Editor Emeritus on January 25th, 2013

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Here we go again, messing with people’s immune systems and acting like we know what we are doing. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has approved Flublok, the first trivalent influenza vaccine made using an insect virus (baculovirus) expression system and recombinant DNA technology. Flublok is approved for the prevention of […]

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The MedWatch December 2012 Safety Labeling Changes posting includes 42 products with safety labeling changes to the following sections: BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS and PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT. The “Summary Page” accessible via the link below provides a listing of drug names and safety labeling sections revised: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/ucm332340.htm The following drugs had modifications […]

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Editor Emeritus on January 15th, 2013

Dr Ben Goldacre has identified “a cancer at the core of evidence based medicine.”

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed two new food safety rules that will help prevent foodborne illness. The proposed rules implement the landmark, bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and are available for public comment for the next 120 days. The FDA encourages Americans to review and comment on these important proposed […]

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