The announcement is a major victory for Impossible Foods, the San Francisco-based startup that makes Silicon Valley's favorite veggie burger.
Disulfiram is an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of chronic alcoholism. It might also serve as anti-anxiety medication.
There has been a dramatic increase in abuse and misuse.
Innovative drugs are sometimes held up due to old-fashioned human biases.
Clinical trials by Janssen Pharmaceuticals showed troubling results.
A study of over 100,000 businesses in Oregon uncovered some unsettling news about worker conditions.
For decades, Americans sprayed the notorious pesticide DDT all over their homes and fields. But it turns out we may have known about — and ignored — a safer alternative used by the Nazi regime.
The recent discovery highlights an alarming cybersecurity vulnerability in the health care industry.
The world's largest retailer has evolved "like a flea market," according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal.
The U.S. law regulating the cosmetics industry was passed in 1938, and it hasn't been significantly updated since.
The quick-acting drug could usher in a new era of treatment for depression.
Homeopathic manufacturers take advantage of sick and vulnerable populations in criminal ways—and the FDA is, after much absence, starting to crack down.
From illegal stimulants to formaldehyde, toxins are freely sold in supermarkets everywhere. Where is the FDA?
One controversial aspect, O’Neill says the FDA should only regulate drugs for safety, not efficacy.
Two Virginia Tech students, David Eisenhauer, 18, and Natalie Keepers, 19, are at the center of a murder investigation. So is the social media app Kik.
The FDA has until the end of the summer to pass a decision as to whether or not flibanserin is safe for the consumer market. Emotions are high and many women would do anything for even a small improvement in their sex lives.
Good news for coffee drinkers across America: a U.S. government-appointed panel of scientists has found three to five cups a day doesn't pose any long-term health risks.
Medicine could benefit from what technology has to offer, so why aren't fitness bands being used by physicians? Doctors say that without FDA regulation to guarantee accuracy, there's no way these device will be taken seriously.
In science, and genomics in particular, the difference between what we know and what we don’t is enormous. At this point, we’re still figuring out how much we don’t know.
Americans should be aware that sugars subtly creep into their diets through fruit juices, caffeinated beverages, sweetened breakfast foods, and especially sodas. They can, and do, add up.
The battle over Bisphenol A (BPA) rages on, and continues to teach lessons far beyond the particulars of the issue itself. Environmentalists argue that BPA (the supposedly dangerous chemical […]
What if you could radically reduce how many people get sick from foodborne diseases like e.coli and salmonella and norovirus; one American in six (48 million people) gets sick, […]
It’s that time of year again. It’s summer time and olderdrivers are in the news. Perennially trapped between humor and horror thedebate on older drivers continues in every state house, […]