October 29, 2010

SILVER SPRING , Md. (Oct. 29) The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating schizophrenia, the agency said Thursday.

The FDA announced the approval of Latuda (lurasidone hydrochloride), made by Fort Lee, N.J.-based Sunovion Pharmaceuticals. The drug is approved to treat adults with the disease, a mental illness that causes hallucinations, delusions, paranoia and disordered thinking and behavior.

October 28, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating schizophrenia, the agency...

October 27, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new usage for a blood cancer drug,...

October 26, 2010

U.S. Marshals earlier this month seized articles of prescription and over-the-counter drug products from Tri-Med...

October 26, 2010

U.S. Marshals raided a warehouse in East Point, Ga., Wednesday, seizing an estimated $700,000 worth...

October 20, 2010

Combining two antiviral drugs for HIV may raise the risks of life-threatening heart problems, the...

October 19, 2010

Patients taking a certain class of drugs mostly used for prostate cancer may be at...

October 19, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug for preventing strokes and blood clots in...

October 17, 2010

A popular beauty treatment has won approval as a medical treatment as well....

October 13, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned eight companies that their over-the-counter chelation products...

October 13, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced that Toby McAdam and Greta Armstrong, doing...

October 12, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug to treat and prevent relapse after patients...

October 10, 2010

While the fact that two Food and Drug Administration advisory committees collectively voted 15 opposed...

October 7, 2010

Clinical trial data indicating an increased risk of heart attack and stroke has led to...

October 3, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded almost $3 million for tuberculosis research, the agency...

September 30, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on companies that sell an unapproved treatment...

September 27, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued warning letters to three companies that manufacture...

September 26, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new oral contraceptive from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals....

September 22, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has moved to significantly restrict access to a controversial diabetes...

September 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for reducing relapses in patients with...

September 16, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it had begun a safety review of Takeda’s...

September 15, 2010

Drug maker Forest Pharmaceuticals will pay more than $300 million to the federal government as...

September 7, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration recently issued two warning letters to the Dr Pepper Snapple...

September 6, 2010

Investigators at the Food and Drug Administration will check the 600 largest egg production facilities...