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 ...
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 ...
Group of scientists at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania are investigating the possibilities of using berry pomace to increase the safety of meat products and, probably, to mitigate their negative effects on human health. According to the hypothesis raised by the scientists, phytochemicals, i.e. the biologically active natural compounds found in berries, might mitigate […]Continue Reading ...
Oct 30 2018 Men who eat plenty of fermented dairy products have a smaller risk of incident coronary heart disease than men who eat less of these products, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. A very high consumption of non-fermented dairy products, on the other hand, was associated with an […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 — Dietary supplements often include active pharmaceuticals, even after warnings from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in JAMA Network Open. Jenna Tucker, M.P.H., from the California Department of Food and Agriculture in Sacramento, and colleagues extracted data from the FDA’s Center for […]Continue Reading ...
Home News FDA Alerts FDA Alerts Consumers and Pet Owners of Silver Star Brand’s Voluntary Recall of Homeopathic Drug Products October 4, 2018 Audience: Consumers, Pet Owners The Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers and pet owners about a voluntary recall of certain lots of eight products – six products for humans, including four […]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 ...
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Office of Health Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding medical product development and assessment. This builds upon the work of both agencies to foster and prioritize the efficient development of safe and effective medical products intended to save the lives of […]Continue Reading ...
A federal court ordered a Tennessee-based company to stop selling over-the-counter (OTC) drug products until the company complies with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and other requirements listed in a consent decree. “Americans expect and deserve OTC drug products that are safe and effective and meet appropriate standards for quality. To ensure safe […]Continue Reading ...
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield now offers employer-sponsored voluntary accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance products, for effective dates beginning January 1, 2019. These new lines of coverage are designed to provide lump sum cash benefits to consumers recovering from an accident or illness to help pay for daily living expenses – like […]Continue Reading ...
Bottom Line: Most 10th-graders who had ever used cannabis had used more than one type of the drug, including cannabis products that were combustible, edible or vaporized. Why The Research Is Interesting: Cannabis use in adolescents is associated with increased risk for chronic use throughout adulthood, cannabis use disorder, impaired cognitive development and lower educational […]Continue Reading ...
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