FDA
New device approved by FDA for treating patients with moderate-to-severe heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Optimizer Smart system for treating patients with chronic, moderate-to-severe heart failure who are not suited... more
FDA chief calls for stricter scrutiny of electronic health records  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday called for tighter scrutiny of electronic health records systems, which have prompted thousands of reports of patient injuries and... more
FDA approves brexanolone, first drug developed to treat postpartum depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Approximately 1 in 9 women in the United States experiences symptoms of postpartum depression, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more
First postpartum depression drug gets FDA nod  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Sage therapeutics’ Zulresso became the first drug approved for postpartum depression by the United States Food and Drugs Administration (FDA). This cause the shares of Sage to rise by over 5 percent on Tuesday... more
How Does the New Postpartum Depression Drug Work?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
The first FDA-approved drug for postpartum depression is here. But how exactly does the drug work, and what makes it different from other medications for depression? more
Blog Post » A Bench-to-Bedside Story: The Development of a Treatment for Postpartum Depression  NIMH · 4 days
In this message, Dr. Gordon discusses the role of NIMH and others in the bench-to-bedside story of bexanolone, which has... more
FDA warns two breast implant makers for failure to comply with post-approval study requirements  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers for failure to comply with... more
FDA approves first drug for treatment of postpartum depression in adult women  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zulresso (brexanolone) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of postpartum depression in adult women. This... more
FDA warns marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter to Nutra Pharma Corp. for illegally marketing unapproved products labeled as homeopathic with... more
Scientists identify brain circuit responsible for cocaine-seeking behavior during relapse  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Approximately 1.5 million Americans use cocaine in a given year, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Many are repeat users. Unfortunately, there are currently no FDA-approved... more
FDA grants marketing authorization for new device to help treat carbon monoxide poisoning  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of a new device, ClearMate, intended to be used in an emergency room... more
WATCH: FDA releases new proposal to regulate Juuling  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what parents should know about the new FDA crackdown on e-cigarette use, especially among youth. more
Claire's issues voluntary recall of 3 makeup products  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The FDA said last week that they were found to contain asbestos. more
Adolescents are more likely than adults to use fruit- and candy-flavored e-cigarettes, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
As the FDA looks for more information on e-cigarettes and e-juice flavors, a new study shows that adolescents and young... more
Claire's Recalls 3 Makeup Products for Possible Asbestos Contamination  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Shopping mall standby Claire's is voluntarily recalling three of its makeup products due to the possible presence of asbestos fibers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today (March.... more
NCI Director Norman Sharpless named acting FDA chief  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Physician-scientist has headed NCI for 17 months; Deputy Director Doug Lowy to serve as acting NCI director more
NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
NIH cancer chief to serve as acting FDA commissioner starting next month more
FDA takes action to help reduce risks linked with use of surgical staplers and staples  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a Letter to Health Care Providers to alert them that... more
FDA announces sweeping plan to review safety of surgical staplers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Food and Drug Administration announced a sweeping plan on Friday to review and address the safety of surgical staplers, including a new examination of seven years' worth... more
Medical News Today: The FDA approve esketamine nasal spray for severe depression  MNT · 2 weeks
Federal regulators have approved the use of the new prescription nasal spray drug esketamine for depression that has not responded to other treatments. more
The FDA approve esketamine nasal spray for severe depression  MNT · 2 weeks
Federal regulators have approved the use of the new prescription nasal spray drug esketamine for depression that has not responded to other treatments. more
Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ What’s next for the FDA?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The resignation of Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration caught many FDA watchers by surprise. Gottlieb has been an active regulator in a very... more
Researchers develop innovative, more cost-effective method to make drugs  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The Food and Drug Administration wants the pharmaceutical industry to get away from making drugs using the traditional batch method and switch to a more modern process known as continuous... more
Hidden FDA reports detail harm caused by scores of medical devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Dr. Douglas Kwazneski was helping a Pittsburgh surgeon remove an appendix when something jarring happened. The surgical stapler meant to cut and seal the tissue around... more
Cities and counties unlikely to heed FDA warning on importing foreign drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Cities and local governments in several states said they will continue to use a Canadian company to offer employees prescription drugs at a highly... more
Patients question how FDA approves medical devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
There’s no doubt that surgically implanted medical devices can improve lives. Hip and knee replacements can help people regain their mobility. Drug pumps can deliver doses of pain-relieving medicine on demand. And metal rods... more
Esketamine nasal spray approved for management of treatment-resistant depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The United States Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) have approved for sale a new nasal spray containing Esketamine for the management of treatment-resistant depression. more
FDA has approved the first ketamine-based antidepressant  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
A nasal spray with a ketamine-based drug promises faster relief from depression for some people. more
WATCH: FDA approves nasal spray to treat depression  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The drug will be sold as Spravato and is for patients who have tried at least two other medications without success. more
FDA finds asbestos in makeup at Claire's  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday warned consumers not to use certain cosmetic products sold by Claire's after they were found to contain asbestos. more
FDA allows treatment of depression with club drug's cousin  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
U.S. health officials have approved a medication related to the mind-altering drug ketamine as a new option for patients with severe depression more
Gottleib resigns from FDA – issue of rising teen vaping remains unsolved  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that he would resign from office at the end... more
FDA approves ketamine-derived nasal spray to treat depression  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The medication is for people who weren't helped by at least two other anti-depressants. more
FDA warns of asbestos in Claire's makeup; company disputes  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The FDA is warning people not to use three Claire's make-up products that tested positive for asbestos, but the company disputes the findings more
US regulators warn that some Claire's makeup has asbestos  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The FDA is warning people not to use three make-up products from Claire's that tested positive for asbestos more
FDA chief Scott Gottlieb steps down after nearly 2 years  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The head of the Food and Drug Administration is stepping down after nearly two years leading public health agency more
FDA chief calls out Walgreens over tobacco sales to minors  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A top federal regulator wants to meet with Walgreens leaders to discuss whether the drugstore chain has a problem with illegal tobacco sales more
How prostate cancer becomes treatment resistant  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have identified how prostate cancer transforms into a deadly treatment-resistant prostate cancer subtype called neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC) following treatment with anti-androgen therapy. Their findings -- which include the metabolic rewiring and the epigenetic alteration... more
FDA warns Total Thermal Imaging for illegally marketing unapproved thermography device  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter toTotal Thermal Imaging Inc., of La Mesa, California, and its president and co-owner, Linda Hayes,... more
The FDA says don’t buy young plasma therapies. Here’s why  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
Infusions of plasma from young people may hold the secret of youth, but there’s not much evidence to support the idea yet. more
Sunscreen 'Sea Change' May Be Coming with New FDA Rules  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
The FDA is proposing new sunscreen regulations aimed at improving the safety and effectiveness of these products. more
FDA’s new proposed rule would update regulatory requirements for sunscreen products in the U.S  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products... more
HealthInfectionsDietaryDrugs & AlcoholAddictionE. ColiCDCE. Coli Outbreak
Fresh