Deadlines May Affect FDA Decision Process

Analysis of decades of drug approvals by a Harvard Research team, published in the March 27th New England Journal of Medicine, provides the first scientific evidence of what many have come to suspect. Congress-mandated deadlines that control the FDA review of new medications may have “spurred a dangerous rush to judgment.” Looking at drugs that Continue Reading …

Goddesses

In the Name of the Goddess The Goddess has blessed the earth and Her children in many guises. She has answered the prayers of her peoples under many names. The Goddess embodies the female persona. These are but a few from around the world and from time immortal. Amaterasu Omi Kami – The Shinto sun Continue Reading …

FDA Identifies First Steps in Requirements for Safety Plans

FDA News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2008 Media Inquiries: Chris DiFrancesco, 301-827-6242 Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA Identifies First Steps in Requirements for Safety Plans for Certain Drugs and Biologics New FDAAA requirements being implemented The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has identified 25 drugs and biologic products that will be required to submit safety Continue Reading …

FDA To Review Merck's Application To Expand HPV Vaccine Gardasil's Approval To Older Women

FDA has granted priority review status to Merck’s application to expand marketing of its human papillomavirus vaccine Gardasil to women ages 27 to 45, the company said Wednesday, Reuters reports. The designation means that an FDA decision could come within six months, according to Reuters. currently is approved by the FDA for use by girls Continue Reading …

Women turning to natural methods of birth control

Star-Telegram.com BY JULIE ONUFRAK COLUMBIA NEWS SERVICE THURSDAY MARCH 27, 2008 Amanda Zamani of Asheville, N.C., never really liked hormonal birth control and its effects on her body. She had a hard time remembering to take a birth-control pill at the same time every day, and she felt that the hormones exacerbated her emotional ups Continue Reading …

Doctors Use Estrogen to Treat Memory Loss in Older Women

Wall Street Journal March 25, 2008 HEALTH JOURNAL By MELINDA BECK March 18, 2008; Page D1 Gayatri Devi was a neurologist and psychiatrist specializing in memory disorders when a patient’s case changed her career. The 52-year Brazilian woman, once a dynamo, had become forgetful and disoriented. Dr. Devi and her colleagues diagnosed early Alzheimer’s disease Continue Reading …

What Was Old Is New Again

Women Turning to Natural Methods of Birth Control Young women are turning to old ways to manage fertility cycles. Amanda Zamani of Asheville, N.C., never really liked hormonal birth control and its effects on her body. She had a hard time remembering to take a birth-control pill at the same time every day, and she Continue Reading …

One in Four Girls…

Nationally Representative CDC Study Finds 1 in 4 Teenage Girls Has a Sexually Transmitted Disease “3.2 Million Female Adolescents Estimated to Have at Least One of the Most Common STDs” Chicago (March 11, 2008) – A CDC study released today estimates that one in four (26 percent) young women between the ages of 14 and Continue Reading …

Do You Know What Laws Were Passed This Week?

You Should! You can bet cash money that the various special interest groups know to the letter what was passed. Your ‘Representative” hears fron these folks all day, every day. Its time they here from you. Here is were you can go to find out what the Political Class was been up to Legislation Watch Continue Reading …

Vegetables Tied To Lower Breast Cancer Risk

What breastcancer.org says about this article   Much research has shown that what you eat as well as your genetic make-up probably have some influence on your risk of breast cancer. The study reviewed here looked at how diet and genetics might combine to influence breast cancer risk. More than 6,000 Chinese women participated in Continue Reading …