Aug 23, 2021 07:24 PM IST
This has made the two-shot Pfizer vaccine the first to receive full approval from the federal government.
- Aug 13, 2021 09:06 AM IST
The announcement by the Food and Drug Administration applies to millions of Americans who are especially vulnerable because of organ transplants, certain cancers or other disorders.
- Jul 13, 2021 08:14 AM IST
The Food and Drug Administration announced the new warning, flagging reports of Guillain-Barre syndrome, an immune system disorder that can causes muscle weakness and occasionally paralysis. Health officials described the side effect as a “small possible risk" for those getting the shot.
- Jun 27, 2021 06:58 PM IST
The FDA approval isn't limited to those early patients. Anyone with Alzheimer's at least theoretically could get prescribed the drug. But advocacy groups like the Alzheimer's Association and many doctors say the focus should be patients with an early diagnosis.
- Jun 26, 2021 11:26 AM IST
For each vaccine, the fact sheets for healthcare providers have been revised to include a warning that reports of adverse events suggest increased risks of myocarditis and pericarditis, particularly after the second dose and with onset of symptoms within a few days after vaccination, the FDA said.
- Jun 11, 2021 08:39 AM IST
Bharat Biotech’s American partner Ocugen has dropped the plan to seek an emergency approval for the coronavirus jab based on a recommendation from the US FDA.
- Jun 08, 2021 04:14 PM IST
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends health care workers get a flu shot, and some hospital systems require it, few companies have required COVID-19 shots, despite federal government guidance that says employers can mandate vaccines for on-site workers.
- Jun 08, 2021 09:46 AM IST
The FDA approved Aduhelm for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The decision did not define the patient population for whom the treatment is appropriate.
- May 24, 2021 02:03 PM IST
In black fungus treatment, liposomal amphotericin B is the drug of choice for most doctors as it does not have side-effects associated with the conventional alternative but is in short supply.
- Apr 21, 2021 09:52 PM IST
The Food and Drug Administration released a statement and a 13-page report detailing findings from its recent inspection of the now-idle Emergent Biosciences factory.
- Nov 30, 2020 07:47 PM IST
Homeland Security investigators are working with Pfizer, Moderna and dozens of other drug companies racing to complete and distribute the vaccine and treatments for the virus. The goal: to prepare for the scams that are coming, especially after the mess of criminal activity this year with phony personal protective equipment, false cures and extortion schemes.
- Nov 22, 2020 07:46 AM IST
The US Food and Drug Administration on Saturday issued emergency use authorization for Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's COVID-19 antibody therapy..
- Nov 06, 2020 10:11 PM IST
The drug, aducanumab, would not stop or reverse dementia, but some evidence suggests it can slow the progression of memory and thinking problems in people with mild or early symptoms of cognitive decline.
- Sep 03, 2020 12:37 PM IST
Hyderabad, Sep 3 : The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a Warning Letter to Mylan Laboratories Limited's plant in Telangana for signific..
- Aug 27, 2020 09:45 AM IST
Abbott will also launch a mobile app NAVICA which will allows people to store, access and display their COVID-19 test results.
- Aug 25, 2020 08:17 AM IST
Over the next couple of months, as data emerges from vaccine clinical trials, the safety of potentially millions of people will rely on the scientific judgment of the FDA
- Aug 24, 2020 09:06 AM IST
US President Donald Trump said plasma therapy could reduce COVID-19 deaths by 35 percent in a country that has witnessed over 1.7 lakh fatalities due to the pandemic already.
- May 19, 2020 10:05 AM IST
Trump volunteered the disclosure during a question-and-answer session with reporters at the White House as he met restaurant executives whose businesses are reeling from the impact of the virus.
- Mar 13, 2020 11:30 AM IST
People should purchase only high-quality hand sanitisers and hand wash and that too with proper bills. They should avoid getting cheated by buying substandard products
- Mar 04, 2020 02:55 PM IST
India, the world's main supplier of generic drugs, has restricted the export of 26 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and the medicines made from them.
- Nov 04, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Niti Aayog’s Medical Devices (Safety, Effectiveness and Innovation) Bill is the latest in India's seemingly never-ending attempt to introduce a comprehensive and effective medical device regulation, which seems to be reaching a jubilee year of sorts.
- Aug 31, 2019 04:30 PM IST
The number of cases rose to 215 as of Aug. 27, from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) last update of 193 cases last week.
- Mar 01, 2019 04:32 PM IST
According to USFDA data, out of 174 inspections in 2018 only 4 percent inspections are classified as OAI, attracting agency’s regulatory and administrative action such as withholding new approvals, warning letter and import alert, in contrast to 15 percent in 2017.
- Feb 26, 2019 07:15 PM IST
The ice cream industry is expected to continue to grow at 15-20 percent.
- Nov 22, 2018 02:52 PM IST
Food and Civil Supplies Minister Girish Bapat informed the Legislative Council that the government would amend the existing law, to provide for life imprisonment to offenders.