A chemical analysis of ancient pots found in China shows they contain cannabis residue, scientists report in a study published in Science Advances today (June 12). The wooden braziers with charred stones are from the Jirzankal Cemetery in the plateaus of northwestern China and date back about 2,500 years. They are thought to have been used
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September 1, 2020 Print this page Audience: Consumers September 1, 2020 — The Protein Shoppe, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of “Red-E” (Male Enhancement tablet) to the consumer level. This recall has been initiated after an FDA laboratory analysis found the product to contain undeclared sildenafil, a Phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor which is the active
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September 3, 2020 Print this page Audience: Consumer, Health Professional, Pharmacy September 3, 2020 — RLC Labs, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a total of 483 lots of Nature-Throid® and WP Thyroid® in all strengths, all counts of product within current expiry to the consumer level. The products are being recalled because testing of samples from
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News FDA Alerts Corgiomed LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera Labeled as EDIBLE ALCOHOL September 3, 2020 Print this page Audience: Consumer, Health Professional September 3, 2020 — CorgioMed, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer-Aloe Vera, within expiry to the consumer
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September 8, 2020 Print this page Audience: Health Professional, Pharmacy September 8, 2020 — FDA is alerting health care professionals, oncology clinical investigators, and patients that a clinical trial studying the use of atezolizumab (Tecentriq) and paclitaxel in patients with previously untreated inoperable locally advanced or metastatic triple negative breast cancer (mTNBC) showed the drug
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Brussels-based drugmaker UCB has agreed to acquire Massachusetts-based Ra Pharma for $2.1 billion, according to a joint statement published last week (October 10). The deal, which has been approved by the boards of both companies and is slated to close by the end of the first quarter of 2020, will allow UCB to strengthen its
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On Friday (November 15), two chemistry professors at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, were arrested after being accused of making methamphetamine in a university laboratory, according to The Washington Post.  Associate professors Terry David Bateman and Bradley Allen Rowland have been on administrative leave since October 11 following an investigation into reports of a
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Tufts University is stripping the Sackler name from its school of graduate biomedical sciences, medical education building, and medical school programs “immediately,” according to an announcement on the university’s website last Thursday (December 5). The removal of the name from Tufts programs and buildings in downtown Boston is the latest in a series of pushbacks
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The popular party drug 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), otherwise known as ecstasy, promotes feelings of friendliness, warmth, and euphoria in the user. These effects have spurred investigations into the drug’s potential to enhance psychotherapy sessions for patients with autism or post-traumatic stress disorder. However, concerns of misuse have held up clinical applications. Today (December 11) in Science
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courtesy of UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health  E pidemiologist Steve Meshnick, whose work on malaria and other tropical diseases left a lasting effect on public health research in multiple African and Asian countries, died from cancer last week (August 5). He was 68. A leading researcher on the mechanisms of action of antimalarial
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Unapproved and Misbranded Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Related Links: Authors: Reshetnikov V, Mitrokhin O, Shepetovskaya N, Belova E, Jakovljevic M Abstract Background Coronavirus infection (COVID-19) spreading took place in the Russian Federation in recent months. Russia has a reliable and effective governmental public health infrastructure that worked at an advanced level to
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Medek, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of M Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Antiseptic 80% 128 oz/3,785 mL to the consumer level. FDA analysis found the M Hand Sanitizer to contain methanol and be sub-potent for ethanol. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred v Related Links: AbstractPurpose of ReviewThe purpose of this
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