U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new advisory committee designed to counsel the agency on how to strengthen the communication of risks and benefits of FDA-regulated products to the public.
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Federal study's early results suggest male mice fed a normal diet plus anti-inflammatory substance may live longer than control mice.
The old wooden clipboard and pen that patients typically encounter when providing information in a doctor's office may soon be replaced by wireless, handheld notebook-and-pen-style computers called E/Tablets.
Scientists have identified a novel population of stem cells in adult muscle.
Mercy Health Plans has formed a partnership with eHealthInsurance to offer Mercy products on the eHealthInsurance website.
BioSource Solutions is in the process of testing several formulations in their existing product line to implement the revolutionary nanotechnology.
In response to concerns about an increased death rate in Louisiana post-Katrina, a study has determined that the death rate in the Greater New Orleans area dropped during the first 10 months of 2006 compared to the 44 months prior to the storm.
Cedara Software has released its C4 platform, an integration framework that enables modular integration of clinical applications with minimal impact on the host software product.
Boston Scientific Corporation announced enrollment of the first patient in the SONOMA post-market approval study of the Company's NexStent Carotid Stent System used in conjunction with the FilterWire EZ Embolic Protection System.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting livestock and fish/shrimp feed manufacturers about a voluntary recall of products used in feed production because several have been found to contain melamine and related compounds.
HealthSouth Corporation and Motorika will collaborate to create new products for robot-assisted therapy in the home in an effort to advance the use of technology in providing enhanced rehabilitative care to patients.
United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for the patent, entitled "Direct Assay of Cholesterol in Skin Samples Removed by Tape Stripping" to PreMD.
This finding overturns a long-held, but much-debated, theory that limb acquisition was a novel evolutionary event, requiring the descendents of lobed-fin fish to dramatically alter their genes to adapt their bodies to their new environments of streams and swamps.
Illicit drug users or people with mental problems disproportionately curb the number of African-Americans and/or women eligible to participate in medical research.
Hillary Clinton made a health care reform proposal on Thursday, which was focused on decreasing healthcare costs. She is also expected to make two other offers concerning health care system, one connected with the improvement of the quality of health care system in general, and the other is connected to making health insurance more affordable to all Americans.
The Baltimore City Health Department to support the expanded use of buprenorphine and methadone to treat addiction to heroin and other opiates.
Heal the Bay released its 2006-2007 Annual California Beach Report Card on May 23, 2007. In Los Angeles County, the Long Beach area suffered a dramatic drop in water quality during the last year.
Approximately 4.4 million Americans are currently using prescription pain relievers for non medical purposes, and another 2.4 million have used heroin at some time in their lives.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked manufacturers to include a new boxed warning on the product labeling of all gadolinium-based contrast agents which are used to enhance the quality of magnetic resonance imaging.
Researchers found that COX inhibitors such as traditional nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may undermine any purported protection against heart disease in participants taking estrogen therapy.
Urgent Medical Device Correction issued for CoaguChek PT test strips, used in anticoagulation monitoring, has been addressed and duplicate testing is no longer required for CoaguChek PT Test Strips, lot numbers 560A and higher.
DRAXIS Health has received notification from the US Food and Drug Administration that the company's manufacturing operations in Montreal continue to maintain their classification as acceptable facilities.
In the US, a growing number of cases of patients waking up during surgery occur - close to 40,000 each year.
CAS Medical Systems will be introducing its line of LIFEGARD Patient Monitors, co-branded with Analogic Corporation.
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