The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved, for the first time in the United States, a gene therapy aimed at treating cancer.
The National Institutes of Health is spending roughly $200,000 on a study of tweets about electronic cigarettes.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) announced Monday that he is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to formally launch an investigation into “Coco Loko,” a new snortable chocolate product that contains caffeine.
Small businesses are pleading the Trump administration to delay an onerous Obama era regulation requiring calorie labeling on menus, violations of which can carry jail time for mislabeling food.
President Donald Trump gave hope to the terminally ill and their advocates on Tuesday when he said he would change Federal Drug Administration rules to allow access to experimental drugs not yet approved by the agency.
The Republican Party platform committee adopted language on Monday supporting terminally ill patients’ access to drugs that have not been fully approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has spent nearly $3 million on “breastfeeding peer counselors” so far this year.
The Food and Drug Administration is spending $36 million on an anti-chewing tobacco advertising campaign targeted at white male teenagers in the midwest.
It was a strange feeling being notorious in a roomful of government-funded scientists, about a fourth of whom were subjects of my reporting that highlighted the questionable expenditures their research represented.
The Food and Drug Administration is seeking to force adults who go to tanning salons to sign a “risk acknowledgement” form before they are allowed to tan.