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FDA permits marketing of two devices that detect parathyroid tissue in real-time during surgery

Fri, 2018-11-02 13:52
FDA permits marketing of two devices that detect parathyroid tissue in real-time during surgery

FDA and DoD formalize collaboration to advance medical products in support of American military personnel

Fri, 2018-11-02 12:45
FDA and DoD formalize collaboration to advance medical products in support of American military personnel. New Memorandum of Understanding aligns agency efforts to foster the development and use of safe and effective medical products for members of the U.S. military.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on agency’s approval of Dsuvia and the FDA’s future consideration of new opioids

Fri, 2018-11-02 12:29
FDA announces approval of Dsuvia and new steps the agency may be taking to evaluate opioids.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s continued efforts to address growing epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, including potential new therapies to support cessation

Fri, 2018-11-02 08:46
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s continued efforts to address growing epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, including potential new therapies to support cessation

FDA warns patients and doctors about risk of inaccurate results from home-use device to monitor blood thinner warfarin

Thu, 2018-11-01 15:53
Roche Diagnostics issued voluntary recall of certain test strips used with CoaguChek meter devices; patients affected by the recall should seek alternative methods for testing.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on findings from the romaine lettuce E. coli O157:H7 outbreak investigation and FDA’s efforts to prevent future outbreaks

Thu, 2018-11-01 13:24
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on findings from the romaine lettuce E. coli O157:H7 outbreak investigation and FDA’s efforts to prevent future outbreaks

Statement from Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health on the National Toxicology Program’s report on radiofrequency energy exposure

Thu, 2018-11-01 09:30
Statement from Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health on the recent National Toxicology Program report release on radiofrequency energy exposure

FDA authorizes first direct-to-consumer test for detecting genetic variants that may be associated with medication metabolism

Wed, 2018-10-31 15:37
FDA authorizes first direct-to-consumer test for detecting genetic variants that may be associated with medication metabolism

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on meetings with industry related to the agency’s ongoing policy commitment to firmly address rising epidemic rates in youth e-cigarette use

Wed, 2018-10-31 08:09
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on meetings with industry related to the agency’s ongoing policy commitment to firmly address rising epidemic rates in youth e-cigarette use.

FDA takes action to stop the use of lead acetate in hair dyes

Tue, 2018-10-30 10:10
FDA takes action to stop the use of lead acetate in hair dyes. FDA will no longer allow lead acetate to be used in certain hair coloring products based on data that demonstrate that there is no longer a reasonable certainty of no harm from the use of this color additive.

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on the FDA’s new plan to advance plant, animal biotechnology innovation

Tue, 2018-10-30 09:16
FDA announces new plan to advance the development of plant and animal biotechnology innovation

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the FDA’s new consideration of labeling for sesame allergies

Mon, 2018-10-29 08:15
Food allergies have touched the lives of most of us. Thousands of Americans experience life-threatening, food-related reactions each year, and an estimated 20 people die from them annually. In some cases, such reactions occur despite a careful reading of packaged food labels by conscientious consumers. To me, that’s unacceptable. The FDA is committed to advancing our efforts to help ensure that Americans have access to the information they need about common allergens in packaged foods.

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