By Peter Pitts | 02/26/14 08:21 PM
According to a just-released analysis by the Government Accountability Office, the Food and Drug Administration is doing a better job at preventing drug shortages. As Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Deputy Director Doug Throckmorton recently told Congress, new shortages declined in...
02/26/14 05:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers blasted the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday for secretly monitoring the emails of agency scientists who went public with allegations that they were pressured to approve certain medical devices. In a report published in conjunction with a...
By Matthew Perrone | 02/25/14 09:00 AM
A consumer advocacy group is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to add a bold warning label to popular testosterone drugs for men in light of growing evidence that the hormone treatments can increase the risk of heart attack.
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 11:07 AM
Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their children. The Food and...
02/24/14 10:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their...
By Charles Hoskinson | 02/21/14 03:03 PM
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration did something that's sparking a backlash in the medical community -- the agency decided to regulate human feces as a drug.
02/14/14 01:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson said Friday that the Food and Drug Administration has rejected — for a third time — its application to expand use of the blood thinner Xarelto to reduce dangerous blood clots and related problems in patients with coronary artery disease. The condition...
By Paul Bedard | 02/11/14 05:54 PM
Rock great Sammy Hagar and members of bands Van Halen, Night Ranger and Deep Purple are begging a reluctant Food and Drug Administration to let the dying wife of Hagar’s drummer to receive experimental treatment for her brain tumor. In a passionate letter accompanied by one from California...
By Matthew perrone | 02/11/14 09:14 AM
A drugmaker working to develop a pill to boost sexual desire in women says regulators are demanding more studies on the experimental drug.
02/10/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health experts are taking a second look this week at the heart safety of pain medications used by millions of Americans to treat arthritis and other everyday aches and pains. The Food and Drug Administration on Monday began a two-day meeting to examine the latest...
By Michael Felderbaum | 02/04/14 08:59 AM
The Food and Drug Administration is using ads that depict yellow teeth and wrinkled skin to show the nation's at-risk youth the costs associated with cigarette smoking.
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