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Non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents -
The purpose of this study is to explore frequency, severity of self-injury methods, motivation and the predictors which may influence Non-Suicidal Self-Injury(NSSI: the deliberate behavior of damaging one's own body without intent to commit suicide). For t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

E-cigarette liquid ingestion: a fast growing accidental issue in children - Ang E, Tuthill D, Thompson J.
Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), commonly known as e-cigarettes, are products that vaporise nicotine-containing liquid.1 The emergence of e-cigarettes as an alternative to smoking tobacco products has raised many issues regarding their safe ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

North Tonawanda man pleads guilty to $45M health care billing scheme
A North Tonawanda man has pled guilty in a $45 million fraud case related to unnecessary compounded medications. Steven Butcher pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez in a Newark, New Jersey federal court to charges of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and violations of the anti-kickback statute. According to the New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s Office, Butcher was formerly a pharma ceutical sales representative who went on to become owner/operator of MedMax LLC, a marketing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

North Tonawanda man pleads guilty to $45M health care billing scheme
A North Tonawanda man has pled guilty in a $45 million fraud case related to unnecessary compounded medications. Steven Butcher pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez in a Newark, New Jersey federal court to charges of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and violations of the anti-kickback statute. According to the New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s Office, Butcher was formerly a pharma ceutical sales representative who went on to become owner/operator of MedMax LLC, a marketing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Oxfam ’s Sexual Abuse Episode Must Inspire a Culture Shift
A UN peacekeeper holds a child as her mother is helped down from a relocation truck in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Credit: UN Photo/Logan AbassiBy Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 16 2018 (IPS)Sexual abuse allegations against Oxfam staff, and failings in the charity’s response to them, delivered a body blow to an organisation renowned for years of humanitarian and development work. At the very least the accusations will leave a stain on the reputation of a charity that works in some of the toughest environments in the world, and has made a positive difference in the lives of the most vulnerable. The Oxfam reports c...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Aid Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Unfortunate side effects? Happy sixteen year old commits suicide after taking Tamiflu
(Natural News) A sixteen year old boy from Franklin Township, Indiana committed suicide after taking Tamiflu for his flu. The teen, named Charlie Harp, was found by his aunt and uncle, who were also his guardians, in the garage. His family believes that it was the medication that drove him to commit suicide. Jackie Ray,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual assault survivor calls for funding as N.S. counselling grants expire
A woman who had to wait three days for a rape kit in rural Nova Scotia is imploring the province to commit to permanently funding counselling programs for sexual assault survivors. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Space Jam's THE BYRD ™ Uses Next Generation Labs Synthetic Nicotine
THE BYRD™ by Space Jam, The World's First Synthetic Nicotine Closed Vape System Uses TFN® Synthetic Nicotine Salts(PRWeb February 15, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/02/prweb15207428.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products: evidence review
This review covers e-cigarette use among young people and adults, public attitudes, the impact on quitting smoking, an update on risks to health and the role of nicotine. It also reviews heated tobacco products. It updates PHE's previous report published in 2015. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adolescence: How to Talk With Teenagers About Vaping
It ’ s often useful for parents to articulate high expectations in one breath and acknowledge the limits of their power in the next. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LISA DAMOUR Tags: Teenagers and Adolescence E-Cigarettes Smoking and Tobacco Addiction (Psychology) Nicotine Parenting Hazardous and Toxic Substances Source Type: news

Recruiting Advisor for the Librarian Impact on Cost of Patient Care Study
Dear Network members, We are recruiting an additional hospital librarian to advise the Librarian Impact on Cost of Patient Care Study. The research team needs assistance in developing the study that considers the many environmental/cultural/political nuances common to library professionals working in the hospital setting. This advisor will need to commit 3-4 hours per month and be able to attend online meetings using WebEx. If you are interested in this appointment, contact John Bramble (john.bramble@utah.edu) (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - February 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: Health Sciences Source Type: news

Even Without Nicotine, E-cigarettes Can Still Damage Lungs Even Without Nicotine, E-cigarettes Can Still Damage Lungs
E-cigarette liquids sweetened with flavorings like vanilla and cinnamon may harm the lungs even when they don ’ t contain nicotine, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Tobacco Firms in France Cheated Nicotine Tests: Anti-smoking Body Tobacco Firms in France Cheated Nicotine Tests: Anti-smoking Body
Four tobacco companies operating in France manipulated tests to conceal the real level of nicotine and tar contained in cigarettes, endangering the lives of smokers, a French anti-smoking organization alleged in a legal complaint.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Ex-Advanced BioHealing exec draws probation in VA fraud case
A former Advanced BioHealing executive who admitted to federal charges that he bribed U.S. Veterans Affairs Dept. doctors to use the company’s DermaGraft biologic wound dressing last week drew probation in the case. Federal had prosecutors accused Todd Clawson, who left the company in 2012, of participating in a scheme to bribe VA physicians to use the DermaGraft diabetic foot ulcer treatment with a series of inducements including paid trips to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Def Leppard concert tickets, a fishing trip in Wyoming and junkets to Las Vegas with an ocean fishing kayak, according to...
Source: Mass Device - February 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Legal News Regenerative Medicine Wound Care Advanced BioHealing Inc. Shire Plc. Source Type: news

Blog: It ’ s ❤ unions week and we have so much to be proud of
This week is  unions week – and as part of that,  UNISON week –when we celebrate everything that is great about trade unions. It’s a time to take stock of everything that has happened over the past year, everything our union and our members have achieved. And we have so much to be proud of. Of course, there was the Supreme Court victory over employment tribunal fees – a massive win not just for UNISON members but for every single working person in the UK. This was the biggest employment law case in recent history and it was our union that won it. But not all of the successes...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: General secretary's blog heart unions week Heart UNISON Source Type: news

We ’ve trashed the oceans; now we are turning space into a junkyard for billionaires | Kevin McKenna
Experts say rocket emissions affect our climate and cause ozone loss, yet too few people seem to careDavid Attenborough ’sBlue Planet series raised our awareness ofrubbish tips traversing our oceans and choking some of our most beloved marine species.This has led to a global debate about how we manufacture and dispose of plastics. The Scottish government announced that it is to host an international conference in 2019 to discuss action on marine litter. It ’s ideal territory for any government seeking to be regarded as edgy and cool on this year’s fashionable cause. No one could disagree with its aims and...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Kevin McKenna Tags: Space Oceans SpaceX Elon Musk Environment Climate change Science Tesla Technology Scotland UK news Source Type: news

Even without nicotine, e-cigarettes can still damage lungs
(Reuters Health) - E-cigarette liquids sweetened with flavorings like vanilla and cinnamon may harm the lungs even when they don ’t contain nicotine, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Tobacco firms in France cheated nicotine tests: anti-smoking body
PARIS (Reuters) - Four tobacco companies operating in France manipulated tests to conceal the real level of nicotine and tar contained in cigarettes, endangering the lives of smokers, a French anti-smoking organization alleged in a legal complaint. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Next Generation Labs CEO Vincent Schuman Announces Exclusive TFN...
Lab Express Named Exclusive Partner for Production of Next Generation’s Synthetic Nicotine(PRWeb February 09, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/02/prweb15188841.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Next Generation Labs CEO Vincent Schuman Announces Exclusive TFN...
Lab Express Named Exclusive Partner for Production of Next Generation’s Synthetic Nicotine(PRWeb February 09, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/02/prweb15188515.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cochrane Sweden seeks Fellow - Lund, Sweden
Job title: Cochrane Sweden FellowSpecifications: Part Time (0.5 FTE)Reports to:director of Cochrane SwedenLocation:Lund, SwedenApplication Closing Date: 28th February 2018Purpose of the job:As member of the Cochrane Sweden team, the Fellow works closely with the director of the centre to support activities. A key function will be to provide support in training and education events.Background:Cochrane Sweden was launched in May 2017 with the support and guidance of the Nordic Cochrane Centre. It is funded by Sk åne University Hospital (mainly thanks to prof.Ingemar Petersson), Region Sk åne and Lund University. ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Polluted air makes us more likely to commit crimes
Researchers from Columbia Business School in New York suggest air pollution drives up crime rates because exposure to contaminants makes us more anxious. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bill Would Allow Doctors To Involuntarily Commit Patients To Treatment Center
BOSTON (CBS) – As the opioid crisis continues to grip the nation, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has introduced a controversial proposal. It would allow doctors to involuntarily commit overdose patients to one of five treatment centers in the state for 72 hours — without a judge’s approval. Current law allows doctors to commit patients against their will only with the consent of a judge. Patrick Cronin, director of business development for Northeast Addictions Treatment Center in Quincy, is a recovering addict himself. He supports the proposal, saying it could be the difference between life and death fo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Gov. Charlie Baker liam martin opioid crisis Paula Ebben Source Type: news

MLA Symposium: Health Information for Public Librarians
The Medical Library Association (MLA) has joined forces with the Public Library Association (PLA) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) to provide a health information symposium for public librarians that runs concurrent with the last day and a half of MLA ’18, including the Tuesday Silver and Gold Networking Dinner.  Health Information for Public Librarians is a symposium which provides a unique opportunity for both public and health sciences librarians to learn and network. U.S.-based public librarians with interest or responsibility in providing health information to their communities&...
Source: Dragonfly - February 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health News from NNLM News from NNLM PNR Public Libraries Training & Education Source Type: news

EPA Chief Questioned by Democrats at Senate Oversight Hearing
On January 30, 2018, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt testified for the first time since his confirmation hearing last year before the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee for the first time since his confirmation hearing last year. He faced tough questions and criticisms from the Democrats on the panel. Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) urged Pruitt to come before the committee and meet with lawmakers more often and criticized some of his actions as the EPA chief, such as delaying environmental rules, removing science advisers, and taking down web pages pertaining to climate scienc...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Do weapons facilitate adolescent delinquency? An examination of weapon carrying and delinquency among adolescents - Emmert AD, Hall GP, Lizotte AJ.
This article examines whether weapon carrying influences the frequency and variety of violent, property, and drug delinquency adolescents commit through fixed-effects analyses of data from the Rochester Youth Development Study (RYDS). We conclude that weap... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FDA reviewing animal studies in wake of monkey deaths
A decision by the US Food and Drug Administration to shut down a nicotine addiction study has stirred debate about what the future holds for medical research on animals. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON ’s women’s conference opens in Liverpool
Speaking at the annual women’s conference in Liverpool today (Friday), UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “In recent months a lid has been lifted on a sordid and seedy world, one we hoped we’d left behind. A world where rich and powerful men see women as objects, play things, and pawns in their quest for control. “From the dressing rooms of Hollywood, to the corridors of Westminster, we’ve heard horrific tales of abuse, exploitation and denigration. A depressing picture where name-calling and online abuse are shrugged off as banter, and swept under the carpet as too tough to tackle. &...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 2, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Siobhan Cooley Tags: Press release 2018 Women's Conference Liverpool Source Type: news

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): Population, Clinical and Applied Prevention Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding to support studies on electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) that examine population-based, clinical and applied prevention of disease, including etiology of use, epidemiology of use, potential risks, benefits and impacts on other tobacco use behavior among different populations. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): Population, Clinical and Applied Prevention Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support studies on electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) that examine population-based, clinical and applied prevention of disease, including etiology of use, epidemiology of use, potential risks, benefits and impacts on other tobacco use behavior among different populations. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Verily, Sanofi and other industry players team up with NIH to advance Parkinson ’ s therapies
The National Institutes of Health is joining forces with the tech and pharmaceutical industries to speed the development of new drugs for Parkinson’s disease and identify biomarkers for the debilitating condition. Companies participating in the public-private partnership include Celgene (NSDQ:CELG), GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK), The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) and Verily. Combined the groups plan to commit $12 million to effort, which the NIH is slated to match. Get the full story at our sister site, Dru...
Source: Mass Device - January 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Diagnostics Neurological Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Celgene GlaxoSmithKline plc National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pfizer Sanofi-Aventis Verily Source Type: news

Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Might Cause Cancers, Mouse Study Suggests
Title: Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Might Cause Cancers, Mouse Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/29/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Vaping may raise cancer and heart disease risk, study suggests
Nicotine in e-cigarettes may convert into DNA-damaging chemicals, mouse trial indicates, but critics say results are irrelevant to humansVaping may raise the risk of certain cancers and heart disease, according to a team of scientists who studied the effects of e-cigarette smoke on healthy mice and human cells.Researchers found evidence thatnicotine inhaled from e-cigarettes could be converted into chemicals that damage DNA in the heart, lungs and bladder, and dampen down the body ’s genetic repair mechanisms.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 30, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Medical research E-cigarettes Science Smoking Society Health Cancer research Heart disease Source Type: news

Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Might Cause Cancers, Mouse Study Suggests
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - January 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Nicotine in E - Cigarettes Might Cause Cancers, Mouse Study Suggests
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Might Cause Cancers, Mouse Study Suggests
MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 -- The nicotine in e-cigarettes seems to damage DNA in ways that may increase cancer risk, a new study in mice suggests. The damage was seen both to DNA and its ability to repair itself, making cells more likely to mutate and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A framework for the judicious use of the polygraph for youth who have committed a sexual crime - Yoder JR, Hansen J, Lobanov-Rostovsky C.
Among professionals working with youth who commit sexual crimes, there is a clear chasm between proponents and opponents of postadjudication polygraph testing. Polygraph use for juveniles is an issue at the forefront of conversation in the state of Colorad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FDA Ends Nicotine Addiction Study On Monkeys After 4 Animal Deaths
26 squirrel monkeys will be headed to a sanctuary. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 27, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

The holocaust is a constant reminder of the dangers of allowing hate, discrimination and division to develop and go unchallenged
Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day, when we remember the millions of victims of an anti-semitic and racist ideology that systematically targeted and murdered over six million Jews. We remember everyone who was killed in Nazi Persecution and in subsequent genocides. Our union is determined that the sheer horror of the holocaust is memorialised, but that this memorial does not reduce those killed to a statistic. Amongst those targeted and killed were Jews, Roma Gypsies and Slavs. They were Black, LGBT and disabled. They were trade unionists and political opponents of Nazism. Yet they were all more than these narrow descripti...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 27, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News holocaust memorial day Source Type: news

Blog: A constant reminder of what happens if you allow hate and division go unchallenged
Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day, when we remember the millions of victims of an anti-semitic and racist ideology that systematically targeted and murdered over six million Jews. We remember everyone who was killed in Nazi Persecution and in subsequent genocides. Our union is determined that the sheer horror of the holocaust is memorialised, but that this memorial does not reduce those killed to a statistic. Amongst those targeted and killed were Jews, Roma Gypsies and Slavs. They were Black, LGBT and disabled. They were trade unionists and political opponents of Nazism. Yet they were all more than these narrow descripti...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 27, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News holocaust memorial day Source Type: news

Citing Deaths of Lab Monkeys, F.D.A. Ends an Addiction Study
The agency said on Friday it was evaluating other animal studies and would retire the remaining monkeys to a sanctuary. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Animal Abuse, Rights and Welfare Nicotine Research Monkeys and Apes Food and Drug Administration Goodall, Jane Gottlieb, Scott (1972- ) Source Type: news

This flu season is on track to be the worst in nearly a decade
With tens of thousands of patients flocking to hospitals and at least 37 children dead, this year’s flu season is shaping up to be the worst in nearly a decade — and it’s not over yet. At a time when experts hoped new cases would start tapering off, federal health officials said Friday that the […]Related:Here’s what you should know about the flu season this yearMonkeys in a nicotine experiment can relax. Their future is looking up.This flu season, with at least 37 child deaths so far, is on track to be among the worst in 15 years (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This flu season is on track to be among the worst in 15 years
This flu season is on track to be one of the worst in 15 years, with nearly 12,000 people needing to be hospitalized, federal health officials reported Friday. The latest weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the season, which  started early and hit many states simultaneously, continues to blanket […]Related:This flu season, with at least 37 child deaths so far, is on track to be among the worst in 15 yearsMonkeys in a nicotine experiment can relax. Their future is looking up.FDA panel rejects Philip Morris’s claims that new smokeless cigarette reduces harm (Source: ...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This flu season, with at least 37 child deaths so far, is on track to be among the worst in 15 years
Federal health officials reported that the level of influenza illness nationwide is the highest since the pandemic of 2009-2010, with nearly 12,000 people needing to be hospitalized. The number of hospitalizations rose by almost 3,000 people in one week. By the end of this flu season, officials said, the pediatric death toll is likely to […]Related:Monkeys in a nicotine experiment can relax. Their future is looking up.FDA panel rejects Philip Morris’s claims that new smokeless cigarette reduces harmHis family thought he had a cold. A couple of days later, he died of the flu. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA ’s strengthened commitments to humane and judicious animal research and the termination of a nicotine study
FDA strengthens commitments to humane and judicious animal research and the termination of a nicotine study (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 26, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA ’ s strengthened commitments to humane and judicious animal research and the termination of a nicotine study
FDA strengthens commitments to humane and judicious animal research and the termination of a nicotine study (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 26, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Monkeys in a nicotine experiment can relax. Their future is looking up.
Squirrel monkeys from an Food and Drug Administration nicotine study are headed to a long-term sanctuary after officials concluded that the experiment, which resulted in four deaths, did not meet the agency's animal-welfare standards and shut it down. Twenty monkeys that were involved in the study, plus six that were not, will be moved to […]Related:FDA to release more clinical trial information for newly approved drugsFirst treatment approved for breast cancer with BRCA genetic mutationFDA warns against giving kids cough and cold medicines with codeine or hydrocodone (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monkey Deaths Prompt FDA Probe, New Controls on Animal Research
FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 -- A U.S. government study using monkeys to investigate nicotine addiction has been halted and an investigation launched after four monkeys died. In the wake of the deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 26, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news