A BMJ report says the new federal nutrition guidelines recommended by a health expert lack the most recent dietary research and reinforce bad advice.
Federal health experts are taking another look at Essure, a permanent birth control device for woman that is associated with numerous serious side effects.
The FDA is making the most dramatic changes to its food safety regulations in more than a century in an effort to stave off outbreaks of food poisoning.
The FDA recently sent a warning letter to 5 powdered caffeine manufacturers due to the likely possibility that people could overdose with a single teaspoon.
Primatologist Jane Goddall is confronting the National Press with her insights into genetically modified food and its negative effects on animal health.
On Thursday, the FDA approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for use in children ages 11 to 16 who have severe, long-term pain.
The FDA recently banned trans fats, but food companies are asking the FDA for permission to add less than a gram of fat to certain foods. Is it safe?
The best way to avoid trans fats is to know where they are lurking. Here is a breakdown of the favorite hiding places of partially hydrogenated oils.
A decades-old loophole is allowing food companies to deem various food additives safe even though they may not be. And the FDA is allowing it.
A regulatory loophole allows food manufacturers to add potentially dangerous ingredients to products without the FDA ever reviewing the additives’ safety.
Rejected twice since 2010, a woman’s sexual enhancement drug deemed ‘female Viagra’ may soon be approved by the FDA despite serious side effects.
The US Food and Drug Administration is taking a look at the alternative medical treatment homeopathy. Without your comments, it may soon be unavailable.
Did you know that various food ingredients and foods found in the United States are actually banned in other countries? Here are 6 of those foods.
Why is the Food and Drug Administration allowing a staggering amount of additives to adulterate our food? Many of these additives cause health issues.
Margaret Hamburg recently forfeited her title as commissioner for the FDA after 6 years of serving – one of the longest runs in recent decades.
The FDA recently approved GMO apple varieties, suggesting a possible label. But since a label is not likely – here are 3 ways to tell if your apple is GMO.
The FDA has approved genetically modified varieties of apples and potatoes with likely no labeling, saying that the foods are perfectly safe.