An FDA advisory panel unanimously recommends approval of an injectable drug called deoxycholic acid which dissolves fat. In studies of injections under the chin, MRI scans showed decreased fat over several weeks.
In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.
Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice – a life-threatening danger to some people with peanut allergies.
The company is recalling thousands of containers of black pepper because they may contain salmonella.
New Year’s Day is one of Uncle Charley’s favorite holidays.
A local food warehouse is being investigated by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
If you look in the medicine cabinet, chances are you will find some expired medications.
The word “natural” has become a big buzzword on processed food packaging.
There’s growing concern a device used during hysterectomies can spread cancer.
Macular degeneration is one of the most common causes of blindness or visual impairment in people over age 50.
The nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.
Cystic fibrosis destroyed Jon Sacker’s lungs, and he was rejecting his first transplant.
Amy Reed, 40, is an anesthesiologist in Boston and the mother of six children ages, one to 12.
Millions of men are being treated for low testosterone. Prescriptions have doubled in the last four years with sales now reaching $1.6 billion. But now there are disturbing new allegations about a hidden danger.
The Food and Drug Administration is taking the first step toward regulating electronic cigarettes.