FDA Approves First Contact Lens That Gets Darker In SunlightA new invention could make sunglasses a thing of the past. FDA officials have signed off on the first ever transition contact lenses, which will get darker when the wearer is in the sunlight.
Vaping Is Now An Epidemic Among U.S. High School StudentsA spike in vaping by high school students has grabbed the attention of the FDA. The trend is prompting concerns that companies are marketing vaping products to younger users.
FDA Releases Plan To Cut Nicotine In CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced their plan to drastically cut the amount of nicotine found in tobacco cigarettes.
FDA Didn't Issue New Statement On Vaccines And AutismVaccines do not cause autism and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration did not make any new statement this week about the long-debunked claim.
FDA Chief Wants More Mail Inspectors To Stem Opioid InfluxThe head of the FDA wants to more than double the number of packages that his agency inspects, an effort to stem the flow of opioids that runs through the international mail supply.
Dozens Of Dog Food Brands Recalled After Euthanasia Drug FoundA massive recall has been issued by multiple companies after an investigation revealed an ingredient that is a common euthanasia drug given to pets when they are put down.
FDA: Lead Test Could Be Delivering False Negative ResultsChildren can contract lead poisoning from toys, dirt, paint, even the water in pipes.
Texas Families Urge Lawmakers To Move Faster To Screen Newborns For Deadly Genetic DiseaseWith a newly FDA-approved treatment, doctors says the lives of nearly one hundred Texas babies can be saved every year by screening newborns for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Scientists Call On U.S. To Allow Research On Pot Meds For PetsPeople anxious to relieve suffering in their pets are increasingly turning to oils and powders that contain CBDs, a non-psychoactive component of marijuana.
FDA Approves First-Of-A-Kind Test For Cancer Gene ProfilingU.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once, giving a more complete picture of what's driving a patient's tumor and aiding efforts to match treatments to those flaws.
Could A Birth Control App Replace The Pill?Natural Cycles is the first app approved by the European Union as a contraceptive. The product is the brainchild of Elina Berglund and her husband Raoul Scherwitzl.
U.S. Regulators Approve First Digital Pill To Track PatientsThe Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that patients with mental illness take the medicine prescribed for them.