Parenting 26 April '17
FDA warned parents of the possible dangers by giving children cough syrups with Codeine.
Pregnancy 2 November '16
In recent years, nearly half of pregnant women in America are going for medication when surgery used to be the more popular choice.
Toddler 22 October '16
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating the links of teething gels and tablets on the death of 10 infants.
Health 5 October '16
The FDA is investigating reports about homeopathic teething tablets and gels, which cause seizures in infants and children. The agency said homeopathic teething tablets and gels aren’t evaluated or approved for safety or efficacy, and they are unaware of the supposed health benefits of the teething products.
Health 20 September '16
A new clinical report is urging for a formal restriction on using codeine for children. Codeine is an opioid pain medication that is also used to relieve kids' coughs.
Body 19 September '16
The Food and Drug Administration has recently banned certain chemicals that are being used in hand soaps as they pose a potential problem.
Pregnancy 31 August '16
There was a dramatic surge of side effects experienced by women between 2011 and 2016 than before Ohio's medical abortion law was passed. According to a researcher, Ohio's law "really compromised" women's health.
Postpartum 10 August '16
FDA came up with a plan to revise the prescription labels specifically for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.
Health/Nutrition 9 August '16
Sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and National Cancer Institute, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center- James is conducting two studies to determine the toxicity of e-cigarettes.
Medicine 29 June '16
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug from Gilead Sciences that can treat six major subtypes of hepatitis C without the need for injections or other drugs.
Body 28 June '16
We can all assume that it is common knowledge that cigarettes and other tobacco products contain various harmful chemicals, but the extent of these may not even be known to the people who use them.
Body 15 June '16
The device pumps some of an obese patient's recently consumed food into the toilet. Experts said this treatment helps people eat less than their usual food consumption.
Health/Nutrition 11 June '16
Behaviors such as fighting and cigarette smoking are now less popular, but the use of e-cigarettes and smartphones are now becoming more popular.
Health/Nutrition 3 June '16
Researchers found that men with higher body mass index, or BMI, and larger waistlines are more likely to develop prostate cancer. Early prostate cancer does not exhibit symptoms, but the more advanced stage does.
Body 30 May '16
Some people fear laser hair removal treatment can cause cancer. Experts said the procedure's use of ionizing radiation differs from what can be seen in X-rays and nuclear energy.
Health/Nutrition 22 May '16
The US Food and Drug Administration is now mandating food manufacturers to comply with the agency's new food packaging format. Nutrional facts will now have an "added sugar" counter as well as a larger and bolder calorie counter.
Health/Nutrition 20 May '16
Even small turtles can be carriers of salmonella through their skin and shell. The recent salmonella outbreak in 26 U.S. states has already infected 133 individuals.
Medicine 19 May '16
Genentech's Tecentriq drug for bladder cancer was recently approved by the FDA. The drug displays less severe side effects than chemotherapy.
Body 15 May '16
According to a new study, polio virus is the new treatment for brain cancer and FDA wants to fast track the new medication in the market.
Food 13 May '16
After a year-long battle with KIND granola bar, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to reevaluate the “healthy” description for every food product.
Medicine 11 May '16
Consuming too many vitamins and supplements can bring more harm than good, according to new research.
Body 10 May '16
High-end cigar makers are planning to gather to respond to the new FDA ruling.
Body 9 May '16
According to reports, FDA's new e-cigarette regulation receives an intense backlash from e-cigarette business owners.