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FDA Approves Israel-Developed Stem Cell 'Factory' for Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stem cells, placenta, FDA, Israel )

David
- 30 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Pluristem is moving into mass-production of its placenta-based muscle repair system. Derived from human placenta, will be produced in a large facility in northern Israel.
A Mother's Plea to the FDA for Quicker Action in Order to Save Her Sons (Video)
Health & Wellness  (tags: DMD, Duchenne, FDA, FDASIA, death, children, petition, government, video )

Lauren
- 31 days ago - aol.com
Max has access to treatment & is improving while older brother deteriorates 'Everybody's happy for Max & that might be hard for Austin. We try not to celebrate here, because how can we celebrate Max's gains when Austin's just losing?' Petition in comments
Please Release a Life-Saving Drug to Children Dying From DMD! [Deadline: 29 March 2014]
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, DMD, death, children, disease, treatment, deadline, FDASIA )

Lauren
- 42 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
DMD is fatal but a new drug could finally offer a treatment! Please sign this petition to get the FDA to follow the FDASIA rules & release this drug to the children dying from DMD. 100,000 signatures are needed before this closes on 29 March, please help!
Tell the FDA: We Need a Mandatory Ban on Sub-Therapeutic Doses of Antibiotics for Livestock ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, antibiotics for livestock, drug labels, drugs, health, family )

Nancy
- 53 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The FDA's Guidance for Industry #213, asks drug makers to voluntarily change the labels on drugs, so that they no longer state that the medicines can be used to make animals grow faster. They're not being asked to actually change the drugs just the labels
States' Rights To Label GMOs ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, health, GMA, FDA, congress, healthcare, disease )

Nancy
- 60 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), a multi-billion lobbying group representing more than 300 junk food, pesticide and drug makers, has drafted a bill asking the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to rule in favor of a federal, voluntary GMO
Subway to Remove Dangerous Azodicarbonamide; Will All These Other Restaurants Follow?
Health & Wellness  (tags: CHEMICAL ADDITIVES, Food Safety, FDA, diet, health, consumers, corporatism )

Sam
- 66 days ago - asheepnomore.net
The FDA's pro-corporatist 'laissez faire' policy is allowing companies to continue putting these potentiallic, potentially dangerous additives - flagged as hazards by scientific researchers - into the food and get away with selling it?
Tell the FDA: GMOs Aren't Natural ACTION LINK
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food, "natural", prevention, science, health, family )

Nancy
- 101 days ago - care2.com
In an effort to stall the lawsuits, defense lawyers have convinced at least one judge that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), not the courts, should decide whether GMOs are "natural".
Petition | FDA: Give Liza Cozad Access to the Cancer Drug That Could Save Her Life! | Change.Org
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, Liza, DIPG, ANP, Phase III drug )

Krish
- 119 days ago - change.org
Liza was diagnosed with a deadly brainstem tumor - called a DIPG. The drug - ANP - has been approved for Phase III clinical trials by the FDA.(Safe drug), it documented 27% success rate.
Tell the FDA to Stop the Sale of Deadly Menthol Cigarettes - SIGN PLEASE !
Health & Wellness  (tags: Tobacco, cigarettes, MENTHOL cigarettes, FDA, people of color, health, risks )

Angelika
- 129 days ago - act.presente.org
Tobacco companies are still allowed to sell menthol cigarettes even though evidence suggests that they help to addict young people to cigarettes and keep them addicted for life. It's especially bad in communities of color: >>
Petition | FDA: Save 12-Year-Old McKenzie Lowe; Grant Her Compassionate Use of Antineoplastons | Change.Org
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Giloma, DIPG, Inoperable brain tumor, Antineoplastatons therapy, life saving, Compassionate use exemption )

Krish
- 135 days ago - change.org
12-year-old girl was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), an inoperable brain tumor. has hope in the form of Antineoplastons therapy if the FDA grants her "compassionate use" exemption
Please Tell the FDA to Stop Postponing Their Decision re: Eteplirsen- Children Will Continue to Die in the Meantime
Health & Wellness  (tags: DMD, Duchenne, death, children, FDA, cure, research, government, petition )

Lauren
- 140 days ago - charleysfund.org
Please take a second to send this email. DMD is fatal, but a new (& safe!) drug could be a cure! The FDA have reversed their previous promise based on a completely different drug. Children will continue to die if this decision continues to be postponed
Please Tell the FDA to Stop Postponing Their Decision re: Eteplirsen- Children Will Continue to Die in the Meantime
Health & Wellness  (tags: DMD, death, children, Duchenne, FDA, cure, research, government, petition )

Lauren
- 143 days ago - change.org
Please take a second to sign this petition. DMD is fatal, but a new (& safe!) drug could be a cure! The FDA have reversed their previous promise based on a completely different drug. Children will continue to die if this decision continues to be postponed
Federal Appeals Court Refuses Government Request to Further Delay Food Safety Rules
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, government, safety, FDA, FSMA, congress, health, protection, society )

Carrie
- 161 days ago - centerforfoodsafety.org
Late yesterday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) motion to delay issuing a draft rule required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
End the Monsanto Protection Act PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, food, GMO, FDA, Monsanto, money )

Jeanne
- 203 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell your Senators: don't sacrifice the safety of our food or the livelihoods of our farmers in the budget negotiations!
Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn't Honey
Health & Wellness  (tags: honey, pollen, FDA, China, research, safety, diet, risks, humans, food, health, protection, prevention, study, warning, news, investigation, government )

Carrie
- 218 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
More than three-fourths of the honey sold in U.S. grocery stores isn't exactly what the bees produce, according to testing done exclusively for Food Safety News. The results show that the pollen frequently has been filtered out of products labeled "honey.
 

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