Study: FDA Drug-Approval Laws Becoming Less StringentU.S. law requires testing of new drugs before they hit the market to make sure that the benefits outweigh the risks. But according to a new study in JAMA, changes in those laws mean drugs are getting less rigorous review before they get approved.
The US Officially Raises The Tobacco Buying Age To 21A new law in the United States that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is now in effect, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.
FDA Approves New Drug For Migraine SufferersThe US Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced the approval of a drug called ubrogepant for the acute treatment of migraine, which could be a new option for people who can't take or don't respond to migraine medications currently on the market.
How Do Illegal Beauty Products End Up In The Country?A 30-year-old Tulare County woman is behind bars months after state officials warned about tainted face creams.
FDA Issues Warning To Dollar Tree About Selling 'Potentially Unsafe Drugs'The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Dollar Tree for receiving over-the-counter drugs produced by foreign manufacturers that have been found to be adulterated, including acne treatment pads and Assured brand drugs.
Bugs, Rodent Hair And Poop: How Much Is Legally Allowed In The Food You Eat Every Day?Brace yourselves, America: Many of your favorite foods may contain bits and pieces of creatures that you probably didn't know were there.
FDA Wins Major Victory In Campaign Against Stem Cell ClinicThe US Food and Drug Administration won a major legal victory in its ongoing effort to crack down on clinics marketing bogus and potentially hazardous stem cell products.
FDA Recalls Tattoo Inks Contaminated With BacteriaSeveral tattoo inks have been recalled after they were found to be contaminated with bacteria, the Food and Drug Administration has announced.
FDA Investigating Possible Vaping-Related Seizures In Younger UsersThe US Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday it is investigating a possible connection between e-cigarette use and seizures in younger users.
FDA To Begin Regulating CBD In Consumer ProductsThe US Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it will hold a public hearing next month to discuss developing a regulatory framework for the use of CBD in consumer products, including foods and beverages.
FDA Approves First Postpartum Depression DrugFor the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians.
FDA Lifts Import Alert Stopping Genetically Engineered Salmon From Entering USAmericans are one step closer to seeing genetically modified salmon at their grocery stores.
FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Nasal Spray For DepressionThe US Food and Drug Administration approved Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s esketamine on Tuesday for treatment-resistant depression.
FDA Warns Some Claire's Cosmetics Tested Positive For AsbestosThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to not use certain cosmetic products from Claire's because they may be contaminated with asbestos fibers.
FDA Official Says Ongoing Blood Pressure Drug Investigation Will Probably Uncover More Tainted PillsThere's no end in sight for one of the largest prescription drug recalls in recent memory.