News tagged with food and drug administration

FDA sees possible cancer risk with breast implants

(AP) -- Federal health officials said Wednesday they are investigating a possible link between breast implants and a very rare form of cancer after reviewing a handful of cases reported over the last 13 years.

dateJan 26, 2011 in Cancer
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FDA extends Plavix patent by 6 months to May 2012

(AP) -- The makers of Plavix, the world's second best-selling medication, said Tuesday they will retain exclusive U.S. marketing rights to the blood thinner for an additional six months, under a decision by U.S. health regulators.

dateJan 25, 2011 in Medications
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