Food And Drug Administration
The first drug shown to prevent HIV infection won the endorsement of a panel of federal advisers Thursday, clearing the way for a landmark approval in the 30-year fight against the virus that causes AIDS.
Federal health officials are investigating a growing outbreak of salmonella that has sickened 90 people in 19 states and the District of Columbia, according to a Food and Drug Administration memo.
A former chemist for the Food and Drug Administration has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme that spanned nearly five years.
A critical shortage of a drug needed to treat childhood leukemia may be over– for now.
The number of people in Pennsylvania and Maryland stricken with illness after consuming raw milk from the same farm has risen to 23, health officials in the two states said Wednesday.
An acid reflux drug often used for hard-to-treat asthma doesn’t help children with the breathing disease and may cause side effects, a study in 300 children found.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says a New York company is recalling its rugelach pastry because some ingredients labels may have omitted eggs.
A majority of medical experts has voted that Yaz and other popular birth control pills remain a beneficial option for women, despite an increasing number of studies suggesting the drugs are more likely to cause dangerous blood clots than older birth control pills.
Pools of water on the floor and old, hard-to-clean equipment at a Colorado farm’s cantaloupe packing facility were probably to blame for the Listeria outbreak.
Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade.
The University of Maryland has opened a new training center to help ensure imported food is safe.
Research from the Food and Drug Administration shows one in five women with silicone breast implants will need to have them removed within 10 years after surgery.