WASHINGTON – The vast majority of medical devices recalled over a 5-year period were either approved through the FDA’s fast-track process, or were exempt from any FDA regulation, according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.Read More »
President Barack Obama released his budget requests for fiscal year 2012 on Feb. 14, seeking $3.73 trillion in total spending and claiming $1.1 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years. Within the 216-page document are numerous items for ...
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The type 2 diabetes drug Avandia, the subject of thousands of lawsuits, will get a new warning label and medication guide, according to manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline. The new label will provide information about tighter FDA restrictions on the drug and warn of potential heart failure linked to the drug.Read More »
WASHINGTON – In its first report on its new Reportable Food Registry, the Food and Drug Administration announced that Salmonella and food allergens were the most common food hazards reported by those in the food industry.Read More »
Litigation over the anti-seizure drug Dilantin has developed into a smaller-scale mass tort, with dozens of suits claiming that it causes horrendous and life-threatening skin burns.Read More »