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Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto is joining with colleagues around the nation in urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reconsider its approval of a potent painkiller.
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A panel of experts advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said an oral drug made by Merck & Co was effective in treating grass pollen allergy but expressed concerns about the drug's safety in children.
A panel of federal health advisers has backed the benefits of an experimental diabetes drug that uses a new method to reduce blood sugar, setting aside previous concerns about the pill's safety.
The FDA approved Zohydro in October, making it the first single-ingredient hydrocodone drug ever cleared for U.S. patients.
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.
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. .