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FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

1 hour ago   |   Food Safety

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as...
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FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

1 hour ago   |   Food Safety

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and...
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Statins Double Risk of Dementia, Are Linked to COVID Deaths

1 hour ago   |   Mercola

The use of statin cholesterol-lowering medications has been on the rise for decades 1 and they are among the most widely used drugs in the world. In the U.S., close to 50% of...
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Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

1 hour ago   |   Healio

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated...
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Purdue Pharma's Creditors Overwhelmingly Endorse Bankruptcy Plan

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

If approved by a judge next month, the plan would resolve thousands of lawsuits and set in motion the release of $4.5 billion to help cover costs from the opioid epidemic.
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Dapagliflozin safely reduces kidney failure risk, cardiovascular mortality in advanced CKD

Dapagliflozin safely reduces kidney failure risk, cardiovascular mortality in advanced CKD

1 day ago   |   Healio

An analysis of DAPA-CKD data showed dapagliflozin reduces the risk for kidney failure and mortality in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease, a subgroup that made up...
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Model can predict how drug interactions influence antibiotic resistance

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

A model using simple changes in microbe growth curves could predict how drug resistance evolves in response to different antibiotic combinations, doses and sequences.
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First Guidance on Use of Controversial Alzheimer's Drug

1 day ago   |   Medscape

An expert panel provides initial recommendations for the safe and effective use of the controversial anti-amyloid drug aducanumab, as infusions start and clinicians request...
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As holdout Missouri joins nation in monitoring opioid prescriptions, experts worry

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Kathi Arbini said she felt elated when Missouri finally caught up to the other 49 states and approved a statewide prescription drug monitoring program this June in an attempt...
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Two types of blood pressure drugs provide equal benefits, but side effects differ

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

People who are just beginning treatment for high blood pressure can benefit equally from two different classes of medicine - angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and...
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2 COVID patients dead after power outage at Jordan hospital

The country's health minister says two coronavirus patients have died at a hospital in the Jordanian capital of Amman after a short circuit knocked out power at the facility's... Read more ...

Stay Inside in demand for The Everest but has to earn his place

Stay Inside will be in new colours as he returns at Randwick's barrier trials on Tuesday. Read more ...

‘The de-extinction club': Could we resurrect mammoths, Tassie tigers and...

New technology means we may soon be able to turn back the clock on extinction. In the final part of our series exploring the science behind science fiction, we meet the... Read more ...

IOC makes mid-Olympics change to mask rules on the podium

Athletes can now take their masks off for 30 seconds while on the podium to pose for photographs, according to an AOC statement. Read more ...

The Tokyo event where the pandemic is momentarily washed away

The surfers are in for another surprise in this most turbulent Olympic Games. Read more ...

Smith's cold, lonely swim to Australia's first medal

Brendon Smith celebrated his 21st birthday while the Australian team was in training camp in Queensland and has now come of age in his sport's toughest race. Read more ...

Vikings, Bon Jovi and family cuddles: The simple pleasures of Michelle Rowland

Michelle Rowland's almost spent her first pay packet on a Bon Jovi album. These days she's trying to curb an online shopping obsession. Read more ...

Victorian construction bosses push to fast-track worker vaccination

Victorian construction bosses are in talks with the federal and state government to inoculate 40,000 workers by Christmas, as the halt on construction in NSW enters its second... Read more ...

Two women have died in NSW, including one in her 30s, as the state records...

Of these locally acquired cases, 87 are linked to a known case or cluster - 71 are household contacts and 16 are close contacts - and the source of infection for 54 cases is... Read more ...

Likely Bledisloe schedule a one-two punch for Rennie and Wallabies

Back-to-back tests in New Zealand are set to make it all the more difficult for Rennie's men to wrest back the trophy - but in the Covid-19 era, you take what you can get. Read more ...