The once-a-month injectable called Aimovig is the first in a new class of drugs that block a migraine-related molecule.
E-liquids are meant to go inside vaporizers, but some companies are using packaging that mimics popular snacks, putting children at risk for poisoning.
For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration is taking aim at people who make e-cigarettes that are hugely popular with teens.
After years of patient outcry, some women activists are hailing the new restrictions. "I have a feeling this will be the final nail in the coffin," one former Essure patient said.
FDA chief Scott Gottlieb announced a meeting with the leaders of social media companies over how their platforms have facilitated the opioid overdose crisis.
Several companies have recalled kratom, a plant-derived powder that is promoted as a natural pain reliever. Las Vegas–based Triangle Pharmanaturals “refused to cooperate with FDA,” the agency said.
The FDA announced it would delay regulation of e-cigarettes until 2022. But major health groups say that decision is unlawful, and could turn more teens into regular smokers.
Opternative, a startup that lets people get a glasses prescription without leaving home, has received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration.
The leaders of a large Facebook group about Essure argued that doctors aren’t warning women about the serious risks of the device, which got the FDA’s black box warning in 2016.
The ACLU is filing a lawsuit on behalf of a doctor in Hawaii on Tuesday, claiming that the FDA's restrictions on abortion medication violate a Supreme Court ruling that prohibits any “undue burden” on women’s access to abortion.
The agency sent a letter warning the doctor to stop performing and advertising the controversial genetic procedure in the US.
Cardiologist and former FDA commissioner Robert Califf is joining both Verily and Duke University to work on projects using data science to improve health care.
The White House has named Scott Gottlieb to head the US agency charged with monitoring food and drug safety nationwide.
US officials concluded a field test in the Florida Keys of mutant mosquitoes engineered to kill off their disease carrying kin wouldn't harm the environment. Florida officials still need to approve the experiment on an isolated island.
FDA's changes to the label on the abortion pill undercuts laws in Texas, Ohio and North Dakota that steered women to surgical abortions.
Doctors criticize the FDA for applying its ban on blood donations based on a person's sex at birth, not their risky or safe behavior.