But these breakthroughs are not going to come cheap.
One family has three children with a fatal, progressive genetic disease. Will the FDA approve a drug they believe has helped them?
Cancer drugs and medications that transplant patients need are among those produced on the island, according to the FDA.
Federal health officials hope the move will lower number of new smokers and reduce rates of smoking-related deaths.
With cases increasing astronomically, better protection from the tick-borne disease is urgently needed.
Marathon Pharmaceuticals' newly approved drug is now on hold after patient advocates and policymakers criticized its expensive price.
The level of mercury found in some seafood can be harmful to an unborn child’s development.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a “black box warning” on nearly 400 drugs, the strongest alert it can issue.
The agency said its decision to expand blood screening in the United States was, in part, based on concerns about more cases of local transmission in Florida,
On World Blood Donor Day, LGBT activists ask federal health officials to reverse an antiquated public health policy enforced at the height of the AIDS crisis.
New FDA rules will require manufacturers to disclose how much sugar has been added to processed foods.
The nuts had pushed the bars over the legal fat limit for the term "healthy" to apply, but the company CEO says those regulations are outdated.
Here are five foods that were once villains of nutritional science but are now OK to eat again.
A new report finds it takes an average of 10 months for the federal regulatory agency to sign off on sales of new pharmaceuticals.
In response to an emergency request from the CDC, the FDA will provide the new antibody test to certified labs in the U.S.
Advocacy groups say there are still dangerous chemicals in use, though.
Gay men can now donate blood 12 months after their last sexual contact with another man.
A group of experts say the agency’s stance on limiting the use of power morcellators forces women to undergo more invasive and risky procedures.
Public health officials are cracking down on produce farmers and foreign food importers.