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Thyroid Drugs Linked To Fracture Risk in Elderly, Study Says

A new study, published in the British Medical Journal, suggests the drug levothyroxine, used to treat thyroid problems, has been linked to an increased risk of fracture in older patients.

Angel L. Reyes, III

False Claims Made By Hand Sanitizers, FDA Says

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accused four hand sanitizer companies of making false claims that their products prevent MRSA, a potentially lethal infection, as well as E. coli,…

Angel L. Reyes, III

Alfalfa Sprout Salmonella Outbreak Linked To 94 Illnesses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has warned the public to avoid eating alfalfa sprouts and spicy sprouts produced by Tiny Greens Organic Farm due to a possible salmonella…

Angel L. Reyes, III

Consumers Should Avoid Vigor-25, Warns FDA

Vigor-25, marketed as a natural dietary supplement intended to enhance male sexual performance, should not be used, warns the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

These products,…

Angel L. Reyes, III

Darvon, Darvocet Removed From U.S. Market

Federal regulators requested the removal of popular painkillers Darvon and Darvocet from the U.S. market on Friday. Propoxyphene (generic name), puts patients at risk of potentially serious or…

Angel L. Reyes, III

GSK To Pay $750M In Drug Quality Case

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has agreed to pay $750 million to settle allegations that it knowingly manufactured and sold several tainted drugs.
Pharmco Puerto Rico, a unit of GSK, admitted it was…

Angel L. Reyes, III

Hyland’s Teething Tablets Recalled

Parents and caregivers are urged to discard Hyland’s Teething Tablets, an over-the-counter homeopathic remedy, due to a potentially toxic substance.
The substance in question is belladonna,…

Angel L. Reyes, III

Insect Contamination Prompts Similac Formula Recall

Abbott Laboratories announced a voluntary recall of 5 million containers of Similac powdered infant formula, after beetles were found in the products and in a Michigan plant where they are made.

Angel L. Reyes, III

Consumers Should Avoid TimeOut Capsules, Warns FDA

TimeOut Capsules, marketed as a dietary supplement for sexual enhancement on the Internet, can dangerously lower blood pressure, warns the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Consumers may…

Angel L. Reyes, III

New Food Safety Registry A Success So Far, FDA Says

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new electronic food registry has helped to prevent more than 100 potential food safety problems in its first months in operation, according to a new…