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Definition(s):

  • (n) a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products

News

  1. FDA safety communication: Cybersecurity for medical devices and hospital networks

    Purpose: The FDA is recommending that medical device manufacturers and healthcare facilities take steps to assure that appropriate safeguards are in place to reduce the risk of failure due to cyberattack, which could be initiated by the introduction of malware into the medical equipment or unauthorized access to configuration settings in medical devices and hospital networks.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Health Management Technology

  2. FDA Accepts TherapeuticsMD Investigational New Drug Filing For TX12-004HR

    FDA Accepts TherapeuticsMD Investigational New Drug Filing For TX12-004HR
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. FDA Panel Meeting for Salix Drug

    The FDA's advisory panel will review Salix' supplemental new drug application for Relistor for opioid-induced constipation in patients with chronic pain.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I think that the FDA has not been able to catch some of these things as quickly as I expect them to catch," Mr. Obama said in an interview on the "Today" show.
    on Feb 2, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  2. "The FDA should be insisting on a zero-tolerance policy for melamine in domestic infant formula until it is able to determine conclusively based on sound independent science that the trace levels would not pose a health risk to infants," DeLauro...
    on Nov 25, 2008 By: Rosa DeLauro Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "Effectively giving FDA stamp of approval on cigarettes will improperly lead people to believe that these products are safe, and they really aren't," Buyer said. "We want to move people from smoking down the continuum of risk to eventually...
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Steve Buyer Source: msnbc.com

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