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FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs May 18, 2015

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

Combo Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Promise May 18, 2015

Researchers say therapy could help 15,000 people in United States alone

Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten May 15, 2015

Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC May 14, 2015

But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

Avelox Approved for Plague May 08, 2015

Deadly bacteria could be used as bioterror agent

Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study May 04, 2015

Off-label use of Lariat resulted in handful of cases where lifesaving surgery was needed or patient died

Raplixa Approved to Control Surgical Bleeding May 01, 2015

Spray-dried product promotes clotting when other methods are 'ineffective or impractical'

Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk? April 30, 2015

Certain digestive byproducts could point to trouble, best treatments -- someday, researchers say

Kybella Approved for Double Chin April 29, 2015

Drug mimics body's own fat-destroying chemical

FDA Approves Injected Drug for 'Double Chin' April 29, 2015

Kybella contains naturally produced, fat-absorbing compound, agency says

First Generic Abilify Approved April 29, 2015

For treatment of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia

Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens April 27, 2015

More than 40 percent of stores called by minors suggested buying testosterone booster

FDA Weighs Tighter Regulation of Homeopathic Medicines April 22, 2015

Critics say these natural remedies are ineffective, potentially dangerous; backers contend current oversight is sufficient

FDA Warns of Bogus Botox April 20, 2015

Doctors should closely examine wrinkle-reliever packaging

Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis April 16, 2015

Autoimmune disease affects central nervous system

Corlanor Approved for Chronic Heart Failure April 16, 2015

When heart can't pump enough blood

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare April 09, 2015

Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

New Test Helps Diagnose Delayed Stomach Emptying April 06, 2015

A condition called gastroparesis

Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds April 06, 2015

Untested samples may also harbor bacteria, viruses, experts say

Man's Iced Tea Habit May Have Swamped His Kidneys April 01, 2015

He drank 16 glasses a day, which probably contributed to health issues, report suggests

FDA Expands Approval for 'Valve in Valve' Aortic Replacement March 31, 2015

Now includes people at risk for open-heart surgery complications

Eylea Approval Expanded to Include Diabetic Retinopathy March 25, 2015

Among people with diabetic macular edema

FDA OKs New Drug for Diabetes-Linked Eye Condition March 25, 2015

Eylea injections appear to ease diabetic retinopathy, studies show

New Treatment for Anthrax Approved March 25, 2015

FDA cites preparedness for intentional release of deadly bacteria

Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says March 20, 2015

Regulators also said they are as nutritious as conventional produce

Cholbam Approved for Rare Metabolic Disorders March 18, 2015

Conditions affect liver and vitamin absorption

Hepatitis C Drugs Will 'Strain Budgets' at Current Prices: Study March 16, 2015

The new therapies have remarkably high cure rates

E-Cigarette Ads Linked to Tobacco Cravings March 16, 2015

Effect was seen in study of current and former smokers

FDA Tightens Rules on Endoscopes Tied to 'Superbug' Outbreaks March 12, 2015

Poorly cleaned devices implicated in infections at two Los Angeles hospitals

Unituxin Approved for Deadly Pediatric Cancer March 10, 2015

Neuroblastoma typically strikes children under age 5

New CPR Devices Approved March 09, 2015

May help more people survive cardiac arrest, FDA says

First Biosimilar Drug Approved March 06, 2015

Zarxio is 'highly similar' to long-sanctioned cancer drug

Cresemba Approved for Serious Fungal Infections March 06, 2015

Most often these illnesses affect people with weakened immune systems

First Device Approved for Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis March 06, 2015

A complication of kidney failure

FDA OK of 1st 'Biosimilar' Drug May Mean Cheaper Options for Patients March 06, 2015

Zarxio approval paves way for less expensive cutting-edge medications, experts say

Early Studies See No Heart Risk From Testosterone Therapy March 04, 2015

But experts agree more research is needed, especially in light of FDA warning

Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer March 04, 2015

The leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved February 26, 2015

Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

Farydak Approved for Multiple Myeloma February 24, 2015

Blood cancer kills more than 10,000 Americans annually

New Device Treats Superficial Varicose Veins February 20, 2015

Adhesive product cuts off blood supply in unsightly leg vessels

FDA OKs New Varicose Vein Treatment February 20, 2015

It seals affected veins with adhesive agent, agency says

Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study February 16, 2015

Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

FDA Approves Drug for Advanced Thyroid Cancer February 13, 2015

Progression-free survival with Lenvima was nearly five times longer compared to a placebo

Lenvima Approved for Common Thyroid Cancer February 13, 2015

Recommended for use if radioactive iodine fails to stop progression

Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence February 13, 2015

Use of Eclipse System led to 50 percent decrease in episodes

New Drug May Slow Recurrent Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds February 12, 2015

Progression-free survival nearly five times longer in people receiving treatment

Problems Spotted in Clinical Trials Can Go Unreported, Study Says February 09, 2015

Only 3 of nearly 80 published studies mentioned issues of concern uncovered by FDA

FDA Approves New Device Aimed at Easing Stroke Risk February 09, 2015

ENROUTE system cleans out 'debris' in neck artery for those requiring better blood flow to the brain

New Device Cleared to Reduce Stroke Risk February 09, 2015

First approved device designed to enter artery through neck, not groin

Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Retinopathy February 09, 2015

Among diabetics with macular edema