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Lively smuggles food items


August 31st, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively says she likes to collect local ingredients when she is travelling and often takes them home."I love to go to cooking school ... Read more...

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Goa ice cream parlour sealed after owner’s obnoxious act


June 20th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) An ice cream parlour in Ponda, 30 km from here, was Wednesday ordered by the authorities to shut down after the owner was videotaped peeing into ... Read more...

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FDA rejects combo cholesterol drug


March 7th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Merck & Co Inc has announced that the Food and Drugs Administration has failed to approve its combination cholesterol pill. The company announced that the FDA ... Read more...

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Kardashian sisters sued for $5 million


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian and her sisters - Khloe and Kourtney - have been sued for $5 million for allegedly making false statements about a weight-loss ... Read more...

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Virgin Trent Arsenault fathers 15 kids


February 9th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 35-year-old man has not slept with a woman in his life but is father to 15 children. Trent Arsenault donates sperms to desperate women.The ... Read more...

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New device can scan brain diseases


January 13th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 13 (IANS) A device that can scan and provide a three-dimensional image of the brain to help treat diseases like Alzheimer's was developed by an Israeli firm.The non-invasive ... Read more...

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Torn corneas and vision issues follow contact lenses recalls


October 11th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Federal health officials in the United States are threatening to issue a recall of contact eye glasses of a major manufacturer after complaints of blurry vision and ... Read more...

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Dr Oz: Top & Biggest Health Supplement Scams


October 7th, 2011 - 7:43 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As 'The Dr Oz' show started today, the doctor was angry and fighting back. He was tired of companies using him to endorse their inferior products, when he ... Read more...

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Goa to inspect kitchens after mid-day meal fiasco


June 17th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) Goa's education department Thursday asked the state food and drugs administration (FDA) to regularly inspect all kitchens run by self-help groups in the state which provide ... Read more...

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Gutka pouches worth Rs.one million seized in Goa


June 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 4 (IANS) The food and drugs administration (FDA) department of Goa Saturday arrested a couple and seized nearly Rs.1 million worth gutka pouches from them, police said.The couple, ... Read more...

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US Govt ‘to regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco’


April 26th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): The U.S. Food & Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has announced its plans to regulate electronic cigarettes as tobacco products.The announcement came after the U.S. Court ... Read more...

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FDA issues warning on hand sanitizers


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration in the United States has given a stern warning to hand sanitizer companies against making claims to the effect that ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh bans unsafe flour


April 6th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday imposed a ban on sale of a particular brand of buckwheat flour suspected to be contaminated and unsafe. The flour is ... Read more...

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Do women with silicone breast implants require follow-Up MRI scans?


March 29th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): A new review has shown significant flaws in the evidence supporting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommendation of regular follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans for women ... Read more...

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Del Monte announce a cantaloupe recall


March 25th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Health concerns have prompted Del Monte Fresh Produce to voluntarily recall almost 5,000 cartons of cantaloupes. The recall is being supervised by the Food and Drugs ... Read more...

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New medical treatment freezes away extra body fat


February 10th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A Harvard University scientist has developed a new medical treatment that freezes extra fat and tightens the skin.The one-hour treatment called Zeltiq is the brainchild of Rox Anderson ... Read more...

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FDA declines permission for diet drug


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration has refused to give the approval for a diet drug claiming that more data is needed to determine its potential heart ... Read more...

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FDA explores link between breast implants & cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Documents that have been made available to the Food and Drugs Administration in the United States since 1997 indicate that women with silicone gel-filled breast implants ... Read more...

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‘Toxic’ Candy Recalled By FDA Due To Lead Levels


January 16th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indianapolis based candy company, called, Circle City Marketing and Distributing is the latest firm to join the bandwagon of firms issuing recalls. FDA had issued ... Read more...

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US woman busted for running boob, booty silicone clinic inside home


January 15th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 15 (ANI): A woman in New York has been busted for operating a silicone clinic for boob and booty jobs inside her apartment.Whalesca Castillo, 36, from the Bronx, who ... Read more...

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FDA Orders Lowering of the Amount of Pain Reliever in Vicodin


January 14th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The health regulators from the Food and Drug Administration have decided to limit the amount on one key painkilling ingredient in a several prescription pain killers such as ... Read more...

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FDA orders lowering of pain relieving ingredient in Vicodin


January 14th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration in the United States is expected to announce on Thursday that the amount of acetaminophen in some prescription pain killers will ... Read more...

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Study: Prozac is a multi-use drug; helps in stroke recovery too


January 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study claims that the drug, Prozac which is widely used as antidepressants can also potentially aid in the recovery of patients with mild to severe ... Read more...

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Ethanol Made From Banned Energy Drinks


January 7th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a move that will surely be hailed by the environmental groups a banned energy drink is being converted into car fuel in USA. In last ... Read more...

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Cheryl Eckard appears on ‘60 Minutes’ show


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Puerto Rico, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The whistleblower who ensured that the bad manufacturing practices of GlaxoSmithKline’s Cidra plant in Puerto Rico was brought to the fore has appeared on the 60 ... Read more...

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Abbott Laboratories recalls millions of Diabetes testing strips


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Abbott Laboratories has announced that it is recalling more than 359 million copies of its diabetes testing strips.The company announced that the recall was due to safety ... Read more...

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Cold caps help cancer patients keep their hair


December 21st, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the United States have found an ingenuous way to help keep the hair of cancer patients.Though the experiment has been carried on only four ... Read more...

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FDA Warning On ‘Herbal’ Supplement Man Up


December 15th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The detractors of the so called performance enhancing pills have got a boost in the arm as the Food and Drug Administration has issued a ... Read more...

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FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Contrave’s Approval


December 9th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For all those who want to shed those extra kilos, there is surely some good news. On Tuesday, an advisory panel of the Food and Drug ... Read more...

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Painkiller Darvocet Recalled Due To Its Fatal Side Effects


November 20th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the request of FDA, Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. recalled the popular painkillers Darvocet and Darvon on Friday afternoon, as a recent test has determined that this ... Read more...

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FDA okays drug for Lupus


November 18th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Human Genome Sciences is close to having their drug, Benlyst approved by the FDA. The drug cleared a major hurdle in its quest to have ... Read more...

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Drug For Treatment Of Lupus On The Verge Of Being Approved By FDA


November 18th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Benlysta moved one step closer to being approved by the FDA on Tuesday when the FDA panel voted in its favor. If approved finally, it will ... Read more...

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Four Loko Drink Gets Banned In Ohio


November 18th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FDA glare on alcoholic drinks with strong caffeine content has resulted in Four Loko getting banned in four states of USA. The latest update is ... Read more...

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Latest Egg Recall Issued By Cal-Maine Foods


November 10th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The year 2010 is truly turning out to be the year of recall. The latest one is another egg recall that has been issued by distributor ... Read more...

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Eggs recalled in US over salmonella scare


November 10th, 2010 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of eggs have been recalled in eight US states for fear of salmonella contamination, officials said.Cal-Maine Foods, the nation's leading egg distributor, ordered a ... Read more...

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