Weight Loss Injection Proving Effective For Overweight, Obese PatientsSaxenda, which was first approved as a diabetes drug, is a hormone based on one naturally made by the body’s intestines.
FDA Approves First Contact Lens That Gets Darker In SunlightFDA officials signed off on the first ever transition contact lenses, which will get darker when the wearer is out in sunlight.
First FDA-Approved Drug Made From Cannabis Can't Be Sold In ColoradoThe first FDA-approved prescription drug made from pure cannabis is expected to hit the market in the next couple months and, unless lawmakers act, Colorado may be the only state that can't sell it.
FDA Releases Plan To Cut Nicotine In CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced their plan to drastically cut the amount of nicotine found in tobacco cigarettes.
Preventive Treatment For Peanut Allergies Succeeds In StudyThe first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way.
Dozens Of Dog Food Brands Recalled After Euthanasia Drug FoundA massive recall has been issued by multiple companies after an investigation revealed an ingredient that is a common euthanasia drug given to pets when they are put down.
Gene Therapy Cure For Blindness Will Cost $850KThe one-time injection will cost patients $425,000 per eye and reverses the disease called retinal dystrophy.
Investigators: Colorado Vet Died After Getting Painkillers A Colorado man suffering from chronic pain died two days after he obtained methadone with a prescription from a Veterans Affairs Department doctor, government investigators said Thursday, but they could not determine whether the drug contributed to his death.
FDA: 'Bone Treats' Causing Dog Deaths And IllnessesThe FDA says they have received about 68 reports of pet illnesses, and even deaths, related to “bone treats.”
FDA Approves First-Ever Pill With Digital Tracking SystemThe decision is considered an unprecedented step in ensuring that patients with mental disorders take their medicine.
US Clears First 'Living Drug' For Tough Childhood LeukemiaOpening a new era in cancer care, the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood leukemia.
FDA Proposes Less Nicotine In Cigarettes To Fight AddictionThe FDA will attempt to regulate the level of nicotine in cigarettes for the first time ever, with the hope of lowering cigarette addiction.