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This 1-Year-Old Pharma Startup Landed a $1B Buyout

The 1-year-old startup was founded to revive a failed ex-large firm clinical research.
These are the scientific terms you need to know to understand life in 2018

These are the scientific terms you need to know to understand life in 2018

It’s a fool’s errand to try to predict what the future holds for the scientific trends that dominate the headlines today. Instead, Quartz’s science team…

E. coli outbreak in US could be linked to romaine lettuce

Tainted romaine lettuce is being blamed for causing an E. coli. outbreak in Canada and it may also be the culprit behind an outbreak in the U.S. A dangerous strain of…
Romaine lettuce is likely behind a spate of illnesses—but the FDA won’t say so yet

Romaine lettuce is likely behind a spate of illnesses—but the FDA won’t say so yet

A consumer safety group wants the US government to recommend Americans to stop eating one of the most basic ingredients in salads—at least temporarily. Food…
Romaine Lettuce Is the Likely Source of a Dangerous E. Coli Outbreak

Romaine Lettuce Is the Likely Source of a Dangerous E. Coli Outbreak

More than 50 people have been hospitalized and two people have died from dangerous E. coli infections over the past seven weeks in the United States and Canada, according to health officials from both
Romaine Lettuce Is the Likely Source of a Dangerous E. Coli Outbreak

Romaine Lettuce Is the Likely Source of a Dangerous E. Coli Outbreak

More than 50 people have been hospitalized and two people have died from dangerous E. coli infections over the past seven weeks in the United States and Canada, according to health officials from both
The FDA Is Still Scary Slow at Food Recalls

The FDA Is Still Scary Slow at Food Recalls

In 2011, President Obama signed into law the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, granting the Food and Drug Administration more power to regulate food safety and the ability to issue mandatory recalls
A pharmaceutical company is charging $850,000 to cure a rare form of vision loss

A pharmaceutical company is charging $850,000 to cure a rare form of vision loss

In December, the FDA approved a treatment from the pharmaceutical company Spark Therapeutics to treat a rare form of inherited vision loss….

Gene therapy treatment for hereditary eye disease will cost $850,000

Last month, the FDA approved a gene therapy called Luxturna, which can treat a rare eye disease that causes blindness. Now the treatment has a price tag, CNBC reports. It will cost $425,000 per eye,

FDA Approves Shock Wave Device That Can Heal Wounds

There are a variety of ways to treat wounds, and the FDA has added a new way to that list by approving a treatment involving the use of shock waves. Developed by a company called Sanuwave, they have
FDA approves first shock wave device made to heal wounds

FDA approves first shock wave device made to heal wounds

Using "acoustic shock waves" to promote healing isn't just for Overwatch, as Sanuwave has obtained FDA approval for its Dermapace System (Pulsed Acoustic Cellular Expression = PACE). Its approval is
Shady Stem Cell Clinic Twists FDA Quote to Peddle Unregulated Treatment

Shady Stem Cell Clinic Twists FDA Quote to Peddle Unregulated Treatment

Stem cell clinics selling bogus, unregulated therapies to treat serious problems like cancer are a major problem in the US, and in November the Food and Drug Administration at long-last announced that
Here are the intriguing toxins that spice up our favorite holiday dishes

Here are the intriguing toxins that spice up our favorite holiday dishes

There’s little risk and the FDA is on it—but it’s food for (morbid) thought.

FDA OKs first gene therapy for hereditary disease

The FDA has approved a new gene therapy that proves the technique can also be used to treat a variety of diseases other than cancer. According to the agency's announcement, the therapy called Luxturna
FDA Approves a New Way For Scientists to Use Gene Therapy

FDA Approves a New Way For Scientists to Use Gene Therapy

It’s been a good year for gene therapy, after decades of false starts. On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first gene therapy to treat an inherited genetic disease. Earlier
FDA Approves a New Way For Scientists to Use Gene Therapy

FDA Approves a New Way For Scientists to Use Gene Therapy

It’s been a good year for gene therapy, after decades of false starts. On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first gene therapy to treat an inherited genetic disease. Earlier
The FDA Just Approved Gene Therapy for Inherited Blindness

The FDA Just Approved Gene Therapy for Inherited Blindness

In a major breakthrough, a gene therapy for a rare inherited form of blindness received approval from the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday. The treatment is the first gene therapy for an
The First FDA-Approved Gene Therapy Can Cure a Type of Blindness—But May Cost $1 Million
FDA plans crackdown on dangerous homeopathy; homeopaths say: bring it

FDA plans crackdown on dangerous homeopathy; homeopaths say: bring it

FDA continues to find safety problems. Homeopaths “hopeful” FDA won’t impede access.
The FDA Is Cracking Down on Homeopathic Remedies

The FDA Is Cracking Down on Homeopathic Remedies

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