dive to a safe altitude of 10,000 feet. "I kept saying, 'Don't pass out, don't pass out, I have a patient on board and I have to take care of the patient,"' he said. Fogg said the patient, who saw the whole thing, was not in danger because he was on oxygen. The...

FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products

... organoleptics tests confirming that LISTEX(TM) is safe and has no impact on taste, smell, colour, and other physical properties of treated products. Bacteriophages ('phage') are the most abundant micro-organisms on earth. Fresh water and seawater can contain as many as 1 billion phages per ml, while in...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...ldren to exercise on their own. Parks often aren't safe and sports teams cost money. Children between 8 and 12 see an average of 21 television ads each day for candy, snacks, cereal and fast food more than 7,600 a year, according to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation study. Not one of the 8,854 ads revi...

New Antidotes may Harbour Treatments for Deadliest Poisons

...Missouri, have found two antidotes which, if found safe , may lead to treatments for deadliest poisons like Ricin, cholera toxin, and shiga toxin. Produced by the deadly strains of E. coli bacteria, these toxins travel backwards through a cell's protein-making pathway, passing through the Golgi network...

Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S

...n asks How is it that we continue to underuse this safe and effective therapy [in Canada]" He reviews many potential factors, including economics and bedside rationing, access problems, cultural values and reduced rates of death, and advocates for increased availability of this device....

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

...learn their infection status. Being married is not safe ... Women can turn the tide in this epidemic. Women are best placed to make existing tools work," she said. As of June 2006, around one million Africans were receiving antiretroviral drugs which roll back the AIDS virus, a tenfold increase since De...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...gies and therapies as soon as they are shown to be safe and effective, and yet it is also careful and conservative in medical treatment for young patients who have IBD. We choose patients to receive these families of biological therapies very carefully. The risk/benefit ratio of these very powerful medic...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

... Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Gardasil is a safe and effective drug and it is clearly part of the new frontier of cancer meds. Gardasil does not target cancers directly but the viruses that can lead to the disease, it is pointed out. The vaccine works by boosting the immune system so that it effe...

Drug Firm on the Threshold of Developing Dengue Vaccine

...he United States during the first phase and proved safe and effective, Stephenne said. Once the Thai trial...ariations. "We have to prove the vaccine will be safe for everyone, which means both children and adults," Stephenne told the newspaper. The company is ...

New Cancer Fighting Virus

...has been specifically designed by scientists to be safe to normal tissue but deadly to cancer is showing early promise in a preliminary study, researchers said today at the ESMO Conference Lugano (ECLU), Switzerland. The virus, called NV1020, is a type of herpes simplex virus modified so that it select...

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

...cedures. Federal regulators have not approved as safe and effective any of the devices used. So hospitals and doctors are finding it difficult to be fully reimbursed for the procedures cost, which is generally calculated at $25,000 to $50,000. This is one of those areas where the practice of medicine...

European Commission Seeks To Dispel The Darkness Out Of Sunscreens

...e European Commission, there is no such thing as a safe suntan. The Commission plans to ban the words sun block and 100 per cent sun protection from bottles of sun cream. According to the Commission, requiring sunscreen labels to conform to a common standard of information would end consumer confusion...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...o the linkage between being a healthy person and a safe driver." Krueger said trucking companies need to do more to foster better health among their employees, whether it's to reduce health care costs or hang onto employees in an industry where turnover is high and shortages growing. The Federal Moto...

Food Colour in Sausages, Burgers Could Trigger Cancer

...ntly announced that it could no longer guarantee a safe daily limit for consumers to eat meat with the col...vel of intake for aniline which may be regarded as safe for humans," he added. A spokesman for the FSA said that once the meeting is concluded, the agency...

Two In One Drug For Smokers And Drinkers

...thrill is that this drug, which has already proved safe for people trying to stop smoking, is now a potent... U.S. and the European Union, and as well as being safe it does not suppress the appetite and is not metabolized in the liver. According to Bartlett this is...

Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

... . But the authors support the view that HRT is a safe short term treatment for younger women in early menopause to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life. In 2002, the Womens Health Initiative (WHI) trial found that postmenopausal women taking HRT had more heart attacks and strokes than non-HRT ...

Stem Cells Research in Parkinsons Disease

... the current study are supportive for developing a safe and effective stem cell treatment for Parkinsons disease. Dr. Sanbergs commentary and the study it highlights will also be published in the magazine edition of PNAS, a prestigious publication with a global audience. PNAS has been a resource for mul...

Anti-malarial Drug may Help Reduce Risk of Diabetes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...arials such as hydroxychloroquine, a long-standing safe and inexpensive treatment for an autoimmune diseas...ealth care costs escalate, the use of inexpensive, safe therapies that have multiple beneficial effects is attractive. Further prospective studies are nee...

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