FDA Newswatch
Former FDA commissioner clarifies debate over agency's coronavirus vaccine guidance
27 Sep 2020 20:01:00 UT
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Sunday, during an appearance on CBS News' Face the Nation, addressed about how he demanded the Food and Drug Administration justify, in detail, its...
FDA Warns of "Benadryl Challenge" trend
27 Sep 2020 18:28:22 UT
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that taking higher than recommended doses of the common over-the-counter allergy medicine Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can lead to serious heart...
FDA approves first drug for patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome in nearly 14 years
27 Sep 2020 17:59:39 UT
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
While AZD1222 Clinical Trial Resumes in UK & India FDA Keeps the Study on Hold due to ‘Mystery Illnesses’
27 Sep 2020 17:08:02 UT
AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate, AZD1222—also known as the “Oxford vaccine” or ChAdOx1 nCoV-19—was purportedly under consideration by at least some factions within the U.S. executive branch...
Black Licorice Lovers: Don’t Overdo It, Warns FDA
27 Sep 2020 15:43:53 UT
If black licorice is on your Halloween shopping list, this consumer Federal Drug Administration update warns that a little is better than a lot. In fact, too much can be fatal. Black licorice, made...
FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization for Diagnostic Saliva COVID-19 Test Developed by SUNY Upstate Medical University and Quadrant Biosciences
27 Sep 2020 14:22:21 UT
(TNSRes) -- The State University of New York Upstate Medical University campus issued the following news: A saliva-based diagnostic test developed by researchers at SUNY Upstate Medical University...
Popular diabetes drug recalled months after FDA issued cancer risk warning
27 Sep 2020 13:24:23 UT
The same impurity that caused several blood pressure medication recalls last year is the source of another drug recall, this one involving a popular medication used to treat type-2 diabetes . The...
Biotech Stocks Facing FDA Decision In October 2020
27 Sep 2020 13:07:28 UT
As another month comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the highlights of the regulatory front, before looking forward to what October brings. New data from the 2020 National Youth...
RTI Surgical receives FDA clearance for dynamic active compression plate
27 Sep 2020 11:20:57 UT
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FDA Approval Sought for Prostate Cancer Imaging Product TLX591-CDx
27 Sep 2020 10:49:28 UT
A new drug application (NDA) has been submitted to the FDA for TLX591-CDx (illumet), a radiopharmaceutical product that targets prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA), for the imaging of prostate...
FDA Warns Parents to Be Aware of Benadryl TikTok Challenge
27 Sep 2020 10:16:20 UT
Social media has spread another “challenge” trend that is dangerous and all parents should be aware of.  So much so, that the Food and Drug Administration published a warning this week about taking...
Week Ahead In Pharma: Clinical Trial Readouts, FDA Decision (ETON, SELB, CRBP.)
27 Sep 2020 09:56:56 UT
In the week ended September 25, Kaleido Biosciences Inc. ( KLDO ), which surged over 51%, was the biggest weekly gainer in the healthcare sector. This clinical-stage healthcare company is developing...
FDA ISSUES MERCURY AMALGAM FILLING WARNING, IAOMT CALLS FOR EVEN MORE PROTECTION
27 Sep 2020 07:45:10 UT
“This is certainly a step in the right direction,” Jack Kall, DMD, IAOMT Executive Chairperson of the Board stated. “But mercury shouldn’t be placed in anyone’s mouth. All dental patients need to be...
FDA requires stronger warning label for xanax and similar drugs
27 Sep 2020 06:32:30 UT
© Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press The Food and Drug Administration will require stronger warning language on a popular class of drugs that includes Xanax, Klonopin and Ativan. The Food and Drug...
FDA warns of TikTok-inspired 'Benadryl Challenge'
27 Sep 2020 03:58:57 UT
The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning over the use of Benadryl....
FDA and HHS Implement Safe Importation Action Plan to Lower Drug Prices
27 Sep 2020 02:06:25 UT
BY PAULA LIU The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) and the Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ) announced that they have taken steps toward making safe and affordable drugs...
Cardiol Therarpeutics Receives FDA Approval For Investigational New Drug (IND) Application For Phase II/III COVID-19 Trial
27 Sep 2020 01:21:02 UT
Ryan Allway September 25th, 2020 News, Top News Trial will take place at major U.S. centers and examine the cardioprotective properties of CardiolRx(TM) in patients hospitalized with...
FDA Looking Into TikTok 'Benadryl Challenge'
26 Sep 2020 22:06:18 UT
Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA warns about viral Benadryl challenge...
FDA Warns Parents About ‘Benadryl Challenge’ On TikTok, Investigating Link To Teen Deaths, Hospitalizations
26 Sep 2020 22:05:51 UT
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning Thursday over “serious problems with high doses” of the common over-the-counter allergy medication Benadryl. Too much diphenhydramine...
FDA issues warning over TikTok 'Benadryl challenge'
26 Sep 2020 21:20:56 UT
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A TikTok challenge has led to an investigation. On Thursday, the federal agency announced it is looking into reports of teens...

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