A hankering for licorice landed a 56-year-old woman in the hospital after she suffered headaches, vision problems and a seizure.
Doctors who treated her think the licorice habit is the cause of her problems, which were fortunately short-lived.
The US Food and Drug Administration issued a health alert Friday on the use of powdered pure caffeine, following a June Ohio Coroner’s Court finding that an 18-year-old student died as a result of toxic levels of caffeine in his bloodstream.
The FDA has announced the manufacturers of certain sleep drugs must lower the current recommended doses. The federal agency said that in the morning patients may be "high enough" to impair daily activities in the morning that require alertness.
In the latest in a line of misrepresentations and possible fraud, California Right to Know is calling for a criminal investigation of "No on 37" for misuse of the FDA Seal and a fabricated FDA quote, all in opposition to the labeling of GMOs.
Drug manufacturer Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. received the U. S. stamp of approval on Friday to manufacture and market the first drug medication to extend the lives of patients suffering from melanoma.