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First Treatment Approved for Breast Cancer Caused by Specific Gene Mutation January 12, 2018

FDA Approves First Drug for Tumors Tied to Breast Cancer Genes January 12, 2018

FDA Bans Use of Opioid-Containing Cough Meds by Kids January 11, 2018

Be Sure to Read Labels for Portion, Calorie Control January 11, 2018

How to Survive a New Year's Hangover December 29, 2017

Gene Therapy Approved for Rare Inherited Vision-Loss Disorders December 19, 2017

FDA Approves Gene Therapy for Rare Form of Blindness December 19, 2017

FDA Gets Tough With Homeopathic Medicines December 18, 2017

Decline in Antibiotic Use in Livestock Isn't Enough, Critics Say December 14, 2017

First Drug Approved for Rare Condition That Inflames Blood Vessels December 12, 2017

Tried to Quit But Still Smoking? Help's On the Way December 11, 2017

New Diabetes Drug Gets FDA OK Under 'Abbreviated' Pathway December 11, 2017

Ozempic Approved for Type 2 Diabetes December 06, 2017

Taking Your Meds? A Digital Pill Can Tell December 04, 2017

Once-Monthly Injection Approved for Opioid Addiction December 01, 2017

FDA Approves Monthly Dose of Opioid Addiction Treatment December 01, 2017

FDA Approves 'Biosimilar' Drug Ogivri for Breast, Stomach Cancers December 01, 2017

Some Cigars Pack Bigger Nicotine Punch Than Cigarettes December 01, 2017

Bone Treats a Dangerous Stocking Stuffer for Dogs November 29, 2017

Health Tip: How to Clean a Breast Pump November 27, 2017

New Hemophilia Treatment Stems Bleeding Episodes November 16, 2017

FDA Seeks to Speed Development of 'Regenerated' Organs for Medical Use November 16, 2017

Mepsevii Approved for Rare Enzyme Disorder November 15, 2017

'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It November 14, 2017

FDA Warns of Herb Kratom's Opioid-Like Harms November 14, 2017

Zelboraf Approved for Rare Blood Cancer November 06, 2017

Calquence Approved for Mantle Cell Lymphoma October 31, 2017

Controversial Chemical Can Linger on Your Toothbrush October 25, 2017

Triclosan is still allowed in toothpaste in U.S., but not soaps and wipes

Gene Therapy Approved for B-Cell Lymphoma October 19, 2017

The first such treatment for non-Hodgkin form of this cancer

FDA Approves 2nd Gene Therapy October 19, 2017

Yescarta fights a type of lymphoma; move is heralded as helping open 'new era' in medical care

Remede System Approved for Sleep Apnea October 09, 2017

Implantable device stimulates breathing during sleep

First Test to Detect Zika in Blood Donations Approved October 06, 2017

Not designed to diagnose the infection, however

FDA Approves Test to Screen Donated Blood for Zika October 06, 2017

Though the virus is mainly spread by mosquitoes, it can be transmitted through blood transfusions

Verzenio Approved for Advanced Breast Cancer September 29, 2017

The most common cancer in the United States

Glucose Monitoring System Eliminates Need for Finger Pricks September 28, 2017

Instead, sensor is implanted below skin in diabetes patients

FDA Approves New Continuous Glucose Monitor for Diabetes September 28, 2017

Device eliminates need to prick finger to measure blood sugar levels

Mvasi Is First Biosimilar Drug Approved for Cancer September 14, 2017

Similar to Avastin

FDA OKs First 'Biosimilar' Drug to Fight Cancer September 14, 2017

New biologic could help drive down the cost of care, agency says

Aliqopa Approved for Follicular Lymphoma September 14, 2017

A cancer of the lymph system

App to Help Treat Substance Abuse Approved September 14, 2017

But app is not recommended for opioid dependence

How to Prevent, and Treat, Lyme Disease in People and Pets September 02, 2017

U.S. health officials warn that cases of the illness are on the rise

FDA OKs Return of Once-Withdrawn Leukemia Drug September 01, 2017

At lower dose, Mylotarg extended survival against a certain type of blood cancer

Pediatric Treatment Approved for 'Kissing Bug' Disease August 30, 2017

Benznidazole sanctioned for Chagas infection

Antibiotic Vabomere Approved August 30, 2017

For complicated urinary tract infections

FDA Approves 1st Treatment for 'Kissing Bug' Illness in Children August 30, 2017

Benznidazole becomes the nation's only drug for Chagas disease

First Gene Therapy Approved in U.S. August 30, 2017

For certain people with blood/bone marrow cancer

FDA OKs 1st Gene Therapy for Use in U.S. August 30, 2017

It transforms a patient's immune system cells to fight a form of leukemia

FDA May Limit 'Risk Info' in Direct-to-Consumer TV Drug Ads August 18, 2017

Would new approach to broadcast advertising deprive consumers of vital information?

New Treatment Approved for Deadly Blood Cancer August 17, 2017

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA Announces Recall of Some Liquid Pharmaceutical Products August 16, 2017

Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in patients prompted the move