American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings for diabetes medications containing saxagliptin and alogliptin, linked to increased heart failure risk.
Study finds women whose consumption of seafood followed federal guidelines had 11 times more mercury in their bodies than those who ate no fish.
The American Nurses Association weighed in on products with the ‘natural’ label, telling the FDA that products containing genetically modified ingredients should not be labeled ‘natural.’
The FDA released a draft guidance on Friday that would limit inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal, a primary source of arsenic exposure in babies.
So-called “stem cell clinics” offer expensive and useless products and procedures that can maim and kill patients, but the FDA is cracking down.
A lawsuit filed last week challenges the FDA’s authority to approve GM salmon under the 1938 Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
New study detailing drug shortages in ERs shows drug companies won’t produce even the most vital drugs if they can’t make a big profit from them.
New testing standards have been unveiled that are intended to make painkillers harder to abuse. Companies must also prove generics have the same properties.
Most clinical trials are now funded by Big Pharma instead of NIH or other third parties. Concerns exist about drug safety, bias, and conflicts of interest.
GM modified to fight Zika may soon be released in Florida after the FDA said it believes the creatures are safe for people or the environment.
Senator Elizabeth Warren urges CDC to study medical marijuana as a means for stopping epidemic of addiction to pharmaceutical narcotics.
The Get Healthy Philly initiative taught chefs how to use less sodium in Chinese dishes, thus reducing the disease risk for those who eat take-out food.
Thousands of women feel that the FDA betrayed them by refusing to take the dangerous Essure contraceptive device off the market.
What does Robert Califf becoming new commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration mean? It means the FDA has officially been bought by Big Pharma.
Despite attempts by several senators to block his nomination, Dr. Robert Califf was named the new head of the FDA on Wednesday.
Citing a surge in overdose deaths, dozens of health officials signed a petition pressuring the FDA to put black box warnings on opioid analgesics.