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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Clinical trial to study potential Meniere's treatment

    Clinical trial to study potential Meniere's treatment
    Two South Florida doctors are looking for patients to participate in a study to test a potential new treatment for Meniere's disease, a debilitating inner-ear disorder. No medicines have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat...
  • 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...
  • South Korea lifts ban on beef with feed additive: food ministry

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has lifted a ban on the use of animal feed additive zilpaterol in beef, opening the door to imports containing the growth enhancer as well as domestic sales of the product. Seoul said last October that it intended to ease...
  • 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...
  • Medical marijuana may cost patients top dollar

     Medical marijuana may cost patients top dollar
    When Jim Champion goes to a medical marijuana dispensary in Illinois for the first time, his wife, Sandy, plans to take a picture to mark the victory, after years of fighting for an alternative treatment for his multiple sclerosis. "It'll be like...
  • Massachusetts jail offers $1,000-a-shot drug to fight addiction, recidivism

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. (Reuters) - When William Luz's father died behind bars last month at 62 of liver failure and other illnesses tied to a lifetime of illegal drug use, his son, a former addict himself, could have dulled the pain with heroin. But Luz, who...
  • New heart-failure drug works much better than current treatment, study finds

    In a huge international study, an experimental drug for heart failure worked significantly better than the current backbone of treatment, paving the way for the biggest therapeutic advance in decades. Novartis' twice-a-day pill, still known by its code...
  • CytRx is pouring money into R&D of cancer-fighting drugs

    CytRx is pouring money into R&D of cancer-fighting drugs
    CytRx Corp. is on a mission to cure cancer — or at least slow it down. The Los Angeles biopharmaceutical company, which recently has become embroiled in a stock-promotion controversy, specializes in researching and developing drugs to treat...
  • FDA restrictions keeping some great cheeses out of stores

    FDA restrictions keeping some great cheeses out of stores
    Los Angeles cheese counters could soon be a lot less aromatic, with several popular cheeses falling victim to a more zealous U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Roquefort — France’s top-selling blue — is in the agency’s cross...