FDA Approves More Convenient Blood Cancer DrugThe FDA has approved a more convenient version of a blockbuster drug for treating three common blood cancers. The new drug is injected in about six minutes, shortening clinic visits.
Austin Bans E-Cigarette Use In Public AreasThe Austin City Council voted unanimously Thursday to add e-cigarettes to the list of tobacco products that are banned in public areas such as parks, restaurants and bars. The ban takes effect on July 3.
FDA Warning: Tuna Sold In Texas May Be Tainted With Hepatitis AThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention are investigating foreign seafood providers that have shipped tuna to the Texas area that may be tainted with Hepatitis A.
Study: Side Effects Emerge After Approval For Many U.S. DrugsAlmost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications.
Texas Sues To Release Execution Drug Shipment Seized By FDATexas prison officials asked a federal judge Wednesday to rescind a U.S. Food and Drug Administration order that blocks the corrections agency from receiving a foreign shipment of a drug that the state wants to use for executions.
FDA Finalizes Refusal To Give Texas Execution Drug ShipmentFederal officials on Thursday finalized their refusal to allow Texas prison officials to receive a foreign shipment of a drug the state has used to execute death row inmates.
FDA Approves At Home Genetic Testing For Alzheimer's RiskThe FDA has given the green light to an at-home test that can detect a genetic risk for a number of diseases including Alzheimer Disease.
Conagra Recalls Hunt's Chili Kits; May Contain Salmonella The maker of Hunt's Chili Kits says it is recalling some because they might be contaminated with salmonella.
FDA Approves Drug For Moderate & Severe EczemaRegulators have approved the first powerful medicine to treat serious cases of the skin condition eczema. The FDA on Tuesday approved Dupixent for moderate or severe eczema cases.
FDA Approves New Drug For Parkinson's PatientsRegulators have approved the first new drug in a decade for Parkinson's disease. The FDA said Tuesday that it has approved Xadago for use when a patient's regular medicines aren't working well.
FDA Approves New Drug For Advanced Breast CancerRegulators have approved a new drug as an initial treatment for women with a type of breast cancer. It is a pill that works to slow the spread of cancer by blocking two proteins that can stimulate growth and division of cancer cells.
FDA-Approved Implant Helping Patients Battle Opioid AddictionRecently, the FDA approved an implant that delivers a slow, but steady dose of buprenorphine during six months. It’s called a Probuphine implant.