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.
FDA Investigates Reports Of Seizures After VapingThe US Food and Drug Administration is investigating a possible connection between e-cigarette use and seizures in younger users.
FDA Approves Cambridge Company’s Groundbreaking Drug For Postpartum DepressionFor the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression.
Birth Control Pill Recall: Defective Packaging Could Lead To PregnancyThe packaging error may lead someone to miss a pill or take a placebo instead of the active tablet.
Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expands Again To Include LosartanA widespread recall of common blood pressure and heart failure medications has been expanded.
FDA May Step In If States Don't Tighten Vaccine LawsRoutine childhood vaccines are required to stay in school, but more and more parents are opting out for what they call personal or religious reasons.
FDA Approves New Treatment To Help People Suffering From MigrainesThe FDA has approved a new medication given only once a month to help prevent migraines.