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Maharashtra FDA to buy remdesivir from Gujarat firm

State FDA minister Rajendra Shingne said the government plans to publish the price and availability of the drugs online for transparency

26 Jul 2020 3:55 PM

Despite FDA warning, Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about its use

19 May 2020 10:15 AM

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after tests show asbestos in sample

The World Health Organization and other authorities recognise no safe level of exposure to asbestos.

19 Oct 2019 12:14 PM

J&J recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder as FDA finds asbestos in sample

J&J shares fell more than 6 per cent to close at USD 127.70.

19 Oct 2019 11:09 AM

FDA to perform heart surgery using computer assistance

The FDA plans to try the new computational medicine approach, called Optimal Target Identification via Modelling of Arrhythmogenesis.

24 Aug 2019 7:41 AM


FSSAI says no junk food advertising near schools

The FDA officials have received the correspondence and will carry out a survey and send notices to the concerned department.

24 Jun 2019 8:33 AM

Vaping ads on social media must disclose nicotine risk

The FTC and the FDA have sent warning letters to companies posting ads about flavoured e-liquid products.

10 Jun 2019 10:01 AM

Clarity of expiration dates can prevent food wastage

‘Sell By’ or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates.

07 Jun 2019 10:59 AM

Food guidelines given for college, school canteens

The FDA has put in place the norm based on guidelines prepared by an expert group constituted by the FSSAI.

01 Jun 2019 2:23 AM

Use your sunscreen, but with caution

A recent study by the US FDA suggests that high levels of sunscreen ingredients end up in the bloodstream.

07 May 2019 1:52 PM


FDA to fully ban e-cigarettes

The Union government has banned e-cigarettes, to curb their increasing usage.

23 Apr 2019 2:02 AM

Safe than Sorry!

Signs of infection appear quickly.

22 Apr 2019 1:10 AM

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities found in some Medtronic devices: FDA

The FDA recommended the usage of the devices and said device maker was developing updates to further mitigate vulnerabilities.

22 Mar 2019 10:03 AM

Controversial drug for depression approved

FDA allows treatment of depression with club drug's cousin.

06 Mar 2019 12:17 PM

Zomato apologises after family ‘finds’ plastic fibre in paneer dishes

Zomato released a statement, issuing an apology for the incident and saying that the restaurant has been suspended from their platform.

20 Jan 2019 1:25 PM


After 2 deaths, vaccine samples sent for probe

The deceased was identified as Astha Godange who was vaccinated at Tumsar tehsil’s Garra village on December 15.

04 Jan 2019 4:26 AM

Sanofi, Regeneron skin cancer drug gets FDA approval

Drug, Libtayo, is used to treat a rare form of skin cancer, in patients whose condition has not improved following surgery or chemotherapy.

29 Sep 2018 12:20 PM

FDA warns against consuming food prepared with liquid nitrogen

Consuming food such as ice cream, cereal or cocktails, prepared by adding liquid nitrogen at the point of sale, can cause serious injury.

01 Sep 2018 5:38 PM

FDA approves two new HIV drugs from Merck

The drugs have been approved to treat adults with the most common strain of the virus, HIV-1.

01 Sep 2018 11:10 AM

16 students fall ill after eating khichdi at school

All will be under observation for 24 hours.

17 Aug 2018 5:44 AM