Articles for Tag: "FDA"

Could this replace typical cancer treatment? 
Could this replace typical cancer treatment?
The FDA recently approved a gene-altering therapy that could usher in a new age for a wide swath of diseases. An oncologist weighs in.
Medication and grapefuit juice: A dangerous combination?  Featured
Medication and grapefuit juice: A dangerous combination?
The drink has long been known to interfere with some prescriptions, but the full list may surprise you.
What does salt do to your brain? 
What does salt do to your brain?
You’re likely consuming more than you should, and it might be more harmful than you think.
Step away from the cookie dough 
Step away from the cookie dough
The FDA warns of new dangers associated with eating raw batter. Contaminated flour could make you and your family sick.
FDA approves flu vaccine for elderly 
FDA approves flu vaccine for elderly
This new vaccination may be more effective for older adults thanks to an added substance.
FDA approves first sexual dysfunction pill for women 
FDA approves first sexual dysfunction pill for women
Addyi is the first medication to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder during menopause.
FDA approves first new class of cholesterol drug in 20 years 
FDA approves first new class of cholesterol drug in 20 years
The medication lowered LDL levels reducing an individual’s risk for heart disease during clinical trials.