Food And Drug Administration

Fda And Usda Should Eliminate All Food ‘standards Of Identity’

Last week, public comments were due in two relatively minor rulemaking actions promulgated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The first rulemaking centers on the FDA’s standard of identity for frozen cherry pie. The second involves the...

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Fauci Hopes J&j Covid-19 Jab Will 'come Back' Next Week After Us Ban Over Blood Clots

US medicines and health agencies the FDA and CDC suspended use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine last week after reports of six patients experiencing blood clots — out of 6.6 million recipients.
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Vaccines

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First Front-line Immunotherapy Ok'd For Advanced Gastric Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- The FDA approved nivolumab (Opdivo) plus chemotherapy as the first immunotherapy-containing regimen for previously untreated advanced/metastatic gastric or esophageal cancer. The approval encompasses gastric, gastroesophageal...
Related topics: Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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'now, We Need To Make The Change Permanent': Fda Lifts Abortion Pill Restriction During Pandemic

Jessica Corbett, staff writer"The in-person dispensing restriction—which the Trump administration fought to keep in place during the pandemic—prioritized ideology over science and endangered the health and well-being of Americans."
Related topics: Abortion

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Fda Panel: Pancreatic Islet Transplant Should Be Option For T1d

(MedPage Today) -- An FDA advisory committee agreed that cadaveric allogeneic pancreatic islet cells (donislecel) for treating brittle type 1 diabetes is worth the risks for certain patients. In a 12-4 vote Thursday with one abstention, members...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Confidence In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Plummets After Fda Issues 'pause'; More People Now See...

In a shock to efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued a call to "pause" the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine over concerns of blood clotting. According to a new Economist/YouGov...
Related topics: Vaccines, Polls

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Keeping Up With The Global Market For Cannabis Edibles

The FDA’s Cannabis website is still the go-to place for staying on top of the regulatory status.  It hasn’t done much since January: Better Data for a Better Understanding of the Use and Safety Profile of Cannabidiol (CBD) Products FDA...

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Confidence In J&j Vaccine Plummets

A new Economist/YouGov poll found that the FDA recommendation to pause distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine caused public confidence in the vaccine to sink 15 percentage points.
Related topics: Vaccines, Polls

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Fda To Set Limits On Toxic Elements In Baby Food

WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- Limits on toxic elements such as arsenic, lead, and mercury in baby food will be proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over the next few years, but adhering to them will be voluntary for manufacturers. The...
Related topics: Arsenic

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'now, We Need To Make The Change Permanent': Fda Lifts Abortion Pill Restriction During Pandemic

Healthcare providers, reproductive rights advocates, and progressive politicians are not only celebrating the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision this week to lift a restriction on accessing abortion medication during the coronavirus...
Related topics: Abortion

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Public Health Experts Have Lost The Benefit Of The Doubt

Public health bureaucrats at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have brought Johnson & Johnson's vaccination efforts to a screeching halt pending an investigation into six confirmed cases...
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Vaccines

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Vax Clot Detectives; Redfield's New Gig; Trump Aides Cheer Wins Over Scientists

(MedPage Today) -- Welcome to the latest edition of Investigative Roundup, highlighting some of the best investigative reporting on healthcare each week. How U.K. Doc Linked Clots to AstraZeneca Vaccine As the CDC and FDA on Tuesday recommended...
Related topics: Astrazeneca, Vaccines, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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From The Comments

This maybe a violation of Cowen’s second law, but my cursory examination turns up no useful hits in PubMed about FDA credibility. We have the odd op-ed, some drivel about people thinking the FDA is more credible about cigarettes when they...

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Why It Takes 2 Weeks For The Covid Vaccines To Kick In

The FDA-authorized Covid vaccines are, in some ways, like Spiderman.  "When Peter Parker gets bitten by a radioactive spider, he's not able to climb walls right away," said Dr. Vince Silenzio, an M.D. and professor in the Rutgers School of...
Related topics: Vaccines

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Another Player In Advanced Bladder Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- The FDA expanded indications for sacituzumab govitecan-hziy (Trodelvy) with an accelerated approval for previously treated advanced bladder cancer. The conditional approval pertains to patients with locally advanced or...
Related topics: Bladder Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Dr. Fauci Warns Women Who Took J&j Vaccine To “be Alert For Symptoms” After Reports Of Blood...

The Biden administration called for a ‘pause’ in administering the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 China coronavirus vaccine Tuesday morning. The FDA and CDC, citing six reports of blood clots in women aged 18-48–including one fatality–out of...
Related topics: Vaccines, Joe Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Fda Lifts In-person Dispensing Requirement For Mifepristone

The Food and Drug Administration has lifted in-person dispensing requirements for mifepristone when used for medical termination of early pregnancy. Medscape Medical News

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Health Highlights: April 14, 2021

FDA to Set Limits on Toxic Elements in Baby Food Limits on toxic elements such as arsenic, lead and mercury in baby food will be proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over the next few years, but adhering to them will be voluntary for...
Related topics: Arsenic

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Should Abbvie Be Worried About Rinvoq?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now pushed back two reviews for regulatory filings by AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) for Rinvoq. This autoimmune disease drug is an important component of the company's growth strategy. In this Motley Fool Live...
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Media Blackout On Ukrainian Troop Buildup, Cdc And Fda Call For Pause On J&j Shot

On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talked about the riots in Northern Ireland, media blackouts on the troop build-up in Ukraine, a private investigation into Tara Reade, the Derek Chauvin trial and shooting of...
Related topics: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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