Enlarge / Laboratory technicians in France prepare stool to treat patients with serious colon infections by fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), also known as gut flora transplant (GFT) in 2019. reader comments 117 with 0 posters participating Share this story For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration has granted approval for a feces-based ..
Enlarge / Avery, 6, and Aidan, 11, got their second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center on Friday, June 25, 2021, as part of the KidCOVE study evaluating the safety and efficacy of the Moderna vaccine in young children. reader comments 104 with 47 posters participating Share this story The ..
reader comments 148 with 89 posters participating Share this story The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday proposed a long-awaited revision to the definition of the term “healthy” on food packaging—finally scrapping the mind-boggling criteria from the 1990s that made healthful foods such as nuts, salmon, avocados, olive oil, and even water ineligible for ..
Enlarge / A nurse uses a pulse oximeter on a patient in Plainfield, New Jersey, on October 26, 2016. reader comments 78 with 50 posters participating Share this story For years, studies have found racial bias in common oxygen measuring devices called pulse oximeters, as well as alarming dangers from inaccurate blood oxygen measurements in ..
Enlarge / A pharmacist prepares to administer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots during an event hosted by the Chicago Department of Public Health at the Southwest Senior Center on September 9 in Chicago. The recently authorized booster vaccine protects against the original SARS-CoV-2 virus and the more recent omicron variants, BA.4 and BA.5. reader comments 58 ..
Enlarge / An Army veteran waits the recommended 15 minutes to see if he will have any adverse reactions after receiving his second COVID-19 booster shot at Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on April 1, 2022, in Hines, Illinois. reader comments 110 with 49 posters participating Share this story As expected, the Food and Drug ..
Enlarge / Tom McClintock speaks to reporters with his wife, Lori, after participating in a debate at California State University, Sacramento, September 24, 2003, in Sacramento, California. reader comments 295 with 137 posters participating Share this story A garden-variety herbal remedy led to the abrupt and untimely death of Lori McClintock, the 61-year-old wife of ..
reader comments 44 with 30 posters participating Share this story Federal officials have reportedly scrapped plans to expand access to second COVID-19 booster doses this summer, opting instead to pressure vaccine-makers Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech to produce their next-generation BA.5-targeting boosters even faster than before, possibly in September. Currently, people ages 50 and over, as well ..
reader comments 159 with 107 posters participating Share this story The top tobacco scientist at the Food and Drug Administration has left his job to go work for tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI), best known as the maker of Marlboro cigarettes. It is the second high-profile FDA hire by PMI in recent months, and ..
Enlarge / Robert Califf, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, speaks during the COVID Federal Response Hearing on Capitol Hill on June 16, 2022 in Washington, DC. reader comments 56 with 45 posters participating Share this story The Food and Drug Administration has commissioned an external review of its food and tobacco programs in ..