FDA Advisers Endorse Pfizer Booster Shots For Elderly And High-Risk AmericansAfter overwhelmingly rejecting a plan to give Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans, an influential federal advisory panel has approved the extra shots for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease.
FDA Expected To Approve COVID-19 Booster Shot For Those With Compromised Immune SystemsThe Food & Drug Administration is expected to soon authorize a COVID-19 booster shot for those with compromised immune systems as hospitalizations in states like Florida and Texas are at their highest in months.
UM Doctors Part Of Team That Discovered New Drug To Treat Alzheimer’s DiseaseThe FDA has approved a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease, and part of the credit for this discovery goes to doctors at the University of Miami.
FDA Approves First New Alzheimer's Disease Drug In Nearly 20 YearsThe first new drug for Alzheimer's disease in nearly 20 years received approval from government health officials on Monday.
'How Can I Be Sick?' Woman Who Took Hydroxychloroquine For 19 Years To Treat Lupus Still Got COVID-19A Wisconsin woman is warning people that the anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, wil not protect someone from COVID-19.
FDA Calls For Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled Off Market Immediately The US Food and Drug Administration has requested that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter Zantac from the market immediately, the agency announced on Wednesday.
Coronavirus Advice: FDA Wants Americans To Stop Panic BuyingIt's become a common sight. Grocery store shelves are empty when it comes to meat, paper products, and hand sanitizer as people stock up as they prepare to self isolate due to the coronavirus.
FDA Links Jimmy John's To Several E. Coli, Salmonella OutbreaksJimmy John's has received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration linking several E. coli or salmonella outbreaks to the sandwich chain.
FDA Wants More Men Included In Clinical Trials For Breast Cancer DrugsBreast cancer is often thought to be a woman's cancer, but men also get it. Now the Food and Drug Administration is calling for more men to be included in clinical trials for breast cancer drugs.
FDA: Performance Dog Frozen Raw Pet Food Tests Positive For Salmonella & ListeriaThe FDA is cautioning against feeding your pooch Performance Dog frozen raw pet food after a sample tested positive for salmonella and listeria.
FDA Holds First Public Hearing On Legalizing CBD In Food And DrinksThe FDA is holding the first public hearing Friday on a plan to legalize CBD in food and drinks. CBD comes from plants in the cannabis family, but unlike marijuana, it won't make you high.
Health Officials Push For Vaccinations After Deadliest Flu Season In 40 YearsThe CDC says last flu season was the deadliest in at least four decades.
Newly Certified By FDA, Marijuana-Based Medication Already Life Changing For Some ChildrenFor the first time in history the FDA has certified a marijuana-based medication, and it may change the lives of many children suffering from a rare form of epilepsy.
Blood Pressure Drug Recalled For Possible Life-Threatening Label ErrorA potentially life-threatening label mix-up has led to a nationwide recall of a high blood pressure medication, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
King Bio Expands Recall To All Water-Based Meds For Kids And AdultsIn a statement on the company's website on Aug. 27, King Bio announced that over 50 products were being voluntarily recalled over concerns of "water-purity issues."