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Walmart Black Friday Pre Sale launched Online

Walmart Black Friday Pre Sale launched Online

Amazon Black Friday 2014 Deals Week has launched

Amazon Black Friday 2014 Deals Week has launched

The Best Xbox One Black Friday Deal is not at Target or Walmart

The Best Xbox One Black Friday Deal is not at Target or Walmart

$1 Samsung Galaxy S5 Best Buy Black Friday Deal sells early on 11/23

$1 Samsung Galaxy S5 Best Buy Black Friday Deal sells early on 11/23

Luxury Camper in Line for Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Sale

Luxury Camper in Line for Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Sale

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Diabetics Rejoice: MannKind's Insulin Inhaler Afrezza's FDA-Approved

Diabetics Rejoice: MannKind's Insulin Inhaler Afrezza's FDA-Approved Being a Type 1 diabetic is expensive with limited medicine distribution methods and clunky carrying methods. MannKind's Afreeza is looking to change that.

Jun 29 2014, 5:22pm CDT

iWatch Held Back by FDA Certification

iWatch Held Back by FDA Certification Apple has also developed an in-house sweat analysis sensor for the iWatch.

Jun 20 2014, 4:09pm CDT

Contrave: Is This The Weight Loss Drug We have Been Waiting For?

Contrave: Is This The Weight Loss Drug We have Been Waiting For? Will the FDA finally approve Contrave, Orexigen’s hot new diet drug, this week? Expectations are high for this new weight loss medication, which could prove an important anti-obesity aid. The ruling is expected as soon...

Jun 10 2014, 8:30am CDT

New Powerful Weight Loss Drug Looks for FDA Approval

New Powerful Weight Loss Drug Looks for FDA Approval If the FDA says yes, a new weight loss medication may soon hit the shelves. Novo Nordisk has filed for FDA approval for a new high-dose formulation of its popular diabetes drug liraglutide to be prescribed specifically...

Apr 30 2014, 6:33am CDT

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Cholesterol Medication: Use Statins to Lower Cholesterol

Cholesterol Medication: Use Statins to Lower Cholesterol Many more people will have to be put on statins, the drugs that lower cholesterol, depending on the risks they face. The guidelines for the cholesterol medication had been changed by the FDA.

Mar 29 2014, 6:39am CDT

Beef Recall: FDA Extends Beef Recall to 35 States

Beef Recall: FDA Extends Beef Recall to 35 States The recall of beef began earlier this year. Today it is to extend to 35 states since the tainted meat products reached far and wide.

Mar 8 2014, 2:56am CST

FDA, Michelle Obama Team Up To Overhaul Nutrition Labels

FDA, Michelle Obama Team Up To Overhaul Nutrition Labels The FDA is proposing a major overhaul to nutrition labels, to make them more user-friendly and reflective of the latest nutrition science. The new labels will include information about added sugars – a big deal in...

Feb 27 2014, 10:31am CST

FDA Panel Rejects Medicines Company's Heart Drug The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee today recommended against the approval of cangrelor, the investigational new antiplatelet drug from the Medicines Company. In a 7-2 vote the...

Feb 12 2014, 6:43pm CST

Rice Recall of Uncle Ben’s Infused Products

Rice Recall Enforced on Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Products A rice recall has been enforced on Uncle Ben’s infused products after they caused allergic reactions among youngsters. These products are not to be consumed but are meant to be returned to the stores from where they were purchased.

Feb 11 2014, 4:51am CST

CVS Educates on Acetaminophen Safety

CVS Educates on Acetaminophen Safety After I read online yesterday about CVS announcing plans to stop selling tobacco products in their retail outlets, I moseyed up the driveway to fetch the mail I neglected to bring in the night before. In the pile was a...

Feb 6 2014, 5:26pm CST

FDA Evaluating Safety Of Testosterone Products

FDA Evaluating Safety Of Testosterone Products The FDA said today that it was evaluating the cardiovascular safety of testosterone products. The investigation is prompted by two recent published studies that found a significant increase in cardiovascular...

Jan 31 2014, 8:15pm CST

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve The FDA today approved Medtronic’s CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are unable to undergo conventional open-heart surgery. The approval came...

Jan 17 2014, 4:11pm CST

I4U news

FDA OKs mental disability blood test for infants FDA approves novel genetic test that screens infants for predictors of mental handicaps WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday cleared a first-of-a-kind blood test that can help...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01pm CST

Acetaminophen Warning Issued

Acetaminophen Warning Issued The FDA has issued an acetaminophen warning which is about to go into effect. More than 325 mg of the potent drug may damage your liver and not possess any pain-relieving properties.

Jan 17 2014, 1:46am CST

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage FDA: There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit provides additional benefit that outweighs the added risks for liver injury.

Jan 16 2014, 7:52pm CST

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee once again turned down the supplemental new drug application for an acute coronary syndrome indication for Johnson & Johnson’s Xarelto (rivaroxaban). The...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

Why Too Much Acetaminophen Can Lead To Liver Damage

Why Too Much Acetaminophen Can Lead To Liver Damage The FDA has just issued a statement urging doctors not to prescribe acetaminophen in doses higher than 325 mg. Liver damage has been a known risk of the drug for many years, with even low doses posing serious risks over...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Monster Drinks Face Challenges

Monster Drinks Face Challenges Despite High Sales The cost price of Monster drinks has skyrocketed so that it is currently three billion dollars richer than in previous times. However, the company faces challenges despite a high sales volume. The effects on health are a major hurdle for the beverage firm.

Jan 15 2014, 4:52am CST

Johnson & Johnson Faces Uphill Battle At FDA Advisory Panel

Johnson & Johnson Faces Uphill Battle At FDA Advisory Panel The third time may not be the charm. Twice before the FDA has turned down the supplemental new drug application for an acute coronary syndrome indication for Johnson & Johnson’s Xarelto (rivaroxaban). On Thursday...

Jan 14 2014, 2:16pm CST

I4U news

Merck's Vorapaxar Gets Positive FDA Review A few years ago a novel antiplatelet agent from Merck seemed all but dead. Vorapaxar, a thrombin receptor antagonist, was widely thought to have no future after unacceptably high serious bleeding rates were found in two...

Jan 13 2014, 2:31pm CST

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients Due to maximum-wage policies, it currently takes about a decade for working medical therapies to reach patients. Stronger incentives in the clinical trial process responsible for the delays would leave product safety...

Jan 3 2014, 7:26am CST

Cholesterol Guidelines Changed by the FDA

Cholesterol Guidelines Changed by the FDA The cholesterol guidelines normally issued by the FDA have just been changed. Many more people will have to be put on statins, the drugs that lower cholesterol, depending on the risks they face.

Nov 16 2013, 5:56am CST

Trans Fat Needs To Go Completely

Trans Fat Needs To Go Completely The FDA undertakes another effort to make all processed food Trans Fat free. This could save the lives of 7,000 Americans per year. Nobody is really against that move as most processed food has already changed years ago to be trans fat free.

Nov 10 2013, 3:02am CST

Microwave Popcorn Minus the Trans Fats

Microwave Popcorn to Lose Trans Fats The FDA plans to put a ban on Trans Fats in various food items on store shelves. What would microwave popcorn taste like minus the Trans Fats? Would the consumers be willing to sacrifice on taste in order to benefit health-wise?

Nov 9 2013, 5:51am CST

Hydrocodone Dispensation being Limited by FDA

Hydrocodone Dispensation being Limited by FDA The FDA is getting tough on hydrocodone painkillers that have the potential for being addictive. In particular, hydrocodone dispensation by pharmacies across the United States is being strictly limited in order to prevent the rising problem of drug abuse.

Oct 25 2013, 7:22am CDT

iPhone Urinalysis Medical Apps Leads to FDA Inquiry

iPhone Urinalysis Medical Apps Leads to FDA Inquiry Biosense has been offering a urinalysis facility for diabetics and other patients on the iPhone. However, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States has refused to give it a stamp of approval. In fact, it has led an inquiry into the matter saying that the electronic urinalysis device must pass its standards via a through testing process.

May 24 2013, 7:37am CDT

Zap Your Migraines Away

Zap Your Migraines Away The solution of taking a gun to your head to get rid of pain has been around for a while, but this new "migraine zapper" gun-like device is a non-suicidal way to ease the agony of migraines. By placing it in the back...

Jun 23 2006, 5:00am CDT