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This interim final rule implements the remaining provisions of the 1986 Anti-Drug Abuse Act which amended Section 412 of the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act .
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To date, across the globe, they've been largely unregulated - and their growth since they first came on the scene in 2007 has been exponential.
In an intensive care unit in Memphis, a virus ravages the body of a 7-year-old who's in heart and kidney failure.
Wright Medical Group, Inc. today announced it has reached an agreement with the Office of Device Evaluation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration under which ODE will accept a further amendment to the Pre-Market Approval application for Augment Bone Graft in lieu of proceeding with the Dispute Resolution Panel that was scheduled for the week of ... (more)
Barry Smith, Electric Cigarette Lounge owner, calls e-cigarettes "miraculous," saying they help smokers get their nicotine fix without the fatal side effects of cigarettes.
More clinical trials are needed for a US health claim on cocoa flavanols, according to the National Confectioners' Association's technical director.
Husbands beware: Wives now have another reason to want you to work longer and harder.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration formally proposed Thursday updating the "nutrition facts" labels on food products to better reflect Americans' current eating habits and health concerns.
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India's largest drugmaker recalled two batches of a generic version of Lipitor after learning of a dosage mix-up earlier this year.
The University of California-Santa Barbara began vaccinations for meningitis on Feb. 24. The vaccinations are welcome, but too late for UCSB lacrosse player Aaron Loy, whose feet were amputated after he contracted meningitis in November.
Forget Oscars for Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto. The lasting significance of The Dallas Buyers Club is its righteous attack on drug approval procedures.
Purdue University's College of Agriculture has awarded $1 million worth of grants to 19 projects to help with farming in Indiana, such as developing a sanitizing treatment for cantaloupe grown in the state.
A potent new painkiller hit the US market in the past week, despite warnings from top experts that the drug may deliver a deadly setback in America's battle with opioid addiction.
The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation for a cannabis-based drug developed to treat childhood-onset epilepsy, GW Pharmaceuticals announced last week .
Before Deborah Cohan settled into her second round of chemotherapy, she dunked her brown ringlets in water and was fitted with a tight, silicone and neoprene cap that would cool her head to just above freezing.