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Another Biosimilar to Herceptin

Jun 22, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved another biosimilar to a drug that treats breast, stomach and esophageal cancer. This biosimilar is called Kanjinti (trastuzumab-anns). The FDA approved it because it appeared to have...

Marketing of IBS Device Is a Go

Jun 14, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of a device to help with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) pain. This device is designed to help reduce stomach pain due to IBS. It is intended for adolescents between the...

Safety Risk for Certain Dietary Supplements

Jun 06, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning statement on certain dietary supplements. This warning focuses on dietary supplements that contain vinpocetine. This substance may be referred to on dietary product labels as...

The Food Poisoning 411

May 04, 2019
As the weather warms up, you are probably thinking about spending more time outdoors. And, of course, you will have to pick out the perfect snacks for these outings. As fun as this all sounds, it can quickly become dangerous if you're not...

Natural Energy Drinks: Lifesaver, Scam or Hazard?

May 03, 2019
Today’s world is a busy one. Our lives are even busier. It’s natural to crave an energy boost to help you get more done. But can some energy boosts have negative health effects? Coffee is an ever-popular go-to. Tea is big among those who...

Some Bacteria Can Be a Good Thing

Apr 30, 2019
Did you know there are more bacterial cells in your gut than human cells in your whole body? It’s true. But there’s no need to panic. You have probably heard of terms like “good germs,” "good bacteria" or “friendly bacteria.” If you're...

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