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Nicotine Products Can Be Used For Longer Periods: FDA Approves

Nicotine Products Can Be Used For Longer Periods: FDA Approves

Initially it was 12 weeks time that was considered safe for using over the counter nicotine gums, patches and lozenges. But now on Monday, the Food and Drug Administration has approved an extended period for the same. FDA said that these over-the-counter products can be used for even a longer period of time but only with a doctor's approval.

Titan Soars by 54% after FDA Recommends Implant to Treat Painkiller Addiction

Titan Soars by 54% after FDA Recommends Implant to Treat Painkiller Addiction

Titan Pharmaceuticals Inc. soared by 54% after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended approval of experimental implant to treat painkiller addiction.

FDA Sends Letter to Pharmaxis

FDA Sends Letter to Pharmaxis

A biotechnology firm, Pharmaxis, has received a letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding a drug that treats cystic fibrosis.

The drug is labeled Bronchitol. This letter is in response to the permission asked by Pharmaxis from the agency. The company wanted the drug to be used by cystic fibrosis patients aged six and above.

FDA Warns about Sugar in Sugar-Free Baked Goods

FDA Warns about Sugar in Sugar-Free Baked Goods

While dieters must have been relaxed with labels on product claiming they could check on calories, they now actually need to worry, says a recent report.

75% Skull replaced with 3-D Printed Prosthetic

75% Skull replaced with 3-D Printed Prosthetic

It has happened for the first time that a major portion of a patient's completely damaged skull has been replaced with a 3-D printed prosthetic. Identity of the patient, whose 75% of skull has been replaced with a prosthetic, has been kept secret.

FDA Suggests Not to Use Drug Calcitonin Salmon for Osteoporosis Treatment

FDA Suggests Not to Use Drug Calcitonin Salmon for Osteoporosis Treatment

U. S. Food and Drug Administration's panel of advisers gave a statement that they no longer support the use and marketing of `calcitonin salmon' for the treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women. The panel voted the drug out of its recommendations that it potentially increases the risk of cancer more than the treatment of osteoporosis by bone-thinning.

Monster Beverage Corp Accused of Teenager’s Death Due To Consumption of Its Energy Drink

Monster Beverage Corp Accused of Teenager’s Death Due To Consumption of Its Ener

Following the accusation of death of a 14-year-old girl after taking drinking the Monster Energy drink, Monster Beverage Corp defended criticism about the potential health risks of its Monster Energy drink, saying that there is no evidence that the drink caused death of that girl.

FDA Stops Use of Amgen's Sensipar on kids in Clinical Trials

FDA Stops Use of Amgen's Sensipar on kids in Clinical Trials

After the death of a 14-year-old patient in a clinical trial because of Amgen's Sensipar, the Food and Drug Administration has given orders to restrict the use of Sensipar in pediatric patients' clinical studies. However, the agency has not revealed about the surety of the drug having killed the boy.

FDA Rejects Stringent Packaging Call for Suboxone, Approves Generic Versions

FDA Rejects Stringent Packaging Call for Suboxone, Approves Generic Versions

As per recent news, the US drugs regulator has given approval to the generic versions of the drug named Suboxone and has, simultaneously, rejected Reckitt Benckiser's call for its strict packaging.

Smithfield Packing Co. Recalls Pork Sausage

Smithfield Packing Co. Recalls Pork Sausage

After receiving complaints from two consumers, Smithfield Packing Company has recalled 38,000 pounds of pork sausage. There were complaints of small plastic pieces in the sausage. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported due to these plastic pieces, which probably came from the hand gloves.

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