By Susan Scutti | Fri, 12/06/2013 - 18:31
The FDA approved Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s Xiaflex for the treatment of Peyronie’s disease, a painful curvature of the penis.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 12/06/2013 - 16:25
23andMe suspend their genetic testing business during the regulatory review process, in order to comply with a warning letter issued by the FDA.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 18:32
This year's spike in measles infections highlights the public health dangers of anti-vaccine movements and pseudoscience.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 12:15
Yesterday, Pfizer Inc. updated its clinical trial data access policy and will soon begin to share data and results with study participants and researchers.
By John Ericson | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 17:16
Tamesha Means says that area hospital Mercy Health Partners put her through needless pain and suffering by refusing to recognize her pregnancy as a miscarriage.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 17:00
Brown University researchers calculated that more than a third of twin births and more than three-quarters of triplets or higher-order births during 2011 were the result of fertility treatments.
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 15:44
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued a safety advisory on three models of automated external defibrillators made by Philips Healthcare. The defibrillators carry a defective electrical component that may render the device useless in an emergency.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 11:37
The Food and Drug Administration has approved three new personalized flu vaccines for the 2013-2014 season that are designed for children, the elderly, and people with allergies.
By Peter Sergo | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 18:35
A study found that only half of all clinical studies registered on ClinicalTrials.gov are published in peer-reviewed journals, which doctors rely on to provide informed care.
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:29
In fighting South Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic, billions of dollars have saved millions of years — some 2.8 million life years to date.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 10:26
HealthCare.gov is up and running, and Pres. Obama plans to launch a new health care campaign in the hopes of getting more Americans enrolled in Obamacare in coming weeks.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 18:45
Marking the 25th annual World AIDS Day, President Obama pledged on Monday that research toward finding a cure for HIV and AIDS would receive an additional $100 million.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 15:27
Are HIV criminal exposure laws that impose penalties on people who do not disclose their positive status to partners still valid, even in cases where transmission has not occurred?