There's no evidence that medication abortion caused these deaths.
PFAS in water are already regulated. Environmental advocates think it's time for food to be regulated too.
Scott Gottlieb, the current head of the FDA, recently announced his resignation, throwing the future of food regulation into question.
The FDA writes that failure to immediately cease sales of unapproved versions of mifepristone and misoprostol may result in action.
The government has never fined anyone for breaking a law about reporting clinical trials. A new effort is trying to change that.
The study looked at recently approved major changes to critical devices such as blood-sugar monitors, stents, and defibrillators meant to restart the heart.
An independent panel of scientists make a case for "opioid exceptionalism."
Endo Pharmaceuticals appears to be preparing its opposition to the FDA's request.
University of California–San Francisco researcher Cristin Kearns dropped a promising career at the Kaiser Foundation to dig through sugar industry archives for a smoking gun. With help from the man who brought down Big Tobacco, she’s now proving that Big Sugar steered scientists away from looking at the ingredient’s harmful effects.
Placed in historical perspective, the popular opposition to things like GMOs and vaccines, much like 19th-century opposition to fertilizers and insecticides, reflects less an overt rejection of science than a distrust of experts who peddle it.
As much as we would love over-the-counter pills, here's an argument for why we should treat birth control like any other drug.
Too often, doctors aren't using sound science when they prescribe a drug for unapproved uses, a new study finds.
A bill that would speed up approval for medications and medical devices shows how a major initiative can get traction even in the midst of Washington gridlock—but critics say all the lobbying is drowning out some warnings about patient safety.
Internal company documents that have emerged in a New Jersey trial make clear that marketing for Tylenol did not convey doctors’ concerns about its risks.
Essure, the latest malfunctioning medical device, shows us exactly what’s wrong with the way medical devices are approved in this country.