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FDA Approved an IND for Zika Virus

U.S. Food and Drug Administration An IND Approved for Zika Virus The US FDA recently approved an investigational new drug application (IND)* for a test to screen blood donations for Zika virus.  The test is manufactured by Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. (Roche). *: The IND regulations 21 CFR Part 312 (downloadable in PDF here) provides procedures and requirements governing the use of

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Antibiotic Resistance in the US

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE THREATS in the United States 2013 Facts about Antibiotic Resistance Antibiotic resistance has been called one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. Every time a person takes antibiotics, sensitive bacteria are killed, but resistant ones may be left to grow and multiply. Repeated and improper uses of antibiotics are

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Learn How to Manage All the Major Risk Factors for Heart Disease and Stoke

By Dr. David Lim, Ph.D., RAC, ASQ-CQA (LinkedIn) and Updated on December 24, 2014 According the September 2013 CDC Vital Signs report, more than 800,000 Americans die each year from heart disease and stroke. Learn how to manage all the major risk factors. September 2013 Vital Signs Issue: Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease & Stroke Nearly 1 in 3 deaths

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