Tag : Food and Drug Administration

Students attend an ADHD Camp

SPED Kids  26 October '16

ADHD Cure: How Amphetamine Extended-Release Oral Suspension Become An Effective Alternative Medication To Reduce ADHD Symptoms

Not all children with ADHD are comfortable with pills and similar medications. Oral suspension can be a good alternative.

Judge Rotenberg Center Torture Compilation by former JRC Staff.m4v

SPED Kids  25 October '16

Shocking Special Needs News: Shock Devices Still Used Against Special Needs People, FDA Urges To Ban Electrical Stimulations

There is one site in the United States that continues to use electric shock on its special needs residence and it has been operating for over 40 years.

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Toddler  22 October '16

FDA Warns Parents Over Infant Deaths Due To Teething Gels, Tablets; Urges To Resort To Other Methods

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the links of teething gels and tablets on the death of 10 infants.

Abortion Pill Expected To Be Available in Australia Within Year

Pregnancy  31 August '16

Ohio’s Medical Abortion Law Endangers Many Women: Dramatic Increase In Complications & Side Effects Reported

There was a dramatic surge of side effects experienced by women between 2011 and 2016 than before Ohio's medical abortion law was passed. According to a researcher, Ohio's law "really compromised" women's health.

World Health Organisation Calls For Regulation Of Ecigarettes

Health/Nutrition  9 August '16

Ohio State University Conducts E-Cigarette Studies For FDA

Sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and National Cancer Institute, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center- James is conducting two studies to determine the toxicity of e-cigarettes.

Pokemon Go Launches In The UK

ADHD  22 July '16

ADHD Treatment Update: Company Developing Video Game To Treat ADHD Raises More Money

Akili Interactive Labs has raised millions of funds as it continues to develop a video game to treat ADHD.

South Florida Begins Mass Distribution Of H1N1 Vaccine

Medicine  24 June '16

CDC Declares Nasal Spray Vaccine As Ineffective, Recommends Better Method Of Immunization Against The Flu

The CDC said that nasal spray vaccine is less effective than flu shots. New data found that the FluMist nose spray vaccine performed poorly against the most common flu strains during the past three flu seasons.

Special School Helps Teen Combat Childhood Obesity

Body  15 June '16

New Obesity Treatment That Literally Pumps Food Out Of The Stomach Approved By FDA

The device pumps some of an obese patient's recently consumed food into the toilet. Experts said this treatment helps people eat less than their usual food consumption.

General Mills Quarterly Profits Jump 51 Percent

Nutrition  14 June '16

Children's Cereal Loaded With Sugar, Current Nutrition Labels Outdated

Your child's cereal may have more sugar than you think.

Popularity Of Cosmetic Treatments Rising

Body  30 May '16

Experts Speak Up On Whether Laser Hair Removal Causes Cancer

Some people fear laser hair removal treatment can cause cancer. Experts said the procedure's use of ionizing radiation differs from what can be seen in X-rays and nuclear energy.

Pharmaceutical Company Genentech Announces Earnings

Medicine  19 May '16

New Drug For Advanced Bladder Cancer Touted By The FDA As 'Breakthrough Therapy'

Genentech's Tecentriq drug for bladder cancer was recently approved by the FDA. The drug displays less severe side effects than chemotherapy.

Fun And Fit As A Family Sponsored By Carnival Featuring Goya Kidz Kitchen - 2015 Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival

Body  12 May '16

What Are Healthy Foods? FDA Re-Evaluates Definition of ‘Healthy’

After the petitions filed by Kind Bars, the FDA reconsidered its definition of "healthy" on product labels.

Top US Tobacco Companies Enter E-Cigarette Market

Body  6 May '16

New E-Cigarette Rule 2016: Vapes, Hookahs, Pipes To Be Sanctioned Like Regular Cigarettes Soon

Soon, e-cigs will no longer be sold to people under 18, according to the new e-cigarette rule by the US FDA.

General Foods Sells Off Green Giant And La Sueur Brands For $765 Million

Food  4 May '16

CRF Frozen Foods Voluntarily Recalls Organic & Non-Organic Food & Vegetables Due To Listeria Outbreak

CRF Frozen Foods is expanding its recall process due to a listeria scare. Frozen organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables are also being recalled by the company to ensure consumers' safety.

Doctors Warn That Anti-Depressants Can Lead To Suicide

Medicine  2 May '16

Parkinson's Disease News & Updates: FDA Approves First Drug To Treat Parkinson's-Relateted Psychosis

The FDA has approved Nuplazid, the first drug to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with psychosis experienced by some people with Parkinson’s disease.

Virgin Money London Marathon

Medicine  29 April '16

FDA Advisers Say No To Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drug

Experts have advised the Food and Drug Administration not to approve eteplirsen, a drug that would have been the first one for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Lifestyle During Pregnancy

Health  27 April '16

FDA Investigates Danish Study That Says Fluconazole Increases Risk of Miscarriage

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is looking into a Danish study that concludes that Fluconazole increases the risk of miscarriage and causes prescription of the drug.

Reading Initiative For Refugee Children Launch

Parenting  18 April '16

Science Journalists Emily Willingham, Tara Haelle Debunk Common Parenting Misconceptions

Two science journalists shed light on some common parenting misconceptions. The bulk of their findings is featured in their new parenting book, entitled "The Informed Parent: A Science-Based Resource For Your Child's First Four Years."

Pfizer's Second Quarter Net Income Shows Large Gain, More Than Doubles

News  29 March '16

Drug To Treat Psychosis Related To Parkinson's Disease Set To Be Approved By The FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is set to approve a drug that can treat psychosis related to Parkinson's disease.

painkillers

Health/Nutrition  23 March '16

FDA Requires New Safety Warnings on the Use of Opioids

Food and Drug Administration has recently released a statement saying that opioid painkillers should come with a warning about the risks that come along with using the medication.

Prostate Cancer Foundation Invites You To The 2015 New York Dinner With Celebrity Hosts Whoopi Goldberg & John O'Hurley At The Pierre Hotel

Health/Nutrition  21 March '16

Miami Urologist Develops Technology That Treats Advanced-Staged Prostate Cancer

Miami urologist and High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound expert George M. Suarez is developing a new medical procedure which could potentially treat advanced-staged prostate cancer with the help of the HIFU treatment.

Cooking Preparations

Pregnancy  17 March '16

Study Of Mercury In Fish Triggers Call To Strengthen Guidelines On What Pregnant Women Should Eat

Environmental Working Group wants the government to update its guidelines on what types of fish pregnant women should eat.

Turnbull Government Intervenes Over Growing Baby Formula Shortage

News  10 March '16

Study Says Special Formula Milk for Infants Did Not Show Any Evidence to Support Allergy Reduction Claim

Researchers found no supporting evidence to approve claim that special formula milk can reduce allergy risks.

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