Food and Drug Administration
A genetic test maker is asking the FDA to approve its personalized DNA test in a move that, if successful, could boost acceptance of technology that is viewed skeptically by leading scientists who question its usefulness.
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.
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.
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.
When it comes to food, there is more than what meets the eye with synthetic dyes added to everything from cereal to fresh fruit and some believe it could affect our health.
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.
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.