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Performance-Enhancing Drugs Potentially Mislabeled
Performance-enhancing drugs sold online could come with inaccurate labels, according to a new study.
Vision-Improving Device Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device that can adjust to improve patients' vision after cataract surgery.
First Two-Drug HIV Combo Approved
Juluca, the first complete two-drug combination treatment for adults with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has been approved.
Gout Rx Under FDA Investigation
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning for a common gout medication.
The Vitamin That Can Interfere with Lab Tests
Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, may interfere with lab tests and lead to incorrect results, according to a recent warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
FDA Warns of Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about certain stem cell treatments.
Your Dog May Protect Your Heart
Dog ownership may benefit your health by lowering the risk of heart disease and all-cause death, according to a new study.
The Benefits of the Flu Vaccine for Kids
Kids who receive the flu vaccine may be less likely to experience serious flu complications that send them to the hospital, a new study found.
Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Bigger Babies
Being obese during pregnancy may raise the likelihood of your infant being apparently bigger, according to a new study.
A New Device to Help with Opioid Withdrawal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first device meant to help reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms.