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The FDA learned of two heart transplant patients who got fungal infections after being given a third product from the company during surgery.
A New Mexico food company that produced the peanut butter linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning has expanded an ongoing recall of its products to include raw and roasted peanuts.
There aren’t many of the new 3D digital mammography machines around yet, but Rye Radiology in Rye Brook has one.
Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd said no cases have been uncovered in New Jersey, but in a statement said “This is an ongoing investigation and the full scope of the affected patients and facilities is not yet known.”
Christina Torres said she rushed her son to the emergency room, where she got the frightening diagnosis. “Your son is overdosing on Methadone,” Torres recalled doctors telling her.
The study found higher levels of arsenic in brown rice than white rice because of the way it’s processed. It also found higher levels of arsenic in rice produced in southern states than in rice from California or Asia.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is writing federal regulators, asking them to crack down on the use of the pointers outside of their intended use in office presentations.
The findings being published Tuesday have implications beyond heart health, suggesting another strategy to curb the nation’s obesity epidemic fueled by a high-calorie, super-sized environment.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials plan to investigate whether inhalable caffeine sold in lipstick-sized canisters is safe for consumers and if its manufacturer was right to brand it as a dietary supplement.
A new proposal would set the first maximum standard for arsenic in apple juice as the Food and Drug Administration continues to test for the substance.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat Evergreen Produce brand alfalfa sprouts or spicy sprouts because they may be linked to 20 cases of salmonella poisoning.
Sen. Schumer was at the Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center to promote the “Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act,” which would require drug makers to notify the FDA when a shortage of raw materials or other problem would likely cause a medication shortage.
The FDA has recalled 138 pounds of cilantro, distributed to six locations on Long Island and New York City, from Satur Farms in Cutchogue because of possible salmonella contamination.
Some local mothers have been driven to a frenzy after the formula was pulled from Brooklyn store shelves.
The FDA today approved the first new drug to treat lupus in over 50 years, a milestone that medical experts say could prompt development of other drugs that are even more effective in treating the debilitating immune system disorder.