Food And Drug Administration


FDA Warns Superbug-Prone Devices Makers

FDA Warns Superbug-Prone Devices Makers

FDA warned three companies about unsatisfactory duodenoscope that have caused the propagation of disease....

Aug 18 2015, 9:14am CDT

Kim Kardashian Warned by FDA For Promoting Drug on Social Media

Kim Kardashian Warned by FDA For Promoting Drug on Social Media

The social media post violates rules for drug promotion. It does not communicate the side-effects of the drug, claims Federal D...

Aug 12 2015, 10:49am CDT

FDA Approves World's First 3D Printed Drug

FDA Approves World's First 3D Printed Drug

The FDA has given the green light to the world’s first 3D printed medicine product....

Aug 5 2015, 5:59am CDT

FDA Bans Trans Fats in Market Foods

FDA Bans Trans Fats in Market Foods

The FDA has put a ban on all artificial trans fats in processed foods in the United States. This step will go a long way toward...

Jun 17 2015, 7:42am CDT

Viagra for Women Needs FDA Approval

Viagra for Women Needs FDA Approval

A Viagra pill especially designed for women has appeared on the horizon. The FDA is looking into the matter....

Jun 4 2015, 4:44am CDT

Regulations in store for Apple Watch

Regulations in store for Apple Watch

FDA to set health standards for smartwatch...

Jan 21 2015, 8:45am CST

Apira Science to Present its New iGrow Hair Growth System at CES 2015

Apira Science to Present its New iGrow Hair Growth System at CES 2015

iGrow is the first hair growth system to get a U.S FDA OTC clearance for both men and women....

Dec 17 2014, 5:54am CST

Sweeping up after Monsanto's Latest Cover Up

Sweeping up after Monsanto's Latest Cover Up

Biotech giant Monsanto just escaped prosecution for genetically engineered crops landing in a private field. This week, the com...

Sep 27 2014, 6:09pm CDT

Google Fit and Apple iWatch Mobile Health Gadgets to face FDA

Google Fit and Apple iWatch Mobile Health Gadgets to face FDA

As rumor has it, LA Lakers’ Kobe Bryant is testing Apple’s iWatch (a conclusion reached after Bryant was spotted at Apple’s Cup...

Jun 23 2014, 7:26am CDT

iWatch Held Back by FDA Certification

iWatch Held Back by FDA Certification

Apple has also developed an in-house sweat analysis sensor for the iWatch....

Jun 20 2014, 4:09pm CDT

New Powerful Weight Loss Drug Looks for FDA Approval

New Powerful Weight Loss Drug Looks for FDA Approval

If the FDA says yes, a new weight loss medication may soon hit the shelves. Novo Nordisk has filed for FDA approval for a new h...

Apr 30 2014, 6:33am CDT

Zohydro Ban Possible? Senator Introduces Bill To Revoke FDA Approval

Zohydro Ban Possible? Senator Introduces Bill To Revoke FDA Approval

Earlier today, Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) submitted a bill that, if passed, would force the Food and Drug Administratio...

Mar 13 2014, 8:31pm CDT

Pfizer Starts Testing For Over-The-Counter Lipitor

Looking backward to improve its future, Pfizer will once again try to gain FDA approval to market its blockbuster drug, atorvas...

Mar 2 2014, 6:56pm CST

New painkiller 'Zohydro' raises more questions than answers

New painkiller 'Zohydro' raises more questions than answers

The Food and Drug Administration has been criticized for approving a new painkiller called Zohydro. The drug is considered to b...

Feb 27 2014, 9:57pm CST

What Is The 'Yoga Mat' Chemical And Why Is It In Your Food?

The “yoga mat” chemical softener officially known azodicarbonamide hit the headlines last week when Subway announced they were...

Feb 27 2014, 4:51pm CST

FDA, Michelle Obama Team Up To Overhaul Nutrition Labels

FDA, Michelle Obama Team Up To Overhaul Nutrition Labels

The FDA is proposing a major overhaul to nutrition labels, to make them more user-friendly and reflective of the latest nutriti...

Feb 27 2014, 10:31am CST

Johnson & Johnson Shares Clinical Trial Data

Johnson & Johnson Shares Clinical Trial Data

In a major victory for advocates of open access to data from clinical trials, Johnson & Johnson today announced that it wil...

Jan 29 2014, 11:35pm CST

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve

FDA Grants Earlier Than Expected Approval For Medtronic's CoreValve

The FDA today approved Medtronic’s CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system for patients with severe aort...

Jan 17 2014, 4:11pm CST

Acetaminophen Warning Issued

Acetaminophen Warning Issued

The FDA has issued an acetaminophen warning which is about to go into effect. More than 325 mg of the potent drug may damage yo...

Jan 17 2014, 1:46am CST

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug

The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee once again turned down the supplemental new drug application for an...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar

The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted 10-1 in favor of approval for vorapaxar, Merck's novel thromb...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

Johnson & Johnson Faces Uphill Battle At FDA Advisory Panel

Johnson & Johnson Faces Uphill Battle At FDA Advisory Panel

The third time may not be the charm. Twice before the FDA has turned down the supplemental new drug application for an acute co...

Jan 14 2014, 2:16pm CST

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Merck's Vorapaxar Gets Positive FDA Review

A few years ago a novel antiplatelet agent from Merck seemed all but dead. Vorapaxar, a thrombin receptor antagonist, was widel...

Jan 13 2014, 2:31pm CST

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients

Due to maximum-wage policies, it currently takes about a decade for working medical therapies to reach patients. Stronger incen...

Jan 3 2014, 7:26am CST

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The Avorn-Stossel Debate On GSK Halting Payment To Doctors For Drug Promotion

GSK recently announced that it would no longer pay doctors to promote its drugs, a move that has generated a good deal of discu...

Dec 23 2013, 7:26am CST

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7 Things To Consider Before Investing In Biotechnology Stocks

The biotechnology industry is one of the hardest spaces to consistently identify stocks that will outperform.  Many companies s...

Dec 20 2013, 2:41pm CST

iPhone Urinalysis Medical Apps Leads to FDA Inquiry

iPhone Urinalysis Medical Apps Leads to FDA Inquiry

Biosense has been offering a urinalysis facility for diabetics and other patients on the iPhone. However, the Food & Drug A...

May 24 2013, 7:37am CDT

FDA Finds No Link Between Cell Phones and Brain Tumors

FDA Finds No Link Between Cell Phones and Brain Tumors

As long as cell phones have been around there have been claims that the devices cause brain tumors because of radiation emitted...

May 18 2010, 12:00pm CDT