The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK’d Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. The device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain.
A new device called the Optimizer Smart System can improve advanced stages of the disease by helping the heart squeeze more effectively.
At a two-day meeting that starts Monday, a panel of experts for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hear from researchers, plastic surgeons and implant makers.
A physician and former conservative pundit, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb advanced his agenda while managing to maintain the support of the president, Republicans and key Democrats in Congress.
The FDA has issued warning letters and demanded the stores detail their efforts to correct violations later this month.
A widespread recall of common blood pressure and heart failure medications has been expanded to include more drugs containing losartan. The recall is due to an “impurity” that is classified as a potential human carcinogen.
FDA regulators say the level of protection needs to be clearly communicated on the labels of products sold in stores.
The head of the Food and Drug Administration is questioning whether electronic cigarette maker Juul and its new partner Altria are following through on pledges to help stop underage vaping.
The warning comes as a growing list of the drugs containing valsartan, losartan and irbesartan have been recalled from the market for containing an impurity that presents a cancer risk.
The agency said it’s working to bring back about 150 employees to inspect riskier foods such as cheese, infant formula and produce.
On Monday, the Supreme Court hears arguments in a case brought by Cortez and more than 500 Fosamax users from 45 states trying to sue Merck for damages after experiencing atypical femoral fractures, which they allege were caused by the drug.
Sunshine Mills, the maker of several brands of pet food, is recalling three of its puppy and dog food products, citing potentially high levels of vitamin D that could lead to “serious health issues,” including kidney failure.
Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of its amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, both used to treat high blood pressure, according to the FDA.
A number of foods, including poultry, ground beef and even curry powder have been recalled recently due to confirmed or possible contamination. Here’s a roundup of the foods health officials are warning consumers about this Thanksgiving.
The US Food and Drug Administration said another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical.
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