Eli Lilly said the obesity medicine, which helped adults in clinical studies lose about 20% of their body weight, will be available in the U.S. by the end of the year. The list price will be $1,060.
The most popular brands of e-cigarettes among underage smokers are illegal disposables, specifically Elf Bar/EB Designs (56.7%) and Esco Bars (21.6%), according to this year's National Youth Tobacco Survey.
Brominated vegetable oil is a food additive that studies show causes organ damage in rats and pigs. It was introduced in the 1920s and is used today in sodas and sports drinks.
Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration meeting Tuesday paved the way for the first treatment of human disease using the gene-editing technique CRISPR. The agency has a December deadline.
The federal agency says it is proposing a ban on the use of formaldehyde in hair straighteners and smoothers, which have been linked to increased cancer risks.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a ban on certain hair-straightening chemicals that have been used by women for years. Hair stylists say Black women have largely moved away from chemical straighteners and smoothers because of the potential health risks.
Red No. 3 was banned from cosmetics three decades ago. Consumer advocates question why it's still allowed in food products, including many popular with kids.
The FDA asked advisers to take another look at phenylephrine, which became the main drug in over-the-counter decongestants when medicines with an older ingredient were moved behind pharmacy counters.
Vaccines for a fall immunization drive against COVID-19 just got the green light from the Food and Drug Administration. The agency says the vaccines can protect people, as hospitalizations tick up.
Preliminary laboratory studies find antibodies from previous infections and vaccinations can neutralize the BA.2.86 variant. The findings bode well for new boosters on the way this fall.
The Food and Drug Administration granted approval of the drug, Zurzuvae, for adults experiencing severe depression related to childbirth or pregnancy. The pill is taken once a day for 14 days.
The FDA cracked down on the nicotine devices, yet they're stocked on many store shelves. The reason has to do with burgeoning overseas production, lack of clear rules, and lax enforcement.
Prime drinks have become a Gen Z status symbol, a prized social media prop for a certain brand of teen male. But they're causing jitters among pediatricians who say they pack scary caffeine levels.
The warning from the Food and Drug Administration is the latest attempt by regulators to crack down on illegal disposable vapes that have poured into U.S. stores in recent years.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, but limited access to those ages four and five.