FDA Warnings on Mercury Tooth Fillings Expected Today: New Regulation Result of Lawsuit Settled Last Year
WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue a new regulation today calling for special controls on the placement of mercury tooth fillings. Until now, dentists who used amalgam have not had to disclose the type of materials us...
FDA Mandates Tougher Warnings for Pain Pills
Drugs like Darvon, Darvocet have been linked to fatal overdoses
TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns about the possibility of fatal overdoses led U.S. health officials Tuesday to take several steps to limit the risk of using pain medications containing propoxyphene, including D...
NAM Launches Emergency Network System to Deliver Disaster Alerts and Health Warnings to Millions in Ethnic Communities
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More Dire Warnings for Social Security
RetireSafe Calls for Action to Protect Older Americans
RESTON, Va., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the dire warnings
issued in today's Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report, RetireSafe and its 400,000 senior supporters called on the President and Congress to take imme...
FDA Mandates New Warnings for Botox
Injection to relax muscle spasms carries severe risks, agency says,,
THURSDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Reports of deaths among people using popular anti-wrinkle injections such as Botox to treat muscle spasms have prompted a change in labeling.
Botox and similar products will n...
FDA Adds New Label Warnings to Over-the-Counter Painkillers
Acetaminophen, NSAIDs can cause liver or stomach illness in certain situations, officials warn,,,,
TUESDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- Many over-the-counter painkillers and fever reducers will have to carry new warnings
on the potential danger of liver damage and stomach bleeding, U....
TransMedia Group Retained by Renowned Plastic Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Lagrasso to Share Beauty Trends, Warnings and Medical Perspective Previously Limited to the Rich and Famous
JUPITER, Fla., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jeffrey LaGrasso
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Treadmill Desks: A Healthy Alternative on the Heels of FDA Warnings of 25 Weight Loss Products
25 diet products have received stern consumer warnings
from the FDA for potential dangers yet a simpler, safer, more effective solution exists.
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 24, 2008-- Undeclared ingredients in weight loss products which could pose serious health risks m...
Leahy Slams 'Midnight' Bid to Relax Mercury-in-Fish Warnings to Women and Children
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- [The Washington Post Friday reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the White House are considering easing the official advisory cautioning women and children about mercury in certain fish. Scientists at the Environmental Prote...
FDA Demands Tougher Warnings on Immunosuppressive Drugs
Officials want stronger labeling about fungal infection risk
THURSDAY, Sept. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Federal health authorities have asked the manufacturers of four widely used immunosuppressive drugs to bolster safety warnings
on the risk of developing opportunistic fungal infections. ...
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FDA Proposes New Warnings About Suicidal Thinking, Behavior in
Young Adults Who Take Antidepressant Medications
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 2, 2007-The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today proposed that makers of all
antidepressant medications update the existing black box warning on
their products' labeling to include warnings
about increased risks
of suicidal thinking and behavior, known as suicidality, ...
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Endocrinologists, According to Study by GfK Market Measures
EAST HANOVER, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2007 - Since the May
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that Avandia users are 43 percent more likely to suffer a heart
attack and 67 percent more likely to die of cardiovascular causes
than non-users of Avandia, it is no sur...
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New Data Shows Blood Pressure Reduction Therapy with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients to Target Blood Pressure
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New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure
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GSK Reports PROMACTA(R) (eltrombopag) Significantly Increased Platelet Counts and Reduced Bleeding in Long-Term Study of Patients With Chronic ITP
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Bionovo Announces Development Plans for Menopausal Hot Flash Drug Candidate, Menerba (MF101), Following FDA Meetings
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FDA Approves Promacta(R) (Eltrombopag), the First Oral Medication to Increase Platelet Production for People With Serious Blood Disorder
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International Medical Corps Matched with Top 25 American Express Members Project, 'Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children'
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Hurricane Katrina: Phone home
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In the turf war against seaweed, coral reefs more resilient than expected
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Compendium of pancreatic cancer biomarkers established as strategic approach to early-detection
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The sunlight solution for better health
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Energy drinks: The coffee of a new generation?
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10 new amphibian species discovered in Colombia
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Scientists discover 'hot spot' for toxic HABS off Washington coastline
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'Hot spot' for toxic harmful algal blooms discovered off Washington coast
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New asthma research opposes current drug treatment, says UH prof
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Montana State University lab gives early warnings about biological invaders
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Montanans don't think a lot about "Homeland Security," but one Montana State University unit that serves both ag producers and home gardeners also serves to keep us safe from other biological invaders.
The Schutter Diagnostic Lab on the Bozeman campus recently received a five-...
Monitoring Circulating Tumor Cells With the CellSearch(R) System Can Predict Prognosis in Metastatic Breast Cancer
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and limitations, please refer to the CellSearch(R) CTC Test Instructions for Use, or visit www.veridex.com .
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REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients
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Clinical Worsening and Suicide Risk
Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), both adult and pediatric, may experience worsening of their dep...
Knocking the Wind Out of Asthmatics: Help from Hippocrates
...y distress was imposed on Zicam users when the FDA also last week announced warnings
that the drug may cause a loss of smell.
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Greenway Medical Technologies To Display Live Interoperability Implementations at 2009 DIA Show
...y, which enhances pharmacovigilance whereby negative or adverse drug reactions can be reported instantly to the FDA, who can then report any issues or warnings
to the public. Participation in demonstrations like those held at DIA help facilitate other real-world interoperability collaborations.
EarlySense's EverOn(TM) System Receives FDA Clearance and CE Mark Certification
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Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Present Data on Fanapt(TM) and Tasimelteon at the 162nd American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting
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Internet can warn of ecological changes
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FDA Approves SYMBICORT(R) for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
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The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Starts 2009 With Investment Momentum
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