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The FDA approved Zohydro in October, making it the first single-ingredient hydrocodone drug ever cleared for U.S. patients.
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When he was 15, Sam Spits, now in his early 20s, contracted a drug-resistant strain of campylobacter that left him weakened and unable to play high school sports again.
8 hrs ago | Reuters
U.S. regulators announced new guidelines on Wednesday to phase out the use of antibiotics as a growth enhancer in livestock, in an effort to stem a surge in human resistance to these drugs.
The hotelier, which went private in 2007, on Wednesday priced its initial public offering at $20 per share - in the middle of its expected range - for a total take of $2.35 billion on the sale of 117.6 million shares.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a strongly worded warning letter to a controversial Houston physician, Stanislaw Burzynski, who was the subject of a USA TODAY investigation last month.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of the blockbuster antidepressant Cymbalta, offering lower-cost access to one of the most widely prescribed treatments for depression, anxiety and other disorders.
These days the baby aisle shelves are lined with products proudly announcing: "BPA-free."
At the Henley Vaporium, one of a growing number of e-cigarette lounges sprouting up in New York and other U.S. cities, patrons can indulge in their choice of more than 90 flavors of nicotine-infused vapor, ranging from bacon to bubble gum.
Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration moved Wednesday to phase out the widespread use of antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
Farmers' frequent use of antibiotics to help livestock grow is contributing to the rise of dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the Food and Drug Administration says.
Sprout Pharmaceuticals said Wednesday it has reached an impasse with the Food and Drug Administration over its drug, flibanserin.
The 15-year search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another roadblock, raising questions about the future of efforts to develop a female equivalent to Viagra.
27, 2013, photo, Cindy Whitehead holds a tablet of flibanserin in her office at Sprout Pharmaceuticals in Raleigh, N.C. .
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.'s earnings next year will miss analyst estimates if regulators allow generic copies of the multiple-sclerosis drug that brings in more than half the company's annual profit.
The FDA committee determined that, that based on currently available efficacy and safety data, the benefits of vedolizumab outweigh the potential risks.
'Tis the season for Oscar bait, and this year, "Dallas Buyers Club" looks set to get at least a few nominations.
The latest drug approved by the FDA to treat hepatitis C opens up new and much-needed treatment options.