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FDA give NSAIDs a health warning

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has toughened up the warning relating to non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This is in relation to heart attacks and strokes.

Unlicensed ear drop products cause danger

Bethesda - The U.S. FDA has announced it is cracking down on poorly made, unapproved and potentially dangerous ear drop products which are appearing in the U.S.

Op-Ed: Ongoing budget cuts are putting food safety at risk

In 2010, Congress passed a sweeping food safety law that gave the FDA broader powers in preventing foodborne illness outbreaks. But with all the new powers allowed, Congress failed to give enough funding to the agency to carryout the new laws.

Will trans fat get banned in the U.S?

The Food and Drug Administration ruled Tuesday that artificial trans fat will be removed from the United States food supply within the next three years.

FDA closer to approving 'female Viagra' drug

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended that Flibanserin, a new drug that has been dubbed as "Viagra for women."

Op-Ed: Veterinary Feed Directive final rule is issued by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday published its final rule for its Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). This now brings the use of antibiotics in livestock under veterinary supervision.

FDA insists that mechanically tenderized beef is marked-up

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put in place measures where mechanically tenderized beef sold in the U.S. must be clearly labeled.

Op-Ed: Confusion over when FDA knew about Listeria at Blue bell facility

Brenham - I don't know which is worse, finding out Blue bell has had problems with Listeria in its facility since 2013, or the FDA saying today it "was not aware of these findings" before doing their own investigation this year. It's scary.

Changes to drug labeling and packaging announced

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted an update of important alterations made to medicinal products over the past month. This includes the latest safety alerts and medical warnings.

Green coffee bean extracts under review

Washington D.c. - The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has launched a safety review into green coffee bean extracts. These "dietary supplements" are becoming increasingly popular as weight loss treatment.

Ice cream recalled; CDC reports 3 Listeria-related deaths

Brenham - An outbreak of listeriosis has claimed the lives of three people, the CDC reports, saying that the cases are linked to Blue Bell ice cream. A total of five people were reported infected.

U.S. approves first biosimilar medicinal product

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved pharma company Sandoz’s drug Zarxio. This is a biosimilar to Amgen’s filgrastim, which is mainly prescribed for cancer patients.

FDA approves first Ebola test for emergency use

Bethesda - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Roche Diagnostics’ Ebola test for emergency use. The approval has been accelerated due to the current crisis.

Antipsychotic drug warning

Bethesda - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert about an antipsychotic drug called ziprasidone. The drug is associated with a serious skin reaction that can progress to affect other parts of the body.

Many dietary supplements are 'a risk'

Washington - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken the unusual step of issuing an alert about dietary supplements. It warns that those that are “probiotic” are a risk to people with weak immune systems.

The dirty and dangerous side of soap and other products we use

Many of the personal care products and dietary supplements we use frequently have chemicals and other substances that are extremely toxic after long-term exposure.

Latest FDA drug safety warnings

Bethesda - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a revised update of alterations made to medicinal products during the past month. This includes the latest safety alerts.

Destruction of secret smallpox vials delayed

Bethesda - The destruction of vials of smallpox - one of the world's deadliest diseases - found hidden on U.S. soil has been delayed. The reason? Because the World Health Organization (WHO) has been too busy with Ebola.

FDA publishes new medicinal safety warnings

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a new update of changes made to medicinal products. This includes the latest safety warnings.

FDA approves device stimulate hair growth with laser light

The Federal Drug Administration recently approved a device that claims to treat androgenetic alopecia, or male-patterned baldness.

FDA approves new device for treating migraines

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the go-ahead for two new devices to be marketed for the treatment of migraines. The devices offer a different option to established treatments.

FDA publishes list of drugs with new safety warnings

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a list of medicines for which there are new safety warnings or errors with the package inserts.

Op-Ed: Health Canada under fire for serious public health risk issues

Toronto - The Toronto Star has exposed major failures related to Health Canada’s conduct of its operations. A pattern of dysfunction, including "useless" information, a culture of hiding serious drug defects, and a lot more is emerging, and it's a sick picture.

FDA approves new melanoma drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first of a new type of immunotherapy that aims to direct a patient’s own immune system against the body's cancer.

Angina treatment Nicorandil recalled

An ischaemic heart disease treatment drug called Nicorandil has been withdrawn from sale by a pharmaceutical firm based in the Philippines. The recall is on account of issues related to recommended production and sales guidelines.

Rotting frogs found in pharmaceutical plant

During an inspection of Marck Biosciencies' plant in Kheda, India, the U.S. FDA found faked data, mold and rotting frogs.

Antibiotic capsules recalled in the U.S.

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories has initiated a recall of multiple lots of the antibiotic cephalexin capsules from the U.S. market. The tablets were imported from India.

China company's Ebola test kit wins production approval

China's Academy of Military Medical Sciences announced on Thursday they received approval for the mass production of an Ebola field-test kit. The test kit will be produced by Shenzhen Puruikang Biotech Co., Ltd. at their Wuhan, Hubei province facility.

U.S. set for record drug recalls

According to a report from the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, the number of drug recalls in 2014 within the U.S. looks set to become the highest number of recalls to date.

Fraudulent Ebola treatments sold online

Bethesda - The U.S. FDA is advising consumers to be aware of products sold online claiming to prevent or treat the Ebola virus. It seems that there are a variety of products claiming to either prevent the Ebola virus or treat the infection.
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