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2 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $5.7 million in California mesh trial

A California jury on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon Inc unit to pay $5.7 million in the first trial over injuries blamed on the TVT Abbrevo, one of numerous transvaginal mesh products that are the subject of thousands of lawsuits. Following more than three days of deliberations in Kern County, California, jurors found Ethicon liable for problems with the ...

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3 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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FDA study finds little evidence of antibiotics in milk

WASHINGTON (AP) - In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms. In response to concerns, the agency in 2012 took samples of raw milk from the farms ...

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5 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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FDA staff backs injection to reduce double chin

(Reuters) - An injection for "double chin" reduction developed by Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc cleared the first hurdle toward approval as U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff concluded the drug's benefits outweighed its risks. Kythera's stock jumped as much as 25 percent as investors bet on what could be the first approved drug in the United States to reduce localized fat ...

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7 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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FDA staff backs Kythera's injection to reduce double chin

(Reuters) - Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc's injection for "double chin" reduction was backed by U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff, who concluded the drug's benefits outweighed its risks. Kythera's stock jumped 22.5 percent to $48.87 and was one of the top percentage gainers on the Nasdaq on Thursday.

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9 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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FDA Updates Safety Alert For Scopes Linked To 'Superbug' Infections

(Adds detail, background) WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators issued an updated safety alert on Wednesday for endoscopes linked to drug-resistant "superbug" bacteria in California hospitals. The Food and Drug Administration said it was not recommending that healthcare providers cancel procedures performed with a duodenoscope for patients who need them. It did recommend that healthcare providers inform patients ...

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