News tagged with food and drug administration

Pfizer breast cancer drug gets early FDA approval

Federal health regulators on Tuesday approved a highly anticipated medicine from Pfizer Inc. to treat postmenopausal women with a certain type of advanced breast cancer who have not already taken other drugs.

Feb 03, 2015
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FDA drug approvals reached 18-year high in 2014

The Food and Drug Administration approved 41 first-of-a-kind drugs in 2014, including a record number of medicines for rare diseases, pushing the agency's annual tally of drug approvals to its highest level in 18 years.

Jan 02, 2015
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Poll: Americans support menu labeling

Most Americans favor labeling calories on menus in fast food and sit-down restaurants. That's according to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in December that found most favor labels for prepared foods in the grocery ...

Dec 31, 2014
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