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FDA Announces First Ever at Home HIV Test
In the never-ending war against the spread of the HIV virus that can lead to AIDS, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it has approved the first-ever a self-administered HIV testing kit that produces results without the use of a laboratory.
New Test to Detect Alzheimers Approved by FDA
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has approved a new test using a radioactive dye called Amyvid, that will help with the detection of Alzheimer's disease.
According to Fox News, the dye will bind to clumps of a toxic protein called beta amyloid that accumulates in the brains of patient…
Pot-Based Prescription Drug Seek FDA Approval
Only a small number of states currently have laws on the books allowing medical marijuana, but help may be on the horizon for patients in other states who could benefit from the ingredients in cannabis plants — clinical trials are currently underway for the world’s first pharma…
FDA Says Flu Injector Devices Not Approved as Vaccines
Flu vaccines have always been dreaded by those who hate shots, but this year a company called PharmaJet introduced a device that uses “a high-pressure steam of liquid to pierce the skin and deliver the vaccine.” The needle-phobics rejoiced.
But now the FDA is saying, Not s…