Tag Archives: Food and Drug Administration

Gainesville area reacts to morning-after pill legislation

By and on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:58 pm

The Food and Drug Administration will make the most widely known morning-after pill available on drugstore shelves to women ages 15 and older.

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In wake of gay marriage debate, UF student questions FDA blood donation policy

By on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Since the 1980s, the Food and Drug Administration has banned blood donations from gay men because of the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission. University of Florida student James J. Sadler hopes that ban will be lifted, so he and other gay men can donate blood.

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One-third of fish sold are not what they seem

By and on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: February 24, 2013 at 8:16 am

Fraudulent fish have been flooding the markets as a new study reveals fishy behavior by retail outlets.

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FDA to assist in Alzheimer’s treatment, others still hope for cure

By on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 8:38 pm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposal Thursday to assist companies in developing new treatments for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

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18 confirmed cases of fungal meningitis in Fla.

By on October 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: October 24, 2012 at 10:28 am

The Florida Department of Health in collaboration with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation sent letters today to eight manufacturers of anti-fungal medications, urging the manufacturers to ensure an adequate supply of medication remains available to treat patients with fungal meningitis in Florida.

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