Government health officials are investigating cases involving patients who suffered complications after being injected with potentially contaminated medications made by a Tennessee specialty pharmacy.
With piles of fresh strawberries beckoning consumers at markets and stores this season, an alliance of a major retailer, fruit growers and farmworkers has begun a program to promote healthy produce and improve working conditions.
Marches and rallies against seed giant Monsanto were held across the U.S. and in dozens of other countries Saturday.
The Food and Drug Administration is hoping new sunscreen labels will make it easier for consumers to choose the best products.
India's generic drug industry can't grudge the US Food and Drug Administration for the penal actions it has taken against some of its poster boys recently.
Department of Justice lawyers filed court papers Friday again asking a federal appeals court to delay lifting age restrictions and prescription requirements on an emergency contraceptive popularly known as the morning-after pill.
A 3-ounce serving of lamb has only 175 calories and meets the Food and Drug Administration's definition for lean.
Drug-maker ISTA Pharmaceuticals has pleaded guilty in New York in a federal case involving its eye drug Xibrom and has agreed to pay more than $30 million.
The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that the investigation involves seven reports from patients who received steroid injections from Main Street Family Pharmacy, a compounding pharmacy in Newbern, Tenn.
Testing for the presence of glucose, proteins and ketones in the urine is normal practice among patients of diabetes and kidney disease.
Representative Edward Markey, a Democrat from Massachusetts, on Thursday became the latest lawmaker to propose legislation that would give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration greater regulatory authority over drug compounding.
Sunbathers headed to the beach this summer will find new sunscreen labels on store shelves that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use.
Some sunscreens don't keep sunburn at bay for as long as they promise. Our tests of 12 products showed that you can't always rely on the SPF number, a measure of protection from burning UVB radiation.
The research, funded by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging and Alzheimer's Association, reviewed previously published findings on the drug bexarotene, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in cutaneous T cell lymphoma.
Whether it's a special occasion or a Saturday night, for many Americans, dining out is one of life's great pleasures.
The eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant shuttered nine months ago after a salmonella outbreak is making nut butter again.