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MAR 27, 2015 - Reuters

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FDA rejects Adamis injection for treating acute allergies

(Reuters) - The United States Food and Drug Administration rejected Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's injection for treating severe allergic reactions, the company said.

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MAR 26, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Olympus issues urgent steps for cleaning device linked to superbugs

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - Olympus Corp, the largest maker of a medical device at the center of recent U.S. superbug outbreaks, issued new cleaning instructions for its equipment on Thursday, urging health providers to adopt them "as soon as possible." Olympus said in a 13-page letter that a small-bristle brush required for the new procedures to clean ...

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MAR 26, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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FDA to evaluate homeopathy regulatory framework

(The online version of this March 24th story has been refiled to fix a slug issue) (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it would hold a public hearing seeking information and comment on the use of products labeled 'homeopathic', as well as the agency's regulatory framework for such products. The hearing, scheduled for April 20-21, will discuss ...

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MAR 26, 2015 - Huffington Post

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How Patients Are Driving Research & Cures For Their Own Rare Diseases

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The global pharmaceutical industry is pouring billions of dollars into developing treatments for rare diseases, which once drew little interest from major drugmakers but now point the way toward a new era of innovative therapies and big profits. The investments come as researchers harness recent scientific advances, including the mapping of the human genome, sophisticated and ...

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MAR 26, 2015 - Huffington Post

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FDA To Review Safety, Effectiveness Of Unproven Alternative Medicines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials plan to review the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, products that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medicine. The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will hold a two-day meeting next month on regulations for homeopathic medicines, which have long occupied a place on ...

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