News tagged with federal drug administration

FDA orders safety studies from scope manufacturers

Federal health authorities are ordering manufacturers of specialized medical scopes to study how the reusable devices are cleaned following a series of life-threatening bacterial outbreaks at U.S. hospitals.

Oct 05, 2015
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Old cancer drug could have new use in fighting cancer

A drug used for decades to treat leukemia may have other uses in the fight against cancer, researchers at the University of Missouri have found. Previously, doctors used 6-Thioguanine, or 6-TG, as a chemotherapy treatment ...

Apr 01, 2015
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