The Food and Drug Administration has approved Genentech's Avastin for a new use against late-stage cervical cancer, the sixth indication for the blockbuster biotech drug.
Merck & Co. Inc. has won federal approval for a new type of sleeping pill designed to help people with insomnia stay asleep.
Federal health regulators have approved a novel device that can preserve donated lungs outside the body for possible transplantation into critically ill patients.
The dietary supplement maker at the center of a federal trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife says it's halting sales of its product called Anatabloc.
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients' DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.
The world's top insulin maker, Novo Nordisk, reported rising quarterly profits on Thursday and said studies required to release long-acting insulin Tresiba in the US would be completed sooner than previously thought.
Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.
Pfizer will pay $35 million to resolve allegations by 42 states that its subsidiary, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, illegally marketed an organ transplant drug for unapproved uses.
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new long-acting inhaler drug from Boehringer Ingelheim to treat people with chronic lung disease.
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to risks of contamination.
US regulators on Friday warned against ingesting pure powdered caffeine, which is being sold in bulk over the Internet and is known to have killed at least one teenager.
The same U.S. government scientist who recently found forgotten samples of smallpox at a federal lab also uncovered over 300 additional vials, many bearing the names of highly contagious viruses and bacteria. The new revelations ...
(HealthDay)—There's no way to guarantee that a surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths and remove them through tiny incisions won't increase the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of a ...
Federal health advisers say there is little to no evidence that a popular technique for removing fibroids can be performed without the risk of spreading undetected cancers to other parts of the body.
More than a dozen Americans—including cancer patients, their family members and physicians—called on U.S. health regulators on Friday to block the use of electronic surgical tools used to remove fibroids, but which can ...