The Food and Drug Administration is revising the nutrition facts label — that breakdown of fats, salts, sugars and nutrients on packaging — to give consumers more useful information and help fight the national obesity epidemic.
In a decision that could affect millions of women, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel found that the best-selling cancer drug in the world should not be used on breast cancer patients.
Dr. Stuart Linder visited the KCAL 9 studios Thursday to talk about recent FDA recommendations regarding breast implants.
The Food and Drug Administration has declared silicone breast implants are safe…but unlike diamonds, they are not forever.
Federal health officials say the latest data on silicone breast implants show they are relatively safe, despite frequent complications that lead about one in five women to have the implants removed within ten years.
The Food and Drug Administration is introducing new sunscreen guidelines in an effort to clear up confusion on labels.
The latest diet craze has many women and men injecting themselves with a substance that suppresses the appetite. But not everyone believes it’s safe.
The California Department of Public Health said on its website that traces of radioactive Iodine-131 was found March 28 in San Luis Obispo County.
The FDA says those with a body mass index between 30 and 40, and at least one weight-related medical condition, like diabetes, can now qualify for the surgery.
Most medical devices recalled in recent years because of deaths or life-threatening problems were cleared for approval under less stringent regulations that don’t require human testing, an analysis found.
Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. said Tuesday that U.S. health officials declined to approve the experimental weight loss pill Contrave and want the company to conduct an additional study to address potential heart safety concerns.
Federal health officials said Wednesday they are investigating a possible link between breast implants and a very rare form of cancer after reviewing a handful of cases reported over the last 13 years.
Federal health regulators are limiting a key ingredient found in Vicodin, Percocet and other prescription painkillers that have been linked to thousands of cases of liver damage each year.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has announced a nationwide recall of more than 34,000 pounds of organic ground beef that was produced at a Hawthorne establishment.
The Food and Drug Administration is poised to announce a virtual ban of alcoholic energy drinks on Wednesday, even as a leading manufacturer is pulling its products off the market.