Ricky Chandler
0 view | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

Mixing Kentucky Spirits with Food Safety to Protect Spent Grains Used to Feed Animals

By: Jenny Murphy, M.S. “Spent grains” is the general term for the remnants of corn, rye, barley and other grains used to make alcoholic beverages. While they are a byproduct of human-food production, spent grains have a long history of … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

The Case for Quality: Working with Stakeholders to Improve the Safety of Medical Devices for Patients

By: Howard Sklamberg, J.D., Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., and Melinda K. Plaisier, M.S.W. Across FDA, we are devoting tremendous effort, in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, toward activities that drive–and increase–product and manufacturing quality. We believe quality can be … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

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 →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

A Global Fight Against Dangerous Counterfeit and Unapproved Medical Products: From Operation Pangea to FDA’s Global Strategic Framework

By: Howard Sklamberg, J.D., George Karavetsos, J.D., and Cynthia Schnedar, J.D. Unfolding earlier this month was a global cooperative effort, which included the Food and Drug Administration, to combat the online sale and distribution of potentially counterfeit and illegal medical … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

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 →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

Department of Health - GPs still funded to deliver important kids checks

Parents can still access a pre-school health check for their child through their local GP. PDF printable version of GPs still funded to deliver important kids checks (PDF 370 KB). Parents can still access a pre-school health check for their child through their local GP.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

The 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge: And the Finalists Are…

By: Palmer Orlandi, Ph.D. I am delighted to announce the finalists in FDA’s first Food Safety Challenge, a ground-breaking effort to better protect our food supply by fostering innovation in technologies that will more quickly detect pathogens in produce. Last … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

FSMA: The Future Is Now – Stakeholder Perspectives

By: Michael R. Taylor On April 23-24, 2015, FDA hosted the “FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Public Meeting: Focus on Implementation Strategy for Prevention-Oriented Food Safety Standards.” The national public meeting in Washington, D.C., continued on the second day with … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

FDA and CMS Form Task Force on LDT Quality Requirements

By: Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D. and Patrick H. Conway, MD, MSc Health care providers and their patients expect that laboratory tests used in clinical management of patients should be consistent and of high quality. Under FDA’s proposed framework for the oversight … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

FDA to Industry: Let’s Increase the Availability of Safe, Effective Animal Drugs

By: Martine Hartogensis, D.V.M. Just as drugs for people benefit from FDA review to ensure their safety, effectiveness and quality, so do drugs for animals. Unfortunately, this fact is ignored by some companies that sell unapproved animal drugs. By bypassing … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

World Health Day 2015: A Global Focus on Food Safety

En Español By: Michael R. Taylor Food safety is a public health issue that affects all nations – from the most advanced to the most poor. World Health Day, observed on April 7 each year to mark the anniversary of … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

Department of Health - $75 million for new medicine subsidies

The Australian Government has announced a further $75 million commitment to list three new drugs on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). PDF printable version of $75 million for new medicine subsidies (PDF 318 KB). The Abbott Government today announced a further $75 million commitment to list three new drugs on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

Lessons Learned in Mexico about Food Safety – And Tomatoes

By: Stephen M. Ostroff, M.D. As my colleagues at FDA can attest, I like to grow tomatoes in the summer. I often bring portions of the harvest to the office each week of the growing season. Though the total volume … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

NRL clubs use AIS Recovery Centre : News and Media : Australian Sports Commission

The AIS Recovery Centre in Canberra has helped many NRL players, including four-time Dally M Medal winner Johnathan Thurston and his North Queensland Cowboys, get through the bumps and bruises of the 2015 NRL season. Contact us | Facebook | Jobs | Sitemap | SPIDAR - Help | Other Languages. Disclaimer | ASC Privacy Policy | Copyright ASC 2015 | Freedom of Information.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

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 →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

Small Talk Can Boost Business Deals for Men, Study Says

Title: Small Talk Can Boost Business Deals for Men, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

Department of Health - New agreement for the Mersey Hospital

North-Western Tasmanians will continue to receive high-quality care at the local Mersey Community Hospital following a $148.5 million in-principle agreement between the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments. North-Western Tasmanians will continue to receive high-quality care at the local Mersey Community Hospital following a $148.5 million in-principle agreement between the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments. 'This agreement is an important step for the future of the Mersey Community Hospital.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

FDA Teams With National Forum to Reduce Deaths from Heart Disease: Program is first of its kind

By: Heidi C. Marchand, Pharm.D. In the U.S., only about 1 in every 4 prescriptions is taken as directed by a health care provider – a problem that costs our nation more than 125,000 lives a year. Millions of Americans … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

Pain reliever investigation wins top NIH Addiction Science Award

A project identifying novel compounds that could be used for pain relief was awarded a first place Addiction Science Award at the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)—the world’s largest science competition for high school students. The awards are coordinated by the National...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

Department of Health - Abbott Government plans national approach on Mental Health

The Australian Government is working towards the revival of a national approach to improving mental health outcomes and access to support services long-term. PDF printable version of Abbott Government plans national approach on Mental Health (PDF 321 KB). The National Mental Health Review report can be downloaded at the National Mental Health Commission website.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

FDA Celebrates 30 Years of Advancing Health Equity

By: Jonca Bull, M.D. April is Minority Health Month! I am proud to say that FDA’s Office of Minority Health (OMH), in collaboration with  the Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Minority Health, is celebrating this year’s theme: … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

Providing Timely Patient Access to High-Quality, Safe and Effective Medical Devices

Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D. We know that patients with life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating conditions lack treatment and diagnostic options. For these patients, earlier access to promising new devices is critically important. At the same time, delayed access may mean the … Continue reading →
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricky Chandler
Scoop.it!

10 Symptoms of Testicular Cancer

Title: 10 Symptoms of Testicular Cancer
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 2/19/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
more...
No comment yet.