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Governor Rick Scott has signed AB269—The Florida Right to Try Act—into law. The Right To Try Act allows doctors to prescribe treatments to the terminally ill that are being used in clinical trials...

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center has suspended operations of its Pharmaceutical Development Section (PDS) due to the discovery of serious manufacturing problems and lack of compliance...

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Health Canada is warning consumers that an unauthorized drug, “Stiff Rock” promoted for male sexual performance enhancement was seized from Boutique Érotique 5ieme avenue (also known as Boutique Érotique...

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The antibiotic meropenem was approved by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration for treating abdominal infections in children less than 3 months of age. The approval came after a study by a National Institutes...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Rapamune (sirolimus), to treat lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare, progressive lung disease that primarily affects women of childbearing age. This...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Viberzi (eluxadoline) and Xifaxan (rifaximin), two new treatments, manufactured by two different companies, for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea...

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By increasing the stiffness of erythrocytes infected by the causal agent of malaria, Viagra favors their elimination from the blood circulation and may therefore reduce transmission of the parasite from...

The US Food and Drug and Administration (FDA) are reporting a shortage of the anti-malarial drug, chloroquine, saying the drug is presently not available from U.S. suppliers. Choloroquine is used in...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Avelox (moxifloxacin) to treat patients with plague, a rare and potentially fatal bacterial infection. The agency approval for plague includes use of...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Raplixa (fibrin sealant [human]), the first spray-dried fibrin sealant approved by the agency. It is used to help control bleeding during surgery. Raplixa...