FDA Approves First Muscular Dystrophy DrugFederal regulators on Monday granted tentative approval to the first drug for muscular dystrophy, following an intense public campaign from patients and doctors who pushed for the largely unproven medication.
Texas Tech Food Industry Center To Monitor Retail MeatThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has selected a Texas Tech University center to monitor retail meat.
UNT Researchers Make Breast Cancer BreakthroughGame changing. That’s the word used to describe new research coming out of the University of North Texas today in the fight against breast cancer.
FDA Calls For Zika Testing Of All Blood DonationsThe Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika.
FDA Advises Zika Screening For All U.S. Blood CentersThe FDA wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, an expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus. Previously, the requirement was limited to Puerto Rico and two Florida counties.
No More E-Cigs & Hookah For Kids, FDA Ban Starts TodayParents and teenagers listen up… as of today, no one under the age of 18 can buy hookah tobacco, cigars or e-cigarettes, either online or in person. A new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ban started today.
General Mills Expands Flour Recall After 4 More IllnessesGeneral Mills is expanding a flour recall issued over a possible link to an E. coli outbreak after four new illnesses were reported.
Swallowing Tiny Robot Could Soon Help Stomach AilmentsHas your child swallowed a battery? In the future, a tiny robot could capture it and expel it. Researchers are designing an ingestible robot that could be used to patch wounds, deliver medicine or dislodge foreign objects.
FDA Warns Against Eating Raw Dough Amid E. Coli FearsIn a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, the federal Food and Drug Administration says people shouldn't eat raw dough or batter of any kind.
FDA Approves First Pill To Treat All Forms Of Hepatitis CFederal health officials have approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus.
Shares Of Whole Foods Weighed Down By FDA WarningWhole Foods is under heavy selling pressure this week after receiving a letter from the Food and Drug Administration about unsanitary conditions at one of its plants.
Gay Community Frustrated They Can't Give BloodCarter Bloodcare says gay males can only give blood if they haven't been sexually active in the last 12 months.