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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.
FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 -- Anyone who needs to monitor their blood sugar can take some simple steps to improve their test results.
Banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to kids may seem like a no-brainer, yet Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and a number of health advocacy groups oppose legislation that does just that.
The recall also includes one lot of generic Greenstone brand venlafaxine HCl capsules, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked Regeneron and Sanofi to assess potential neurocognitive side effects of their experimental cholesterol drug, Sanofi said in its annual report on Friday.
Tainted beef recalled earlier this year from a California meat producer reached 35 states and Guam -- not just six states as previously believed -- the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
The FDA's approval of Aveed comes just weeks after the agency announced it would conduct a safety review of prescription low testosterone therapies after some studies indicated these drugs might raise the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events in certain men.
A painkiller slated to hit the market this month is so potent that some medical experts say just one accidental dose could kill.