U.S. health regulators have questions about the data submitted by tobacco maker Swedish Match in its bid to become the first company to market a smokeless tobacco product as less harmful than cigarettes.
U.S. regulators have again approved a Merck & Co. tablet for gradually reducing seasonal allergies, this time for ragweed pollen.
The Food and Drug Administration will ask a group of outside medical experts next month to evaluate a much-debated experimental drug designed to boost sexual desire in women.
A panel of Food and Drug Administration experts again opposed expanding use of Johnson & Johnson's blood thinner Xarelto to reduce dangerous blood clots in a new group of patients, those with acute coronary artery disease.
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing the benefits and risks of two experimental colon cancer screening tests which use DNA from a patient's stool to detect dangerous tumors and growths.
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 quest for an Ebola treatment is picking up speed. U.S. officials have unveiled a plan to test multiple drugs at once, in an umbrella study with a single comparison group to give fast answers on what works.
The drugmaker Merck & Co. Inc. has received approval for an updated version of its Gardasil vaccine that protects against an additional five strains of the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer.
Want to know how many calories are in that alcoholic drink you're about to order? You might be able to find out just by reading the menu.
(AP)—GlaxoSmithKline's diet pill, alli (ow-LEYE'), is now back in most U.S. stores.
Federal health experts say that new research is not strong enough to conclude that naproxen, the pain reliever in Aleve and many other medications, is safer on the heart than rival drugs used by millions of Americans to treat ...
The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to ensure that shoppers who buy honey are getting the real deal.
A new Congressional report says concerns about electronic cigarettes underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry.
A nonprescription version of Nexium, the most popular medicine for frequent, severe heartburn, has just gone on sale.
(HealthDay)—Pregnant or breast-feeding women should increase their weekly consumption of fish, choosing types lower in mercury, according to new advice issued Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...