The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.
Dr. Crystal Foster talks about a dropped plan for doctors to receive pain drug training, a shortage on Excedrin, and a study that says artificial sweeteners can help with weight loss.
The FDA has issued a new report criticizing the company that stored adult stem cells from Governor Rick Perry for use in an experimental procedure for his back pain.
A new combination vaccine that protects infants from two deadly infections that can cause meningitis, meningococcal disease and Hib disease, was approved Thursday by the FDA.
High fructose corn syrup won’t get a wholesome new name after all. The FDA has rejected the Corn Refiners Association’s bid to rename its sweetening agent “corn sugar.”
The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.
The Texas Medical Board will consider imposing new rules on experimental stem cell therapies like the one Governor Rick Perry underwent last year.
At least three Texans have fallen ill in a multi-state outbreak of salmonella poisoning. More than 90 people so far, in 19 states, have gotten sick, including ten that had to be hospitalized.
Federal health officials are investigating a growing outbreak of salmonella that has sickened 90 people in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
A FDA scientific advisory panel says dissolvable tobacco products could reduce health risks compared with smoking cigarettes but also have the potential to increase the overall number of tobacco users.
The FDA has received a complaint against a company that stored adult stem cells from Governor Rick Perry for use in an experimental procedure to treat his back pain.
FDA officials have issued a warning letter to the makers of an inhalable caffeine product, saying they have questions about its safety and concerns about how children and adolescents may use it.