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Biomarin-112415.jpg An advisory panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has concluded that Biomarin's (BMRN) experimental therapy Kyndrisa or drisapersen for Duchenne muscular dystrophy did not effectively treat the condition.

FDA-Warning-112015.jpg Staying slim and fit is fine as long as it is achieved by a healthy lifestyle. However seeking hourglass figure through supplements may land you in trouble. The FDA has advised consumers not to purchase or use certain products promoted for weight loss. The products are Perfect Slim Slim Fast Track...

The use of antibiotics in animal feed is making it harder for doctors to treat potentially deadly infections in children, a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says. The report states that the widespread practice of giving antibiotics to healthy livestock to promote growth and prevent disease among animals is making the drugs ineffective when they are needed to treat infections.

spirulinatab-101915.jpg Dietary supplements lead to approximately 23,000 emergency room visits every year, according to a new study. The new study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, was based on a federal database of adverse events reported at 63 hospitals over a 10-year period. At these hospitals, the research team identified 3,667 emergency room visits linked to the supplements.

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