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Mortality rates lower in older men with moderate testosterone levels, study finds
Older men with testosterone levels in the middle range tend to live longer than men with levels of the hormone that are either too low or too high, a new Australian study has found. The study, published in The Endocrine
Adverse health reports for testosterone drugs could fuel advertising
Earlier this month, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a report that cast doubts about the safety of testosterone-replacement drugs for men who take them to boost their levels of the hormone. But with so many pharmaceutical
More than $2 million in illegal dietary supplements seized from Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals by the FDA
Due to the presence of the unapproved food additives known as 3-Dimethylamylamine HCl (DMAA) or its chemical equivalent, U.S. marshals have seized more than $2 million worth of dietary supplements manufactured and held by Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at the request
FDA new rule would make generic drug companies accountable for safety of their drugs
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking a new rule to close a loophole that prevents manufacturers of generic drugs from adequately warning patients of potentially harmful side effects, and the public is encouraged to weigh in on the
E. coli exposure causes recall of approximately 181,620 pounds of sandwich wraps and salads
Glass Onion Catering, a California-based catering company, is recalling more than 90 tons of ready-to-eat sandwiches and salads after reports of 26 individuals becoming sickened by a bacterial strain of E. coli linked to its pre-packaged products.
Johnson & Johnson agrees to a settlement of $2.2 billion to end U.S. investigations
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, and its subsidiaries, has agreed to pay $2.2 billion in an effort to end civil and criminal investigations into kickbacks the company allegedly paid to pharmacists and physicians to promote three prescription drugs for off-label uses
Listeria monocytogenes causes Reser’s Fine Foods to recall 109,000 cases of ready-to-eat food products
After the discovery of Liseteria monocytogenes in the food products, Reser’s Fine Foods, a food processing corporation based out of Oregon, is now recalling more than 109,000 cases of refrigerated ready-to-eat containers.
Government shutdown made food safety rule deadlines impossible to meet, FDA says
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday to stall an order for a proposed food-safety rule, saying the government shutdown made it impossible for the agency to meet its Nov. 30
B. Braun Medical recalls injectable antibiotics after discovering visible, life-threatening particles
An injectable antibiotic created by B. Braun Medical Inc., a German medical and pharmaceutical company, has been recalled due to the discovery of visible, floating particles found within vials of the drug.
Government shutdown becoming a health and safety risk for all Americans
The investigation of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 270 people in 18 states has been severely hampered by the federal government shutdown, the latest example of how the safety and health of Americans are being threatened by