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FDA approves novel device for treating breathing difficulty from severe emphysema

Fri, 2018-06-29 12:03
FDA approves novel device for treating breathing difficulty from severe emphysema

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s efforts to collaborate with internet stakeholders to stop the illegal sale of opioids online

Thu, 2018-06-28 16:23
FDA’s efforts to collaborate with internet stakeholders to stop the illegal sale of opioids online

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on agency’s continued efforts relating to compounded drugs for patients who cannot use an FDA-approved drug

Thu, 2018-06-28 15:53
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on agency’s continued efforts relating to compounded drugs for patients who cannot use an FDA-approved drug

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on developments in the romaine outbreak investigation, recent outbreaks and the use of modern tools to advance food safety

Thu, 2018-06-28 15:17
Being able to identify outbreaks is key to being able to take quick action to prevent additional illnesses and find the source of the contamination. In recent years, the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have advanced new tools that make it easier and faster to identify outbreaks of human illness and to link them back to the food source that is the culprit responsible for the illnesses. But our improved ability to spot outbreaks has also caused some to question whether we are experiencing more foodborne outbreaks now than in the past.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s new steps to advance health through improvements in nutrition under the agency’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy

Tue, 2018-06-26 10:15
Announcement of public meeting to solicit input on plans to modernize food standards and labeling

Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the importance of conducting proper research to prove safe and effective medical uses for the active chemicals in marijuana and its components

Mon, 2018-06-25 11:36
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., discusses the importance of conducting proper research to prove safe and effective medical uses for the active chemicals in marijuana and its components.

FDA approves first drug comprised of an active ingredient derived from marijuana to treat rare, severe forms of epilepsy

Mon, 2018-06-25 11:36
FDA approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol) oral solution, the first drug comprised of an active ingredient derived from marijuana, to treat two rare and severe forms of epilepsy.

FDA permits marketing of first catheter-based systems used to create vascular access for hemodialysis patients

Fri, 2018-06-22 11:55
FDA permits marketing of first catheter-based systems used to create vascular access for hemodialysis patients

FDA approves automated insulin delivery and monitoring system for use in younger pediatric patients

Thu, 2018-06-21 16:10
FDA approves automated insulin delivery and monitoring system for use in younger pediatric patients

Statement from Douglas Throckmorton, M.D., deputy center director for regulatory programs in FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, on the agency’s response to ongoing drug shortages for critical products

Tue, 2018-06-19 14:03
Statement from Douglas Throckmorton, M.D., deputy center director for regulatory programs in FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, on the agency’s response to ongoing drug shortages for critical products

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new guidance to help manufacturers implement protections against potential attacks on the U.S. food supply

Tue, 2018-06-19 09:27
FDA releases draft guidance to help food manufacturers implement the Intentional Adulteration rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and FDA Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on emerging food innovation, “cultured” food products

Fri, 2018-06-15 09:04
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and FDA Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on emerging food innovation, “cultured” food products

FDA approves first generic versions of Suboxone sublingual film, which may increase access to treatment for opioid dependence

Thu, 2018-06-14 15:49
: FDA approved the first generic versions of Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual film (applied under the tongue) for the treatment of opioid dependence.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s efforts to better equip consumers with nutritional information about dietary fiber in their food

Thu, 2018-06-14 08:26
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s efforts to better equip consumers with nutritional information about dietary fiber in their food

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new agency efforts to advance the patient voice in medical product development and FDA regulatory decision-making

Tue, 2018-06-12 09:44
FDA issues draft guidance on collecting patient experiences to inform the development and evaluation of medical products

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s efforts to foster discovery and development of new tools to fight antimicrobial-resistant infections

Tue, 2018-06-12 09:20
The increase in serious antimicrobial drug resistant infections is a critical public health concern and a growing threat to patients. FDA is taking steps to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new efforts to advance medical product communications to support drug competition and value-based health care

Tue, 2018-06-12 08:33
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new efforts to advance medical product communications to support drug competition and value-based health care

Federal judge enters consent decree against Delta Pharma

Fri, 2018-06-08 15:39
Federal judge enters consent decree against Delta Pharma

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey results and ongoing FDA efforts to protect youth from the dangers of nicotine and tobacco products

Thu, 2018-06-07 12:41
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on 2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey results and ongoing FDA efforts to protect youth from the dangers of nicotine and tobacco products

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