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Is The FDA Doing Enough To Keep Problematic Personal Care Products Off Shelves?

When you slather that trendy beauty lip balm on or try a new shampoo for the first time, perhaps you’re under the impression that the federal government has a process in place that ensures that cosmetic or personal care product is safe before it touches your body. 587 more words

Government Policy

Key points from the CDRH and FDA draft guidance under 21 CFR part 11

In June 2017, the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) issued a draft guidance document titled “ 1,177 more words

Life Sciences

Illinois peeps, check out - Insurers Battle Families Over Costly Drug for Fatal Disease

The case of Exondys 51 poses emotionally charged issues for families of young boys with a rare illness, who are fighting companies to get coverage for an expensive drug approved on a lower bar of proof….. 9 more words

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Intezyne Technologies Granted Orphan Drug Designation for IT-139 in Pancreatic Cancer

June 20, 2017 – Intezyne Technologies, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel anti-cancer therapies, announced that that the Office of Orphan Products Development of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) to IT-139, the most clinically advanced GRP78 inhibitor in development for solid tumors, for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. 370 more words

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4 things to know about stem cell clinical trials [Video]

Every day, we receive phone calls and emails from people who are desperately seeking our help. Sometimes they reach out on their own behalf, though often it’s for a family member or close friend. 274 more words

Stem Cell Research

FDA Solicits Comments Regarding Two New Studies Related to Drug Promotion

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published two Federal Register notices today announcing its intent to study different aspects of drug promotion. In Docket No. 241 more words

Healthcare

No more lab rats: Alternatives to animal testing sought at new Windsor research centre

White mice and other animal test subjects might be an iconic part of the public’s image of a scientific laboratory — but it’s way past time for that to change, says University of Windsor researcher Dr. 594 more words

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