Medications

FDA panel: Expand use of fish oil drug Vascepa

Approved use of the prescription-strength fish oil drug Vascepa should be widened to include more patients at risk for heart attack and stroke, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended Thursday.

Medications

US regulators to decide on 'female Viagra'

US regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to approve a drug nicknamed the "female Viagra," which would be the first pill on the market to raise women's sex drive.

Health

US dietary guidelines focus on curtailing sugar

The latest word from an advisory panel that helps form U.S. dietary guidelines confirms what nutritionists have been saying in recent years: Cholesterol-rich foods like eggs and shrimp aren't as bad for us as previously believed, ...

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