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.

FDA press release, blog etc

10/18/2017 - 14:53 FDA approves CAR-T cell therapy to treat adults with certain types of large B-cell lymphoma
10/13/2017 - 14:05 FDA clears new robotically-assisted surgical device for adult patients
10/13/2017 - 08:39 California dietary supplement maker, Custompax prohibited from manufacturing
10/12/2017 - 08:55 FDA clears first 7T magnetic resonance imaging device
10/06/2017 - 15:16 Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDAs continued assistance following the natural disaster in Puerto Rico
10/06/2017 - 13:19 FDA approves implantable device to treat moderate to severe central sleep apnea
10/06/2017 - 09:50 FDA awards 15 grants for clinical trials to stimulate product development for rare diseases
10/06/2017 - 07:37 FDA awards six grants for natural history studies in rare diseases
10/05/2017 - 17:03 FDA approves first test for screening Zika virus in blood donations
10/02/2017 - 13:29 Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the FDAs Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) and new search tool
09/28/2017 - 13:20 FDA improves access to reports of adverse drug reactions
09/28/2017 - 12:49 FDA approves new treatment for certain advanced or metastatic breast cancers
09/27/2017 - 15:37 FDA approves first continuous glucose monitoring system for adults not requiring blood sample calibration
09/26/2017 - 13:54 Federal judge orders Flawless Beauty to stop distributing unapproved drugs, recall certain products
09/26/2017 - 07:38 FDA selects participants for new digital health software precertification pilot program
09/25/2017 - 11:20 FDA conducts major global operation to protect consumers from potentially dangerous prescription drugs sold online
09/22/2017 - 14:37 Criminal and civil actions filed against Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
09/20/2017 - 11:01 FDA clears first duodenoscope with disposable distal cap