Food and Drug Administration
Federal regulators have decided not to approve a new combination cholesterol drug made by Merck & Co., at least for now.
The battle of the bulge has been a big, fat failure for U.S. drugmakers. But that hasn’t stopped them from trying.
If you call for an ambulance there’s a chance it may not be carrying the drugs you need.
The Kretchmar home is filled with the hum of a breathing machine and the sounds of Mario racing around a television screen watched by 22-month old Jaxon.
Hundreds of life-saving drugs may not be available when they’re needed, according to officials inside the Food and Drug Administration.
Have you ever vacationed on a beach near the ocean, and breathed in the salty air? Some say that air from the ocean can actually help you breathe easier.
The volatile mix of religion, reproductive rights and politics has a new flash point.
The Obama administration’s top health official stopped plans Wednesday to let the Plan B morning-after pill move onto drugstore shelves next to the condoms. Overruling scientists decided young girls shouldn’t be able to buy the pill on their own.
Birth control drugs that were heavily promoted as having fewer side effects and the ability to clear up acne and other hormonal bothers are under new scrutiny from safety regulators.
The government delivered a blow to some desperate patients Friday as it ruled the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used to treat advanced breast cancer.
The recent listeria outbreak from cantaloupe shows that large-scale occurrences of serious illnesses linked to tainted food have grown more common over the years, partly because much of what we eat takes a long and winding road from farm to fork.
Another case of listeria in Dallas County has been linked to a national outbreak that was traced back to cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Colorado.