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US Food and Drug Administration

Gilead ties up with 5 generic drugmakers in India, Pakistan for Covid19 drug supply

The licenses are royalty-free until the World Health Organization declares the end of the public health emergency regarding Covid-19

13 May 2020 8:44 AM

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The city's mayor has 10 days to sign the legislation, which she has said she will do.

26 Jun 2019 8:56 AM

CDC reports 136 cases of illnesses linked to Kellogg's cereal in US

The cases of illnesses come after people reportedly ate Kellogg Co’s (K.N) Honey Smacks cereal which was contaminated with Salmonella.

05 Sep 2018 8:32 AM

US FDA approves first artificial iris

The study found low rates of adverse events associated with the device or the surgical procedure.

31 May 2018 12:50 PM

Terminally ill patients can try unapproved drugs, bill sent to Trump

Patients can try experimental drugs not yet approved, a controversial move that enjoys the support of President Donald Trump.

23 May 2018 1:13 PM


Study finds costly eczema injection also helps relieve severe asthma

Drugs which have some kind of natural source, and are manufactured using biotechnology could also be candidates for use against asthma.

22 May 2018 1:32 PM

Hair-straightening products contain potentially toxic mix

Black women use more hair products than other women and suffer disproportionately from uterine fibroids, early puberty and infertility.

16 May 2018 8:10 AM

Viagra rising: how the little blue pill revolutionized sex

Sex has become an expected part of our lives as we age.

26 Mar 2018 10:55 AM

GSK's two-drug HIV regimen wins European panel approval

The new HIV treatment, Juluca, is a fixed-dose once-daily tablet that combines two previously approved drugs, dolutegravir and rilpivirine.

24 Mar 2018 10:24 AM

Veterinarians seek permission to research pot meds for pets

There’s little data on whether they work, or if they have harmful side effects.

10 Dec 2017 8:20 AM


New, long-acting drugs hold hope for millions suffering from migraines, cut down frequency

The patient will know quickly if this is a drug for them and if not, move on to something else.

30 Nov 2017 2:01 PM

New gene therapy can restore vision

Patients in the study had a condition called Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), which begins in infancy.

11 Nov 2017 3:18 PM

Obesity bomb hits Bharat

Obesity in India has reached epidemic proportions in the 21st century. Bariatric surgery has stood the test of time and the long-term.

07 Aug 2017 2:13 AM