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Nuplazid Approved for Parkinson's HallucinationsMay 02, 2016

Half of people with Parkinson's may have them

Drug for Yeast Infections May Raise Miscarriage Risk, FDA WarnsApril 26, 2016

Agency recommends alternatives to fluconazole for mothers-to-be until its review is complete

FDA Launches Ad Campaign Against Chewing TobaccoApril 19, 2016

Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products

No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be WhyApril 14, 2016

Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

Makers of Corn Masa Flour Can Add Folic AcidApril 14, 2016

Vitamin helps prevent birth defects

Doctors Often Overestimate Promise of Newly Approved DrugsApril 12, 2016

Many misinterpret FDA 'breakthrough' designation, survey finds

Venclexta Approved for Specific Genetic Blood CancerApril 11, 2016

A form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

First Wire-Free Pacemaker ApprovedApril 08, 2016

Treats irregular heartbeat without wired leads

FDA OKs 'Containment' Bag for Certain Uterine SurgeriesApril 07, 2016

But most women aren't candidates for morcellation procedure because of cancer risk, agency says

FDA Approves First Wire-Free PacemakerApril 07, 2016

Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

Inflectra Approved as 'Biosimilar' to RemicadeApril 06, 2016

For adults with Crohn's, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis

FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure RiskApril 05, 2016

Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

FDA Suggests Limit for Arsenic in Infant Rice CerealApril 01, 2016

The element occurs naturally in soil and water; rice plants absorb it more than other crops, agency says

FDA Approves Experimental Zika Test for Blood DonationsMarch 30, 2016

But agency still asks those who've possibly been exposed to the virus to forgo giving blood right now

FDA Eases Restrictions on Abortion MedicationMarch 30, 2016

Women will have an easier time accessing mifepristone

First Treatment Approved for Disease Linked to Stem Cell TransplantMarch 30, 2016

Liver condition is rare, but deadly

FDA Wants Generic Narcotic Painkillers to Be Abuse-DeterrentMarch 24, 2016

One more step to combat the epidemic of potent painkiller abuse

Cinqair Approved for Severe AsthmaMarch 23, 2016

Helps reduce certain white blood cells that contribute to the disease

Inhalation Anthrax Treatment ApprovedMarch 21, 2016

A potential bioterror threat

FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Medical GlovesMarch 21, 2016

Side effects include airway and wound inflammation, agency says

Don't Take Short Cuts With Contact Lens Care, FDA WarnsMarch 15, 2016

Solutions with hydrogen peroxide can cause eye damage if two-step process isn't followed carefully

Xalkori Approved For Rare Genetic Form of Lung CancerMarch 11, 2016

ROS-1 positive NSCLC

Be Wary of Imported Supplements: FDAMarch 09, 2016

Officials say scammers often target groups that don't speak English, have limited access to health care

Idelvion Approved for Hemophilia B March 07, 2016

Replaces deficient clotting factor

FDA Orders 'Black Box' Warning Label on Essure Long-Acting ContraceptiveFebruary 29, 2016

Agency says device remains 'appropriate' for many women, but also cites reports of serious complications

Tips for Traveling to the U.S. With MedicationsFebruary 27, 2016

Unapproved foreign drugs can't be brought into the country without permission, FDA advises

Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy EatingFebruary 23, 2016

If mom or dad had mental health issues, children were pickier about what they ate, study finds

Briviact Approved for Epileptic SeizuresFebruary 19, 2016

Among people 16 and older

New Drug Shows Promise Against Severe SinusitisFebruary 03, 2016

In early trial, dupilumab helped treat nasal polyps that contribute to the illness

FDA Warns of Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic ClayJanuary 29, 2016

Agency tells users of Bentonite Me Baby to stop using product, get checked by their doctor

Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis CJanuary 29, 2016

Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

Halaven Approved for Advanced Soft Tissue CancerJanuary 28, 2016

FDA says it's first liposarcoma drug to improve survival

New IBS Drug Eases Stomach Pain and Diarrhea for Some: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

But Viberzi is not a 'silver bullet,' digestive-disease doctor says

FDA Approves Redesign of Endoscope Tied to InfectionsJanuary 18, 2016

Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope had been linked to serious infections, but redesign should lower the risk

Newly Designed Endoscope Receives FDA ApprovalJanuary 15, 2016

Manufacturer made changes to reduce risk of 'superbug' infection

Protect Yourself From Colds and Flu This WinterJanuary 08, 2016

FDA offers prevention tips, and backs flu vaccination

Some Steps to Help Protect Yourself From CancerJanuary 08, 2016

Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

Device Approved for Diabetic Foot UlcersJanuary 07, 2016

Wounds lead to thousands of amputations annually

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu ShotDecember 30, 2015

Influenza activity usually peaks in January or February, FDA says

Zurampic Approved for GoutDecember 23, 2015

Drug helps control blood levels of uric acid

Uptravi Approved for Chronic Lung DiseaseDecember 22, 2015

Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Alecensa Approved for Lung Cancer Tied to Gene MutationDecember 11, 2015

Drug to be used for ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancers

Vistogard Approved for Chemotherapy OverdoseDecember 11, 2015

For drugs often prescribed to treat breast, colon cancers

Cooling Cap to Reduce Chemo-Linked Hair Loss OK'dDecember 09, 2015

Designed for women diagnosed with breast cancer

Doctors Rally in Support of Fibroid Device Curbed by FDADecember 08, 2015

Agency overstated odds of power morcellator spreading cancer, review group says

Vonvendi Approved to Control Bleeding DisorderDecember 08, 2015

Clotting factor sanctioned for von Willebrand disease

Kanuma Approved for Rare Missing-Enzyme DiseaseDecember 08, 2015

Wolman disease triggers fat buildup, leading to heart and liver problems

Empliciti Approved for Multiple MyelomaNovember 30, 2015

Drug boosts immune system to destroy cancer cells

Portrazza Approved for Advanced Lung CancerNovember 24, 2015

The top cause of cancer death in the United States

Opdivo Approved for Advanced Kidney CancerNovember 24, 2015

More than 14,000 projected to die from disease this year