Posts Tagged: FDA

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Oh Sweet Irony: Homeopathic Remedies Recalled Because They Contained Medicine

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In the most deliciously ironic news of the day, the FDA has recalled several homeopathic remedies for containing real medicine.

BODYBUILDERS

The Popular Bodybuilding Supplement ‘Craze’ Is Actually A ‘Close Cousin Of Meth’

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According to a new study, the bodybuilding supplement Craze has an ingredient that closely resembles methamphetamine.

FDA

The Internet Is Better At Discovering Drug Side Effects Than People Paid To Do It

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Google, it turns out, might actually be right about your drugs. Remember kids, only use Google-approved drugs.

FDA

Shoulder Massagers Decided To Start The Robopocalypse Early

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The FDA has issued an alert about the ShoulderFlex Massager manufactured by King International after one death and one near-strangulation were alleged to have been caused by the device.

DARPA

The FDA Is Speeding Up The Process Of Turning Us Into Cyborgs

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The FDA notoriously takes forever to approve new drugs and medical procedures, all in the name of so-called "safety" and "preventing flipper-babies.

Canada

Are You Still Trying To Quit Smoking?

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It’s tough to be a smoker these days, what with everyone trying to stop us from vacationing in Flavor Country.

ENERGY DRINKS

Can Anyone Stand In Four Loko’s Way?

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It doesn’t take a Nobel-winning chemist to know that the combination of caffeine and alcohol isn’t safe.

Genetic Engineering

Does Anyone Know You Like The FDA?

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As a famously macho man, I don’t like anything that someone could even momentarily mistake as sissyesque.

FDA

Scientists Finally Develop A Gooey, Toothpastey Bandage

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It's right out of a Sci-Fi movie - a spreadable gene-therapy gel that can be put on wounds to help them heal faster.

BLINDNESS

Telescope Eye Implant Gets FDA Approval

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The FDA has just approved the "Implantable Miniature Telescope" from California-based company VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies.


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