FDA Oks 1st Muscular Dystrophy Drug; Awaits Proof It WorksFederal regulators on Monday granted tentative approval to the first drug for muscular dystrophy, following an intense public campaign from patients and doctors who pushed for the largely unproven medication.
FDA Ban On E-Cigarettes Sales To Teens Under 18 Starts TodayThe sale of e-cigarettes to minors will be banned starting today, in ordinance with a new ruling by the FDA.
Rold Gold Pretzels Recalled Due To Peanut AllergenFrito-Lay announced a voluntary recall of select Rold Gold pretzels due to a potential undeclared peanut allergen.
FDA Delay Raises Slim Hope for Muscular Dystrophy Drug Federal health regulators will take more time to review a highly-contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental medicine.
Tell The FDA What You Fear More: Zika, or GMO Mosquitoes?If you feel strongly about this issue, you have until midnight Friday to make your opinion known as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers whether to approve an effort to kill the disease-carrying mosquitoes by releasing genetically engineered bugs in Florida
FDA To Ban E-Cigarettes Sales To Teens Under 18For the first time, the federal government issues rules and guidelines for e-cigarettes.
FDA Effort Aims to Curb Smoking In LGBT CommunityThe Food and Drug Administration's latest anti-smoking campaign takes aim at young adults in the LGBT community, who officials say are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as their peers.
Blood From Gay Donors In Art Exhibit Protesting FDA's BanA Washington museum will exhibit a sculpture that uses the blood of nine gay, bisexual and transgender men to protest the federal ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
FDA Announces It Will Ban Trans Fat From US Food SupplyThe US Food and Drug Administration made a big decision affecting the health of millions of Americans. The FDA announced Wednesday it will ban trans fat from the US food supply.
5 Things About Trans Fats And The FDA's Proposed Phase OutThere are a lot fewer trans fats in the nation's food than there were a decade ago, but the Obama administration is moving toward getting rid of them almost entirely.
Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills DogsA dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating a brand of dry dog food.
FDA Issues Warning As Peanuts Found In Cumin Spice Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice-- a life-threatening danger to people with peanut allergies.