Congressman’s wife died after taking herbal remedy marketed for weight loss and diabetes

Lori McClintock, the wife of Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., died from dehydration as a result of gastroenteritis caused by white mulberry leaf, according to a coroner's report. Aug. 25, 2022,…

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Delays in Drug Approval Are Deadly, Highlighting the Need for Improved Regulatory Efficiency

Researchers have determined just how many lives are lost when effective investigational drugs are not approved in a timely manner. These delays in the process of anticancer drug approvals result…

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Why the FDA Has an Incentive to Delay the Introduction of New Drugs

FDA drug reviewers are immune from legal liability, but they may be reproached and humiliated by congressional hearings, television exposés, and newspaper condemnations. Why don’t congressional representatives, television reporters, and…

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Study Examines Reasons for Delay, Denial of New Drugs by FDA

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT) TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 Media Advisory: To contact Leonard V. Sacks, M.B.B.Ch., call Sandy Walsh at 301-796-4669 or email sandy.walsh@fda.hhs.gov.Chicago – Several potentially preventable deficiencies, including…

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