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U.S. Food and Drug Administration
October 19, 2017
US regulators approve 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer
U.S. regulators on Wednesday approved a second gene therapy for a blood cancer, a one-time, custom-made treatment for ...
October 13, 2017
Puerto Rico hurricane may cause shortage of hospital IV bags
A key U.S. maker of hospital products said it expects a temporary shortage of small saline bags because of the hurricane that ...
October 11, 2017
Women's health docs say Trump ignores birth control science
The Trump administration's new birth control rule is raising questions among some women's health experts, who say it ...
October 07, 2017
FDA: Drug shortages possible due to Puerto Rico power outage
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico ...
October 04, 2017
FDA: 'Love' is not a real ingredient in bakery's granola
A Massachusetts bakery's granola may be made with love, but federal officials say it shouldn't be listed as an ingredient on ...
October 03, 2017
Correction: FDA-Generic Medicines story
In a story Oct. 2 on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration taking steps to encourage development of generic versions of ...
October 03, 2017
ACLU sues to challenge FDA limits on access to abortion pill
The American Civil Liberties Union sued Tuesday in a challenge to federal restrictions that limit many women's access to the ...
September 29, 2017
FDA requires opioid makers to develop doctor training
The Food and Drug Administration is requiring manufacturers of the most widely prescribed painkillers to provide extensive ...
September 21, 2017
FDA warns on mixing opioid addiction treatments, other meds
The Food and Drug Administration issued new warnings Wednesday about the dangers of combining medication for opioid addiction ...
August 31, 2017
US clears breakthrough gene therapy for childhood leukemia
Opening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials have approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers ...
August 30, 2017
Lilly lays out faster time frame for FDA drug resubmission
Eli Lilly says it will resubmit its potential rheumatoid arthritis treatment to regulators several months faster than ...
August 15, 2017
Government joins food fight over menu labeling requirements
The U.S. government has joined a food fight between New York City and a national group opposing new food labeling regulations ...
August 05, 2017
Doctor told to stop marketing 3-person baby technique
U.S. regulators on Friday warned a New York fertility doctor to stop marketing an experimental procedure that uses DNA from ...
August 03, 2017
FDA OKs new drug to treat all forms of hepatitis C
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat all forms of hepatitis C in as little as eight weeks. The pill ...
July 28, 2017
FDA to target addictive levels of nicotine in cigarettes
For the first time, the federal government is proposing cutting the nicotine level in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive.
July 26, 2017
FDA panel: Not enough data to OK "abuse-deterrent" opioid
A panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted against approving a new opioid painkiller with a unique feature for ...
July 26, 2017
US salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico; 1 dead
U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has ...
July 21, 2017
Texas company recalls coffee with Viagra-like substance
A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited. Bestherbs Coffee LLC ...
July 13, 2017
House panel seeks to block FDA 'vaping' rules
A House panel is again trying to exempt increasingly popular e-cigarettes from new Food and Drug Administration rules.
July 09, 2017
Schumer calls on FDA to regulate 'snortable chocolate'
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal regulators to look into a "snortable chocolate" powder, saying he's worried that ...