FDA

FDA Examines Menthol Cigarettes, With Possible Ban In Sight

FDA: Menthol Cigarettes Likely Pose Health Risk

The Food and Drug Administration says menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater health risk than regular cigarettes.

07/23/2013

US scientists have identified two genes

FDA Approves New Cataract Lens

For the first time a new cataract lens will provide astigmatism correction and improve uncorrected vision at the same time.

05/29/2013

FDA To Weigh In On Improved Sleeping Pill

Experts say this new pill, called Suvorexant, could become an important product for those with sleep issues.

04/15/2013

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FDA Expands Approval of Prostate Cancer Drug

The typical patient taking Zytiga survived five months longer than the patient taking a fake pill, or placebo.

12/11/2012

High-Cost-Healthcare

Man Gets 2 Years in Prison for Cancer Drug Scheme

The drugs were not the versions approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

08/24/2012

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Warning on Korean Molluscan Shellfish

Food and Drug Administration recommends getting rid of them.

05/21/2012

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FDA Takes Steps to Protect Children from Radiation Overexposure

A recommendation St. Louis Children’s Hospital had already taken to heart.

05/10/2012

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Abbott Laboratories Agrees to Billion Dollar Settlement

Missouri will receive $1.9 million and Illinois will receive $20 million under the$1.6 billion dollar settlement.

05/07/2012

Influenza virus vaccine

Stronger Flu Vaccine Approved by FDA

Four works better than three. That’s the bottom line of new flu vaccine research out of St. Louis University.

04/05/2012

Durbin food

Durbin Decries Proposed FDA Budget Cuts

Says new law would help prevent and trace the source of outbreaks

11/04/2011

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