After a decade-long battle over access to emergency contraception, a federal judge ordered US regulators Friday to make the morning-after pill available over the counter without age limits.
Medications Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Spectrum Health clinical trial has found that fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) has resulted in the improvement or absence of symptoms in most pediatric patients with active ulcerative colitis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Food and Drug Administration says smokers that are trying to quit can safely use nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it approved a new drug from Biogen Idec to control multiple sclerosis in adults with hard-to-treat forms of the disease.
Medications Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drugmaker Merck & Co. says federal regulators are reviewing its application to sell a new type of treatment for grass pollen allergy that gradually reduces allergy symptoms over time, rather than just temporarily relieving ...
Immunology Mar 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A federal appeals court is siding with the Food and Drug Administration in a case brought by medical device maker Cytori, ruling that the agency was correct to reject fast-track approval for two company devices used ...
Medications Mar 22, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration will require makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on their safety and effectiveness following years of recalls of the emergency devices.
Cardiology Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says a Georgia compounding pharmacy that distributed a drug linked to eye infections is now recalling all of its injectable medicines following a federal inspection.
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a contrast agent for use in MRIs of the brain, spine and other parts of the central nervous system.
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors that a compounding pharmacy is recalling syringes of the Roche drug Avastin after receiving reports of eye infections among patients.
Medications Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A New York federal appeals court says environmental activists can try to prove that a chemical found in some soaps is potentially dangerous.
Health Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
ConservoCare, LLC, a spinoff of research at Case Western Reserve University, has obtained license options through the university's Technology Transfer Office to develop a medical device for bladder control.
Other Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Given the shift in the focus of drug development for Alzheimer's disease toward earlier disease stages, before the onset of dementia, regulatory guidelines need to evolve, according to a perspective ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is looking into new evidence that suggests a group of recently approved diabetes drugs can increase the risk of pancreatitis and other problems.
Medications Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The injected imaging drug Lymphoseek (technetium Tc 99m tilmanocept) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help surgeons locate the lymph nodes among people with breast cancer or melanoma.
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0