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FDA Approves World's First Artificial Pancreas for Diabetes

FDA Approves World's First Artificial Pancreas for Diabetes

The FDA has given the go ahead signal for the world’s first Hybrid Closed Loop System for people with Type 1 Diabetes....

Sep 29 2016, 11:48am CDT

GM Foods Must Be as Safe as Conventional Plant Foods: FDA Official

GM Foods Must Be as Safe as Conventional Plant Foods: FDA Official

Food from genetically engineered plants must be as safe as food from conventional plant sources, an official of the US Food a...

Sep 8 2016, 10:22pm CDT

Antibacterial Soap Has Been Bad for You This Whole Time

Antibacterial Soap Has Been Bad for You This Whole Time

Consumers really don't need to use antibacterial soaps. In fact, using them could even be dangerous, according to the FDA.Just...

Sep 2 2016, 3:38pm CDT

FDA Issues Serious Warning for Using Opioids with Benzodiazepines

FDA Issues Serious Warning for Using Opioids with Benzodiazepines

The FDA has issued serious warning labels for opioids and benzodiazepines regarding their combined use which has been termed le...

Sep 1 2016, 7:35am CDT

FDA Approves World’s First Absorbable Stent to Heart Disease

FDA Approves World’s First Absorbable Stent to Heart Disease

The FDA has given the green signal to the marketing and usage of the world’s first absorbable stent....

Jul 11 2016, 7:57am CDT

FDA Warns to Eat Raw Cookie Dough

FDA Warns Against Eating Raw Cookie Dough

A recent FDA warning has it that people should not consume cookie dough in its raw state. It is definitely not good for you....

Jun 30 2016, 6:36am CDT

FDA Approves Weight Loss Stomach Pump to Treat Obesity

FDA Approves Weight Loss Stomach Pump to Treat Obesity

The FDA has endorsed a new stomach pump to counter the ravages of obesity. It is a sort of last resort for those who have tried...

Jun 16 2016, 6:49am CDT

FDA Wants to Cut Sodium in Food

FDA Wants to Cut Sodium in Food

The FDA is to lay down the law as far as nutritional guidelines are concerned. It will cut down on the sodium chloride content...

Jun 2 2016, 8:05am CDT

FDA to Redefine Healthy Food

FDA to Redefine Healthy Food

The FDA is ready for a makeover. It will rehaul its age-old definition of the term “healthy food” and bring it closer to the re...

May 12 2016, 8:41am CDT

FDA Ease Access to Abortion Pill

FDA Ease Access to Abortion Pill

Pills meant for abortion will bear inscriptions on them in accordance with the scientific proof. This will ensure that accessib...

Mar 31 2016, 9:24am CDT

FDA lifts Ban on Blood Donation by Gays

FDA lifts Ban on Blood Donation by Gays

The FDA has lifted a ban on blood donation by homosexuals....

Dec 22 2015, 2:13am CST

FDA To Ban Tanning Beds

FDA To Ban Tanning Beds

The ban will include the use of a tanning bed by anyone under 18 years of age....

Dec 19 2015, 7:11pm CST

FDA Approves Genvoya,  New Four-in-One Pill for HIV

FDA Approves Genvoya, New Four-in-One Pill for HIV

The all in one pill is a new version of the drug Tenofovir which reduces side effects of other HIV drugs....

Nov 7 2015, 6:22am CST

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FDA Warns in AbbVie’s Hepatitis C Treatments for Patients with Liver Disease

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings on AbbVie’s new hepatitis C treatment drugs – Viekira Pak and Tec...

Oct 23 2015, 4:58am CDT

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

Praluent Cholesterol Drug Approved by FDA: 10 Things to Know

FDA Approves New Cholesterol Drug Praluent

10 Things to Know About Praluent before this new cholesterol lowering drug hits the market....

Jul 25 2015, 8:16am 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

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

Beef Recall: FDA Extends Beef Recall to 35 States

Beef Recall: FDA Extends Beef Recall to 35 States

The recall of beef began earlier this year. Today it is to extend to 35 states since the tainted meat products reached far and...

Mar 8 2014, 2:56am 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

FDA Panel Rejects Medicines Company's Heart Drug

The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee today recommended against the approval of cangrelor, the...

Feb 12 2014, 6:43pm CST

FDA Evaluating Safety Of Testosterone Products

FDA Evaluating Safety Of Testosterone Products

The FDA said today that it was evaluating the cardiovascular safety of testosterone products. The investigation is pr...

Jan 31 2014, 8:15pm 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

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FDA OKs mental disability blood test for infants

FDA approves novel genetic test that screens infants for predictors of mental handicaps WASHINGTON (AP) — The Foo...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01pm CST

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA: There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit provides additional bene...

Jan 16 2014, 7:52pm 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

Cholesterol Guidelines Changed by the FDA

Cholesterol Guidelines Changed by the FDA

The cholesterol guidelines normally issued by the FDA have just been changed. Many more people will have to be put on statins,...

Nov 16 2013, 5:56am CST

Hydrocodone Dispensation being Limited by FDA

Hydrocodone Dispensation being Limited by FDA

The FDA is getting tough on hydrocodone painkillers that have the potential for being addictive. In particular, hydrocodone dis...

Oct 25 2013, 7:22am CDT

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