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FDA draft guidance seeks better safety data for pregnant women

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing recommendations on how to better design studies to assess pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to FDA-regulated drugs and biological products. The new guidance includes sections on obtaining information from databases and electronic health records systems. According to the agency, its recommendations replace 2002 guidance issued to industry—which has… Read More »

You should pick your nose — and eat it, too! And other prescriptions for a better immune system

Should you pick your nose? Don’t laugh. Scientifically, it’s an interesting question. Should your children pick their noses? Should your children eat dirt? Maybe: Your body needs to know what immune challenges lurk in the immediate environment. Should you use anti-bacterial soap or hand sanitizers? No. Are we taking too many antibiotics? Yes. “I tell… Read More »

'I feel better in myself' – Grandmother loses four stone in five months for the sake of her three-year-old grandson

Christine Farrell from Dublin says she wants to be healthy for her grandson. ‘I feel better in myself’ – Grandmother loses four stone in five months for the sake of her three-year-old grandson Independent.ie A Dublin grandmother has lost four stone in five months after deciding she needed to get fit to be able to… Read More »