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  • New procedure is like a cure for strokes

    New procedure is like a cure for strokes
    Allen Wolfe stumbled to the floor. He tried to get up but couldn't. He couldn't see out of his right eye or move the right side of his body. He tried to tell his wife but couldn't get her to understand. "I knew what I was saying but all that was...
  • The coming revolution in much cheaper life-saving drugs

    Randy Hillard was supposed to be dead by now. In 2010, the Michigan State University psychiatry professor was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer and given less than a year to live. He started wondering how he could die in the most comfortable...
  • Beekeeping groups call for standard to prevent 'honey laundering'

     Beekeeping groups call for standard to prevent 'honey laundering'
    The honey from local beekeepers Jason and Eunjin Newkirk's hives doesn't look, taste or feel like the golden liquid that comes in a mass-produced plastic bottle at the grocery store. The U.S. government uses no standard definition for honey, leaving...
  • Tiny device, lots of teamwork save leukemia patient's sight

    KANSAS CITY This is what happens when a persistent eye doctor turns into a detective, a benevolent inventor-entrepreneur works overtime and a federal agency acts a lot faster than federal agencies usually get credit for. Through persistence, teamwork and...
  • City of Industry dietary supplement maker to close after FDA probe

    A Los Angeles area pharmaceuticals manufacturer has agreed to close its operations and to recall and destroy all the dietary supplements it has sold since 2011 as part of an agreement with federal regulators. Health One Pharmaceuticals Inc....
  • FDA approves a device for weight loss

    In a bid to increase treatments for the nation's 79 million obese adults, the Food and Drug Administration has approved U.S. marketing of an implantable device that stimulates weight loss by manipulating key appetite signals passing between the brain...
  • California plant issues massive apple recall due to listeria

    California plant issues massive apple recall due to listeria
    Bidart Bros. has issued a recall of all of its Granny Smith and Gala apples after the Food and Drug Administration found two strains of Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that causes listeriosis, at the company's processing plant in Bakersfield. The...
  • Could the Pap smear be ousted by HPV testing?

    PLEASANTON, Calif. A Pleasanton firm that received FDA approval for a test against cervical cancer said it has gained the support of a panel of medical experts to use the test as a frontline screening for women as young as 25, but the announcement only...
  • FDA warns Purina plant in South Whitehall about 'significant violations'

    FDA warns Purina plant in South Whitehall about 'significant violations'
    Federal regulators have noted "significant violations" at the Nestle Purina PetCare Co. plant in South Whitehall Township during an inspection of the plant last year. In a warning letter publicly released Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug...
  • Miller-Keystone Blood Center launches new online donor screening application and other company news

    Miller-Keystone Blood Center launches new online donor screening application Miller-Keystone Blood Center recently announced the launch of iScreen, a secure, private way for donors to complete their donor history questionnaire. Starting January 6,...
  • Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use

    Tourette's Dropped From List Being Considered For Medical Marijuana Use
    — Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...