- Orexigen Therapeutics resubmits Contrave to FDA Updated: Dec-11-13 9:58 am
- 2K get meningitis B vaccinations at Princeton Updated: Dec-09-13 10:29 pm
- 23andMe to halt health-related genetic reports Updated: Dec-06-13 1:13 pm
- FDA: Idaho noted moldy yogurt months before recall Updated: Dec-05-13 10:22 am
- 23andMe faces class action lawsuit in California Updated: Dec-03-13 5:13 pm
- Obama signs bill for more scrutiny for drug mixers Updated: Nov-27-13 4:19 pm
- Frederick, Md., scientist claims FDA stole idea Updated: Nov-26-13 10:46 am
- Whooping cough shot cuts illness, maybe not spread Updated: Nov-25-13 5:39 pm
- FDA overturns safety limits on diabetes drug Updated: Nov-25-13 4:57 pm
- Members of Congress seek more input on food rules Updated: Nov-25-13 4:05 pm
- Orexigen shares soar on weight-loss drug plans Updated: Nov-25-13 9:44 am
- Vertex sells Incivo royalty rights for $152M Updated: Nov-20-13 9:25 am
- State links Texas pharmacy to bacterial outbreak Updated: Nov-19-13 3:49 pm
- Bulk mixers of prescribed drugs get more scrutiny Updated: Nov-18-13 6:50 pm
- FDA issues stern warning on Medtronic devices Updated: Nov-16-13 7:22 pm
- Walden encouraged by talks on onions, water rules Updated: Nov-14-13 6:58 pm
- Proposed gov't regs have small farmers concerned Updated: Nov-13-13 12:55 pm
- Calif. company recalls prepackaged salad, sandwich Updated: Nov-11-13 12:26 am
SAN DIEGO - Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. said Wednesday that it resubmitted to regulators its application for the potential weight loss treatment Contrave.
PRINCETON, New Jersey - Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Genetic testing company 23andMe Inc. will comply with a Food and Drug Administration directive to stop providing access to health-related reports from its tests during a regulatory review.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - A report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the Idaho Department of Agriculture spotted moldy yogurt during a routine inspection at a Chobani facility in Twin Falls two months before the company issued a voluntary recall.
WASHINGTON - Genetic testing company 23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley startup misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA test kit.
WASHINGTON - Compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications in bulk are expected to come under more federal oversight under a bill signed into law Wednesday by President Barack Obama.
FREDERICK, Maryland - A Frederick scientist says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stole his trade secrets for software to help detect threats to the food supply.
ATLANTA - A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn't seem to be working as well as expected.
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, citing recent data suggesting that the much-debated medication does not increase the risk of heart attack.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Seventy-five members of Congress are asking the Food and Drug Administration to allow further comment on sweeping food safety rules that farmers say could drive them out of business.
Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. shares jumped Monday after the drugmaker said it expects to resubmit its application for the potential weight-loss treatment Contrave to federal regulators in the next few weeks.
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. is selling its product royalty rights for the hepatitis C treatment Incivo for $152 million to Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceutica.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - State health officials have connected a Central Texas compounding pharmacy to a bacterial outbreak that sickened 17 patients in Corpus Christi hospitals earlier this year.
WASHINGTON - Congress took a half step Monday toward increasing federal oversight of so-called compounding pharmacies that custom mix medications in bulk, a year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid pain injections killed 64 people and sickened hundreds more.
Federal health officials say that defects in some Medtronic devices used in heart procedures are severe enough that they could cause serious injury or death.
ONTARIO, Oregon - U.S. Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon says he's encouraged by talks with federal officials over a proposed water quality standard that farmers growing onions under irrigation say they can't meet.
PITTSBURGH - Organic farmer Don Kretschmann walked around his picturesque but ancient barn and stepped up to a rustic barrel root crop washer.
RICHMOND, California - More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches by a California catering company are being recalled after 26 people in three states were sickened by a bacterial strain of E. coli linked to its products, federal health officials said Sunday.