Federal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to block a strain of bacteria that has caused sometimes deadly outbreaks of meningitis in college dormitories.
U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals.
The American Heart Association (AHA) is recommending that electronic cigarettes be subjected to tougher regulations.
Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.
Federal health authorities have eased safety restrictions on an experimental drug to treat Ebola, a move that could clear the way for its use in patients infected with the deadly virus.
A 1992 law designed to get prescription medications to market quicker may have led to a decrease in drug safety.
A Food and Drug Administration building in Silver Spring has been evacuated after high levels of carbon monoxide were detected.
New prosthetic device can translate muscle movements from the severed limb into complex movements that more closely follow a human hand.
Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don’t cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.
The federal government’s move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown.