The connection between the market and FDA

Aug 18, 2015
The agency is expected to rule Tuesday on what’s come to be called Viagra for women.
Posted In: viagra, FDA, medication

Congress weighing stronger FDA rules on e-cigs

Aug 5, 2015
In the meantime, some communities have made their own regulations.
Posted In: e-cigs, e-cigarettes, FDA, Congress
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals' new 3-D printed pills — the first FDA-approved 3-D printed drug product.

Drug made with 3-D printer wins first FDA approval

Aug 4, 2015
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals got the OK for its epilepsy drug.
Posted In: 3D printing, drugs, FDA

A trans fat ban might just be the icing on the cake

Jun 15, 2015
The FDA needs to 'nail the coffin shut,' consumer group says.
Posted In: transfats, nutrition, FDA
New pacemaker-like for the stomach looks to tackle obesity.

The science – and the cost – behind weight loss

Mar 6, 2015
The FDA has approved a weight loss device that's similar to a pacemaker.
Posted In: weight loss, FDA
Pharmacist Jeanie Kim, left, consults with a customer at a Walgreens pharmacy in Wheeling, Illinois.

Some very expensive drugs may soon get a lot cheaper

Jan 8, 2015
Panel recommends that FDA approve "biosimilar" drugs, a type of generic.
Posted In: biologics, FDA, traditional drugs, affordable medication
A Starbucks counter displays calorie information on muffins in New York City.

Does caloric transparency change behavior?

Nov 25, 2014
New FDA rules require more food sellers to reveal number of calories in what they sell.
Posted In: FDA, Health, calorie

FDA approves new weight-loss drug

Sep 11, 2014
It's made up of a combination of drugs used to treat depression and addiction.
Posted In: obesity, FDA

How can you be sure a medical app actually works?

Aug 20, 2014
Some lawyers are calling for more regulation of medical apps.
Posted In: apps, fitness apps, medical devices, FDA

Why Google and Novartis are teaming up

Jul 15, 2014
First there was Google Glass. Now, there might be Google contact lenses.
Posted In: Google, FDA