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Vaccine: Public Health Experts Fear a Hasty FDA Signoff

The vaccine trial that Vice President Mike Pence kicked off in Miami on Monday gives the United States the tiniest chance of being ready to vaccinate millions of Americans just before Election Day.

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FDA Approves Lilly Pill For Common Advanced Breast Cancer

The daily pill blocks certain enzymes that promote growth of cancer cells. It’s to be used either alone, after hormone therapy and chemotherapy have stopped working

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Dr. Christiano discusses her research

FDA approved drugs promote hair growth

The study raises the possibility that drugs known as JAK inhibitors could be used to restore hair growth in multiple forms of hair loss such as that induced by male pattern baldness, and additional types.

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Feds require food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

WASHINGTON — Popular foods like pie crusts, frostings, and microwave popcorn will be largely rid of artery-clogging trans fats after a decision by the Obama administration to phase them out over the next three years. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday ordered food companies to eliminate artificial trans fats, calling them a threat […]

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Obama directs FDA to help reduce drug shortages

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is directing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take steps to reduce drug shortages, action he says will help stop a “slow-rolling problem” that puts patients at risk and raises the potential for price gouging. Obama signed an executive order in the Oval Office instructing the FDA to take […]

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