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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Food and Drug Administration

Apira Science to Present its New iGrow Hair Growth System at CES 2015

Apira Science to Present its New iGrow Hair Growth System at CES 2015 iGrow is the first hair growth system to get a U.S FDA OTC clearance for both men and women.

4 days ago, 5:54am CST

Sweeping up after Monsanto's Latest Cover Up

Sweeping up after Monsanto's Latest Cover Up Biotech giant Monsanto just escaped prosecution for genetically engineered crops landing in a private field. This week, the company's facing a similar investigation for wheat.

Sep 27 2014, 6:09pm CDT

Google Fit and Apple iWatch Mobile Health Gadgets to face FDA

Google Fit and Apple iWatch Mobile Health Gadgets to face FDA As rumor has it, LA Lakers’ Kobe Bryant is testing Apple’s iWatch (a conclusion reached after Bryant was spotted at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters). Specifically, go the rumors, Bryant is testing the health and fitness...

Jun 23 2014, 7:26am 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

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

Zohydro Ban Possible? Senator Introduces Bill To Revoke FDA Approval

Zohydro Ban Possible? Senator Introduces Bill To Revoke FDA Approval Earlier today, Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) submitted a bill that, if passed, would force the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to rescind its approval of the painkiller Zohydro, which a growing coalition of...

Mar 13 2014, 8:31pm CDT

Pfizer Starts Testing For Over-The-Counter Lipitor Looking backward to improve its future, Pfizer will once again try to gain FDA approval to market its blockbuster drug, atorvastatin (Lipitor), over-the-counter (OTC). Peter Loftus reports in the Wall Street...

Mar 2 2014, 6:56pm CST

New painkiller 'Zohydro' raises more questions than answers

New painkiller 'Zohydro' raises more questions than answers The Food and Drug Administration has been criticized for approving a new painkiller called Zohydro. The drug is considered to be highly addicting.

Feb 27 2014, 9:57pm CST

CES 2015 News

What Is The 'Yoga Mat' Chemical And Why Is It In Your Food? The “yoga mat” chemical softener officially known azodicarbonamide hit the headlines last week when Subway announced they were dropping the ingredient from their sandwiches. But chances are, you’re still eating it – the...

Feb 27 2014, 4:51pm 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

Johnson & Johnson Shares Clinical Trial Data

Johnson & Johnson Shares Clinical Trial Data In a major victory for advocates of open access to data from clinical trials, Johnson & Johnson today announced that it will make all of its clinical trial data available to outside researchers. The company said...

Jan 29 2014, 11:35pm 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

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 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

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted 10-1 in favor of approval for vorapaxar, Merck's novel thrombin receptor antagonist. The “roller coaster ride” cliché might have been invented for this...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm 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

I4U news

The Avorn-Stossel Debate On GSK Halting Payment To Doctors For Drug Promotion GSK recently announced that it would no longer pay doctors to promote its drugs, a move that has generated a good deal of discussion.  The PBS Newshour entered the fray by featuring a debate between two Harvard Medical...

Dec 23 2013, 7:26am CST

I4U news

7 Things To Consider Before Investing In Biotechnology Stocks The biotechnology industry is one of the hardest spaces to consistently identify stocks that will outperform.  Many companies seem to offer all the potential in the world, but very few seem to be able to capitalize on...

Dec 20 2013, 2:41pm 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

Pet Food Recall Issued by Natura

Pet Food Recall Issued by Natura Natura issued a Pet Food Recall affecting dry food brands.

Jun 18 2013, 10:46pm 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

FDA Finds No Link Between Cell Phones and Brain Tumors

FDA Finds No Link Between Cell Phones and Brain Tumors As long as cell phones have been around there have been claims that the devices cause brain tumors because of radiation emitted by the devices. There have been numerous studies conducted and depending on who's...

May 18 2010, 12:00pm CDT