The Food and Drug Administration is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), cosmetics, animal foods & feed and veterinary products.
Neuralink CEO Elon Musk says his company is working to connect the human brain with a machine interface before the end of the year. He claims the micro processor chips will allow humans to connect with..
Medical device company Medtronic is recalling a number of insulin pumps. According to Digital Trends, the recall came after the company discovered the pumps are vulnerable to hacks and there is no way..
Soy-based food products may hold health benefits, after all, contradicting past claims that the food has no nutritional value. Canadian researchers recently found soy protein may lower both low-density..
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new potential risk that Boeing must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency told Reuters on Wednesday...
On Tuesday, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance banning the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes. The e-cigarettes are banned until the products are approved by the FDA. The ban..
According to UPI.com, "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval to Vyleesi, a drug to treat women with low sexual desire. The FDA said Vyleesi, which is the brand name for the..
According to the Huff Post, last August Natural Cycles, was the first fertility tracker app to get the Food and Drug Administration's approval as a legitimate birth control method. While apps may help,..
The word "natural" on beauty product labels, may not mean what you think. According to Business Insider, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not regulate the personal care industry. As a result,..
Broadcasting Cable reports social media influencers now must include health warnings with any posts about vaping products. The Federal Trade Commission has warned advertisers of e-liquid products that..
According to Reuters, the FDA on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products. Social..
CNN reports PFAS chemicals have made their way into the US food supply. On Monday, the US Food and Drug Administration publicly acknowledged that "forever chemicals" have been detected in the foods we..
Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, says Reuters. This move would help the controversial company cash in on the booming popularity of its e-cigarettes. Juul, along..