November 30, 2010

The spate of recent product recalls may be eroding consumer confidence in the Food and Drug Administration, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of 1,000 Americans released Tuesday.

November 30, 2010

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals has received final approval for its generic Alzheimer's drug from the Food and Drug Administration, giving the drug maker 180 days of market exclusivity.

November 30, 2010

Recent public perception that the Food and Drug Administration had not been doing its job — ensuring that Americans' approved medical devices and medicines are relatively safe — may be impeding fast approval processes, according to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers report published Tuesday.

November 30, 2010

The Senate on Tuesday afforded the Food and Drug Administration new powers in regulating food, according to published reports, with the passing of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act by a vote of 73-25 (with two abstentions).

November 29, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has extended its review period for a multiple sclerosis drug made by EMD Serono, the drug maker said Friday.

November 29, 2010

A generic drug maker announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval for its version of a popular antidepressant.

November 29, 2010

Generic drug maker Impax Labs is challenging the patent covering a drug used to treat high cholesterol, the company said Friday.

November 24, 2010

Eli Lilly and Australian drug maker Acrux have received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a testosterone replacement therapy for men, the two companies announced Tuesday.

November 22, 2010

Impax confirmed a patent challenge for its version of a branded cholesterol drug that recently was submitted to the FDA for approval ...

November 22, 2010

Several organizations want Congress to reverse a provision in the healthcare-reform act that would prohibit the use of FSAs to purchase OTC medicines without a prescription ...

November 22, 2010

Several organizations want Congress to reverse a provision in the healthcare-reform act that would prohibit the use of FSAs to purchase OTC medicines without a prescription ...

November 21, 2010

A drug maker will pull a common prescription painkiller from the market following the release...

November 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for preventing skeletal injuries in patients...

November 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday reported that Vigor-25, a product inappropriately marketed as...

November 18, 2010

Johnson & Johnson and the U.S. government are suing two generic drug makers to stop...

November 16, 2010

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has recommended expanded approval of a vaccine for...

November 16, 2010

A class of alcoholic beverages that rapidly became popular among young people over the last...

November 16, 2010

A decision by a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee could pave the way for...

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control...

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic treatment made by Impax for seasonal...

November 15, 2010

Generic drug maker Actavis has filed for approval of a generic version of an antidepressant...

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration could move on manufacturers of energy drinks that combine alcohol...

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to a drug for treating...

November 14, 2010

William Gibson, the science-fiction author who helped create the cyberpunk genre in the 1980s and...