UC San Francisco has been awarded a five-year, $20 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health to study the impacts of new and emerging tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs), which heat tobacco without combustion. UCSF is one of nine institutions nationally to receive […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 — Calling the use of electronic cigarettes a burgeoning epidemic among teens, the U.S Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced a crackdown on the sale of Juuls and other flavored e-cigarette devices to minors. More than 1,200 warning letters and fines have been sent to retailers and five major e-cigarette […]Continue Reading ...
As we go about our daily lives, we are exposed to many different chemicals that could have negative effects on our hormones. These hormonal changes have been linked to several adverse health outcomes such as breast cancer and cardiovascular disease. Therefore, understanding chemicals that influence hormone levels is important for public health–and particularly for women’s […]Continue Reading ...
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DVM and U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. today announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24, 2018 to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry. The joint public meeting, hosted by the USDA’s Food […]Continue Reading ...
The consumption of dairy products has long been thought to increase the risk of death, particularly from coronary heart disease (CHD), cerebrovascular disease, and cancer, because of dairy’s relatively high levels of saturated fat. Yet evidence for any such link, especially among US adults, is inconsistent. With the exception of milk, which appears to increase […]Continue Reading ...
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers and pet owners not to use drug products, including homeopathic drug products, made by King Bio Inc., Asheville, N.C., and labeled as Dr. King’s, as these products may pose a safety risk to people (especially infants, children, pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems), as well […]Continue Reading ...
August 17, 2018 SmallMolecules.com, a website designed to assist scientists in the life sciences, biomedical research and drug discovery space, has recently been launched. The search tool is intuitive to use and provides a variety of ways to search for specific small molecule products, including CAS#, product name, trivial name, catalog number, alternative names, and […]Continue Reading ...
July 27, 2018 Researchers working on an SNSF project have discovered novel, antibiotically active chemical substances in a previously rarely explored site: the leaf of a common field weed. The just published findings show that this microcosm contains many still unknown natural products that could lead to new drugs. Many of the antibiotics used today […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 — Weight-loss and energy supplements sold in the United States may contain potentially harmful and inaccurately labeled levels of the banned stimulant higenamine, a new study finds. Higenamine is on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s list of substances prohibited in sports, though it is legal for use in supplements in the United […]Continue Reading ...
The internet is rife with ads for health products, from weight-loss systems to arthritis cures–but whether they actually work can be difficult to discern. Now, experts at the University of British Columbia have devised a simple screening tool to evaluate if the products popping up on your newsfeed are likely to be scams. The Risk […]Continue Reading ...
If you were a minor looking for tobacco between 2012 and 2017, you’d have the best luck at Walgreens, according to a new study out in JAMA Pediatrics. The paper digs into the rates at which large chain pharmacies in the United States violated laws against selling tobacco to minors. The analysis was based on six years […]Continue Reading ...
TUESDAY, Aug. 28, 2018 — For years, nutritionists have warned Americans to minimize dairy in their diets, especially high-fat dairy products. But new research involving 24,000 U.S. adults suggests milk and milk-derived products don’t pose the dire health risks suggested by prior research, and maybe those old warnings should be relaxed. “In light of the […]Continue Reading ...
Aug 20 2018 Dairy foods are popular among consumers, and sales gross more than $125 billion per year (IDFA, 2017). With dairy product popularity comes new demands from consumers for healthier, low-calorie products that taste the same as their higher calorie counterparts. In a report published in the Journal of Dairy Science researchers review the […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 — Ritz and Goldfish crackers, Swiss Rolls — they’ve all been tied to possible Salmonella contamination through a common ingredient, dry whey powder, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “There are no confirmed illnesses related to these products,” FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., stressed in an agency news release. […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, July 23, 2018 — Users of synthetic marijuana products and health care providers should be aware of the risk of bleeding associated with contamination of synthetic cannabinoid products with brodifacoum, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has become aware of reports of severe illnesses and deaths resulting from the use […]Continue Reading ...
- New nanoplatform technology may reverse drug-resistance in renal cell carcinoma
- October 1918 marks the centenary of Spanish Flu that claimed more lives than World War I
- LGBT community reports more number of poor mental health days than general population
- New research suggests power of zebrafish as tool for cancer drug discovery
- New study finds height as possible risk factor for developing varicose veins
- Researchers compare weight loss results of online and in-person diabetes prevention program
- New HER2 PET Study Uses Affibody’s ABY-025 Tracer to Individualize Breast Cancer Treatment
- Drug combination offers more effective care for patients suffering miscarriage
- Tallness linked to varicose veins, Stanford study says
- For Heart Failure Patients, Mitral Valve Procedure Improved Outcomes
- Ecstasy drug makes octopuses more social
- Immediate compression therapy could cut risk of complications after deep-vein thrombosis
- Transcatheter mitral valve repair reduces mortality for patients with mitral regurgitation
- First intracranial aneurysm patients treated with BRAVO Flow Diverter after CE mark approval
- ‘Physicians of the mouth’? Dentists absorb the medical billing drill
- People more likely to believe those with confident tone of voice than with accent
- Harmony Biosciences Presents 5-Year Data On Pitolisant At International Narcolepsy Symposium
- Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester
- Height may be risk factor for varicose veins | News Center
- King’s commemorates opening of new NMR facility with one-day symposium