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Pennington J A - - 1992
A database interface standard incorporating the food description language LANGUAL is under development to allow international exchange of food composition, food consumption, and other food-related data. The first step in this project is the refinement and implementation of a schema for the interface standard. This schema includes descriptive terms for ...
- - 1992
Sporicidin products have been recalled by a joint action of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). HHMM emphasizes that other glutaraldehyde-based cold sterilant products are still acceptable for use. An FDA spokesperson could not offer a reason why Sporicidin ...
Gamerman G E - - 1992
A major problem faced by biomedical software developers and users is the complexity of the regulatory regimes confronting them. Of particular concern is whether, and to what extent, they are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the consequences of such regulation. Producers, distributors, and users of biomedical ...
Andrew R J RJ Ethology and Neurophysiology Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, - - 1992
In the male domestic chick, one consequence of the stabilisation of attention by testosterone is an increased ability to pass conspicuous novel features introduced within a runway, in order to continue and reach food. Cocks are here shown to be better able to do this than capons. When faced with ...
- - 1991
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is promulgating a new regulation to describe how the agency will determine which component within FDA will have primary jurisdiction for the premarket review and regulation of: (1) A combination drug, device, or biologic product or (2) any drug, device, or biologic product where ...
March M G - - 1991
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the Anesthesia Apparatus Checkout Recommendations (checklist) in order to improve the methods anesthesiologists use to check out anesthesia equipment. Whereas no published study of current checkout methods had been performed since the introduction of the FDA checklist, we compared anesthesiologists' current ...
- - 1991
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending the regulations for delegations of authority by adding a new authority delegated by the Assistant Secretary for Health to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs. The authority being added is under title XXVI of the Public Health Service Act, section 2672, Provisions ...
Decter R M - - 1991
Minimal hypospadias is a commonly encountered anomaly. Duckett's innovative meatoplasty and glanuloplasty (MAGPI) procedure has become a standard operation for the correction of these lesions. Although usually successful, the complication of meatal retraction has been recognized at times after a MAGPI. The M inverted V glansplasty was designed to address ...
Boyer I J - - 1991
When fishery products shipped in interstate commerce contain an environmental contaminant that presents a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) undertakes appropriate regulatory steps to minimize exposure. These efforts range from seizure of the affected product to formal rule-making to establish a limit. The basic ...
Franklin M - - 1990
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently approved two new contraceptive methods, and others are nearing approval. In addition, several innovative approaches to contraception are under investigation. This paper details the latest information on the following methods: Paragard Copper T 380A intrauterine device, cervical cap, NORPLANT, vaginal pouch, long-acting ...
Shaffer B S - - 1990
Revision of a glenoid component can be difficult in the presence of a humeral component. Removal of the humeral component is generally required, which adds significantly to the difficulty of the procedure and increases the risk of complications. This report describes revision of a loose glenoid component that was greatly ...
Allarakhia L - - 1989
A new corneal trephination system developed by the University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Care/3M features a corneal holder that orients and stabilizes the donor cornea during storage, transportation, and trephination. A gravity corneal punch, and disposable trephine and cutting block minimize corneal button irregularities that in other ...
Tyers G F - - 1989
To evaluate an apparent perception that there is no difference in reliability among the products of the major cardiac pacing system manufacturers, an extensive review of US Food and Drug Administration regulatory actions was performed. The study period was July 1974 through June 1987. The total number of affected devices ...
Jakubas W J - - 1989
Quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) staminate flower buds and the extended catkins are primary food resources for ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus). Winter feeding observations indicate that ruffed grouse select specific trees or clones of quaking aspen to feed in. Flower buds and catkins of quaking aspen were analyzed for secondary ...
Hernandez A - - 1989
The Lapidus procedure for correction of hallux valgus has fallen into disfavor over the years because of its complexity and often poor results. This article re-examines the Lapidus and describes its indications and use. The authors contend that the procedure does have efficacy and a place in the foot surgeon's ...
Waite L R - - 1989
A device has been developed which can quickly and conveniently analyze blood velocity waveforms and evaluate waveform indices. The device can be modified to determine various waveform indices by changing the software. The waveform analyzer digitizes and stores the data, performs a pattern recognition algorithm to recognize individual pulses, and ...
Acharya A - - 1988
The US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) involvement in the investigation of devices since 1980 is discussed. The development of draft guidelines for a premarket approval application (PMA) is described. The availability of the document is announced and comments are solicited.
Jongen M J - - 1987
A convenient, simplified method for cannulating the jugular vein of rats is described. The technique has been developed for use in pharmacokinetic experiments. The construction of the cannula has been simplified compared with previously described methods. In addition, a small and simple outlet device for the cannula is described which ...
- - 1987
In the News & Comment article "Court rejects Rifkin in biotech cases" by Mark Crawford (9 Jan., p. 159), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was incorrectly portrayed as having abandoned biotechnology guidelines issued by the Biotechnology Science Coordinating Committee. The agency continues to endorse the guidelines, but notes they ...
Yin L - - 1986
Under authority of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended in 1976, the Food and Drug Administration requires manufactures of new medical devices, such as cochlear implants, to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of their devices before marketing them. This article describes the FDA review process and the ...
Jones R B RB Agricultural and Food Research Council's Poultry Research Centre, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PS, - - 1986
Food neophobia or a hesitancy to feed on unfamiliar food was examined in domestic chicks as a function of genetic and experiential factors associated with differential responsiveness to novelty. Chicks were presented with novel blue mash following a regime of food withdrawal and return. 'S' line chicks (light hybrid) fed ...
Kahan J S - - 1985
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is facing a flurry of new products coming to market over the next few years that will be based on biotechnology. The agency will have to deal with state-of-the-art drugs and devices utilizing biotechnology as the developmental base. Also, many universities and companies are ...
- - 1985
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of final recommendations prepared by its Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) on quality assurance programs in nuclear medicine facilities. The final recommendations include the agency's rationale for the recommendations as well as references that can be used as ...
Hinton T G - - 1985
Design and construction techniques are described for a 1.6 ha experimental reclamation plot consisting of a 1-m-thick slab of uranium mill tailings covered with various depths of overburden. A passive, activated charcoal device was developed and used for measurements of Rn flux at the soil surface. Observations on Rn flux ...
Barkan I D - - 1985
Ending its 27-year stranglehold on proposals for federal pure food and drug legislation, Congress passed the Pure Food and Drug Act and its companion bill, the Meat Inspection Act, on June 30, 1906. An unprecedented convergence of consumer, scientific, and industrial support in 1906 prompted such action; most industries even ...
Davis S S - - 1984
The release of a radiolabelled marker from an orally administered osmotic pump device (Osmet) has been evaluated in-vivo in a group of 6 subjects, using the technique of gamma scintigraphy. The duration of residence of the pump in the stomach was greatly influenced by food intake. However, the release of ...
Hayes A H AH - - 1983
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is developing a comprehensive program on risk evaluation and risk management related to foods and food ingredients. Various groups view the FDA differently in terms of potential food hazards, but the regulatory agency is required to follow the laws that reflect a set of ...
Fisher K D - - 1982
A unique peer review program for Federal agencies has been operating since 1962 to provide opinions of leading investigators for sponsors in various fields of the life sciences. The most notable study has recently been completed for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) ...
- - 1982
This is a revision of the IDE Application Form, "How to Comply with the Food and Drug Administration's New 'Investigational Device Exemption (IDE)' Regulations, Including an Application Form" originally published in Artificial Organs, Volume 4, Number 4, November 1980. This publication updates the IDE application form to facilitate compliance with ...
Lanthorn T H - - 1981
The effect of baclofen was investigated on mossy fiber, Schaffer collateral and perforant path synaptic transmission in hippocampal slices. Baclofen completely inhibits mossy fiber and Schaffer collateral synaptic transmission with an IC50 of 3.8 microM. The lateral perforant path is insensitive to baclofen, while the response in the medial zone ...
- - 1981
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is staying the effective date of its regulations establishing conditions under which biomedical research o prisoners will be accepted in satisfaction of FDA's regulatory requirements. All provisions of Subpart C of Part 50 of the final regulations are stayed pending reproposal of the subpart, ...
Jelinek C - - 1981
Contamination of food by chemicals can result from their use on agricultural commodities; accidents or misuse during food handling and processing; nucler weapon testing and operation of nuclear power plants; and disposal of industrial chemicals or by-products with subsequent dispersal into the environment. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as ...
John Savory C C Agricultural Research Council's Poultry Research Centre, King's Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JS Great - - 1980
At ambient temperatures of 25-30°C, domestic chicks gained more weight between 6 and 10 days of age when kept in groups of three than in isolation. This difference in growth rate, which was not affected by variation in social environment before testing, was due to a difference in food conversion ...
Jones R B RB Agricultural Research Council's Poultry Research Centre, King's Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JS Great - - 1980
Sex differences in responses to novelty with particular reference to feeding activity were examined in the present study. Male and female domestic chicks (7- and 8-days-old) were observed in a modified home cage and in an open field or novel environment after experiencing either deprivation of food or continuous access ...
Cordle F - - 1979
The programs of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which operates under a broad mandate of regulatory authority provided by the Congress in the form of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, demonstrate the way in which science and law interact to protect public health through the regulatory process. In ...
Alpern M C - - 1979
A panoramic head positioning device, the S.C., was tested for magnification production of radiographs and for repositioning. Ten skeletal Class I dentulous skulls with uniform metal markers were examined. The purpose was to see if a skeletal analysis could be obtained from panoramic radiographs. Basal skeletal magnification varied anatomically both ...
Vesley D - - 1979
Three devices used to humidify the air delivered to hospitalized patients were evaluated for their relative hazard as measured by the concentration of bacterial output delivered with the gas. Two of the devices were evaporative types (commonly called "humidifiers"), moisturizing with water vapor, while the third was a nebulizer, delivering ...
Schwarzbart G - - 1978
Inverting serosa-to serosa staple applications may lead to intraluminal extrusion of staples. The possible clinical pathological consequences of such a migration are examined. Technical maneuvers designed to prevent errors and expedite safer handling of automatic stapling devices are presented. Automatic stapling instruments, both in the animal model and in the ...
Harper A E - - 1977
Laws to prohibit adulteration of foods were enacted before 1900, but the first steps in the development of nutritional regulations were taken only after passage of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938. This act authorized the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to establish Standards of Identity for foods, ...
Ionescu E E Institute of Physiology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, - - 1976
Development of conditioned food aversion (CFA) was studied in 25-, 35-, and 45-day Leghorn chicks. Food-deprived birds had 10-min access to normal food on days 1 and 2, and to green coloured food CS on day 3. Injection of LiCl (0.15 M, 3-4% body weight) administered 10 min after CS ...
Sharpe A N - - 1972
An entirely new mixing device, particularly suitable for preparing bacterial suspensions from foods, fabrics, swabs, and other fairly soft materials, has been developed. With this technique the sample and diluent are put into an inexpensive, sterile plastic bag which is vigorously pounded on its outer surfaces by paddles when placed ...
Wisconsin. State Board of ...
Papers pertaining to hearings conducted by the Board concerning investigations into the need for new hospital facilities in certain areas; complaints against licensed businesses or private individuals relating to alleged violations of law or Board administrative code rules in plumbing, cosmetology, barbering, well drilling, funeral directing and embalming, and food ...
SANDERS C - - 1961
The distribution of leucocytes and erythrocytes on the haemacytometer counting chamber is shown. Differences between total leucocyte counts on single and double-ruled chambers are given and the effect of different lengths of cover glass are discussed. An assessment of the relative accuracy of the amended British Standards Specification (B.S.S.) 748 ...
KAESS W - - 1960
A simple and inexpensive apparatus makes possible the feeding of nonliving objects to the toad. The device is used to demonstrate the perception of apparent or "induced" motion. Two methods are successful: (i) toad and food moving together at a constatnt velocity in a stationary environment; (ii) toad and food ...
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