Doctors Group Sues FDA over ( Daxas, Daliresp) , Roflumilast for COPD

Highlights: -Physicians for Integrity in Medical Research says in its federal complaint against Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg – best-case scenario showed that roflumilast reduced the number of exacerbations by one episode a year for every five patients treated – the regulator ignored the “statistically significant increase in incidents of prostate and lung…

FDA redactions policy violates Freedom of Information Act / Conceals Drug and Medical device dangers form the public

Open gov’t groups: FDA redactions rules skirt law Transparency groups: Long-standing FDA redactions policy violates Freedom of Information Act By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | Associated Press – 22 hrs ago   WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal policy that allows the Food and Drug Administration to withhold key details about drugs, medical implants and other products…

Pig Virus DNA Found in Rotavirus Vaccine : Millions of children worldwide, including 1 million in the U.S. exposed

2010 report posted for filing FDA: No Problems Seen in 1 Million U.S. Kids Who Got Rotarix Vaccine WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials urged pediatricians Monday to temporarily stop using one of two vaccines against a leading cause of diarrhea in babies, after discovering that doses of GlaxoSmithKline’s Rotarix were contaminated with bits of an…

Rising levels of ARSENIC in rice ‘could be toxic and pose cancer risk’ – and there are NO federal standards over how much is allowed in food

Inorganic arsenic  – found in some pesticides and insecticides – can be toxic Arsenic is higher  in rice than most other foods because it is grown in water on the  ground FDA  officials are studying 1,200 samples to test for possible  dangers By Associated Press PUBLISHED:11:46 EST, 19  September 2012| UPDATED:11:46 EST, 19 September 2012…