News tagged with fda

Republicans blast FDA monitoring of whistleblowers

(AP)—Republicans are blasting the Food and Drug Administration for secretly monitoring the emails of agency scientists who went public with allegations that they were pressured to approve certain medical devices.

Feb 26, 2014
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Myalept approved for rare fat tissue disorder

(HealthDay)—Myalept (metreleptin for injection) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat complications of leptin deficiency for people with the congenital or acquired generalized forms of lipodystrophy.

Feb 25, 2014
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US looks to reboot nonprescription drug system

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking to revamp its system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs, saying the decades-old process is not flexible enough to keep pace with modern medical developments.

Feb 21, 2014
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Vimizim approved for rare childhood disorder

(HealthDay)—Vimizim (elosulfase alfa) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a rare childhood disorder called Mucopolysaccharidosis Type IVA, also known as Morquio A syndrome.

Feb 17, 2014
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Rice recalled after skin reactions in children

The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben's rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other ...

Feb 10, 2014
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