FDA took action Thursday that proves the agency is still keeping close tabs on the breast implant market, which has long been plagued with safety and regulatory problems. FDA sent warning letters this week to Allergan and Ideal Implant failure to comply with various regulatory requirements. In Allergan’s case, the Irvine, CA-based company has allegedly failed
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Latest Coronavirus News WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Groups that spread vaccine misinformation on social media have more impact than government health agencies and other expert organizations on undecided people, a new study finds. The spread of false information could have significant public health consequences if an effective COVID-19 vaccine is developed, the
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Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have developed a coating that can be used to create textiles that repel viruses, along with bodily fluids such as saliva and blood. Interestingly, the coated textiles are reusable, and can be washed and scrubbed repeatedly without losing their virus-repelling properties. These characteristics may make them highly suited for
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Sid Roberts, MD Lufkin Radiation Oncologist Member, Texas Medical Association Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this article appeared in The Lufkin Daily News and Dr. Roberts’ blog. We have been self-distancing through the COVID-19 pandemic for a few months now. What a wild ride it has been! Despite the number infected — well over
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Join Earle Havens, PhD, the Nancy H. Hall Curator of Rare Books & Manuscripts at the Sheridan Libraries, on an exploration of “fake news” throughout history. This mini-course will draw upon the riches of JHU’s own Bibliotheca Fictiva—the world’s premier rare book and manuscript collection dedicated to literary forgery across the millennia. Visit https://www.jhu.edu/hopkinsathome to learn more.
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As new data and insights about the relationship between physical, mental, and behavioral health emerge, it’s become clear: treating the whole person’s health is better for the individual and can have indirect benefits to your business. Given that May is Mental Health Awareness Month, there is no more important time to highlight the importance of
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The FDA approved the first saliva -based at-home Covid-19 tests, developed by researchers at Rutgers University using Spectrum Solutions’ saliva collection device. After the Food and Drug Administration tamped down on initial efforts to sell at-home Covid-19 test kits, startups are once again trying their hand using saliva-based tests recently authorized by the agency. Last
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Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic, many medical device manufacturers and suppliers are moving at unprecedented speeds to develop and enact updated risk management policies and procedures. Much of what they are developing are plans to help manage manufacturing and supply-chain challenges in times of crisis. As evidenced throughout this pandemic, these policies and procedures are
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Latest Alzheimer’s News By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you’re worried about developing Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests that eating more fruits or drinking more tea or red wine might help protect your brain. People who had the lowest amounts of fruits — like apples and berries — and
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Eufoton® is a leading Italian manufacturer specialised in developing and producing portable medical lasers. The company was founded in 1999 by a highly-skilled medical and engineering team. Today, Eufoton®’s diode lasers are successfully used in many medical specialties. One of the most sought-after treatment patented by Eufoton® is ENDOLIFT®, a minimally invasive outpatient laser procedure
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May 15 2020 Porvair Sciences report how its Chromatrap® ChIP kits provide an outstanding solution for antibodies suppliers looking to validate the performance of the antibodies they produce for chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) assay kits. With its revolutionary bead-free system, Chromatrap® offers a faster, easier and more sensitive method to validate antibodies in a high throughput
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Join Earle Havens, PhD, the Nancy H. Hall Curator of Rare Books & Manuscripts at the Sheridan Libraries, on an exploration of “fake news” throughout history. This mini-course will draw upon the riches of JHU’s own Bibliotheca Fictiva—the world’s premier rare book and manuscript collection dedicated to literary forgery across the millennia. Visit https://www.jhu.edu/hopkinsathome to learn more.
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