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Ex-employee complaint puts Theranos Only FDA approved test under scrutiny

Two ex-employees of consumer healthcare technology firm Theranos have filed complaints with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the US Food...

FDA has lifted clinical hold on three miracle cancer drugs

The US Food & Drug Administration has finally lifted the clinical ban on three new cancer drugs manufactured by Advaxis. This decision of the...

Merck’s muscle relaxant gets FDA approval

After rejecting Merck’s muscle relaxant Bridion (sugammadex) three times in a row, the US Food and Drug Administration has finally approved the drug. Since...

FDA approves sales of Genvoya, 4-in-1 HIV drug from Gilead sciences

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the sales of Genvoya, a 4-in-1 combination drug manufactured by Gilead Sciences, top maker of...

Shire Lifitegrast dry eye drug not approved by FDA, even as maker bids for...

Lifitegrast, a chronic dry eye syndrome drug manufactured by Irish drugmaker Shire Plc has failed to win approval from the US Food and Drug...

Female Viagra Addyi wins FDA approval for boosting sexual desire in women

Addyi, pink pill made by Sprout Pharmaceuticals to boost sexual desire in women – a version of the male Viagra, went on sale on...

FDA to review Essure birth control implant after thousands of complaints

Thousands of women in the United States are saying that the birth control implant called Essure has made them suffer from side effects like...

FDA halts Reynolds Americans four cigarette brands including camel crush bold

Latest FDA News suggests that the second largest tobacco company of America is in trouble. According to an order issued by the Food and...

FDA approves Repatha for patients unable get to LDL cholesterol under control

Repatha, a cholesterol lowering drug by Amgen Inc, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. This gives birth to a rivalry between...

FDA officer Frances Kelsey who stopped thalidomide from entering US, dies

During the early 1960s, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was represented by one of its bravest officers ever, Canadian doctor Frances Kelsey....

Amarin Corp. can market its fish oil Vascepa drug, Federal Court says to FDA

On Friday, a federal judge stated that the US FDA (Food & Drug Administration) cannot stop a drug’s truthful promotion for its unapproved uses....

FDA approval of first 3D printed pill opens a whole new world of possibilities

The first ever 3D printed pill has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. The pill will be made available for purchase...

New cholesterol drug receives approval from FDA

On Friday, the FDA announced that it has approved the cholesterol lowering drug alirocumab, a drug marketed under the brand name of Praluent. According...

Novartis’s heart failure treatment drug Entresto gets approval from FDA

Entresto, the new heart failure drug from the house of Novartis, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Cardiologists believe...

FDA approves Brain Port V100 to help blind people see using their tongue just...

Through a recently published press release, the United States Food & Drug Administration has confirmed that they have cleared a new assistive device designed...

Why FDA decision on Flibanserin or Female Viagra is matter of debate?

Soon we will hear the FDA announcing its decision on flibanserin or female Viagra. Before that, the tiny pink pill has become a topic...

FDA panel seeks approval for more effective cholesterol drug

An FDA advisory committee consisting of 15 experts has voted that the new and highly powerful cholesterol shot Repatha should be approved. Repatha is...

FDA approves MGH developed BCG vaccine to reverse Type 1 Diabetes clinical trial

Individuals suffering from or at high risk of getting type-1 diabetes have good news waiting for them. The FDA has given the permission of...

Blue Bell Creamery being watched by FDA after another case of Listeria

Blue Bell Creamery can't seem to catch a break, as another private lab discloses a case of listeria, challenging what the company said about...

FDA proposes lifting lifetime ban of bisexual and gay men donating blood

This Tuesday, the administration of President Barack Obama proposed lifting the lifetime ban on bisexual and gay men donating blood. However, life will still...

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