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IBM’s supercomputer to be pitted against humans in TV quiz


February 15th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): IBM's supercomputer Watson will compete against two humans in a TV quiz for the prize of a million dollars.Jeopardy tests a player's knowledge of trivia in a range ... Read more...

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FDA Orders Limitations On Vicodin’s Key Ingredient Acetaminophen


January 14th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced that they have asked prescription drug manufacturers to lower the percentage of acetaminophen to 325 milligrams in the prescription ... Read more...

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Botox Injections Approved By FDA To Treat Migraines


October 18th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anti-wrinkle injection Botox has been approved as treatment for chronic migraines by the Food and Drug Administration late last week. A statement that was released by ... Read more...

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FDA approves first oral drug that reduces multiple sclerosis relapses


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by BNO News
SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday announced that it has approved the first oral drug to reduce multiple sclerosis (MS) relapses.Gilenya capsules (fingolimod) ... Read more...

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FDA issues stern warning against ‘Magic Power Coffee’


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FDA has issued a stern warning against the Magic Power Coffee, which is being sold as an aphrodisiac. The company has advertised the product as ... Read more...

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Bacteria Found In Recalled Tylenol


May 8th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, May 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) FDA has declared the Tylenol ingredients to be contaminated with bacteria. Reportedly, these are the test results which were performed upon all the Tylenol and ... Read more...

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Children’s Tylenol & Others Recalled Due To Bacteria


May 5th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report which was released yesterday by the US Food and Drug Administration, the recall on the children's liquid cold medications was due to a ... Read more...

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Bacterial Contamination Found In Recalled Tylenol By FDA


May 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, May 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States Food and Drugs Administration has released a report in which it has been confirmed that bacterial contamination has been found in the ... Read more...

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US drug officials raid Sun Pharma’s facilities


June 26th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Thursday seized 33 drugs manufactured by a subsidiary of Indian pharma major Sun Pharmaceuticals at the company's Michigan facilities in Detroit, ... Read more...

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Daiichi, Ranbaxy to cooperate with US drug regulator as Indian firm faces charge (Lead)


February 26th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Ranbaxy Laboratories' Japanese parent, Daiichi Sankyo, Thursday said it took the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA)'s allegation that its Indian subsidiary had falsified data and test results ... Read more...

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US drug regulator says Ranbaxy forged data, test results


February 26th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Ranbaxy Laboratories, India's largest drug manufacturer, manipulated data and laboratory tests for generic drugs that had been approved for sale in the United States at its Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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US FDA accuses Ranbaxy of falsifying drug data


February 26th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has halted review of drug applications from Indian drug major Ranbaxy's Himachal Pradesh plant, alleging that it falsified data and test ... Read more...

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USFDA bans import of Ranbaxy drugs


September 17th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States has banned the import of 28 drugs made by Ranbaxy Laboratories, India''s giant generic drugs maker, due ... Read more...

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