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  • Medical research rarely uses female test subjects

    Medical research rarely uses female test subjects
    Women and men often react differently to illness and treatment, yet surgical researchers rarely use female animals or cells in their published studies — to the detriment of patients, a Northwestern University professor has concluded. Dr. Melina R....
  • Prostate cancer drug candidate shows great promise

    Prostate cancer drug candidate shows great promise
    A white powdered chemical compound emerged from two University of Maryland School of Medicine laboratories more than 10 years ago with a name destined for oblivion, but a future that now looks promising as a treatment for the most challenging cases of...
  • GE's 3D mammography device gets FDA approval

    (Reuters) - General Electric Co's healthcare unit last week won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its mammography device that produces three-dimensional images to detect breast cancer. According to the company's website, the device,...
  • McDonnell trial: Jury instructions can affect the outcome

    In a way, what Judge James Spencer is going to ask jurors in the trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell to do will be to read the minds of the former governor and first lady of Virginia. And the way he asks them to figure out the McDonnells' intent when...
  • Perdue Farms eliminates antibiotic use in chicken hatcheries

    Perdue Foods, the nation’s third-largest poultry producer, said it has removed all antibiotics from its chicken hatcheries to address growing concerns about bacterial resistance to the widely used drugs. The Salisbury, Md.-based company said it...
  • Naperville pharmacy recalling drugs

    Naperville pharmacy recalling drugs
    Naperville-based Martin Avenue Pharmacy, Inc. is voluntarily recalling some medications due to sterility concerns, according to the company. "The recall is being initiated in connection with a recent FDA inspection due to observations associated with...
  • Allentown Meadery blows away competition and other company news

    Allentown Meadery blows away competition and other company news
    The Colony Meadery was recently awarded the first “Commercial Mead Maker of the Year” award at the Mead Free or Die competition held in New Hampshire. In addition to taking the top prize, the burgeoning Allentown meadery took home five of...
  • Lundbeck says Northera available in U.S. after FDA approval

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Lundbeck said on Tuesday its drug used to treat disorders caused by an underlying neurological disease had been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the capsules are available to the country's market through...
  • Could Pennsylvania botch an execution?

    Could Pennsylvania botch an execution?
    Northampton mass murderer Michael Ballard has a death wish. Are Pennsylvania prison executioners ready to grant it? In the wake of three highly publicized botched executions this year in other parts of the country, as well as a shortage of the drugs...
  • Consumer Reports: Remember 1978? Why 2014 is better

    Feeling nostalgic for the good old days? Then think back to the late 1970s, says Consumer Reports. Gas lines stretched for blocks at service stations thanks to a revolution in Iran and an energy crisis. Gas-guzzling cars were common: The midsized 1978...
  • NewLink says FDA allows human testing of Ebola vaccine

    (Reuters) - NewLink Genetics Corp said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed the company to start testing an experimental Ebola vaccine in humans. The move follows a decision to begin initial human testing of a GlaxoSmithKline vaccine this...