Cystic fibrosis is life threatening to anyone born with the disease, but now a new combination of drugs is offering new hope for afflicted patients.
New research suggests that an already-approved drug may be able to preserve brain function after a stroke, potentially changing the lives of patients with this debilitating disease.
Federal officials are warning consumers that some over-the-counter acne products can cause potentially deadly allergic reactions in some incredibly rare cases. The popular products currently do not warn users of this risk.
Congress is reviewing the Sunscreen Innovation Act, a bill that may speed up the process of approving new innovations for sunscreen ingredients under US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards.
In an effort to decrease the number of skin cancer cases, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened its regulation of tanning beds, requiring a visible warning against their use in people under the age of 18.
A new high-intensity artificial sweetener has been approved by federal regulators as a substitute for natural sugar. The product is called advantame and is the sweetest of all high-intensity artificial sweeteners so far.
A highly advanced prosthetic arm has just been approved for marketing in the United States by federal regulators, providing a way for every-day amputee victims to perform complex tasks via a robotic limb for the first time.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it is removing some restrictions on the prescription of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Avandia- a diabetes drug. The agency eased rules on the drug's use after studies showed that it doesn't increase heart attack risk.
The Food and Drug Administration is revisiting its label policies on prescription painkillers including OxyContin and morphin, in a bid to buckle down on the rising epidemic of prescription painkiller overdoses, the organization said Tuesday.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating reports at least 89 people have been left ill after eating Chobani Greek yogurt which prompted the company to informally recall the yogurt from retailers.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted unanimously in favor (13-0) of recommending a new flu shot that does not contain eggs, making it possible for adults with egg allergies between the ages of 18-49 to receive the flu shot.
Several studies have linked the compound chemical bisphenol A, or BPA to potential health problems including asthma and behavior problems in children.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug Wednesday designed to treat men with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to bones but not to other organs.
The “morning after” pill Plan B One-Step is now available to women 15 years of age and older without a prescription, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday.