News tagged with food and drug administration

FDA: Breast implant problems grow with time

Don't expect breast implants to last for life, the government warned Wednesday: About 1 in 5 women who receive them for cosmetic reasons will have them removed within 10 years, and those odds are even higher for cancer survivors.

dateJun 22, 2011 in Health
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FDA plan aims to increase import safety

(AP) -- U.S. food and drug regulators would share more information with their foreign counterparts as part of a multifaceted strategy to police the safety of millions of imported goods.

dateJun 20, 2011 in Medications
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China orders recall of Glaxco drug

China Saturday ordered British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline to recall an antibiotic used to treat infections in children which was found to be tainted with a plasticiser.

dateJun 19, 2011 in Medications
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FDA panel unanimously backs Regeneron eye drug

(AP) -- A panel of federal health experts voted unanimously in favor of a new eye drug from Regeneron, bringing the company one step closer to competing against a blockbuster Roche drug that currently dominates the market.

dateJun 17, 2011 in Medications
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