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. As of 2017, 3/4th of the FDA budget is paid by people who consume pharmaceutical products, due to the Prescription Drug User Fee Act.
According to CNN, nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group wouldn't pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration. The analysis was released..
In a pilot study conducted by the Food and Drug Administration, researchers have found that people who regularly use certain types of sunscreens may be absorbing high levels of active ingredients into..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it would allow Philip Morris to sell a heated tobacco product called IQOS in the United States, a major victory for the international tobacco giant..
A form of ketamine, the drug given to the boys trapped in a Thai cave, has recently been approved by the FDA for use as an antidepressant. In the past, ketamine was used as a club drug, commonly known..
One of the most important tools for saving lives caught up in the opioid crisis may soon be far more readily available. According to Gizmodo, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday it has..
Gizmodo reports overweight and obese people will soon have a new medical option to help them manage their weight. Boston biotech company Gelesis have been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration to..
According to Reuters.com, "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday warned of potential safety risks from the use of e-cigarettes after it found certain users had suffered from seizures. The..
According to UPI, the Food and Drug Administration is looking into reports of people having seizures after using e-cigarettes. Between 2010 and 2019, the FDA said it's received reports from 35 people,..