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Novel govt. cancer study will test precision medicine Dr. Keith Flaherty at Massachusetts General Hospital.Dr. Richard Pazdur, cancer drugs chief at the Food and Drug Administration, warned that although everyone hopes that targeting drugs to gene mutations will improve survival, "this...
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Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces safety barrier in Japan of research.It's already available in parts of Europe, and just received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for individual everyday use. But despite Japan's prowess in robotics, ReWalk advocates say its wider application...
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 11, 2015

...S. Senate hearing, we learned that "Alaska pollock" isn't necessarily from Alaska. According to the Food and Drug Administration, seafood companies can label pollock either "pollock" or "Alaska pollock" even if the fish comes from...
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...regularly teleconference with counterparts in other states and staff from (U.S. Department of Agriculture), (Food and Drug Administration), or (Environmental Protection Agency) offices in Washington, D.C. If Alaska lagged 5 hours behind...
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My Turn: Know what you eat

...make informed choices about what we're feeding our families. As many Alaskans already know, the federal Food and Drug Administration is considering an application to approve the first genetically modified fish. A Massachusetts-based company...
Taking a bite out of 'chew'

...turned up to offer more nicotine.While the Food and Drug Administration has said that e-cigarette vapor does contain...teeth," Mallott said in a press release.The Food and Drug Administration announced that they would hold a panel in April...
Roes for New Year's

...costly caviar but other countries, including the United States, also raise sturgeon for caviar.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says only sturgeon roe can be labeled solely as "caviar." The labels of caviar made from all other fish...
My Turn: Brewing up success stories

...recent ridiculous example that raised the blood pressure of brewers statewide. A regulation proposed by the Food and Drug Administration would have forbidden the practice of breweries donating their spent grain to farms to feed livestock unless...
Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...first talking about fish. Her biggest fight for wild salmon in the Tongass National Forest is against the Food and Drug Administration, which she said is moving to approve genetically engineered Atlantic salmon, referred to as Frankenfish by...
Fukushima radiation not found in Alaska seafood

...departments of Environmental Conservation and Health and Social Services on Friday announced results of U.S. Food and Drug Administration tests.The FDA monitors radiation in both domestic and imported food. Alaska officials called for specific...


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