"Recent accounts of the Food and Drug Administration's proposed sunscreen rule incorrectly suggest that many sunscreens currently on the market do not meet safety requirements of the FDA. In fact, only two ingredients were proposed to be unsafe --...
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For leveraging FDA vouchers’ value to develop cures for global maladies, Mark Sullivan is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business.
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An analysis of 117 cancer drugs approved by the US FDA over a 20-year period finds the drugs took a median of 6.5 years to go from the first clinical trial in adults to the first trial in children.
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The CDC and the FDA caution doctors not to taper the doses too quickly and cause patients to suffer “uncontrolled pain, psychological distress and suicide.”
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Business Insider uncovered a network of YouTube videos promoting Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS), which proponents claim can be used to "cure" conditions from autism, to cancer, to malaria.
The US Food and Drug Administration has warned that the...
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Nayzilam is the first FDA-approved nasal option for treating seizure clusters that are distinct from a patient's usual seizure pattern in patients aged 12 years or older. FDA Approvals
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Over one-third of all FDA-approved drugs act on a specific family of proteins: G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs). Drugs to treat high blood pressure, asthma, cancer, diabetes and myriad other conditions target GPCRs throughout the body--but a...
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Generic drugs amount to 90% of all prescriptions filled in the U.S., most of them made in plants in India and China. Generic drugs can be more affordable, but in her new explosive book “Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued 3 new recalls and 2 product warnings.
In clinical trials for alcohol use disorder (AUD), abstinence and no heavy drinking days are currently the only end points approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. However, many individuals who do not achieve these end points may still...
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THURSDAY, May 16, 2019 -- Avelumab (BAVENCIO) was approved this week for first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in combination with axitinib, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced.
The agency based the approval on...
THURSDAY, May 16, 2019 -- Venetoclax (VENCLEXTA) has been approved to treat adult patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday.
Data from CLL14, a...
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Researchers have developed a smartphone app that can help diagnose an ear infection. Parents will be able to use it at home, pending further tests and Food and Drug Administration approval.
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Earlier this year, twin papers authored by seven former Food and Drug Administration commissioners, published by Health Affairs and the Aspen Institute on the same day, suggested that the FDA should become an independent agency.