The bill backed by Republicans decriminalizes cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, if a patient has a doctor's prescription or is participating in a clinical trial for treating severe forms of epilepsy.
The European Medicines Agency’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has completed...
A new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns some doctors are...
In anticipation of the March 13th deadline for comments on the FDA proposed rule on prescription...
The recall is being initiated as a result of complaints of particulate matter, identified as mold, resulting from a leak in the container.
Pluristem Therapeutics today announced that the FDA has reviewed its PLacental eXpanded (PLX) cell products and granted approval for the company to manufacture them in its new commercial-scale cell manufacturing facility.
Endo Pharmaceuticals has received FDA approval of AVEED (testosterone undecanoate) injection for the treatment of adult men with hypogonadism (commonly known as Low-T) that is associated with a deficiency or absence of the male hormone testosterone.
The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories — half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft guidelines published Wednesday.
Eli Lilly and Boehringer-Ingelheim said that the Food and Drug Administration didn't approve their diabetes treatment empagliflozin because of concerns about a facility where the drug will be made.
The overuse of antibiotics in U.S. hospitals is putting patients at risk and helping to fuel the growth of deadly superbugs, according to a government report released Tuesday.
Sounding an alarm about the growing threat of superbugs, the Obama administration is proposing a jump in spending to fight antibiotic-resistant germs in hospitals.
New research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
Lifting of the clinical hold clears the company to proceed with the clinical development program in the US. The FDA communicated this information to the company during a conference call with the FDA on Friday, February 28, 2014
Teva Pharmaceutical has announced the approval of the generic equivalent to Evista® (Raloxifene) Tablets, 60 mg, in the United States. Teva was first to file, making the product eligible for 180 days of marketing exclusivity.
Forest Laboratories and Adamas Pharmaceuticals have jointly announced Forest’s submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the Food and Drug Administration for a fixed-dose combination (FDC) of memantine HCl extended release (ER) and donepezil HCl for the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer’s type.
Stanford University is working with K-PAX Pharmaceuticals to perform a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a currently available FDA-approved medication co-administered with a novel mitochondrial support product in order to identify a safe and effective treatment for the chronic fatigue and concentration disturbance symptoms.
Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.
Doctors and addiction experts urge the FDA to revoke approval of Zohydro.
In an advance for HIV vaccine research, a scientific team has discovered how the immune system makes a powerful antibody that blocks HIV infection of cells by targeting a site on the virus called V1V2.
AstraZeneca has announced that the FDA has approved the BYDUREON® Pen (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension) 2 mg as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Simulations Plus, Inc. announced that it has signed a research collaboration agreement with the FDA to determine the value of mechanistic absorption modeling (“MAM”) in developing predictive and robust in vitro-in vivo correlations (IVIVCs).
Naurex Inc. has announced that the FDA has granted Fast Track designation to the investigation of GLYX-13, the company's rapid-acting antidepressant in Phase 2 clinical development, as adjunctive therapy in major depressive disorder.
In a petition to the FDA, anti-addiction groups call the newly-approved drug Zohydro the next Oxycontin and they are warning if it is released to pharmacies as scheduled, it will also lead to more addiction and drug-related deaths.
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.
In the past I have railed against misinformation on the web and those who use this misinformation to support their beliefs. In particular I have spoken at length about the misinformation concerning vaccinations – that there has been no credible evidence – ever – that vaccination cause any type of permanent maladies or side effects. And yet – people still think vaccines are evil and should be avoided.
Republican lawmakers blasted the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday for secretly monitoring the emails of agency scientists who went public with allegations that they were pressured to approve certain medical devices.
People who take Januvia, Byetta or certain other widely prescribed medicines for diabetes can breathe a little easier — U.S. and European regulators have found no compelling evidence of a link between these drugs and pancreas problems or pancreatic cancer.
Several U.S. senators are co-sponsoring a bill that would curb electronic cigarette marketing while the fast-growing industry awaits federal regulation. The bill introduced Wednesday by California Sen. Barbara Boxer, Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin and others would ban marketing to children based on standards set by the Federal Trade Commission.
FDA is considering the new procedure that could give hope to women who can't have babies.
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