The FDA is warning about the risk of brain damage from repeated or lengthy use of anesthesia in children under 3 years old, or the unborn babies of pregnant women in their third trimester.
At least 50% of cancer drugs that were fast-tracked to patients by the FDA from 2008-2012 did not help them live longer or better lives. The most expensive drug also worsened quality of life. Even when these medications do not...
The House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act, sending it to the Senate. Lawmakers eliminated a provision addressing the "off-label" marketing debate raging between the FDA and the pharmaceutical industry.
FDA pauses stronger lab test regulations, setting its sights on an incoming Trump administration with the agency in its crosshairs.
Heads up, whistleblowers. The FDA has unveiled a new website for anyone to report that a medical device maker is breaking the law — for example, hiding safety reports or "off-label" marketing.