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FDA Approves Much-Debated Alzheimer’s Drug Panned By Experts

Government health officials on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease.

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FDA Seeks Way To Review Old Drugs Without Causing Price Hikes

Chuck Peterson of Omaha, Nebraska, recently experienced a swollen, painful knuckle caused by arthritis. He got a prescription for colchicine.

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Vaccine: Public Health Experts Fear a Hasty FDA Signoff

The vaccine trial that Vice President Mike Pence kicked off in Miami on Monday gives the United States the tiniest chance of being ready to vaccinate millions of Americans just before Election Day.

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FDA Approves Lilly Pill For Common Advanced Breast Cancer

The daily pill blocks certain enzymes that promote growth of cancer cells. It’s to be used either alone, after hormone therapy and chemotherapy have stopped working

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Dr. Christiano discusses her research

FDA approved drugs promote hair growth

The study raises the possibility that drugs known as JAK inhibitors could be used to restore hair growth in multiple forms of hair loss such as that induced by male pattern baldness, and additional types.

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Feds require food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

WASHINGTON — Popular foods like pie crusts, frostings, and microwave popcorn will be largely rid of artery-clogging trans fats after a decision by the Obama administration to phase them out over the next three years. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday ordered food companies to eliminate artificial trans fats, calling them a threat […]

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