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FDA Commissioner Asks For New Regulations to Combat the Growing Menace of Sterile Compounds

FDA Commissioner Asks For New Regulations to Combat the Growing Menace of Sterile Compounds On Tuesday, the Commissioner of FDA, Margaret Hamburg, stated on the FDA blog, “FDA Voice” that a “new breed of specialty pharmacy compounding has evolved that has outgrown the law, and can pose a threat to the health of the…>read more

No Comment March 23, 2013

Jury Verdict in First of the 11,000 Metal Hip Trials Asks DePuy to Pay up $8.3 Million

Jury Verdict in First of the 11,000 Metal Hip Trials Asks DePuy to Pay up $8.3 Million On Friday, in the first lawsuit (out of close to 11,000) to complete jury trial over defective metal hips sold by Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy unit, the jury ordered DePuy pay close to $8.38 million to the plaintiff Loren Kransky.…>read more

No Comment March 9, 2013

FDA Riled over Approving Glaxo’s Flu Vaccine after EU Reports of Narcolepsy

FDA Riled over Approving Glaxo’s Flu Vaccine after EU Reports of Narcolepsy Though the precise nature of the link between GSK’s Pandemrix vaccine and narcolepsy in children is yet to be proved, numerous studies from Europe seem to indicate that children treated with Glaxo’s flu vaccine have a higher risk of contracting…>read more

2 Comments March 8, 2013

Healthpoint Ltd to Pay $1 Mln to Massachusetts to Settle Marketing of Xenoderm Matter

Healthpoint Ltd to Pay $1 Mln to Massachusetts to Settle Marketing of Xenoderm Matter On Friday, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said Massachusetts had reached a settlement with Healthpoint and its general partner DFB Pharmaceuticals Inc as part of a broader national settlement of $48 million.   The settlement was to resolve allegations of…>read more

No Comment February 25, 2013

University of Berkeley and Eight Companies Warned by FDA Regarding Flu Medicines

University of Berkeley and Eight Companies Warned by FDA Regarding Flu Medicines Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned several sellers of dietary supplements over claims made by them that their products helped fight the flu. Last Thursday, the FDA posted the letters on its website to make consumers…>read more

No Comment February 18, 2013

Australian Court Allows Patenting of Human Genetic Material

Australian Court Allows Patenting of Human Genetic Material On Friday, an Australian court ruled that genetic material related to cancer can be patented by two technology companies.   A similar case is pending before the U.S. Supreme Court and scheduled for hearing on April 15.   Cancer support…>read more

No Comment February 15, 2013

The World Population Will Begin to Shrink by 2070

The World Population Will Begin to Shrink by 2070 End of the world catastrophe scenes are as silly as they are fascinating. Acid rain was once a concern, but it proved mostly imaginary. The ranges of forests it was supposed to destroy in Germany were if anything fertilized by…>read more

1 Comment January 10, 2013

Domino’s Pizza Founder Fights and Wins to not Provide Contraceptive Coverage Under Obamacare

Domino’s Pizza Founder Fights and Wins to not Provide Contraceptive Coverage Under Obamacare The Affordable Care Act — sometimes called “Obamacare” — was upheld this year in the Supreme Court, but that by no means indicates the litigation surrounding it is settled. Domino’s Pizza founder, Thomas Monaghan, recently won a temporary ruling disputing…>read more

1 Comment January 1, 2013

Reprogrammed AIDS Virus Successfully Cures Child of Leukemia

Reprogrammed AIDS Virus Successfully Cures Child of Leukemia Emma Whitehead, portrayed at center in the family’s picture on Facebook, had little chance to survive from leukemia. Chemotherapy was failing, and last year there were two relapses despite chemotherapy. The parents, after running out of known options, took her…>read more

No Comment December 10, 2012

French Court Finds Straight Man Turned Gay Sex Addict after Taking GSK’s “Requip”

French Court Finds Straight Man Turned Gay Sex Addict after Taking GSK’s “Requip” Didiet Jambart started taking the drug Requip manufactured by GlaxoSmithKiline to treat his Parkinson’s disease, in 2003. The medication turned the married father into a gay sex addict and compulsive gambler, who even stole from his friends and family, and…>read more

No Comment November 30, 2012

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