Archive: 13/08/2010

US FDA head says China improving food, drug safety

(AP) -- The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says China is improving its oversight of its exporters following a slew of scandals over bogus or substandard drugs and foods ranging from vaccines and infant formula ...

dateAug 13, 2010 in Other
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New sporadic prion protein disease identified

A new sporadic prion protein disease has been discovered. Variably protease-sensitive prionopathy (VPSPr), as it has been named, is the second type of complete sporadic disease to be identified since Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease ...

dateAug 13, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Russia: Iran's nuclear plant to get fuel next week

(AP) -- Russia will load fuel into Iran's first nuclear power plant next week despite U.S. demands to prevent Iran obtaining nuclear energy until the country proves that it's not pursuing a weapons capacity, officials said ...

dateAug 13, 2010 in Other
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