July 23, 2014: Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

July 17, 2014: Ruconest Approved for Rare Genetic Disease
Hereditary angioedema causes swelling of extremities, face and airways

July 03, 2014: Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
When lymph nodes become cancerous

July 02, 2014: Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack
Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

June 30, 2014: Inhaled Medication Afrezza Approved to Treat Diabetes
A rapid-acting inhaled insulin

June 30, 2014: FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication
Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

June 26, 2014: Numbing Medications Can Harm Teething Babies, FDA Warns
Products containing lidocaine or benzocaine have been linked to serious illness and even death, agency says

June 25, 2014: Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA
In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

June 24, 2014: Blood Pressure Kiosks May Not Always Give Accurate Readings
FDA experts warn that if the cuff is too small or too large for your arm, the results may not be reliable

June 23, 2014: Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections
Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill

June 20, 2014: Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA
Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

June 20, 2014: FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks
Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

June 18, 2014: FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese
Agency committee says nerve-stimulating device may offer more benefits than risks

June 13, 2014: Lymphoseek Approved for Diagnosing Cancer Severity
Imaging agent helps determine if squamous cell has spread to head and neck

June 10, 2014: Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish
Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

June 10, 2014: Exercise May Spur More Varied Gut Microbes, Study Finds
In turn, that may boost immune system and overall health, researchers note

June 09, 2014: FDA Sets Safety Standards for Infant Formula
Rules call for periodic testing for nutritional content, good manufacturing practices

June 09, 2014: New Hemophilia Remedy Offers Potential for Fewer Injections
And fewer episodes of bleeding

June 08, 2014: Sizing Up Your Options for Hay Fever Relief
Newly approved meds dial down your immune system's reaction to allergens

June 02, 2014: New Test Helps Doctors ID Kidney Disease Cause
Including autoimmune or infection

June 02, 2014: Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise
By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

May 30, 2014: FDA Approves Generic Version of Painkiller Celebrex
Medicine will carry warning alerting users of potential heart risks

May 30, 2014: Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics
One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

May 29, 2014: FDA Orders New Warning Labels for Tanning Beds
All sunlamp devices must warn against use by people under 18, agency says

May 29, 2014: Remote Monitoring Device Approved for Heart Patients
Measures pulmonary artery pressure and heart rate

May 27, 2014: FDA Approves Antibiotic for Skin Infections
Dalvance (dalbavancin) should help against bacteria resistant to older drugs

May 22, 2014: Illegal Online Meds Targeted in Worldwide Crackdown, FDA Says
More than 19,600 packages seized in U.S., including drugs for diabetes, glaucoma and impotence

May 22, 2014: FDA OKs Test to Improve Blood Donor-Recipient Matching
New method uses genetics and computer technology to determine most compatible red blood cells

May 21, 2014: FDA OKs New Drug for Hard-to-Treat Colitis and Crohn's
Injections of Entyvio may help when standard therapy for the digestive disorders has failed

May 20, 2014: Entyvio Approved for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
Two chronic gastrointestinal diseases

May 20, 2014: FDA Approves New Artificial Sweetener
Advantame can be used to sweeten coffee, tea and as an ingredient in cooking

May 15, 2014: Start Sleep Drug Lunesta at Lower Dose for Safety, FDA Says
Agency points to studies showing daytime drowsiness that could interfere with driving

May 09, 2014: FDA OKs Artificial Arm That Does Complex Tasks
DEKA Arm System allows user to multi-task, agency says

May 09, 2014: Bionic Prosthetic Arm Approved
Helps amputees perform complex tasks by using signals from nearby muscles

May 09, 2014: FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
Zontivity, which belongs to a novel class of drugs, reduced heart, stroke, cardiovascular death in patients

May 08, 2014: Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
Drug designed to reduce blood clots

May 07, 2014: Nicotine Poisoning of Infant Highlights 'E-Cig' Dangers, Docs Report
10-month-old boy was sickened but survived toxic ingestion of liquid used for 'vaping'

May 06, 2014: Daily Aspirin Regimen Not Safe for Everyone, FDA Warns
It may cause more harm than good in those who have not experienced heart problems or stroke

May 05, 2014: FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair
Experts expressed relief at the decision, citing safety concerns

April 29, 2014: FDA Moves Female Incontinence Device to 'High Risk' Status
Vaginal mesh devices have been linked to pain, infection, other problems, agency says

April 25, 2014: FDA Warns Against Bogus Autism Treatments
Consumers should beware of false, misleading claims, says agency, which has issued warnings to makers

April 25, 2014: Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day
Rid your home of unused, expired prescription meds by turning them in at a collection site near you

April 25, 2014: FDA Advisers: Ban Use of Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
The controversial tools are used on emotionally disabled kids at a Mass. facility

April 24, 2014: FDA Approves HPV Test as Initial Screen for Cervical Cancer
Detects presence of high-risk strains of virus believed to cause disease

April 24, 2014: FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations
Opponents of the increasingly popular devices worry about their impact on children

April 24, 2014: FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
Agency meets Thursday to discuss outlawing tools used on emotionally disabled kids

April 22, 2014: Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study
Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say

April 21, 2014: Cyramza Approved for Stomach Cancer
Disease kills more than 10,000 people annually

April 18, 2014: Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy
Tablet placed under the tongue

April 17, 2014: Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise