Food and Drug Administration
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.
There’s growing concern a device used during hysterectomies can spread cancer.
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.
A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.
Growing old is natural, but with the help of a new drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration, many are slowing down the process, or at least the appearance of it.
The FDA is considering a new treatment for allergies that comes in the form of a tablet.
Justin Rushin’s blood pressure was way higher than the normal 120 over 80, despite increasing amounts of medicine.
Rosemary Stockinger sees a dermatologist to treat the red blotches on her face.
Lisa Ferguson puts the finishing touches on a fruited bread pudding at her fabled Table Catering Shop on the North Side. The bread pudding doesn’t have any trans fats, and there are very few in the icing.
There’s a new federal health alert for dog owners.
There’s a new federal health alert for dog owners. Several brands of the jerky treats were voluntarily removed from store shelves back in January.