Food and Drug Administration ( FDA )


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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the regulation and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), and veterinary products.

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12/12/2017 - 23:51 FDA launches new tool for sharing information that allows doctors to better manage antibiotic use; improve patient care
12/12/2017 - 11:00 FDA approves first drug for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis, a rare disease formerly known as the Churg-Strauss Syndrome
12/12/2017 - 08:35 FDA warns companies for promoting alternatives to street drugs
12/11/2017 - 12:01 FDA approves Admelog, the first short-acting "follow-on" insulin product to treat diabetes
12/11/2017 - 06:22 FDA launches public education campaign to encourage adult smokers trying to quit cigarettes
12/01/2017 - 07:41 FDA approves first biosimilar for the treatment of certain breast and stomach cancers
11/29/2017 - 19:50 FDA approves first once-monthly buprenorphine injection, a medication-assisted treatment option for opioid use disorder
11/29/2017 - 19:15 Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the approval of a new formulation of buprenorphine and FDAs efforts to promote more widespread innovation and access to opioid addiction treatments
11/22/2017 - 11:30 FDA approves first implanted lens that can be adjusted after cataract surgery to improve vision without eyeglasses in some patients
11/21/2017 - 14:23 FDA approves first two-drug regimen for certain patients with HIV
11/17/2017 - 14:42 FDA approves first telehealth option to program cochlear implants remotely
11/16/2017 - 16:10 FDA expands approval of Sutent to reduce the risk of kidney cancer returning
11/16/2017 - 12:40 FDA approves new treatment to prevent bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia A
11/16/2017 - 06:59 FDA announces comprehensive regenerative medicine policy framework
11/15/2017 - 14:46 FDA unveils a streamlined path for the authorization of tumor profiling tests alongside its latest product action
11/15/2017 - 08:38 FDA grants marketing authorization of the first device for use in helping to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal
11/15/2017 - 08:31 FDA approves treatment for rare genetic enzyme disorder
11/14/2017 - 12:24 FDA warns about illegal use of injectable silicone for body contouring and associated health risks