The Food and Drug Administration is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), cosmetics, animal foods & feed and veterinary products.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered companies to stop manufacturing, distributing and selling most cartridge-based electronic cigarette flavors by early February, saying the crackdown.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
Federal officials have announced that the multi-state E.coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce is over. The FDA and CDC in November warned people against consuming romaine grown in Salinas, California...
The FDA recommends changing tampons every four to eight hours but some people worry about wearing them overnight. According to Business Insider, the main concern is Toxic Shock Syndrome. TSS is a rare..
A new law in the United States has gone into effect, according to Business Insider. The law prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Donald Trump signed the new minimum age..
CNN reports a new law in the United States prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. According to a statement from the US Food and Drug Administration. Last week, President..
The US Food and Drug Administration on Monday has approved a new treatment for migraine headaches. CNN reports the drug is called ubrogepant. The medication could be a new option for people who can't..
CBD products are coming to select Dollar General stores in Tennessee and Kentucky. According to Business Insider, the products will be part of a cosmetics collection, priced between $7 and $20 dollars...
By May of next year, e-cigarette makers must submit applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proving that their products provide a net benefit to public health. If a company fails to make..
(CNN)A new law in the United States that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is now in effect, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. Last week, President.. WorldNews - Published
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has for the first time approved a vaccine for the prevention of the deadly Ebola virus disease. The agency announced the approval of Ervebo, a single-dose,.. WorldNews - Published
U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it approved Astellas Pharma Inc and Seattle Genetics' experimental drug to treat advanced bladder cancer, about three months ahead of schedule. Reuters - Published
E-cigarette makers face an existential threat. By May, they must submit applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration proving that their products provide a net benefit to public health. If a.. Reuters - Published
As the FDA pressures e-cigarette firms to stamp out youth vaping, the agency faces criticism itself for failing to rein in the fast-growing industry after years of bureaucratic delays dating back to.. Reuters - Published
On December 12, Patil was allocated Finance and Planning, Housing, Public Health, Co-operation, Food & Civil Supplies, Labour and Minority Welfare ministries. Bhujbal was entrusted with Irrigation,.. IndiaTimes - Published
At an invitation-only gathering late last year, U.S. regulators and their guests huddled at a hotel near Washington, D.C., to discuss the best way to detect cancer-causing asbestos in talc powders and.. Reuters - Published
Johnson & Johnson said on Tuesday that recent tests showed that Johnson's Baby Powder was free of asbestos, after U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigations reported trace amounts of the material.. Reuters - Published
‘Cytotron’, a medical invention by Bengaluru based scientist Rajah Vijay Kumar to help in cancer treatment has got the honour of being called a ‘breakthrough device’ in cancer care by the.. WorldNews - Published
The American Medical Association (AMA) on Tuesday called for a total ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products that are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as smoking cessation.. Reuters - Published
The Centre for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has designated Cytotron—a device invented in India by a Bengaluru scientist—as a “Breakthrough.. IndiaTimes - Published
Zantac and its generics are routinely used by millions of heartburn sufferers and available with or without a prescription. How did the drug become a cancer risk? Early studies show potential signs.
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U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Dr. Stephen Hahn, chief medical executive of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, to lead the Food and Drug Administration, the White House said.. Reuters - Published
The Food & Drug Administration and the Veterans Administration have approved robotic exoskeletons – devices that enable people who have lost the use of their legs to stand and walk again. But many.. CBS News - Published
Johnson & Johnson said on Tuesday that 15 new tests found no asbestos in a bottle of baby powder that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says tested positive for trace amounts of asbestos, a finding.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating whether the popular heartburn drug Zantac causes carcinogens to form in the bodies of users, in an effort to fully understand the risks posed by.. Reuters - Published