US Food and Drug Administration

Senate Panel Questions FDA Nominee On Drug Prices, ApprovalsPresident Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration defended his record Tuesday as senators pressed him about rising drug prices, slow approval times for new drugs and his ties to the pharmaceutical industry.
Field Of Sexual Medicine Tightly Intertwined With Pharmaceutical IndustryHow do you measure sexual desire? If you're a drugmaker trying to win approval for a medication to boost female libido, it might come down to two questions on a medical questionnaire.
FDA: Cyclospora Outbreaks Linked To Mexican CilantroThe Texas Department of State Health Services is among the state and federal agencies that have identified Mexican cilantro as the cause of a cyclospora outbreak.
FDA Keeps Boxed Warning About Suicide On ChantixThe Food and Drug Administration is keeping a bold-letter warning on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior and other psychiatric side effects, after reviewing company findings suggesting the drug does not increase those problems.
Are Low-T Drugs Putting Patients At High Risk?“Lost your appetite for romance? You might not just be getting older. You might have a treatable condition called low testosterone,” the ad says. But lately, doctors say more people are using hormone replacement drugs and some might not need it.
Congressional Report Presses For E-Cigarette Rules Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.
FDA Chief Defends New Painkiller As Criticism Intensifies Debate over a powerful new painkiller ratcheted up Thursday as the head of the Food and Drug Administration defended the drug's approval.
Doctors Told To Get Serious About Obesity Next time you go for a checkup, don't be surprised if your doctor gets on your case about your weight. The medical profession has issued new guidelines for fighting the nation's obesity epidemic.
I-Team: Online Prescription Drugs May Be More Than You Bargained ForRat poison. Talcum powder. Highway paint. These are just some of the ingredients investigators say you could be ingesting if you are buying your medications on line.
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