Some vials exhibit translucent visible particles consistent with glass delamination.
The FDA has issued a draft guidance on the required content and format of applications for the drugs used in positron emission tomography (PET) diagnostic scans.
Two institutional review boards (IRBs) have received warning letters for failure to follow written procedures and maintain member quorums during clinical trials for devices.
Use of recalled product may lead to arterial injury, hemorrhaging, blood clots (thrombosis), or other serious events.
THE RESULTS: Aetna earned $215.6 million, or 53 cents per share, in the fourth quarter. That was up from $165.9 million, or 38 cents per share, in the same period last year. Revenue fell 2 percent to $8.54 billion.THE OUTLOOK: The health insurer forecast a 2011 operating profit between $3.70 and...
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 4, 2011 /- Stiefel, a GSK company, today announced the launch of the most-prescribed BPO Acne Wash formulations for over-the-counter (OTC) use in the United States. The launch will occur in the technical exhibit at the American Academy of Dermatology...
-- Makena (hydroxyprogesterone caproate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help prevent birth before 37 weeks of pregnancy in women who have had at least one prior early delivery.Makena, however, is not intended for women who are at greater-than-average risk for...
According to a 2009 Pew survey, 35 percent of Republicans say they saw no solid evidence of global warming, the lowest number of any political group. Climate scientist and conservative Kerry Emanuel discusses why he thinks political views shouldn't sway scientific thinking.
In 2006 the former ninth planet in the solar system, Pluto, got demoted to a mere Kuiper Belt object. The man who was in large part responsible for that demotion, Caltech planetary scientist Mike Brown, discusses the status of Pluto and why it doesn't qualify as a planet.
Reporting in Nature Cell Biology, researchers say they have turned mouse skin cells directly into beating heart cells — skipping the stem-cell stage that has been required in the past. Leonard Zon, director of the Stem Cell Program at Children's Hospital Boston, explains the findings.
A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that adults who walked for 40 minutes three times a week for a year had brain growth in the hippocampus — an area of the brain associated with spatial memory. Study author Arthur Kramer and psychologist Margaret Gatz...
What happens if you mix fat puffers with sponges? Do clownfish do better alone or in pairs? What's the best way to prune staghorn coral? Joseph Yaiullo, co-founder of Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead, N.Y., and the curator of the aquarium's 20,000-gallon tank, shares tank tips.
Writing in the journal Gut, researchers in Japan say they've trained a dog to detect bowel cancer in humans. Monell Chemical Senses Center Director Gary Beauchamp describes how odor and disease may be related, and why he thinks dogs probably won't be used for diagnosing.
An Atlanta medical device company that is based on Georgia Tech research has become an industry rising star, with a new product moving toward approval -- and more than 65 employees.
Call for Papers: North American Universities Invited to Compete for 2011 Italian Machine Tool Technology AwardsFebruary 4, 2011 8:36 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments
CHICAGO, Ill. DEARBORN, Mich., February 6, 2011 — A â€œCall for Papersâ€ for the 2011 Italian Machine Tool Technology Awards (IMTTA) is announced by the Italian Trade Commission via its Chicago USA Office (ITC – www.italtrade.com/usa), and its partners. More