Price spikes for once-cheap generic drugs draw scrutiny from Senate lawmakers

...Aaron Kesselheim of Harvard Medical School recommended several new government policies, including allowing the Food and Drug Administration to accelerate the clearance of generic drugs for which there are few manufacturers. He also said that federal...

Cannabis oil clinical trial at Georgia Regents University might not be only option

...include Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and an institution in Savannah, has been verbally approved by the Food and Drug Administration but is still awaiting approval by GRU's Institutional Review Board and another review by the DEA. More than...

GRU hosts hearing of evidence for clinical trials of cannabidiol oil use

...children with severe seizure disorders.There have been two Investigational New Drug Applications filed with the Food and Drug Administration for clinical trials, the first a two-person expanded access trial of the drug, called Epidiolex. That...

Government says Gerber made false claim that Good Start Gentle formula can prevent allergies

...dermatitis, a skin rash commonly referred to as baby eczema.According to the FTC, Gerber had petitioned the Food and Drug Administration in 2009 for permission to connect its use of partially hydrolyzed whey proteins to reducing atopic dermatitis...

New once-a-day pill for hepatitis C wins FDA approval

...older hepatitis drug has already drawn scorn from patient groups, insurers and politicians worldwide.The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it cleared Gilead's Harvoni combination pill for patients with genotype 1 of hepatitis C, a...

Study: Mislabeled shrimp at restaurants, grocers

NEW ORLEANS - Ever thought that big, pink Gulf coast shrimp you ordered at the restaurant or bought from the store didn't taste juicy or salty enough? Maybe it wasn't from the Gulf.

NutraSweet to stop making aspartame, downsize Augusta plant

...temperatures during baking and is deemed suitable as a sugar substitute in baked goods, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.FDA-approved aspartame is used in diet sodas, gum, yogurt and other sugar-free or low-calorie foods...

More than 14 million beat cancer odds with more new treatments available

...quite a transformative change in the way we treat patients with cancer."Just in the past year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved six new therapies for cancer, with five of them molecularly-targeted therapies, in addition...

As Silicon Valley moves into health care, companies find there's no app for dealing with FDA

...can turn America's smartphones into portable medical suites, they must meet the rigorous standards of the Food and Drug Administration, which has long been the gatekeeper to the U.S. health market. It's not hard to find the source of the...

Defense attorney grills former peanut plant manager in trial linked to salmonella outbreak

...said they had traced the outbreak to the Georgia plant. Lightsey, who earlier testified that he had lied to Food and Drug Administration investigators, said Wilkerson willingly helped him find documents requested by the investigators.