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10/25/2013 — WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer.
Menopause drug released by the FDA in the new treatment of menopause symptoms
A ruling by the Food and Drug Administration is raising some eyebrows. The FDA says they are attempting to find the middle ground on a controversial issue. The FDA will lower the age required to purchase emergency contraception known as the "morning after" pill. The move is generating strong reactions from both sides of the issue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gilead Sciences Inc. says the federal government has approved its highly anticipated hepatitis C drug that is expected to offer a faster cure to millions of people infected with the liver-destroying virus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to treat an unusual condition that causes painful, curved erections in men.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators are warning the public not to use certain defibrillators recalled by Philips Healthcare because the heart-shocking devices may fail to operate in emergency situations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have approved a new drug from Johnson & Johnson for use in treating chronic hepatitis C infections.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug from Pharmacyclics and Janssen Biotech Inc. to treat a rare and aggressive form of blood cancer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is seeking a rule change to allow generic drugmakers to quickly update their warning labels with new safety information for doctors and patients.
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WASHINGTON- The FDA wants limits on most prescribed painkillers. The agency made the recommendation today to limit access to medicines containing hydrocodone.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid a vitamin B dietary supplement from Healthy Life Chemistry by Purity First because it contains two potentially dangerous anabolic steroids.
The federal government and the New York Attorney General are leading an investigation after the consumption of 5-Hour ENERGY allegedly killed 13 people and landed 33 others in the hospital.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Genetic testing company 23andMe says it is complying with a Food and Drug Administration directive to stop selling health-related genetic tests during a regulatory review.
Sumitomo Proton Therapy System Clears FDA 510(k)
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2013--Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (TOKYO:6302) announced today that it had received US FDA 510(k) clearance of its Proton Therapy System. It is the first 510(k) cleared medical device for Sumitomo. Proton therapy is a form of radiation therapy, which employs proton beams to kill cancer cells with better dose distribution in comparison with conventional x-rays. Currently 12 facilities are operational and several more are under construction in the United States, and the U.S. proton therapy market is expected to expand in the future.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is ordering genetic test maker 23andMe to halt sales of its personalized DNA test kits, saying the company has failed to show that the technology is backed by science.