The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted 12 warning letters and 5 online advisory letters issued to foreign and domestic companies that are illegally selling more than 58 products, many that are sold as dietary supplements, which are unapproved new drugs and/or misbranded drugs that claim to prevent, treat or cure Alzheimer’s disease and […]Continue Reading ...
The marketing of direct-to-consumer “neurotechnologies” can be enticing: apps that diagnose a mental state, and brain devices that improve cognition or “read” one’s emotional state. However, many of these increasingly popular products aren’t fully supported by science and have little to no regulatory oversight, which poses potential health risks to the public. In a new […]Continue Reading ...
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Jennie-O Recalls 164,000 Pounds of Ground Turkey on Salmonella Fears Minnesota-based Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales is recalling 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products potentially contaminated with salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 — Teething jewelry products, such as necklaces, pose significant safety risks and have been tied to at least one baby’s death, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Potential threats include choking, strangulation, injury to the mouth and infection. These products should not be used to relieve teething pain in infants, […]Continue Reading ...
“thedrug.store” is an online Cannabidiol (CBD) retailer launched by a London-based startup, providing a selection of quality brands to meet the growing demand for CBD products in the UK and mainland Europe. The UK market alone doubled in size last year, and the global CBD industry is on course to hit $2.2 billion by 2020 […]Continue Reading ...
A new study has found a possible explanation why girls are attaining puberty earlier. The study titled, ‘Association of phthalates, parabens and phenols found in personal care products with pubertal timing in girls and boys’, find that certain chemicals present in household shampoos, perfumes, deodorants, toothpastes, soaps etc are to blame. The study results were […]Continue Reading ...
November 21, 2018 Audience: Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy Investigation ongoing – This page to be updated as more information is available FDA alerts patients and health care professionals to Mylan’s recall of valsartan products due to NDEA Update [11/21/2018] FDA is alerting patients and health care professionals to Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ voluntary recall of 15 lots […]Continue Reading ...
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center applauds new actions announced today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to limit the sale of most flavored electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to age-restricted locations and require age-verification for online sales to lower the use of these products in children. In addition, the FDA plans to […]Continue Reading ...
Introduction Good hygiene, along with protecting ourselves from sunburn, insect bites, and other harms, is important to our well-being. There are numerous products on the market, in various forms, such as lotions, sprays, and creams, for cosmetic use or personal care. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act regulates the cosmetics and personal care industry […]Continue Reading ...
The major degradation products of pralatrexate drug product formed under hydrolytic and light stress conditions were identified, synthesized, and characterized using advanced spectroscopic techniques such as NMR, HR-MS, and IR. For quantification of related compounds including the degradation products of pralatrexate drug product a stability indicating HPLC method was developed and validated as per ICH […]Continue Reading ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned Genetech, Inc. of San Diego, California and its president, Edwin N. Pinos for marketing stem cell products without FDA approval and for significant deviations from current good tissue practice (CGTP) and current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) requirements, including some violations that may have led to microbial contamination, […]Continue Reading ...
December 7, 2018 Audience: Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care professionals and patients not to use drug products intended to be sterile that were produced in an inadequately designed processing room and distributed by Promise Pharmacy, Palm Harbor, Florida, due to lack of sterility assurance. Administration of […]Continue Reading ...
Home News Professional FDA: Kratom Products Have High Levels of Heavy Metals WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — In addition to many other health risks, kratom products can have high levels of heavy metals, according to Scott Gottlieb, M.D., commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has issued a number of warnings about […]Continue Reading ...
November 19, 2018 Audience: Health Care Professionals; Patients The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care professionals and patients not to use drug products intended to be sterile that are produced and distributed by Pharm D Solutions LLC, Houston, Texas, due to lack of sterility assurance. Administration of a non-sterile drug product intended […]Continue Reading ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that, on behalf of the agency, the U.S. Marshals Service has conducted a mass seizure of FDA-regulated products that were being held under insanitary conditions in which they were exposed to widespread rodent, insect and live animal infestation. The seizure occurred Nov. 7 and 8 at J […]Continue Reading ...
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