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UCLA-Developed Melanoma Drug Approved by FDA

A combination drug therapy developed by researcher at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat metastatic melanoma to help people with an advanced form of the disease, and it does not cause a secondary skin cancer, a side effect seen in some patients who took only one of the ...

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Mother Dairy Denies Reports of Detergent in Milk Products, May Move Court Soon

Refuting all reports of contamination, Mother Dairy on Thursday claimed that their milk is “safe” and refuted claims that detergent was found in their milk packets, especially those packaged by its Ghaziabad factory. S. Nagarajan who is the Managing Director of Mother Diary told ANI that the company has been “hearing news” about certain samples that failed the test, owing ...

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Protein-rich breakfast can control sugar level in diabetics: Experts

One good breakfast in the morning filled with protein containing 25 to 30 grams daily can help reduce sugar sparks in Type-2 diabetes patients, revealed a new study. Type-2 diabetes affects individuals who cannot control or regulate glucose, or blood-sugar levels, particularly after taking their meals. “The first meal of the day is critical in maintaining glycemic control at later ...

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Snapdeal Offices Raided in Mumbai for Selling Prescription Drugs Online

Snapdeal, which has raised huge funding for its expansion recently, saw itself in the mud following raids by officials from the Maharashtra Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) for selling prescription drugs online, without following the required procedural norms. FDA sleuths raided Snapdeal’s offices in Goregaon, north-west Mumbai, after a clear tip-off that prescription drugs like Ascoril cough syrup, Vigora tablets, ...

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US Agency Approves Binge Eating Disorder Drug

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug to treat moderate to severe binge eating disorder (BED) in adults named Vyvanse, a first of its kind prescription drug, the US-based Obesity Society (TOS) said. “TOS has long supported new tools to assist with treating obesity. Given that if untreated, BED has shown in some people to lead to ...

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