FDA Drug Approval Laws Getting Less Stringent, Study ShowsAccording to a new study, changes in federal laws mean drugs are getting less rigorous review by the FDA before they get approved.
FDA Approves New Drug For Migraine SufferersIt could be a new option for people who can't take or don't respond to migraine medications currently on the market.
Novartis Stops Distributing Generic Zantac Over Potential Cancer-Causing IngredientThe popular heartburn medication has been investigated for containing a potential cancer-causing ingredient.
FDA Finds Low Levels Of Cancer-Linked Impurity In Common Heartburn DrugsSome ranitidine -- acid-reducing and heartburn medicines, including those known by the brand name Zantac -- contain low levels of an impurity that could cause cancer.
FDA Reveals Proposed Graphic Warnings For Cigarette PacksThe US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a proposed rule that requires tobacco companies to place new graphic health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertisements.
FDA Uses Magic Tricks In First TV Ads To Prevent Teens From VapingThe US Food and Drug Administration put out its first TV ads focused on e-cigarette prevention.
FDA: Dietary Supplement Ingredient Linked To MiscarriagesThe FDA is warning consumers, especially women of childbearing age, about an ingredient found in some dietary supplements.
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.
The Debate Over Kratom, An Opioid-Like Plant Legal In MassachusettsThe FDA warns against its use, but a local man believes keeping kratom safe and available will help break the cycle of addiction.
FDA Warns Some Prescription Sleeping Pills Could Lead To Dangerous BehaviorThe FDA is issuing their strongest warnings about several popular prescription sleep aids, including Lunesta, Sonata, and Ambien.
FDA To Boston Scientific: Stop Selling Pelvic Mesh Tied To Injuries In WomenU.S. health regulators on Tuesday halted sales of a type of surgical mesh used to repair pelvic conditions in women.