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3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
A Senate committee will take up legislation Tuesday that would impose an 18-month moratorium on the new drug, an especially potent formulation of hydrocodone.
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7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News
The Oklahoma Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to further restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Oklahoma in a bill written in direct response to a recent state Supreme Court decision.
11 hrs ago | KXII-TV Sherman
The Senate voted 37-5 Tuesday for the bill that was written in direct response to a state Supreme Court decision that tossed a similar measure approved by the Legislature in 2011.
11 hrs ago | Mental Help Net
Millions of Americans with type 2 diabetes have a new treatment option with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval Tuesday of a once-weekly injectable drug, Tanzeum.
14 hrs ago | Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Tanzeum injection for treating adults with type 2 diabetes, in combination with diet and exercise.
19 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta
For centuries, brewers have given or sold the leftover grain from the brewing process to local ranchers and dairy farmers for cattle feed.
Zogenix is arguing that because the federal Food and Drug Administration approved its hydrocodone-only painkiller, a state may not ban it from being prescribed and dispensed.
Merck & Co said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved its grass pollen allergy drug Grastek, becoming the second such immunotherapy treatment to be given the go-ahead in recent weeks.
Whistle-blower. Greg Thorpe, a former sales representative for GlaxoSmithKline, sits at a desk in Florida with papers from the case in which he alleged the company encouraged doctors to prescribe antidepressants to children when the FDA had not approved the drugs for pediatric use.
Pressure is growing for federal regulation of the booming e-cigarette industry. Supporters say e-cigs help people quit the habit, giving them the nicotine they crave without the unhealthy smoke of traditional cigarettes.
Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers that GlaxoSmithKline is withdrawing all lots of its weight loss product Alli from the U.S. market because some packages were tampered with and may contain other kinds of pills.
The proposed University of Arizona scientific study about using marijuana to treat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder has the green light from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
A federal judge will hear arguments in a lawsuit claiming the state's first-in-the-nation ban of Zohydro, a powerful new painkiller, is unconstitutional.
The FDA has announced its approval of Medtronic's application for revised labeling for two cardiac resynchronization pacemakers and eight cardiac resynchronization defibrillators allowing them to expand use for patients with atrioventricular block and less severe heart failure .
LYMErix, a promising vaccine for Lyme disease introduced in the '90s, was taken off the market due to pushback from anti-vaxxers .
The recently approved Evzio is a prescription treatment that patients' family members or caregivers can use to treat opioid overdoses.