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Fda Regulation

Reasonable Certainty of No Harm?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The FDA could easily ban unnecessary ingredients like partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, mycoprotein, Red 3, and BHA. And it could set safe conditions of use on substances like sugar and salt. But the FDA has done nothing about, or has even defended, each of those unsavory substances.

Mobile App for Lifesaving Technology? Or Regulated Industry?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Is an app a device? Is it a life-saving tool or is it the new shiny toy on your smartphone about which you know nothing about the reliability or specificity of how it works?

Evolutionary Lessons From Superbugs

James A. Shapiro | Posted 03.09.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

The genetics and genomics of bacterial antibiotic resistance and virulence teach us some fundamentally important lessons about evolution. They also pose some significant challenges to scientific explanation.

FDA Plans To Regulate Medical Apps

AP | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration is taking the first steps toward regulating the rapidly expanding field of medical applications, or app...