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Study shows buprenorphine more effective than morphine for treatment of opioid withdrawal in newborns

A newly published study showed that buprenorphine is more effective than morphine in treating withdrawal symptoms in newborns prenatally exposed to opioids, known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Unlike morphine, buprenorphine did not affect breathing rates, although medications were...
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NIDA editorial supports use of buprenorphine implant for opioid use disorder

Courtesy of Braeburn Pharmaceuticals An editorial published today in The Journal of the American Medical Association by NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow and NIDA Deputy Director Dr. Wilson Compton discusses the importance of the new long-acting buprenorphine implant technology as an added tool in...
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Celebrating the 3rd Anniversary of the FDA Safety and Innovation Act

By: Stephen M. Ostroff, M.D. Anniversaries are celebrated for many different reasons. Sometimes it is to recognize the enduring strength of an institution. Other times it offers an opportunity to gauge success or progress. One commemoration that falls into the … Continue reading →
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From Bench to Bedside: How Precision Medicine is Changing the Future

In a talk for the Aspen Ideas Festival, Dr. Collins highlights how PMI pushes for methods opposite of the one-size-fits-all standard of disease treatment currently in use.
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Continuing the Conversation About FSMA

Implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) involves people at all segments of the food supply chain, from farm to table. On April 23-24, 2015, FDA held a public meeting in Washington D.C. to discuss its plans to … Continue reading →
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Marriage Might Benefit Men's Health More

Title: Marriage Might Benefit Men's Health More
Category: Health News
Created: 6/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
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FDA Continues its Collaboration with Canada in Phase 2 of the U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council

By: Lou Valdez, M.S.M. For more than 30 years, FDA has enjoyed a robust partnership with our Canadian regulatory colleagues. In FDA, we are excited to build upon this relationship in Phase 2 of the U.S.–Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC). … Continue reading →
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Is Balanitis Contagious?

Title: Is Balanitis Contagious?
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay

Title: Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay
Category: Health News
Created: 5/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Dr. Robert W. Eisinger to serve as Acting Associate Director for AIDS Research, NIH

Announcing the selection of Robert Eisinger, Ph.D., as Acting Associate Director for AIDS Research and Acting Director, Office of AIDS Research (OAR).
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Department of Health - Coalition Government launches advertising campaign to combat ice

The Federal Coalition Government has launched a hard-hitting new advertising campaign aimed at educating families and the broader community about the dangers of the drug ice, or crystal methamphetamine. PDF printable version of Coalition Government launches advertising campaign to combat ice (PDF 35 KB). The Federal Coalition Government has launched a hard-hitting new advertising campaign aimed at educating families and the broader community about the dangers of the drug ice, or crystal methamphetamine.
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Appointment of Adrienne A. Hallett as the Associate Director for Legislative Policy and Analysis, NIH

Ms. Hallett will join NIH on May 4, 2015.
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Statement on NIH funding of research using gene-editing technologies in human embryos

Francis S. Collins statement on NIH funding of research using gene-editing technologies in human embryos.
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Protecting the Public and Especially Kids from the Dangers of Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes, Cigars and Hookah Tobacco

By: Mitch Zeller, J.D. This month, for the first time, FDA will be able to help protect the public, and especially kids, from the dangers of all tobacco products. For years, it has been illegal under federal law to sell … Continue reading →
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How sport changed my life : News and Media : Australian Sports Commission

There's family photos of me walking around as a toddler, but it was so long ago I can't remember it now. I was alone in the country. I was going 34km/h.
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Looking at the Road Ahead for FSMA

Implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) involves people at all segments of the food supply chain, from farm to table. On April 23-24, 2015, FDA held a public meeting in Washington D.C. to discuss its plans to … Continue reading →
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FDA Engages Internationally to Promote Access to Safe, Effective Animal Medicines

By: Bettye Walters, D.V.M. Regulators around the world are reaching across national borders as they work together to ensure the safety of veterinary medical products. I am a veterinarian on the International Programs Team at the FDA’s Center for Veterinary … Continue reading →
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Coming Together to Talk About FSMA

Implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) involves people at all segments of the food supply chain, from farm to table. On April 23-24, 2015, FDA held a public meeting in Washington D.C. to discuss its plans to … Continue reading →
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NIH Director’s Statement Regarding Dr. Sally Rockey’s Departure

Dr. Sally Rockey will be leaving her post as Deputy Director for Extramural Research to become the Director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.
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Department of Health - Australia continues to lead world on anti-smoking

Australia's world-leading role in reducing smoking rates continues as the latest phase of the National Tobacco Campaign launches on Sunday 31 May - World No Tobacco Day. PDF printable version of Australia continues to lead world on anti-smoking (PDF 26 KB). National Tobacco Campaign materials including the new ads and useful information on how to quit smoking can be viewed on www.quitnow.gov.au.
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Call for submissions on plans for future work

Applications to change the Code. Food safety standards information. Food safety standards information.
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Blue Bell and the Very Real Impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act

By: Michael R. Taylor Could the deadly outbreak of illnesses tied to contaminated ice cream have been prevented? It’s an important question, one that is on the minds of many in the wake of the multi-state outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes … Continue reading →
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Biosimilars: New guidance from FDA to help manufacturers develop more treatment options

By: Leah Christl, Ph.D. FDA has taken important new steps to continue to help manufacturers develop biologic products called biosimilars. Biosimilars are highly similar to, and have no clinically meaningful differences from, an already approved biological product. Biosimilars can provide … Continue reading →
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Learning from the Oneida: Food and Fellowship at the Heart of a Community

By: Michael R. Taylor All over the country, local food systems produce, market, and distribute foods that nourish their communities. In our travels over the past few years, seeking input on proposed rules to implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization … Continue reading →
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Cervical cancer reduced due to screening (AIHW)

AIHW Board AIHW senior staff Annual report Capability statement Collaboration Customer care charter FOI - freedom of information Indexed list of files Organisation chart Presentations Privacy of data Public consultation Public Interest Disclosure Strategic Directions 2011-2014 Tenders . Male health Mental health Mothers & babies National health priority areas Overweight & obesity Palliative care Population health Prisoner health Risk factors Rural health Safety & quality of health care Veterans' health Workforce Youth health & wellbeing Youth justice. Health Health prevention Indigenous Australians Injury.
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