Failure to protect patient safety and poor record keeping were among the most common violations picked up by the US regulator in the running of clinical trials over a period of seven years, reveals a study published online ...
Caffeine, which was extensively researched for possible links to birth defects in animals and cardiovascular disease in humans over 30 years ago and then exonerated, has become the focus of renewed concerns as caffeine-containing ...
(HealthDay)—The antibiotic Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with skin infections.
(HealthDay)—Some bee pollen products marketed for weight loss may actually threaten your health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.
(HealthDay)—A new implant designed to curb the appetite by electrically stimulating stomach nerves is under review Tuesday by a key advisory committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
In 2002, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), an advocacy group that routinely challenges food companies on their labeling claims, asked the FDA to take action against that upbeat ice cream ...
(HealthDay)—A new topical nail fungus treatment, Jublia, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
How do you have a conversation about prescription drugs that provide critical pain relief to millions of Americans yet also cause more fatal overdoses than heroin and cocaine combined? The answer is: It depends.
(HealthDay)—A new rule that aims to ensure the safety of infant formula has been finalized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
(HealthDay)—Eloctate, Antihemophilic Factor Fc Fusion has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for people with Hemophilia A. It's designed to require less frequent injections than standard therapies used ...
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval to the first generic version of the pain reliever Celebrex (celecoxib).
(HealthDay)—A new test that helps doctors identify the cause of a specific type of kidney disease has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
(HealthDay)—Commercials that promote electronic cigarettes have become a growing presence on American TV, new research finds, with the youth audience for such ads roughly tripling in recent years.
(HealthDay)—An implanted wireless device that measures key vital signs in people with heart failure has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The agency charged to protect patients from dangerous drug side effects needs to be far more vigilant when it comes to medications that affect blood pressure.