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Siliq Approved for Plaque Psoriasis February 16, 2017

Injected drug is for use by patients who've failed other treatments

FDA Approves Injectable Psoriasis Drug for Tough Cases February 16, 2017

But Siliq poses increased risk of suicidal behavior, agency warns

FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments February 13, 2017

Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

Senate Confirms Rep. Tom Price as Health Secretary February 10, 2017

Surgeon from Atlanta is outspoken critic of Affordable Care Act

Emflaza Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy February 09, 2017

First U.S. approval of corticosteroid to treat the disorder

Newborn Screening Tests Approved February 06, 2017

The screens are used to detect four rare metabolic disorders

Trulance Approved for Chronic Constipation January 20, 2017

Drug designed to stimulate upper gastrointestinal tract

FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women January 18, 2017

Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

FDA to Weigh Dangers of Exploding E-Cigarettes January 03, 2017

Agency announces 2-day meeting on the safety risks of the lithium batteries that power the devices

FDA Suggests Limits on Lead in Cosmetics December 23, 2016

Agency notes most products already below recommended level

New MS Drug Shows 'Breakthrough' Promise for Advanced Disease December 22, 2016

Specialist hopes ocrelizumab will be available by spring

FDA OKs High-Tech Diabetes Device to Help Replace Fingerstick Tests December 20, 2016

Dexcom G5 is first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used for treatment decisions

Ovarian Cancer Drug Given Fast-Track Approval December 19, 2016

Rubraca's use is specific to women with a mutation of the BRCA gene, FDA said

FDA Issues Anesthesia Warning for Pregnant Women, Kids Under 3 December 14, 2016

A long time under or repeated episodes of sedation may pose risk to developing brains, agency says

Knee Cartilage Product Approved to Repair Defects December 14, 2016

Tissue is derived from patient's own knee

What You Need to Know When Prescribed an Opioid Painkiller December 12, 2016

Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has a substance abuse problem

FDA Eases Up on Hearing Aid Rules December 07, 2016

Devices should be easier to obtain, less expensive under new guidelines

FDA Explains Pros, Cons of Permanent Birth Control November 18, 2016

A drawback to one form is that it isn't effective until 3 months after placement

Intrarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex November 17, 2016

Drug contained in a once-daily insert

Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study November 07, 2016

Nearly 2 of 3 young people using e-cigs load them with flavors such as bubble gum or gummy bear

Device Approved to Prevent Second Strokes in Certain Heart Patients October 28, 2016

It's for people who had prior stroke related to a hole in the heart

New Treatment Approved for Soft-Tissue Cancers October 19, 2016

Malignancies that develop in muscles, fat, tendons and blood vessels

FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels October 04, 2016

Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

'Artificial Pancreas' Approved for Type 1 Diabetes September 28, 2016

An automated delivery device for insulin

FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes September 28, 2016

Automated insulin delivery system will ease some of the burden of living with the condition

FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'? September 28, 2016

Agency seeks input from Americans on defining what is considered nutritious

FDA's Cancer-Drug Reviewers Often Join Industry Later: Study September 28, 2016

Analysis raises concerns about regulators' ability to serve the public interest, researchers suggest

Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources September 28, 2016

If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases September 26, 2016

For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

FDA OKs 1st Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy September 19, 2016

Exondys 51 seems to fill unmet need for devastating childhood disease, agency says

First Drug Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy September 19, 2016

Exondys 51 sanctioned for certain gene mutation

Balloon Device Approved for Eustachian Tube Problems September 16, 2016

Designed to relieve pain or clogged sensations in ear

Laser Device Approved for Nearsightedness September 14, 2016

Surgery permanently reshapes eye's cornea

What New Moms Need to Know About Pumping Breast Milk September 11, 2016

Use these safety tips to protect your baby from disease-causing germs

FDA Warns Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable September 09, 2016

May delay preventive therapies for high-risk women, spur unnecessary procedures in some without cancer

Clot Retrieval Device Approval Expanded September 06, 2016

Instruments help avoid disability among stroke patients

FDA Cracks Down on Antibacterial Soaps September 02, 2016

Says the products are no better than traditional soap, and may pose risk of bacterial resistance

FDA: Opioids Plus Sedatives Pose Fatal OD Risk August 31, 2016

These drugs will now carry 'boxed warning' detailing the threat

FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis August 31, 2016

Erelzi is a biosimilar for Enbrel

FDA Recommends All Blood Donations Be Tested for Zika August 29, 2016

Updated guidance provides further protection for U.S. blood supply

New Case of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida August 25, 2016

Latest one in Palm Beach County brings state total to 43; scientists predict 400 cases by summer's end

Five More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida August 24, 2016

State health department says one confirmed in Tampa Bay area

Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study August 23, 2016

Letting Medicare and Medicaid negotiate pricing would likely help bring costs down, researchers say

Use of Cancer-Linked Fibroid Device Declines After FDA Warning August 23, 2016

Rate of uterus removals done with power morcellators dropped significantly, study finds

Head Injury Screening Tests Approved August 22, 2016

Assess brain function after possible concussions

CDC Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Miami Beach Due to Zika August 19, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says 5 cases of locally transmitted infection have occured in the tourist spot

Possible Cases of Local Zika Transmission in Miami Beach August 19, 2016

If confirmed, a health advisory against travel to the city by pregnant women may follow, unidentified source says

Doctors Report Probable Zika Transmission Via Blood Transfusion August 17, 2016

Donor became ill after giving blood that was then used by 2 patients in Rio de Janeiro, physicians say

Starting Monday, FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors August 08, 2016

Agency also details other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury August 04, 2016

How you can eliminate the health risk to you and your family

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