Tag : FDA
title : Major Drug Supplier Responsible For 40 Percent of Medicine Sold to U.S. Faces FDA Ban, If Sun Pharma's India Violations Aren't Fixed
summary : India’s largest drugmaker and huge supplier to the U.S. market, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, received a warning letter from U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials for violating manufacturing standards at its Halol plant in western India. Sun Pharma is estimated to supply 40 percent of the medicines sold in the United States. FDA inspectors first identified issues at the plant during September 2014.
date : Dec 20, 2015 05:43 PM EST
title : Alzheimer’s Research May Receive Record-Setting Funding Increase To $350 Million in Proposed 2016 Government Budget
summary : Alzheimer’s research may receive a record-setting increase in funding of $350 million within the $1.1 trillion spending deal Congress reached Tuesday night for fiscal 2016. If the overall budget is approved by the White House, it will increase government spending on the disease by more than 50 percent, reports The Washington Post.
date : Dec 20, 2015 02:38 PM EST
Skin Cancer Treatment title : Skin Cancer Successfully Treated By Drug Based Off Cold Sore Herpes Virus
summary : Amgen, a pharmaceutical company, has claimed on Tuesday that it has developed a drug based off the herpes virus that successfully treats an aggressive form of skin cancer. This discovery could signal the development of next-generation cancer treatments.
date : May 28, 2015 11:46 AM EDT
Gay Blood Drive title : FDA to End Lifetime Ban on Blood Donations by Gays, Bi-Sexual
summary : The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will consider changing a long-held policy that placed a lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
date : Dec 23, 2014 03:04 PM EST