Wednesday the FDA warned that heart attacks may be triggered by two specific injectable drugs, Lexiscan and Adenoscan, which are both manufactured by Astellas Pharma US. The side effect is rare, but is serious.
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.
The Federal Food and Drug Administration is looking to drop trans fat in processed foods citing health concerns over heart attacks and deaths.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will leave in place an Oklahoma court ruling that struck down a state law limiting drug-induced abortions.
An experimental hepatitis C drug from Johnson & Johnson has won unanimous support from government advisers who say the medication should be approved to treat patients infected with the liver-destroying virus.
There’s been a mysterious outbreak of illness connected to jerky treats. Since 2007, about 3,600 dogs and 10 cats have been sickened after chewing on jerky products. Nearly 600 dogs have died.
The Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health are awarding millions in funding to create 14 centers to conduct research on tobacco products.
A biotech drug from Roche moved one step closer Thursday to becoming the first medicine approved to treat breast cancer before surgery.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that they plan to implement labeling changes on prescription opioids for the sake of safety.
A Food and Drug Administration review concludes that menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater public health risk than regular cigarettes but does not make a recommendation on whether to limit or ban the minty smokes — one of the few growth sectors of the shrinking cigarette business.