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U.S. representative, advocates say food safety programs dangerously disrupted

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE, ADVOCATES SAY FOOD SAFETY PROGRAMS DANGEROUSLY DISRUPTED

The head of the Food and Drug Administration has taken some good steps toward restoring food safety inspections as the partial government...

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

LAWMAKERS IN ONE STATE PROPOSE GIVING $10 MILLION TO FUND US-MEXICO BORDER WALL

Some lawmakers in drug-ravaged West Virginia want to pitch in millions of dollars for a wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico...

 
 
 
FDA Panel Backs Amgen Bone Drug, Says Benefits Outweigh Heart Risks

FDA PANEL BACKS AMGEN BONE DRUG, SAYS BENEFITS OUTWEIGH HEART RISKS

An experimental Amgen osteoporosis drug that had sparked concern about cardiovascular side effects has won the backing of an FDA advisory...

OxyContin maker promised 'a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition'

OXYCONTIN MAKER PROMISED 'A BLIZZARD OF PRESCRIPTIONS THAT WILL BURY THE COMPETITION'

OxyContin and Purdue Pharma are at the center of lawsuits across the country accusing the drug industry of being responsible for an...

 
 
 
Q&A: Scientists Discovered Somatic Recombination in the Brain. Now What?

Q&A: SCIENTISTS DISCOVERED SOMATIC RECOMBINATION IN THE BRAIN. NOW WHAT?

Jerold Chun The recent Nature paper describing the first evidence of somatic gene recombination in the human brain has been getting...

 
 
 
El Chapo paid $100M bribe to ex-Mexican president: secretary

EL CHAPO PAID $100M BRIBE TO EX-MEXICAN PRESIDENT: SECRETARY

Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman paid a $100 million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in 2012, his former secretary...

FDA resumes some high-risk food inspections by calling in 150 unpaid workers

FDA RESUMES SOME HIGH-RISK FOOD INSPECTIONS BY CALLING IN 150 UNPAID WORKERS

The US Food and Drug Administration is calling about 150 unpaid employees back to wok in order to inspect domestic high risk food facilities...

 
 
 

IMMUNOCORE NAMES EX-ASTRAZENECA, BRISTOL-MYERS EXECUTIVE AS R&D CHIEF

Immunocore has named David Berman as its head of research and development. Berman spent the past decade overseeing the rise of immuno-oncology...

INCEPTION SCIENCES, INC.: BIOCHEMIST

Inception Sciences, Inc.: Biochemist or enzymologist responsible for target validation plans, biochemical & cellular assays & guiding...

 
 
 

SWISS TEAM STOPS BREAST CANCER METASTASIS BY FOOLING CELLS INTO BECOMING FAT

In mouse models of metastatic breast cancer, a combination of GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia and Novartis' cancer treatment...

China sentences Canadian man to death for drug smuggling

CHINA SENTENCES CANADIAN MAN TO DEATH FOR DRUG SMUGGLING

BEIJING - A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian man to death in a drug smuggling case. A court in Dalian in northeastern Liaoning...

 
 
 

GENSCRIPT LAUNCHES NOVEL TECHNOLOGY LICENSED FROM AMGEN FOR ACCELERATING PROTEIN AND ANTIBODY PURIFICATION

AmMag SA magnetic purification system first to offer high throughput of large samples, accelerating early stage drug development SAN...

Webinar Recap: SMRT Sequencing offers Many Advantages for Microbial Research

WEBINAR RECAP: SMRT SEQUENCING OFFERS MANY ADVANTAGES FOR MICROBIAL RESEARCH

According to many, PacBio is the new “gold standard” in microbial sequencing. Chief Scientific Officer Jonas Korlach notes that its...

 
 
 

QUALITY ASSURANCE COORDINATOR

Primary responsibility is to maintain the “Global Quality System” of LSG Skychefs and LHI to ensure the Customer Service Center is...

Study finds that nearly 1/3 of older patients prescribed opiate pain medications for non-surgical conditions suffer harmful outcomes

STUDY FINDS THAT NEARLY 1/3 OF OLDER PATIENTS PRESCRIBED OPIATE PAIN MEDICATIONS FOR NON-SURGICAL CONDITIONS SUFFER HARMFUL OUTCOMES

Opioids are some of the most commonly prescribed pain medications in the world. Unfortunately, this class of drugs is prone to misuse...

 
 
 
Video shows attack on journalist while reporting on a mass overdose in northern California that left 1 dead and 12 severely injured

VIDEO SHOWS ATTACK ON JOURNALIST WHILE REPORTING ON A MASS OVERDOSE IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA THAT LEFT 1 DEAD AND 12 SEVERELY INJURED

NBC One man is dead and 12 are hospitalized after a "mass casualty" overdose of what is believed to be the narcotic fentanyl at a home...

Don't Panic: The Government Shutdown Isn't Making Food Unsafe

DON'T PANIC: THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ISN'T MAKING FOOD UNSAFE

The Food and Drug Administration is inspecting less food these days, thanks to the shutdown. And while that has raised questions about...

 
 
 
Dog Screening Cruise Ship Passengers For Drugs Survives Overdose

DOG SCREENING CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS FOR DRUGS SURVIVES OVERDOSE

Jake, a Florida K-9, had to be given Narcan after having a severe reaction to drugs he found on a passenger.