The US Food and Drug Administration has given its approval on Tuesday for a large-scale, Phase III clinical trial of MDMA, more popularly known as Ecstasy, as a prescription medication, potentially for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, a common condition in soldiers sent to war-stricken countries, such as Iraq and Afghanistan.
The US Food and Drug Administration is in a quandary as Ferrero, the maker of Nutella, is pushing to reclassify its product from a dessert to a breakfast spread.
A multi-state salmonella outbreak currently rampant in Kansas, Missouri and Illinois has been traced back to eggs distributed by Good Earth Egg Co. LLC from Missouri.
Many active ingredients found in some antibacterial soaps are banned by the Food and Drug Agency.
The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration has ordered companies and manufacturers of so-called antibacterial soaps to stop making their products commercially available. This is due to lack of scientific evidence proving their efficacy in preventing the spread of germs.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday a recall of pre-cut vegetables with "Best Buy If" dated Aug. 7 to 19. The recall was due to a listeria-infected product found by the state agriculture department in a Georgia supermarket.
The U.S. government has permitted more organizations to grow cannabis farms to aid research initiatives.
FDA has issued a labeling change of fluoroquinolones due to the potential permanent disabling side-effects of the anti-bacterial drug.
Hy-Vee issue a voluntary recall of their 15-ounce canned no-salt black beans after a customer reported finding a partial ink pen inside the container.
The FDA put a stop to a CAR-T cell therapy trial on leukemia sufferers after the deaths of three patients. Juno Therapeutics, the company behind the clinical trial, says it knows what caused the deaths and wants the trial to proceed with modifications.
Metformin research on mice shows that the drug can lengthen their lives by as much as 40%. The FDA has approved a human trial of metformin as an anti-aging drug. Another drug, nicotinamide riboside, exhibits the ability to boost cell regeneration – in mice.
A new study suggests that eating soups and pasta from cans may expose you to health risks caused by BPA.
FDA approved new combination drug Epclusa developed by Gilead to treat all six major forms of hepatitis C with or without liver damage.
The first experimental Zika vaccine is now ready for early-stage human trials, health officials declare.